The JHB Expo Centre, Nasrec, 21 - 23 May 2019

Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2019 Partners

Gold sponsor

BBF Safety Group

BBF Safety Group (BBF) is an integrated workplace safety solutions provider that helps customers create safe working environments. It offers a full portfolio of head-to-toe personal protective equipment (PPE) and workplace safety advisory services that range from auditing to consulting and training. The company employs more than 1 600 people who operate from five ISO:9001 accredited manufacturing facilities throughout South Africa. Their mission is simple: To keep people safe at work by providing a comprehensive range of branded PPE products, coupled with specialised workplace safety advisory services.

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International Steel Fabricators (ISF)

The objective of the International Steel Fabricators (ISF) as Export Council is to maintain and grow the profitable exports of its members from the broader Southern Africa based primary steel, value-added steel and building & construction industries and through this also serve the interests of all its stakeholders.

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South African Capital Equipment Council (SACEEC)

The SACEEC represents the capital equipment and project sector both for new projects and the aftermarket. It is also the endorsed representative body for the consulting engineers and their associated bodies, merchant bankers – with reference to their involvement in financing capital projects, capital equipment suppliers and suppliers of services to the capital project sector.

The SACEEC is an indispensable part of the globalisation of the South African Industry. It provides a facilitating role in assisting the capital equipment sector companies to grow their business through exporting. To that end it takes a proactive role in, amongst others:

  • Assisting its members to maximise markets through providing early leads on opportunities
  • Organises outward selling and inward buying missions
  • Organisers pavilions at international exhibitions and assists individual companies to attend specific exhibitions or engage in primary market research
  • Provides the one-stop access to suppliers of the sector and simplifies the identification of suppliers for international sourcing
  • Provides the vehicle for encouraging the sharing of export related facilities and manpower and the monthly SACEEC meetings provide good opportunities for the members to network
  • Encourages the development of consortiums and the packaging of international projects
  • Facilitates liaison with all departments of government
  • Provides access to the combined voice of the sector on issues relating to finance
  • Industrial Policy - both development and application
  • Industry promotion

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AREI Pavillion

Arei represents the interests of electronics industry in South Africa. Arei's prime objective is to contribute to the creation of an environment which encourages a dynamic growth of the electronic manufacturing industry, at both component and system level, in South Africa.

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The DTI focuses on the development and implementation of the upscaled Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP 2), which seeks to promote long-term industrialisation and industrial diversification. It further aims to expand production in value-added sectors, places emphasis on more labour-absorbing production and services sectors and the increased participation of historically disadvantaged individuals in the economy, as well as interventions in three diversified clusters

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Official media partners

Engineering News

South Africa’s premier source of weekly real economy news on projects, products, policies, personalities & technoeconomic progress, covering a wide range of industries – from agropro-cessing to information technology – mainly in South & Southern Africa.

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Promech Publishing, established in 1993, publishes SA Mechanical Engineer, Bulk Handling Today and Supply Chain Today. Our annual Conveying, Lifting Equipment, Rack Users and Fork Truck Guides complete the line-up, underpinned by inter-active websites, electronic newsletters and an international digimag distribution.

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Media partners


Dataweek is South Africa's leading magazine dedicated to electronics, offering highly informed commentary to engineering and purchasing personnel involved in the design, production and maintenance of electronics equipment. Published in print, online and supported by twice-weekly electronic news briefs.

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EE Publishers

The primary activity of EE Publishers is publishing in the print and electronic media, with a particular focus on the energy, electrical, electronics, measurement, automation, control, computer, information, geo-informatics and communication technology sectors of Southern Africa. Other activities include production services and event management.

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FOCUS on Transport and Logistics is the only magazine that is truly part of the industry.

It features key themes within the transport industry, with viewpoints form experts in various fields. Pertinent issues are also covered throughout the year, from changes in labour legislation and cross-border policy to fleet optimisation through logistics, warehousing and distribution. Operational issues such as vehicle security, tyre maintenance and fleet management are also covered regularly.

If there’s a story to be told, you can guarantee FOCUS will publish it first! So be in the know and focus on some transport.

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Global Africa Network

Founded in 2004, Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd (GAN) is a business-to-business print and digital media company based in Cape Town, South Africa. GAN publishes a series of 10 annual print journals profiling each of South Africa’s nine provinces as business and investment destinations, together with a national title, South African Business, an annual business and investment guide to the country. Our regional business and investment journals include Western Cape Business, Eastern Cape Business, KwaZulu-Natal Business, North West Business, Limpopo Business, Mpumalanga Business, Northern Cape Business, Gauteng Business and Free State Business. In 2019, GAN is launching the annual African Business Journal, a guide to business and investment in Africa.

