A model of co-operation wins international orders for local informal cluster
Three fixtures delivered on time to prestigious, high end automotive OEM based in the north of England.
NAAMSA MEDIA RELEASE: COMMENT ON THE DECEMBER 2015 MONTHLY SALES, CALENDAR 2015 NEW AUTO INDUSTRY STATISTICS AND PROSPECTS FOR 2016
BRIEF COMMENT ON DECEMBER, 2015 SALES
With the exception of light commercial vehicle sales, industry sales ended 2015 on a weak note with aggregate industry new vehicle sales at 49 250 units recording a decline of 2 171 vehicles or a fall of 4.1% compared to the total new vehicle sales of 51 421 units during the corresponding month of December, 2014. The December, 2015 new passenger car market and light commercial vehicle market reflected a year on year volume change of minus 7.6% in the case of cars and a gain of 4.6% in the case of light commercial vehicles. Sales of medium and heavy commercial vehicles declined by 2.1% year on year.
Gantec increases capabilities for tool and die market
TASA Gauteng Member, Pushing Boundaries
Success comes to shops that are attentive to the changing needs of their customers. Such shops are generally willing to make fundamental manufacturing changes and process additions, when appropriate, to best meet those demands. In a growing number of cases, a shop’s customer wants to receive more than just a component that has been accurately machined.
TOOLING RAISES PROFILE WITH LANDMARK MOU
The Tooling Association of South Africa (Gauteng) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the organisers of South African Automotive Week to develop and expand critical tooling skills in South Africa.
Feel Good Tooling at UTP
The National Tooling Initiative Programme works closely with UTP Mould & Die to provide students with on the job training. The UTP facilities are aimed at being more than just a training center and has fast become a home away from home for many of the students. Boasting two branches in Krugersdorp and Rosslyn, UTP has been operating since 2006 and is positioned as a leader in manufacturing and supplying standard and special mould bases, press tool die sets and all associated mould and die components to the South African TDM industry.