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Plastic injection moulding technology reduces energy consumption and cuts emissions

WITH energy prices rising steeply, companies like automotive component, technical and packaging manufacturers which use plastic injection moulding have had to relook at the...

A precision partnership built on consistent quality and service

FIRST Cut, a respected distributor of cutting, welding and grinding consumables and equipment, has had a strong partnership with Starrett for several decades. Starrett...

Robots and machinery catapult plastics manufacturer to a new level

AUTOMOTIVE component manufacturer, Baires Plastics, has invested in a winning combination of Wintec plastic injection moulding machines and HKTM robots from GreenTech Plastics Machinery. Baires...

Tie-bar-less technology ensures top-class mould protection

WHEN GreenTech Plastics Machinery opened their doors in 2016, they supplied one of their first customers, Diemaster Industries, with an ENGEL injection moulding machine....

Cutting edge collaboration

FIRST Cut, a South African provider of cutting, welding and grinding consumables and equipment recently hosted a visit from the President and CEO Global...

SA’s engine component remanufacturing ‘a national asset’

SOUTH Africa’s diesel engine component remanufacturing capability is a strategic national asset, which offers numerous advantages including job creation, cost effectiveness, environmental sustainability and...

Modular drill platform now machines stainless steel, super alloys

WIDIA has announced the release of a new MS geometry insert for the brand’s best-selling TOP DRILL Modular X (TDMX) drill. With the MS geometry...

4IR a huge opportunity for African manufacturing

AFRICA has to an extent missed out on the opportunity for large scale industrialisation given that many of the conditions that allowed for industrialisation...

Automaker announces new passenger model vehicle for Durban plant

IN what promises to be a huge shot in the arm to the Covid-battered KwaZulu-Natal economy, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) recently confirmed plans...

Economic uptick good news for M&E sector

THE Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) has welcomed the uptick in economic activity, as reflected in the positive GDP growth...

Stand-alone triggered rod drop monitoring system

CONDITION monitoring company Istec has announced the world-wide availability of its rod drop monitoring system for reciprocating compressors. It describes the the RecipSys 200 as...

Linear systems for high speed and precision

BMG’s linear motion systems and associated products are designed for high speed, high precision performance, to meet the rigorous demands of technologically advanced engineering. That’s...

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WEG Africa pioneers local manufacture of MV softstarters

WEG Africa has become the first OEM to produce medium voltage (MV) softstarters in South Africa, reducing lead times for customers and supporting the...

Disruptions drive changes in global container port performance ranking

THE World Bank published the newest global Container Port Performance Index (CPPI) last week, noting that it reveals that east and southeast Asian ports...

SPONSORED NEWS: WEG Africa pioneers local manufacture of MV softstarters

WEG Africa has become the first OEM to produce medium voltage (MV) softstarters in South Africa, reducing lead times for customers and supporting the...

Workshop assists local clothing and textile SMEs

MORE than 40 small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the clothing, textile, footwear, and leather (CTFL) sector gathered for the KwaZulu-Natal Clothing & Textile...