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thyssenkrupp appoints new head of Technical Training Academy

Steve Parkinson has been appointed head of thyssenkrupp’s Technical Training Academy

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Thyssenkrupp programmer hacks Industry 4.0

An engineering programmer at thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa and his team walked away with an innovations award in the #hack4tk challenge

Turn the skills shortage crisis into an upskilling opportunity

South Africa needs skills and needs them desperately but CEO of PackSolve Alex Baisch proposes that this is not so much a crisis as an opportunity for self improvement

The evolution of resourcing in a climate of unemployment

Innovation in technology, changing customer behaviour and demands, along with other unpredictable external factors, have engendered the need for businesses to constantly transform

Taking print and apply labelling to the next stage of evolution

For tertiary coding, the print and apply 2200 Pallet labeller from Markem-Imaje and available locally from Pyrotec PackMark, builds on a proven concept of providing reliability, efficiency and ease of use in demanding 24/7 environments

thyssenkrupp helps disadvantaged school step into the digital age

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa generously donated 24 printers to six schools in Tembisa and Soweto

The benefits of multi-page booklet labels

Many South African brand owners don’t make optimal use of their packaging and labelling space

thyssenkrupp Technical Training Academy opens doors to education

On 8 November 2018, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa proudly hosted the official opening of its Technical Training Academy situated at their Service Centre in Chloorkop

Track and trace with PackVerifi

Track and trace technology ensures that brand owners can track their products throughout the supply chain and, among other things, protect their shipments against counterfeiting

Toyota shares 800 localisation opportunities with South African suppliers

The Durban Automotive Cluster (DAC) was pleased to attend the Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) International Multipurpose Vehicle (IMV) Imported Parts Exhibition held in Durban in June

The rise of the aerotropolis property market in South Africa

Airports are increasingly becoming magnetic centres of economic and industrial activity, giving rise to what has been termed ‘aerotropolis’

The impact of recent changes on the construction industry

The country is currently experiencing a palpable positive mood of change since the recent changes in government. Will this have significant bearing for the construction industry?

Transformation initiatives revitalise SA’s construction industry

Transformation and small, medium and micro-sized enterprise (SMME) development plays a critical role in building, advancing and innovating the industry

thyssenkrupp Commits to strengthening partnerships in Africa

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions is proud of its time-honoured history as a leading partner across the African continent

The coolest trendsetter in town

Frigair takes place every three years, this highly-valued industry event will be in the spotlight in June when it will be showcasing the latest and greatest the HVAC&R suppliers have to offer

The high cost of supply chain glitches

Supply chain disruptions are widely regarded as one of the greatest risks facing manufacturers, and have become a top concern of global insurance providers.

The definitive event for construction and mining in southern Africa

Stakeholders in the African and international construction and mining industries are set to meet up at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 13 to 16 March 2018.

The dawn of Epiroc as Atlas Copco’s mining and civil engineering sister company

Atlas Copco grows into two separate international groups of companies. Globally, the entire Mining and Rock Excavation Technique Business Area together with the Construction Tools Division of Atlas Copco becomes part of Epiroc while the industrial segment remains with Atlas Copco.

thyssenkrupp Infra-red rapid drying oven improves turnaround time

The fast drying capability of thyssenkrupp Industrial Solution’s Infra-red rapid drying oven has significantly improved turnaround times for minerals processing operations specialist, Minopex

Infra-red rapid drying oven

Tender process for the tough-minded

SAICA is working with Government to improve public finance management capacity so that SMME’s will have peace of mind when tendering to Goverment

The full-featured FLIR C2 thermal camera

Looking for a company that specialises in thermal cameras? Yellotec has released the full-featured FLIR C2 thermal camera.

Time-saving and effective way of evaluating new and in-service power cables

The patented TDM Series concept available from Megger addresses the increasing utilities need in flexibility in use of test and measuring equipment based on the type of application.

Tailored flooring solutions from Verni Speciality Construction Products

Looking for tailored flooring solutions from a reputable service provider? Find out why Verni Specialty Construction Products is the best choice here.

Turnkey pump rental solutions on display at Electra Mining Africa 2016

Integrated Pump Rental will exhibit at Electra Mining Africa to show it’s essential to undertake complete assessment pumping applications before recommending a fit-for-purpose solution.

