Partners & Associations
TASA Gauteng supports various manufacturing industry associations and tooling organisations who share our views and values and whose interests align with our mission to revitalise the Tool, Die and Mouldmaking (TDM) industry in South Africa.
|The International Special Tooling and Machining Association (ISTMA) is an international association representing 30 tooling and machining associations throughout the world, including the Tooling Association of South Africa (TASA). ISTMA is responsible for the central coordination and organisation of all international activities and provides an international networking mechanism for the tooling industry as well as a forum for discussion of industry concerns and challenges.||The National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers (NAACAM) was established 30 years ago to represent the interests of automotive component manufacturers and is nationally and internationally recognised as the voice of the South African component industry.|
|The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) is the official representative body for new vehicle manufacturers, major importers and distributors of new vehicles as well as local manufacturers and assemblers.||The National Tooling Initiative (NTI), a partnership between Industry and government, is the turnaround intervention programme aimed at the rehabilitation and growth of the Tool, Die and Mouldmaking (TDM) sector and has been identified by the DTI as a key programme to support the development of South African manufacturing competitiveness as the stimulus for sustainable economic growth and job creation.|
|Formerly known as the Plastics Federation of South Africa, Plastics SA acts as the mouthpiece of the South African plastics industry, representing polymer producers and importers, converters, machine suppliers and recyclers.||Formed in 1990, The Tool and Gauge Manufacturers Association (TAGMA) serves as a forum for the Indian Tool Room industry with its main objective being to promote training and the diffusion of knowledge relating to standards in the manufacture of Tools and Gauges.|
|merSETA, the Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education and Training Authority is one of the 23 SETAs established through the Skills Development Act [no. 96 of 1998]. merSETA plays a central role in making sure that the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) is fulfilled.||The UNIDO Subcontracting and Partnership Exchange (SPX) is a technical cooperation programme that links domestic enterprises in developing countries to the supply chains of large domestic or international companies.|
|The IDC is a national development finance institution set up to promote economic growth and industrial development.The IDC's primary objectives are to contribute to the creation of balanced, sustainable economic growth in South Africa and on the rest of the continent.||The Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP) is a Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG) agency established under the auspices of the Department Economic Development to provide non-financial support; financial support; and co-ordinate stakeholders for the benefit of Small Medium and Micro Entrepreneurs (SMME's) in Gauteng.|