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.

Topics to be Covered at the 2018 Manufacturing Indaba Conference

The one of a kind Manufacturing Indaba is being hosted to empower members of Sub-Saharan Africa’s promising manufacturing community to identify global trends; keep abreast with global competition; embrace digital transformation; cultivate a skilled workforce; enable black industrialist collaboration and acquire insight into what incentives are available to better empower their businesses. These discussions will pave the way for a more equitable, competitive and successful manufacturing industry and economy as a whole.

The Role of Incentives in Manufacturing

The Manufacturing Indaba 2018 will be leading pertinent discussions regarding the various government grants, tax incentives and financing opportunities available to manufacturing-specific enterprises.  The symposium will also focus on the requirements candidates must meet to be eligible for such incentives which aim to foster business growth, promote job creation and stimulate global competitiveness within South…

Developing Small Manufacturers: How to Grow and Develop Small Manufacturing Businesses

Manufacturing experts, Small and Medium Enterprise (SMME) leaders and entrepreneurs to assemble in Johannesburg to mentor emerging manufacturing business owners on proven strategies for accelerating the growth of their enterprises. With the onset of pioneering innovations in the manufacturing sphere, prospective business owners are often faced with a plethora of questions when contemplating how to…

Developing New Manufacturers

ADVANCEMENT IN MACHINE LEARNING AND INDUSTRIAL INNOVATIONS VITAL TO BOOSTING SOUTH AFRICA’S MANUFACTURING SECTOR. Following the 2008 financial crisis, which caused many industrial sectors around the globe to dwindle, South Africa’s manufacturing industry experienced a similar downturn and almost a decade later, its recovery remains a work in progress. To revive the ailing South African…

Advanced Manufacturing: New face of the Manufacturing Industry

Leading industry experts, influencers, academics and policy analysts to gather in Johannesburg to review strategies for driving South Africa towards advanced manufacturing Owing to the rapidly growing influence of advanced manufacturing technologies, in a field which is spearheading the progression of competing economies, it’s become more important than ever for South Africa to move into…