SA Vinyls Association welcomes Kaelo Black Beauty as SMME

The South Africa Vinyls Association (Sava) has welcomed Kaelo Black Beauty as a Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprise (SMME). Kaelo Black Beauty is a local designer, manufacturer, and distributor of African dolls, children's clothing, and Mahle school bags. The company's founder and CEO,...

1 Nov 2018

San Francisco Cable Cars get LED headlight upgrade

The San Francisco Municipal Railway has upgraded the headlights of its historic cable cars with LEDtronics LED light bulbs. The San Francisco Municipal Cable Cars were fitted with PAR46 LED headlights and A19 style LED light bulbs were also installed inside the passenger cabins.

26 Jul 2018

Platform to oversee design of Zeitz MOCAA shop

The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) has appointed Platform to oversee the design and development of its Zeitz MOCAA shop. In collaboration with the Zeitz MOCAA curators, Laurence Brick and Cathy O'Clery from 100% Design South Africa will lead the project and oversee the Zeitz...

17 Oct 2017

Nouwens introduces artificial grass to SA market

Nouwens Carpets has launched its range of artificial grass in South Africa. The product is made from polyethylene yarn, an extruded yarn that comes from Germany and is manufactured into turf by Nouwens in Harrismith in SA.

16 Oct 2017

Rialheim to provide even more #MyHeartBeatsAfrica at Sanlam Top Destination Awards 2017

To make the Sanlam Top Destination Awards 2017 even more Authentically African #MyHeartBeatsAfrica, Rialheim has come on-board to create the décor for each table at the awards ceremony as well as designing the winning trophies, and providing guests with a special ceramic gift. Rialheim founder...

7 Jun 2017

Hisense's Atlantis factory celebrates four years with two in a million milestone

Marking its fourth year in operation, the Hisense South Africa manufacturing plant in Atlantis, Cape Town has produced its one millionth television set and its one millionth fridge unit. The Hisense manufacturing facility employs over 500 people on a full-time basis and provides training and social...

7 Jun 2017

AVK plans to expand with Gunric acquisition

AVK Holdings Southern Africa continues to expand its footprint, acquiring the Gunric Valves brand and intellectual property (IP). AVK currently specialises in the manufacturing and exporting of valves and related solutions and with this acquisition, it is now able to expand its offering.

27 Mar 2017

SA steel output jumps 24.5% in September to 625,000 tons

South African steel production jumped 24.5% in September to an estimated 625,000 tons after rising by 2.3% y/y in June to 530,000 tons, according to the World Steel Association (worldsteel). The June production rise was the first y/y increase so far this year and heralded a turnaround in the...

22 Oct 2015

SA steel production surges 41.3% y/y in July to 645,000 tons: worldsteel

South African steel production surged 41.3% year on year (y/y) in July to an estimated 645,000 tons after rising 2.3% y/y in June to 530,000 tons, according to the World Steel Association (worldsteel). The June production was the first year-on-year increase so far in 2015 and seemed to herald a...

21 Aug 2015

Ford, Toyota halt production

The Numsa strike has now seen Toyota and Ford halt production. For more:BD Live: Toyota and Ford halt output as strike bites... According to the BDive report, "disruption to car manufacturing comes as Numsa considers drawing in members from other sectors to intensify pressure on employers."...

15 Jul 2014

May PPI for final manufactured goods at 8.7%
May PPI for final manufactured goods at 8.7%

The producer price index (PPI) for final manufactured goods - considered headline producer inflation - slowed to 8.7% year-on-year (y/y) in May after increasing by 8.8% y/y in April‚ Statistics South Africa said on Thursday, 26 June 2014. PPI was expected to have increased by 9.1% y/y in May‚ a...

26 Jun 2014

Recycled extra white paper from France

Arjowiggins, a French paper manufacturer, has launched Cocoon, a new extra-white FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) 100% recycled range of paper. The range begins with two new products Offset, an uncoated offset paper available in 80 g/m² to 350 g/m² suitable for offset printing and converting and...

17 Mar 2010

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