During the 1997 monetary crisis, the foreign exchange rate of US Dollars continued to soar against the Rupiah which affected many Indonesian trade sector heavily. Laris Chandra as an established company with a strong foundation and management, eventually finished the year while remaining sturdy along with an additional achievement. Prestone has entrusted its Radiator Products to Laris Chandra as its sole distributor throughout Indonesia. Although the market was going through a turbulent markets during the financial crisis, Laris Chandra continued to be open minded and aimed for a continued future growth. Prestone has now became the top radiator products in Indonesia, marked from various Award achieved by, such as the Brand Champion for the consecutive years 2012 and 2013.