PACKAGING SA is a non-profit organization that represents the interests of various stakeholders in the paper and packaging industry including converters, brand-owners and raw material suppliers. Its role as industry advocate includes lobbying government on issues that impact on the sector and it actively supports policies relating to the protection and improvement of the environment. It also promotes the benefits of packaging and serves to keep members updated with developments in the South African market. Packaging SA has close ties with the Institute of Packaging SA (IPSA) and is committed to driving education and training in the field of packaging.
PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA (PTSA)
The Production Technologies Association of South Africa promotes, protects and supports the collective interests of the production technologies industry in SA through advocacy, networking, information programmes and services.
The Association strives to enhance the reputation of the industry and its employees, promotes the efficiency and profitability of its members, defends the interests of its members with authorities and other associations, and guides industry towards a better understanding of technological developments such as Industry 4.0.
PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN (PSA)
Proudly South African is the country’s local procurement advocacy campaign which aims to influence the buying behaviour of consumers, private business and the public sector in favour of locally grown, produced and manufactured goods and services.
The “Buy Local” philosophy is an internationally tried and tested method to stimulate economic growth through job creation which results from the increased uptake of local goods and services.
Proudly South African is a member-based organisation.
RCCI & FCCI are registered, affiliated to the National chamber body, SACCI, operating with a constitution and an elected Executive Council.
Randburg Chambers boast 59 years of support to their local businesses as well as sterling works achieved in other areas, positively affecting the people and business alike. The Fourways Chamber as well as the Lanseria Chamber, under the RCCI banner, will celebrate 1 year in July 2018.
Our mandate is to support and facilitate opportunities for Business as well as offer support at a Municipal, Provincial and Government levels regarding issues affecting business as well as social and service delivery matters. Our Focus on SME development, upliftment and support of business is all spheres is our main focus as well as facilitating opportunities across our borders into the SADC region and other countries where opportunity abounds. We also offer Electronic Certificates of Origin, utilizing our own SA designed system with excellent training and support structure.
Businesses are encouraged to work with and communicate their concerns and needs to the chamber to enable us to service them better.
SOUTH AFRICAN FURNITURE INITIATIVE (SAFI)
The South African Furniture Initiative is a joint initiative of industry, labour and government with the common interest of promoting development and growth of the South African furniture industry for the benefit of all stakeholders.
- Provide market intelligence information.
- Facilitate training, mentoring and other support services.
- Promote the South African furniture manufacturing industry and associated furniture design.
- Facilitate access to domestic and international markets, especially for small, and previously disadvantaged individual (PDI) owned enterprises.
- Determine and facilitate the implementation of initiatives and programmes to enhance the performance of the South African Furniture Industry.
- Sustain existing employment and create new employment opportunities within the furniture industry’s value chain.
SOUTHERN AFRICA STAINLESS STEEL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (SASSDA)
Sassda is an association of more than 400 members, most of which are located in South Africa, involved in the manufacturing of a variety of stainless steel products, or in the servicing of the stainless steel industry.
Sassda members supply products and services, meeting international standards, throughout Africa.
Sassda offers its members a comprehensive range of marketing and market development assistance.
Sassda offers a comprehensive technical advice service which covers all aspects of the stainless steel industry, such as; fabrication, material selection, grade substitution, material and product sourcing, properties, corrosion resistance, design and material identification. This service is provided at no cost, although if the enquiry requires more in-depth investigation, members are referred to other professional organisations that provide such services for a fee.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS OF SOUTH AFRICA (NAAMSA)
The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) represents the collective, non-competitive interests of the new motor vehicle manufacturing industry in South Africa and comprises 22 companies involved in the production of cars and commercial vehicles, the businesses for which collectively employ about 30 000 persons. NAAMSA also represents the interests of 21 companies involved in the importation and distribution of new motor vehicles in South Africa. All major multi-national automotive corporations are members of NAAMSA.
CHEMICAL AND ALLIED INDUSTRIES’ ASSOCIATION
CAIA, affiliated to the International Council of Chemical Associations, was established in 1994. CAIA seeks to promote the sustainability of the chemical industry in South Africa through intense advocacy, the Responsible Care® initiative and the promotion of skills development in the sector.
Members sign a Responsible Care® Commitment to continuously improve their safety, health and environmental performance; and thus the sustainability of the chemical industry.
SOUTH COAST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
The origin of the South Coast Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCCI) can be traced back to about 65 years ago With the restructure of local government after 1994, the Chamber has assumed a District wide personality, representing all four Local Municipalities in the Ugu District. While economic activity remains dominated along the coastal belt, the Chamber has more recently, actively sought to attract and support emerging businesses in the inland areas. Much focus is also given to women and youth owner enterprises. The Chamber has a proud history of undertaking projects in partnership with Provincial and National government and is an active role-player in the transformation agenda of the Country.