Eastern Cape represents a powerhouse of manufacturing resources and potential for South Africa’s manufacturing sector
The recurring success of both Manufacturing Indabas hosted in Johannesburg and KwaZulu-Natal have set high expectations for the upcoming conference to be held in the Eastern Cape on the 3rd – 4th October 2019. The event will assemble stakeholders of the nation’s manufacturing arena to network with industry specialists and showcase their products and services in an endeavour to further develop the region’s manufacturing industry.
THREE ACTIVE PORTS CONNECTING SOUTH AFRICA TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
The Eastern Cape has proven its potential to unleash its industrial proficiency, by leveraging off its three active ports in Port Elizabeth, East London and Ngqura as drivers of economic development. This trio of ports represent a powerhouse of maritime resources and potential for the nation. Each of the ports has a predetermined function to serve the region and connect South Africa to the global economy. Serving unique purposes, all three ports are fundamental to the country’s trade strategy, with the objective of attracting and retaining both local and foreign investment.
AUTOMOTIVE: THE BIGGEST MANUFACTURING SECTOR IN THE EASTERN CAPE
General manufacturing contributes a significant portion to the provincial economy and is predominantly driven by the needs of the automotive sector, which represents the biggest manufacturing sector in the Eastern Cape.
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3-4 OCTOBER 2019 | PORT ELIZABETH
At the event, Industry leaders will impart their expert knowledge on how to proactively manage Industry 4.0 and IoT in seeking to stay ahead of the curve. Accomplished industrialists will share their expertise on opportunity development and management of impending threats facing the province whilst productively devising and executing approaches to safeguard its competitive advantage and boost provincial profits. The conference will host forums on providing funding for the province’s manufacturing sector, to promote investment in the region’s manufacturing entities and assisting them to initiate and implement potential projects. Manufacturing experts will discuss how adopting innovation can positively impact job creation through establishing new career alternatives and economic diversification opportunities.
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