The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) invites interested companies to apply to participate in the Outward Selling Mission (OSM) to Vietnam and Indonesia. The Mission forms part of the dti’s objective of growing exports of South African value-added products and services in high growth markets in Asia. the dti has planned a programme of activities which will include trade seminars, mini exhibitions, business-to-business meetings, business site visits and an opportunity to visit AutoExpo, from 12 to 15 June 2019. READ MORE
We are delighted to invite you on behalf of AFSA (Aluminium Federation South Africa) to exhibit your products at Aluminum USA 2019, which will be taking place from 12 – 13 September 2019 in Nashville, TN’s Music City Center, USA … READ MORE
Our stand at NAACAM 2019 is ready and waiting. Visit us at Booth 179 in Hall 3. We are looking forward to meeting you.
The AFSA AGM was held on 13 June. David Mertens was elected chairman, joined by Hector Molale (Hulamin) and Shawn Williams (SurTec) as vice-chairs.
The company representatives that assume positions on Exco are:
Chair: Rentia Malan – AFSA Vice-Chair: Otto Wood – Hulamin Extrusions
Chair: Dave Barry – Zimalco Vice-Chair: David Mertens – Autocast
Chair: Brian Dennis – AFSA Consultant Vice-Chair: Kirsten Mey – Polynam
Members elected from the floor:
We look forward to working with Exco. View the photo gallery here.
We are pleased to inform our members that Mr Muzi Manzi has been appointed Executive Director of AFSA. Muzi will commence his duties in August 2018.
He is currently Director Non-Ferrous Metals at the DTI, a position he has held for 10 years.
Prior to that Muzi spent 12 years at Eskom in various technical, industrial energy and customer services roles. Muzi holds several degrees, including a MSc Technology Management from the University of Pretoria, and is currently completing a Master of Technology: Business Administration at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
He has had a long and productive association with AFSA and is well-known to many of our members. We are proud to have Muzi leading AFSA and we welcome him into our ranks. View the press release here.
The Aluminium Federation established a panel of experts – Brian Dennis, Brian Drew, Rob Lawrence and Tony Paterson – to provide technical advice to member companies and users of aluminium in general.
The scheme has run successfully for four years and offers a short investigation and report to give recommendations and guidance to clients. Topics have come from a very broad spectrum as is illustrated by some examples: