Durban Exhibition Centre, 24 - 26 July 2019

Platinum sponsor


Dromex believes that all employees are entitled to maximum protection and that employers should never have to compromise on the quality of the personal protective products they supply. As a leader in the category we believe it is our responsibility to supply products that will deliver on this promise and it is not something we take lightly. All Dromex products are sourced from leading international partners – ensuring the best possible quality and technical standards. This includes specialist ranges such as Dromex Arc, Fire, Cut5 and other international brands that are highly esteemed in the PPE category. We believe you’re always entitled to maximum protection. And we’re here to make sure you always get it.

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BBF Safety Group (BBF) is an integrated workplace safety solutions provider that helps customers create safe working environments. We offer a full portfolio of head-to-toe personal protective equipment (PPE) and workplace safety advisory services that range from auditing to consulting and training. Our company employs more than 1 600 people who operate from five ISO:9001 accredited manufacturing facilities throughout South Africa. Our mission is simple: To keep people safe at work by providing a comprehensive range of branded PPE products, coupled with specialised workplace safety advisory services.

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EPLAN provides software and service solutions in the fields of electrical, automation and mechatronic engineering. The company develops one of the world’s leading design software solutions for machine and panel builders. Both standardised as well as customised interfaces to ERP and PLM/PDM systems ensure data consistency along the whole value chain. EPLAN was founded in 1984 and is part of the owner-operated Friedhelm Loh Group.

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The LIFTING EQUIPMENT ENGINEERING ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA (LEEASA) was formed by like-minded organisations and individuals from the providers, manufacturers, maintenance, inspection, examination and training sectors of this industry. The Association will endeavour to create a responsible forum where the collective voice of its members can be formulated and used in all forums where opinions and professional or practical consultation is requested either by government or controlling bodies or the public at large.

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MESA Africa

MESA Africa (Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association) is the African Chapter of MESA International which is a worldwide not-for-profit community of manufacturing companies, information technology hardware and software suppliers, system integrators, consulting service providers, analysts, editors, cademics and students. The combined purpose is to improve business results and production operations through optimized application and implementation of information technology and best management practices. MESA Africa’s efforts are focused on helping the manufacturing community to use information technology to provide real-time visibility into the production process.

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SACEEC - SA Capital Equipment Export Council

The SACEEC (SA Capital Equipment Export Council) represents the capital equipment and project sector both for new projects and for the aftermarket. It is also the endorsed representative body for the consulting engineers and their associated bodies, merchant bankers – with reference to their involvement in financing capital projects, capital equipment suppliers and suppliers of services to the capital project sector.

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The organisation was originally founded in 1957 as The Instrument and Control Society of Southern Africa. The founding Chairman was Claude Klepp. The name was later changed to the SAIMC to incorporate developments in the industry. The Society was registered with the AS & TS in 1962. The name was further changed in 2009 at a Special General Meeting with unanimous approval to “The Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control” to embody the international nature of the Society.

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SAIMechE - The South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering

SAIMechE is the senior body representing the discipline of mechanical engineering in South Africa. It covers all fields of application as diverse as automobile, energy generation, process engineering, heavy manufacture, design, management, research, mining and education.

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Saiosh is recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as the Professional Body to register Occupational Health and Safety Professionals in South Africa in terms of the NQF Act, Act 67 of 2008. With more than 12000 Members Saiosh is the leading source of information and networking opportunities within the Occupational Health and Safety profession.

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Official media partners

KZN Industrial & Business News

KZN Industrial & Business News is the only publication of its kind dedicated to the KZN region. Mailed every second month to a combined total of 7870 (print format & electronic PDF) key decision-makers in industry, covering the A to Z of industry and business. The print publication is enhanced significantly by KZN News Express (bi-weekly email newsletter), with a subscriber base of 12150, and website that is constantly updated to keep readers informed with regional industry news and developments.

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Media partners

Engineering Africa

Engineering Africa researches and reports on the latest manufacturing techniques, products, development, management strategies and informative technologies.

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Engineering News

South Africa’s premier source of weekly real economy news on projects, products, policies, personalities & technoeconomic progress, covering a wide range of industries – from agropro-cessing to information technology – mainly in South & Southern Africa.

