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Energy savings from plastic injection moulding tech

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

Black owned blanking company blazes a trail in auto industry

VM Automotive, a 100 percent black owned BBBEE company, was awarded the W206 contract by Mercedes Benz SA (MBSA) to produce body parts for...

Auto engineering firm invests R100-million in Struandale facility

THE metal forming and assembly company, Formex Industries, will invest just over R100-million in the expansion of its Nelson Mandela Bay facility on the...

Extend the lifetime of your machinery

IMPORTER and distributor of engineering consumables, equipment and accessories, JTB Industrial Solutions (JTB), offer spray mist portable cooling systems and a range of deburring...

Lube-free polymer linear guides get rid of grease and friction

ADVANCED engineered-polymer manufacturer, igus, has launched a global drive to convert manufacturers requiring linear guides to new dry types with no requirement for lubricants...

Machine tool builder benefits from motion control solutions

EUROMAC, a global specialist in the design and manufacture of punching and bending machines, is benefitting from NSK ball screws, linear guides and bearings...

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...

Slow manufacturing recovery bad news for steel, engineering sectors

THE Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) is concerned about the slow pace of recovery in the manufacturing sector. According to the...

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...

Mobile raiseborer really gives it horns

IN response to customer requests for a different approach to the raise drilling and blasting sequence, Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology’s describes its highly...

Cutting-edge partnership delivers premium equipment, support to SA steel fabricators

TAIWAN-based capital equipment supplier Everising’s long-term collaboration with South African representative First Cut, has enabled local customers to successfully streamline their production equipment and...

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Malaysian energy company’s share transfer creates a pan-African group

PETRONAS has sold its 74% shareholding in Engen to Vivo Energy. Engen and Vivo Energy announced the completion of the transaction on 21 May...

Truck heavyweight launches more electric options in SA

IN line with Daimler Truck’s global ambition to offer 100% CO2 neutral trucks and buses by 2050, DTSA introduced its first fully battery electric...

Construction of Coega automotive plant to begin ‘shortly’

STELLANTIS, the world’s third-biggest automotive manufacturer by volume, and South Africa’s largest development funder, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have concluded key milestones that...

SA’s auto sector notes decline in exports, increase in (low) NEV sales

THE domestic automotive industry is celebrating the centenary of vehicle manufacturing in the country in 2024. In the Automotive Business Council (naamsa) Q1 2024...