Stemming de-industrialisation to grow manufacturing output

  South African manufacturers urgently need government to pursue solutions to enable the country to fulfill its manufacturing potential, Manufacturing Circle executive director Coenraad Bezuidenhout said at the Siemens Future of Manufacturing event.     Manufacturing has lost more than 300 000 jobs since the global financial crisis because these goals have not been pursued […]

FTTH Council reports significant investment in last mile fibre

  Speaking at the opening of the FTTH Council Conference 2014, FTTH Council  SA president Richard Came reported that significant progress has been made with investment focused on last mile fibre. He said that the proliferation of fibre optic networks will play a massive role in the adoption of cloud based technology which in turn […]

ADEC expanding its horizons – now to be “arei”

At a recent breakfast function, Arnold Perumal, chairman of the Association of Distributors and Manufacturers of Electronic Components (ADEC) announced that ADEC is expanding its horizon to include electronic and contract manufacturing; and that the name will be changed to Association Representing the Electronics Industry (AREI). He said that the inclusion of electronic and contract […]