The Rail Road Association (RRA)

The Rail Road Association (RRA) is a non-profit company established as a Public Private Partnership between South African business and Department of Trade & Industry to ensure the rightful place for rail as an effective mode of transport to integrate the African continent. Working for the betterment of South Africa’s competitiveness, RRA promotes an effective land transport system where the rail and road modes can operate to provide sustainable long term solutions for the benefit of our great country.

Chemical Allied Industry Association (CAIA)

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. Membership is open to chemical manufacturers and traders, as well as to organisations that provide a service to the chemical industry, such as hauliers and consultants.

Copper Development Association Africa (CDAA)

The CDAA is a non-profit company based in Wadeville, Germiston sponsored by the European Copper Institute in Belgium and the International Copper Association in New York. There are Copper Development Associations in numerous global countries. The CDAA was established in 1962 and is responsible for promoting the use of copper in Africa. This is done through various initiatives such as Plumbing, HVAC, Antimicrobial copper, Electrical and Aquaculture. The CDAA members are involved in the production and sales of various copper alloy based products and CDAA endeavours to develop these markets to the benefit of its members. This is done through marketing, advertising, exhibitions and presentations.

South African 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 twenty-two companies involved in the production of cars and commercial vehicles which businesses collectively employ about 30 000 persons. NAAMSA also represents the interests of twenty-one companies involved in the importation and distribution of new motor vehicles in South Africa. All the major multi-national automotive corporations are members of NAAMSA.

Packaging SA

Packaging SA is a non-profit organization which represents the interests of various stakeholders in the paper and packaging industry including converters, brand-owners and raw material suppliers. Its role as an industry advocate includes lobbying with government on issues which 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.  tel: 012 001 1914

The Aluminium Federation of South Africa (AFSA)

The Aluminium Federation of South Africa (AFSA) is the voice of and the gateway to the South African Aluminium Industry.

The Purpose of AFSA

  • To promote the use of aluminium and the growth of aluminium usage,
  • To promote the Southern African aluminium industry, including the Aluminium Casting Industry, both regionally and internationally,
  • To promote, represent and defend the interests of its members.

AFSA members are engaged in a significant range of manufacturing sectors, including:

  • Primary and Secondary aluminium production,
  • Extruded and Rolled products,
  • Architectural/building and construction,
  • Fabrication, including welding and bonding,
  • Packaging,
  • Castings,
  • Surface finishing,
  • Suppliers

Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control (SAIMC)

The SAIMC (derived from “Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control”) is a non-profit company, i.e. a NPC.

The SAIMC has three goals for 2023:

  1. Establish a process by which our people can be educated, trained and skilled in the fast-changing world of Automation. Automation is disrupting industries across the globe and we need skilled people who can take advantage of this
  2. Growth of the SAIMC in order to establish Automation as a recognised discipline
  3. Become the go-to place for all aspects of Automation. One such centre of Excellence is our Industrie 4.0 Task Team


RCCI, FCCI & LCCI 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, celebrated 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.

The Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (AMA)

The Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association has represented the full supply chain of the aerosol industry since 1963. The first major success was the voluntary withdrawl of CFC propellants in the South African Market. Since then the AMA has launched a consumer assurance AMA Approved Mark, raised the profile of recycling in the metal and more specifically the Aerosol industry. The AMA has strong links with international bodies, and has a formal Reciprocal Agreement with the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association that assist in maintaining high production standards, codes of conduct and training programmes. Local Manufacturing has grown over the last 50 years incrementally, and now is in excess of 280 million cans – units- produced each year.

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.

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. SAFI’s objectives:

  • 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.

Canada Africa Network

Canada Africa Network is a business venture and project-development network focused on connecting the World with Africa. “The World Bank had an active portfolio in Africa of 618 projects totalling $73 billion. Key areas include boosting human capital and empowering women, accelerating Africa’s digital economy” (World Bank In Africa – Results). Our vision is to fund exclusive projects across the 55 countries in Africa, and build on industry such as mining, oil & gas, energy, agriculture, infrastructure, and healthcare. We strive to show the untapped potential that Africa has to offer for economic prosperity. What is Canada Africa Network’s mission statement? To be a global business hub and promote partnership, negotiation, and integrity in order to deliver results. Together, we truly succeed.


Africa Solar Industry Association (AFSIA)

AFSIA is the reference association for solar professionals in Africa. The association is headquartered in Kigali, Rwanda and carries out solar-related activities and programs across Africa.
Its regional coverage stretches from Egypt to South-Africa, from Cape Verde to Madagascar. AFSIA promotes solar power in the African region from largescale grid-connected projects to off-grid solar home systems, through hybrid systems including diesel and storage to solar water pumping, solar stoves or solar water heaters.

AFSIA organizes networking opportunities for solar professionals and gives them access to the right information and the right network to expand their business and strengthen the solar industry across the continent.


The Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAGCC)

Established in 1952 the Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAGCC) is the oldest and largest bi-lateral chamber representing over 600 members and stakeholders throughout South Africa, the SADC region, Germany and Switzerland.

Through the years the SAGCC has played a vital role in facilitating the establishment of business links between southern Africa and Germany. With offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Maputo and Lusaka the SAGCC supports the economic relations between South Africa, the other members of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and Germany by supplying information on the economic situation in these countries, bringing together potential trade partners, and offering a wide range of other essential services.

The SAGCC is part of the worldwide network of German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHK) with 140 locations in 92 countries.