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SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa lessens its reliance on global supply chains with new high-tech factory

2nd December 2021 One of the biggest lessons out of the Covid-19 pandemic is that in order to ensure operational continuity, organisations need to be less reliant on global supply chains. 

Positioning Africa to become a global industrial hub

17th November 2021 After the ravages imposed by the global Covid-19 pandemic on African economies, increased trade is exactly what the continent requires in order to recover. 

Africa is ripe for investment

7th October 2021 Yesterday, the South African Department of Trade and Industry met with SEW-EURODRIVE to discuss its R200 million investment into the country on site at the organisations new head quarters in Aeroton, Johannesburg. Critical conversation ahead oft he German Africa Investment Conference taking place... 

Yet more plans around infrastructure delivery – but is it enough?

7th October 2021 A key element of government’s economic recovery plan is a large infrastructure drive. The country is not alone in this ambition with many states looking to invest in infrastructure as a way to aid their economic recovery.  

Improving SA’s supply chain infrastructure is key to growing the economy

9th September 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the vulnerability of global supply chains which have been impacted both by reduced consumer demand in some instances as well as supply constraints. 

Structural reforms required to encourage investment

27th August 2021 By Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director at SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa South Africa requires creative and innovative solutions to put the economy back on a sustainable financial path. Structural reforms are needed to enable a more business-friendly environment aimed at encouraging investment in... 

South African economy at a crossroads

13th August 2021 South Africa faces a critical crossroad currently; one which requires creative and innovative solutions to put the economy back on a sustainable financial path. 

Only urgent, proactive action will avert a water crisis in SA, says SEW-Eurodrive MD

By: Natasha Odendaal     6th August 2021 South Africa needs to urgently and proactively address its looming water crisis, and while some movement in infrastructure projects is noticeable, SEW-Eurodrive MD Raymond Obermeyer indicates it will take some time to gain traction. He says that the deteriorating state of South Africa’s water... 

World-class Africa factory nearing completion

By: Halima Frost     23rd July 2021 The construction of drive components manufacturer SEW-EURODRIVE’s R200-million South Africa head office and factory in Aeroton, Johannesburg, is proceeding to plan and on schedule, says SEW-EURODRIVE MD Raymond Obermeyer. “Despite the slowdown in the local economy, we believe that it is critical... 

Is SA doing enough to avert a water crisis?

22nd July 2021 By Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director at SEW-EURODRIVE As the Eastern Cape faces the prospect of taps running dry, SA needs to urgently and proactively address a looming water crisis. 

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