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Technology intervention for sheet metal manufacturer benefits state-owned companies

Assistance from the Department of Science and Technology’s Firm Technology Assistance Programme (FTAP) enabled Calculus Products (Pty) Ltd to design a unique lightweight and cost-effective service vehicle toolbox for Eskom maintenance...

Malibongwe’s big break at Accurite

Caption: Intern, Malibongwe Mthembu from Accurite CNC Engineering working hard on his experiential training programme initiative, which will enable him to get essential practical training. Here, he is seen checking on...

Minister Pandor launches Casting Simulation Network

Simulation software improves and confirms casting processes and tools, thereby providing the South African foundry sector with advanced technology to equip it in its role to provide vital inputs to the...

100% locally-produced solar water heater after technology assistance

The Department of Science and Technology’s Firm Technology Assistance Package (FTAP) assisted iSolar, a solar water heater manufacturer, to develop a flat plate collector – boasting 100% local content – and...

Technology assistance keeps local bearings manufacturer moving ahead

GB Bearings (Pty) Ltd, manufacturer, distributor and refurbisher of industrial and white metal bearings for the South African and export markets, launched a new range of industrial bearings and further expanded...

Metal manufacturer taps into increased turnover, job creation and production efficiency

Fabrinox, a Western Cape metal manufacturing company, has reported increases in areas such as job creation, production efficiency, Black Economic Empowerment (BEE), skills development as well as financial turnover – 20%...

Turning alerts into opportunities

The Rhythm Forum (coordinated by the TLIU) is a platform for public-private dialogue. The meetings are attended by government, state owned companies (SOCs) and industry associations to complement the localisation process...

Technology intervention propels Adventure Power to international heights

The Department of Science and Technology (DST), through its Firm Technology Assistance Package (FTAP), has added significant value in the areas of design, increased production, job creation and global market increase...

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Quality certification helps wheels turning on international soil

SWASAP, the only African railway axle manufacturer, was able to qualify its manufacturing technology to an EN13261 certification, hence increasing its global footprint to...