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Machine Tools Africa to showcase latest technology
1st Quarter 2017, News & events
Quality tools and machinery are the backbone of the South African manufacturing industry which is why Machine Tools Africa 2017 has been designed to showcase the latest technology developments, machinery, products, services and solutions in this innovative sector.
Taking place at Expo Centre, Nasrec from 9-12 May, the exhibition will bring machinery alive through the daily demonstrations and interactive displays. On view will be equipment such as turning and milling, grinding and drilling, as well as all types of sheetmetal machinery, laser, plasma cutting, bending and punching and presses. Also exhibiting will be various suppliers of tooling and CAD/CAM software which are an integral part of the successful machine shop.
Managing director at show organisers Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery, Gary Corin, says, “Machine Tools Africa is bringing the quality of this industry sector to the forefront by showcasing the latest in innovative technology. Engineers are going to find real value-add at the show, as well as those involved across sectors such as general mechanics, machine tools, mining, manufacturing, automotive, metallurgy, paper, pulp, research and engineering, aeronautics, aerospace, railways, energy, electronic and IT.”
Free to attend technical seminars hosted by the South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering (SAIMechE) will present valuable content for delegates and CPD points can be earned. Topics will include a discussion around Industry 4.0 and whether Africa is ready for digital transformation. Intelligent Manufacturing will come under the spotlight with the presenter looking at demystifying productivity and performance. The Future of Manufacturing session will look at opportunities driving economic growth, whilst another session will address the skills shortages among artisans, technicians and engineers. Attendees can also benefit from the South Africa Manufacturing Forecast 2017-2020.
“The topics included in the seminar programme will be presented by leading industry experts and offer exceptional value-add for visitors,” concludes Corin.
Over 100 companies will be exhibiting at Machine Tools Africa and details of the full seminar programme will be available online shortly at www.machinetoolsafrica.co.za
For more information contact Leatitia van Straten, Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery, +27 (0)11 835 1565, email@example.com, www.specialised.com
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