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Interact Media Defined

Interact Media Defined is one of the fastest growing B2B multimedia publishing companies in Africa. We are a multi-platform publisher focused on niche markets in mining, building services, infrastructure, refrigeration and air conditioning, and water. Recognised by our communities as the leading provider of information on relevant industry issues we pride ourselves of being the pioneer of innovative, integrated commercial partnerships. Specialist Industry Business Intelligence in PRINT I ONLINE I DIGITAL I EXHIBITIONS

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Lifting Africa

Lifting Africa are the only official magazine for LEEASA (Lifting Equipment Engineering Association of South Africa) and CMA (Crane Manufacturers Association). It is the only magazine dealing with lifting exclusively in South Africa. 4208 (ABC Audited) copies of Lifting Africa are distributed to all role player in the Southern Africa lifting industry. Lifting Africa is dedicated to providing the reader with a platform to discuss and resolve problems and issues relevant to the African lifting industry.

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Mining Review Africa

Mining Review Africa is the leading African distributed monthly mining magazine in the industry. The publication is seen and read by an audience of over 30,000 influential mining authorities and key decision makers across the globe. The magazine goes above and beyond for its clients, ensuring maximum exposure at major global mining conferences with a key focus on mining projects in Africa as well as the key industry professionals involved.

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Motion Control

Motion Control provides relevant insights into all the major issues concerning controlled mechanical power. It published quarterly in print, online and with electronic news briefs every two weeks, it is the official publication of the Fluid Power Association of South Africa.

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SA Instrumentation & Control

SA Instrumentation & Control is SA’s premier ABC-audited publication covering automation and control. Published monthly in print, online and with twice-weekly electronic news briefs, it is the official publication of the SAIMC.

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SA Profile

SA PROFILE is an annual reference book which offers executive support to businesses and entrepreneurs across the corporate sphere to facilitate and provide senior executive information and decision making needs by promoting their corporate or business profile to both the public and private sectors in Southern Africa.

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SHEQ Management

Published by Charmont Media Global, SHEQ MANAGEMENT aims to provide up-to-date, relevant information to ensure the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace, while assisting them in preparing for emergencies and preventing disasters. It is read by decision-makers in the safety, health and environment arena, company directors, risk managers, health and safety managers, environmental managers, quality managers, SHEQ practitioners, SHEQ officers, training managers, various labour organisations, government agencies and nongovernmental organisations. SHEQ MANAGEMENT is the definitive source for reliable, accurate and pertinent information to guarantee environmental health and safety in the workplace.

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South African Business Integrator

FOCUS AREA: All Business sectors and government South African Business Integrator is a national audited business to business publication with its focus on both the public and private sectors in southern Africa. The main focus of the publication is to synchronize business information, business cultures and align strategies and business goals between the public and private sectors. The publication serves as an interaction medium between businesses. Its main objective is to inform, educate and advise key industry leaders on business objectives, strategic decisions, good management practice and governance, sound financial management practice and ultimately bridging the gap of transformation and transparency between the public and private sector.

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Supporting Association


The LIFTING EQUIPMENT ENGINEERING ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA (LEEASA) was formed by like-minded organisations and individuals from the providers, manufacturers, maintenance, inspection, examination and training sectors of this industry. The Association will endeavour to create a responsible forum where the collective voice of its members can be formulated and used in all forums where opinions and professional or practical consultation is requested either by government or controlling bodies or the public at large.

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MCSA - Minerals Council South Africa

The Minerals Council South Africa’s vision is to ensure mining matters for South Africa . Our Mission is to play a leadership role in enabling the South Africa mining sector to achieve its real potential for investment, growth, transformation and development in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.

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Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa (MEMSA) is a dynamic industry cluster organisation with a vision to position SA mining capital goods, components & product manufacturers as a cost competitive, innovative and transformative industrial cluster which is the preferred supplier to the local, regional and global markets.

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SAIMechE is the senior body representing the discipline of mechanical engineering in South Africa. It covers all fields of application as diverse as automobile, energy generation, process engineering, heavy manufacture, design, management, research, mining and education.

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The Steel Tube Export Association of South Africa has been established to develop a sustainable, internationally competitive carbon steel and low alloy steel tube and pipe manufacturing industry and export market which meets the broader national objectives of job and wealth creation through co-operation amongst stakeholders in the removal of restraints to global competitiveness.

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Radio Partner

Platinum Gold Radio

Platinum Gold Radio is an internet–only radio station, combining great conversation, entertainment and feel good music. Based in Gauteng, South Africa, this magazine–style, modern radio station broadcasts to a dynamic audience across South Africa and globally, in an easy going style keeping them informed and entertained. Regular on-site broadcasts bring a fresh aspect to this up to date radio format.

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Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery

Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery offers South Africa's largest portfolio of exhibitions servicing business to business sectors of the Southern African economy. Backed by over 42 years of experience, Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery is a member of the prestigious Montgomery Group and is recognised locally and internationally as an organiser of innovative, inspiring and highly effective exhibitions that meet the needs of the industries it serves.

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Skills Development Area


ATI has grown to be one of South Africa’s largest privately-owned training centres focusing on quality artisan training, training approximately 1500 artisans / apprentices per annum. We are accredited as a Skills Development Provider and Trade Test Centre with the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) in the following trades: Automotive, Electrical (including Instrumentation), Mechanical, Millwright, Plating, Rigging

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The JHB Expo Centre, Nasrec

  • Cnr Nasrec & Rand Show Road
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • South Africa
Show Times

Show Times

  • Tuesday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm