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Gas analysis and the 4th industrial revolution

12th June 2019 Compressed gas laboratories are now able to benefit from the connectivity and automated big data analysis features of the 4th Industrial Revolution. Afrox’s Hans Strydom explains.   

Turnaround strategy for production tech industry making headway

By: Tracy Hancock     7th June 2019 Intsimbi Future Production Technologies Initiative (IFPTI) is making headway with its turnaround strategy for South Africa’s distressed tooling industry and is receiving substantial recognition locally and internationally, but many small, lower technology companies are still struggling, says... 

New acoustic steam leak system launched

7th June 2019 Last month, local process control instrumentation manufacturer and distributor Instrotech announced the launch of acoustic steam leak detection system Inspecta III. The current system Inspecta FFT, first released some 20 years ago, is reaching its end-of-life, and Instrotech’s design engineers... 

Artisan Training Institute hosts ‘live’ skills show at Local Manufacturing Expo

5th June 2019 As the pressure mounts on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration to resuscitate the South African economy, the question is shifting from what he plans to do to how he plans to do it. A sure-fire way to catalyse South Africa’s economy back into growth is to invest in local manufacturing and... 

The African Automation Fair And Rs Components To Shed Light On 4ir

3rd June 2019 We are living in a connected society where most people have access to smart mobile devices. Having quick access to information has become an extension of our existence. We have begun to see internet access, among other things, becoming cheaper and far more accessible than ever before. Technology... 

Dawie Strauss

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     31st May 2019 This week we profile Dawie Strauss, MD of Superior Pressure Solutions (Spress), a company that is involved in the manufacture, sales and maintenance of high-pressure equipment supplied to the greater African continent and neighbouring islands 

BISA Stainless Steel Strapping

31st May 2019 Banding and Identification Solutions Africa (BISA) has been the exclusive distributor of BAND-IT, the leading global manufacturer of premium stainless-steel strapping and cable management solutions. BISA offers a wide range of imported and locally manufactured stainless-steel cable management... 


31st May 2019 At BAMR, we supply, repair, service and calibrate instruments, especially in the Coatings, Corrosion, Physical Paint Testing and Allied Industries, since 1946. We are a small close-knit third-generation family business that sees the value in building long and lasting relationships with our... 

Effective change needed for smooth transition to Industry 4.0

24th May 2019 Moving to an Industry 4.0 environment is key for future success in the industrial and manufacturing sector, but migration to this new world does not have to take place in a disruptive, big bang manner, says toy company Lego elements and moulds VP Jesper Toubol. “South African enterprises are... 

Weidmüller's u-mation system embraces the IoT digitally connected world

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st May 2019 Weidmüller's u-mation system is more than just about automation, it is a connected digital solution for a diverse range of businesses. That’s because u-mation is an automation hardware and software solution that embraces the Internet of Things (IoT) philosophy in an increasingly digitally... 

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