The Orbimat 165 CA Power supply for orbital welding

D&D Industrial appointed as South African distributor for Orbitalum Tools, a global leader in orbital tube and pipe preparation and orbital welding technology

The future of power quality in high definition

Voltex supplies the Elspec G4400 BLACKBOX device series which is the most advanced power meter in the market today. The G4400 provides accurate detection and isolation of power quality anomalies for effective preventative maintenance.

Trident Plastics announces new ownership

South African PTFE manufacturer Trident Plastics, T/A Hardomid Plastic, has been sold to AZ-Armaturen Valve Group.

Tennant T2 & T3 scrubber-dryers from Goscor optimise health and safety in the workplace

Goscor Cleaning Equipment offers affordable, no-fuss cleaning solution with the T2 and T3 scrubber-dryers designed high volume foot traffic.

The Apex SR 9000 Impact door is tough, dependable and attractive

The Apex SR 9000 insulated traffic doors easily withstand heavy traffic and blows from forklifts and pallet jacks. Available in a variety of colours and is impervious to moisture, acid, petroleum products, salt solutions, animal fats and insects.

Impact door

The right ‘tool’ for the job

The Hoffmann Group, a German company, is a premium tool provider of products such as cutting and clamping tools, measuring instruments, machining, hand tools, storage solutions and workshop accessories.

tool distribution

Technical Finishes for epoxy and polyurethane flooring systems

Technical Finishes specialise in industrial, commercial, residential, food & beverage, automotive, packaging and health care flooring applications. The range includes commercial and decorative flooring, heavy duty screeds, floor coatings, Polyurethane Floor Screeds and self-levelling screeds.

The International China Homelife Fair to hit SA soil this September

China Homelife Fair South Africa aims to be the biggest sourcing platform of Chinese products in Southern Africa, providing comprehensive services for both visitors and buyers. Buyers are guaranteed the best quality and a wide variety of suppliers – over 250 superior exhibitors - to choose from at the show this year.

Tusker low headroom hoist ideal for confined spaces

The Tusker Low Headroom Hoist is reputed to be the lowest headroom hoist available on the market

Tusker Low Headroom Hoist

Top custom designs from Hawk High Pressure Pumps

Hawk High Pressure Pumps designed the new VY Pump Series, a trailer with a foldable spray boom, a new jet sludge pump and a trailer used to pump diesel in order to solve specific problems encountered by their customers.

High Pressure Pumps

Turnstiles for access control at growing university

Africa’s largest manufacturer of physical access control products – supplied 18 of its flagship Tribune turnstiles to control access throughout the campus.

Tribune turnstiles

Traceability Solutions honoured at awards

At the recent Roodepoort Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business of the Year awards, held in conjunction with FNB, Traceability Solutions was presented with the award for the ‘Most Innovative Idea’. The purpose of the awards is to identify small, medium and large businesses that add value to the economy.

Traceability Solutions

Training course receives CESA accreditation

The Scaw Metals Group by CESA for its training and development course at the company's Steel Wire Rope (SWR) facility, the only entity in the world to have achieved an accreditation of this nature.

Steel wire rope

Top occupational health & safety suppliers lining up for OSH EXPO Africa 2015

OSH EXPO Africa 2015 will be held at Gallagher Convention Centre from 12 to 14 May alongside sister exhibition IFSEC SA. With 67 per cent of stand space already booked, the show is on track to be even bigger and more comprehensive it wa this year.

OSH EXPO Africa 2015

The angry bird

The Angry Bird range consists of environmentally friendly bird control devices designed to control bird infestations in and around buildings and agricultural fields.


Tanker Services nets Easigas

A three year contract to transport liquid petroleum gas (LPG) for Easigas has been awarded to Imperial Logistics' operating company Tanker Services.

liquid petroleum gas

Tyre protection sealant

BEST tyre protection sealant is a thixotropic and colloidal resin, containing micro fibres and recycled rubber crumb materials, with cooling agents and rust inhibitors that protect all metal parts. It is available from BMG Automotive.

environmentally-friendly tyre protection sealant

Top company exhibits at KITE

Voith Fluidrive couplings serve mining and industry in South Africa. The fluid couplings protect belt conveyors and drive components by providing smooth acceleration and torque control.

Fluidrive fluid coupling