The History of PIJAR SUKMA

1997 : After selling furniture on furniture fairs and discovering the quality of Indonesian furniture as well as the incredible expertise of its artisanal manpower, Sylvie Fleury decided to leave France and live in Jepara. Before leaving France, she met one of the biggest wholesalers of decorative items in France and together, they established a very successful, honest, and respectful partnership which is still today, the main powers of PIJAR SUKMA.

1998 : Working as an agent for French partners and taking care of the production, Sylvie faced challenges and few difficulties with local suppliers to fulfill the order of the partners. Then, a decision has been made to create her own factory and make sure top control 100% of the process form production.

1999 : The establishment of PIJAR SUKMA  which literally means ‘SPARK of the SOUL’. The small factory was set up in Bandengan, a small village in the corner of Jepara on 2000 m2 land size.

2003 : In a few years, with the only partnership of the French wholesaler, the production of our classic painted items went up to 2HC in a week. Over 100HC had been sent this year.

2004: The Company welcomed a new Family Member, Mr. Baptiste V. He joined the company as the General Manager of Pijar Sukma. This young and smart entrepreneur brought new spirit to PIJAR SUKMA on its path in the challenging year. He offered a lot of new solutions and innovations on creating and developing best furniture products. This duo, Sylvie and Baptiste, has rapidly created a very close and successful partnership.

2006 : Moving to new factory in Desa Kecapi, Jepara. The factory has an area of 10.000 m2 dedicated for finishing process and an area of 6.000 m2 for storage.

2008 : The first participation in Singapore Exhibition, IFFS, as the next step to announce the existence of the company and joining the global market. In this year PIJAR SUKMA started to open its production to the worldwide distributors.

2010 : PIJAR SUKMA had sent 200HC in a year for the first time.

2011 : PIJAR SUKMA has reached more partners from all over the world in each continent.

2012 : After 8 years of great collaboration and success in building the company, Baptiste and Sylvie decided to end their partnership. Then Mr. Setiawan took over the General Management of the company.

2014 : Pijar Sukma reached the next level of success. The Company has succeeded in delivering, for the very first time of its history, 300 HC in a year for all partners all over the world. A strong and sustainable partnership is established worldwide with all partners from each continent. The company has grown with more than 700 people working in production and 60 people as staff.

2016 : First participation in IFEX (Indonesian International Furniture Expo) Jakarta and CIFF (China International Furniture Expo ) Shanghai.

2018 : A new construction factory of 4000 m2 land has been built up. It is running since November 2018. We decided to have more construction area to produce high quality and mass quantity wood furniture for you.

2019 : History is being currently made!