The Future of African Manufacturing: Making Things in a Changing World

The upcoming Manufacturing Indaba Western Cape, will play host to key stakeholders and manufacturers in the Western Cape manufacturing arena, who will assemble, network with industry specialists, share knowledge and showcase their products and services in a bid to further develop the region’s manufacturing industry. Taking place on the 6th November 2019 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, the event has expanded significantly.

The Role of Manufacturing in Africa

African governments acknowledge the manufacturing space as a key accelerator for the continent’s robust and inclusive growth. Manufacturing plays a prominent role in Africa’s economic development made evident by how industrial growth positively affects the overall GDP and productivity of the nation. Manufacturing activities promote development in that they boost the value generated in an…

South Africa Factory of the Year

Awarding excellence in manufacturingLaunched for the first time in South Africa at this year’s Manufacturing Indaba, Factory of the Year is a competition for manufacturers, benchmarking participants against over 2000 best-in-class factories in 30 countries. Participants benefit from independent, cross-industry performance feedback enabling them to analyse their strengths and weaknesses and initiate tailored improvements. LEARN…

Director-General Trade and Industry Addresses the Manufacturing Indaba 2018

Lionel October, the Director-General Trade and Industry, recently addressed the delegates of the Manufacturing Indaba 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Below are some notes from this Address: Speakers Notes: Director General Trade and Industry Subject: Manufacturing Indaba Venue: Sandton Convention Centre Date: 20 June 2018 1. Salutations; Senior leaders from business and…