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Focus on Transport Magazine

FOCUS on Transport and Logistics is the only magazine that is truly part of the industry. It features key themes within the transport industry, with viewpoints form experts in various fields. Pertinent issues are also covered throughout the year, from changes in labour legislation and cross-border policy to fleet optimisation through logistics, warehousing and distribution. Operational issues such as vehicle security, tyre maintenance and fleet management are also covered regularly.

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IMD - Interact Media Defined

Interact Media Defined (IMD), is one of South Africa’s leading multi-media magazine publishers, with a strong stable of well-established titles focused on building services, mining, construction, energy, civil engineering, water and more. The company also specialises in events organising and exhibitions, and owns the popular travelling Mining and Technical Exhibitions (MTE) brand, which has a fast-growing African footprint. IMD is your media connection locally, into Africa, and beyond!

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Independent Media

People are at the heart and soul of Independent Media. Together with our growing unique online audience of nearly three million, our print publications have a loyal readership in excess of six million while our star magazines, GQ and Glamour, in partnership with Condé Nast International, offer a combined readership of 17,1 million local and international readers. Independent Media is one of South Africa’s leading multi-platform content companies. Our stable of fine, quality publications include 20 of the country’s most prominent newspapers with The Star in Johannesburg, Cape Times and Cape Argus in Cape Town and The Mercury in Durban firmly entrenched in millions of households throughout South Africans. African Independent is the only title which serves the African continent and I’solezwe lesiXhosa provides daily news to the 3, 5 miillion literate Xhosas in the Eastern Cape.Business Report is South Africa’s largest business newspaper wiith 1,2 million readers.

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Lifting Africa

Lifting Africa is the only official magazine for LEEASA (Lifting Equipment Engineering Association of South Africa) and CMA (Crane Manufacturers Association of South Africa.

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Motion Control in Southern Africa

The journal of controlled mechanical power. Published in print, online and supported by news briefs sent every three weeks.

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Promech Publishing (South Africa) has chosen to concentrate on the engineering, metals and architectural fields. Three monthlies, two alternate monthlies, and several annuals keep our publishing team on the go.

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Pumps and Valves Africa

Pumps and Valves Africa is endorsed by SAPMA (South African Pumps Manufacturers Association) and also targets all VAMCOSA (Valve and Actuator Manufacturers Cluster of South Africa) members.

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SHEQ Management

Serving all industrial sectors, SHEQ MANAGEMENT is published by Charmont Media. It aims to provide up-to-date, relevant information to ensure the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace, while assisting them in preparing for emergencies and preventing disasters. SHEQ MANAGEMENT is the definitive source for reliable, accurate and pertinent information to guarantee the environmental health and safety of the workplace. It is our objective to raise the profile of these important subjects: these issues belong in the boardroom!

WHO READS THIS PUBLICATION? Readers include decision makers in the safety, health and environment arena, company directors, risk managers, health and safety managers, environmental managers, quality managers, SHEQ practitioners, SHEQ officers, training managers, various labour organisations, government agencies and non-governmental organisations. SHEQ MANAGEMENT’s circulation is 4 500, making it the largest magazine within this field – by far! SHEQ MANAGEMENT is targeted at readers with substantial budgets – and real buying power.

WHAT DOES IT FEATURE? Each issue deals with safety, health, environmental issues, quality, security, productivity, hygiene, training, social responsibility... and much, much more! SHEQ MANAGEMENT’s combination of news, features, views, profiles and product information makes it essential reading for safety professionals.

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South African Instrumentation & Control

South Africa’s premier process control and factory automation publication. Published in print, online and supported by twice-weekly electronic newsletters.

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Supply Network Africa

Supply Network Africa is a established Supply Chain management publication. The publication was developed out of the need to provide a good quality publication to cover local and international content that is relevant, applicable and of interest to the greater Supply Chain Community. Supply Network Africa will establish a platform for a Supply chain community that enables the sharing of exciting and interesting case studies, content and new industry developments and methodologies.

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Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery

Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery offers South Africa's largest portfolio of exhibitions servicing business to business sectors of the Southern African economy. Backed by over 50 years of experience, Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery is a member of the prestigious Montgomery Group and is recognised locally and internationally as an organiser of innovative, inspiring and highly effective exhibitions that meet the needs of the industries it serves.

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Durban Exhibition Centre

  • 11 Walnut Road
  • Durban, KZN
  • South Africa
Show Times

Show Times

  • Wednesday 09h00 - 17h00
  • Thursday 09h00 - 17h00
  • Friday 09h00 - 17h00