Durban Exhibition Centre, 24 - 26 July 2019
6 DAYS TO GO

Visiting

Why Visit?

KITE is the KZN region's ultimate interactive expo for the industrial sector. This trade event offers an impressive showcase of opportunities for visitors interested in sourcing industry technology solutions, from light to heavy industry, and printing and packaging equipment. Find everything you need under one roof!

  • Educate yourself at the free-to-attend SAIMechE Seminar Theatre
  • Network with exhibitors, speakers and peers in the industrial technology equipment sector
  • Find out what the latest trends and challenges are, and how to solve them
  • Source new business partners to help you grow your business
  • Increase your business’ productivity levels and minimise downtime by adopting best practice solutions

Whats happening at KZN Industrial Technology 2019?

KITE offers you a SAIMechE Free-To-Attend Seminar Theatre - with a wide range of topics covered by industry professionals, conferences as well as products and innovations so be sure not to miss a thing!

LEEASA Conferences

Date: 24 July 2019

Venue: Mystrals

Contact Arni Sommer on [email protected] for more information.

MESA Special Interest Group

Date: 25 July 2019

Venue: Stand H09

Contact Jane Collett on [email protected] for more information.

ATI Skills Development Zone

Date: 24 - 26 July 2019

Venue: Stand G20

Developed in partnership with the Artisan Training Institute (ATI), the Skills Development Area is a fully functional workshop where learners demonstrate trade skills learned at ATI that are relevant to the industries represented at the show.

Show Programme

SAIMechE Free-to-Attend Seminar Programme

We have three days of industry related seminars. For your convienience we have added quick links to the seminar days programmes below.

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Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

Download our Daily Seminar programme to have quick and convenient access to the topics you want to know more about.

Seminar Programme

Day 1 24 Jul 2019

24 Jul 2019
09:30 - 10:30

* Utilising minimal funds to improve stock storage and accessibility * Increased SKU holding either by line item or variants * Improved order picking times

24 Jul 2019
10:30 - 11:30

The International Monetary Fund has lowered South Africa's projected GDP growth rate for 2019 from 1.4% to 1.2%, putting the country among the worst performers in sub-Saharan Africa.

24 Jul 2019
11:30 - 12:30

The current shortage of skilled supply chain professionals is a major threat not just to supply chains, but to businesses and the economy.

24 Jul 2019
12:30 - 13:30

Technological inventions have delivered immense benefits for businesses in all sectors in terms of cost reductions, enhanced productivity and efficiencies Gain an understanding into how Industry 4.0 will be the vehicle driving transformation.

24 Jul 2019
13:30 - 14:30

What’s the difference between waste reduction and disposal? Waste used to be an out of sight out of mind issue.

24 Jul 2019
14:30 - 15:30

Finance options and risk mitigation for manufacturing assets.

Day 2 25 Jul 2019

25 Jul 2019
09:30 - 10:30

In recent years, digital transformation has been responsible for driving significant change in the industrial world.

25 Jul 2019
10:30 - 11:30

In a highly competitive global environment, new technologies play a crucial role in maintaining and even improving South Africa’s competitiveness, particularly in sectors such as manufacturing.

25 Jul 2019
11:30 - 12:30

What is Governments key action plan for KZN and how will manufacturing benefit from these activities?

25 Jul 2019
12:30 - 13:30

The South African manufacturing sector is facing serious challenges with global competition, local costs, cheap imports and productivity within local businesses.

25 Jul 2019
13:30 - 14:00

The SAJ Competency Training Institute will always strive towards improving the quality of life for all South Africans.

25 Jul 2019
14:00 - 14:30

The paper commences by covering the evolution of technology used at MUT, into Industry 4.0 technology.

25 Jul 2019
14:30 - 15:30

Technology is not an end in itself. It should exist to achieve some purpose. The purpose can be to solve a business problem, increase operations or supply-chain efficiency and effectiveness or merely to enable more accurate tracking (amongst others).

Day 3 26 Jul 2019

26 Jul 2019
09:30 - 10:30

The Department of Trade and Industry has made incentives available to assist South African companies with their capital investment into machinery and related services.

26 Jul 2019
10:30 - 11:30

Analytics, artificial intelligence, the Industrial Internet of Things and additive manufacturing are all expected to see continuous improvements and use this year.

26 Jul 2019
11:30 - 12:30

* Brief overview of SAIMechE * Introduction of skills for success * Developing skills in the working environment *The roles of mentors and supervisors *The Portfolio of Evidence

26 Jul 2019
12:30 - 13:30

Countries develop by changing the structure of the economy to move from sectors of low to high productivity and complexity and, within sectors, through upgrading to higher value-added activities.

26 Jul 2019
13:30 - 14:30

Manufacturing has the propensity to be South Africa’s sunrise sector.

26 Jul 2019
14:30 - 15:30

Globally we’ve seen the broadening of risk management & planning to incorporate holistic approaches including all stakeholders.

* PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE. THE ORGANISER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE PROGRAM.

Frequently Asked Questions

KZN Industrial Technology 2019 is a trade only event and NOT open to the general public. Students will not be permitted entrance under our general admission criteria - if you are a student looking to attend please contact us for further information.

PLEASE NOTE - NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE WILL BE ADMITTED TO THE EVENT.

Register in advance online. Registering before the show date means you will gain quicker entry on the day and receive updates on all the latest news and features so you don't miss out.

If you register online you will receive your name badge via email for print out. If you forget to bring this with you, our registration staff will be able to look your number up for you.

When you arrive onsite, the registration area can amend any details and print off a revised version of your badge.

Just go to the registration desk at the entrance and give the staff your name. They will locate your details on our database and issue you with a new badge.

Yes, you are able to register on-site for the expo.

Yes, once you have received your badge you can return to any of the shows as many times as you wish.

Yes there is ample parking at the The Durban Convention Centre.

Remember to bring R40 for parking.

As KZN Industrial Technology 2019 is a trade event, children under 16 are not permitted to attend the exhibition. The Organisers reserve the right to refuse entry into the exhibition.

Students are permitted entry to KZN Industrial Technology 2019 by prior arrangement only.

To gain permission, please email [email protected]

Cafes serving light snacks and refreshments can be found within the halls.

There are cash points located inside and outside the venue.

Yes, you are allowed to take photos.

Venue

Durban Exhibition Centre

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

Show Times

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

Contacts