Miles of Inspiration

A walk though Food & Hospitality Africa powered by Hostex 2017  

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This year’s Food & Hospitality Africa powered by Hostex showcase offers co-located events including Tea & Coffee Africa, Contract Furnishing Africa and The Drinks Cabinet; the show will play host to a number of visitor attractions including the National Barista Championships and displays by the members of the SA Cake Decorators Guild… plus a special visit from renowed local chef, Reuben Riffel.

Yes there will be food, and innovative cocktails but there is aesthetic inspiration within the halls of Hostex too! Many of our visitors are searching for new ideas or a new supplier for all their décor needs and Hostex is set to deliver!

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Reuben Riffel at Hostex 2017

Plan your visit to meet SA’s most famous chef   

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Hostex 2017 powering Food & Hospitality Africa is delighted to announce that renowned local chef, Reuben Riffel will be making an appearance at this year’s show! Hostex 2017 is taking place at Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg from 7 to 9 May 2017, make a point of getting to Hostex powering Food & Hospitality Africa to rub shoulders with and tap into industry know-how from one of our industry’s brightest stars.

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Minister Jeff Radebe to speak on opening day at Machine Tools Africa

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Minister Jeff Radebe, Minister of The Presidency, will be speaking on the opening day at Machine Tools Africa, a trade exhibition taking place at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg from 9-12 May. Minister Radebe will discuss the National Development Plan and its impact on the SA manufacturing sector, especially the SA tooling market.

Minister Redebe’s speech will form part of a seminar series hosted by the South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering taking place at Machine Tools Africa. The seminar programme is available online & CPD points can be earned for attending.

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Cutting-edge machine tools supplies come alive at industry event

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Local machine tools suppliers together with their international principals will be showcasing the latest technology and innovation at Machine Tools Africa. Taking place at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg from 9-12 May, visitors will see machine tools in action with many daily demonstrations bringing the event alive.

“Machine Tools Africa is bringing the quality of this industry sector to the forefront by showcasing the latest in innovative technology, machinery, equipment and accessories,” says Gary Corin, Managing Director at Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery, organisers of the event.

“Live demonstrations, product displays, conversations with technical experts and free-to-attend seminars will be of great value to visitors. The show delivers opportunities for buyers of machine tools to remain relevant, competitive and ahead of their game.”

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RGC Engineering to showcase a wide range of products at Machine Tools 2017

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RGC Engineering will be showcasing a wide range of products at Machine Tools Africa 2017, a machine tools trade exhibition which is taking place from 9-12 May at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg.

Products will include a range from Mitutoyo, Marposs, GOM as well as showcasing RGC Engineering’s manufacturing division and it’s specialization in Metrology.

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At the Cutting Edge of Industry 4.0: First Cut showcases automated cutting capability at Machine Tools Africa 2017

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The world of machine tools is changing rapidly, as fabrication and manufacturing businesses strive towards an automated vision of Industry 4.0.

From 9 – 12 May, First Cut, a leading South African distributor of cutting consumables and capital equipment, will be proud to welcome customers and visitors to its stand at Machine Tools Africa 2017 (MTA). This pivotal four-day industry event will showcase the best in fabrication and manufacturing tools and capital equipment from around the world.

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Tea and Coffee Africa

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What’s hot at Food & Hospitality Africa 2017?

Tea and Coffee Africa will be one of the prime hot spots at the Food & Hospitality Africa powered by Hostex expo – highlighting the big beverage trends, showcasing exciting new product offerings from the two favourite beverages in the world, and providing a platform for exciting competitions.

For the first time this year Tea and Coffee Africa – which is hosted by SCASA, the Speciality Coffee Association of SA – will feature a market area, bringing boutique tea producers, roasters, single origin and artisanal coffees to the attention of the food service and retail market as a burgeoning business growth opportunity.

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Machine tools into the Digital Future

What the R:Evolution holds

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Many aspects of our world have made the transition from analogue to digital; the question to ask is ‘how will Mechanical Engineering & the Machine Tools Industry change with the times’?

Transformation to the digital age, evolution into the business cloud & revolution toward automation; do you think the Machine Tools Industry escapes this trend – when we have already seen the success of CNC Machining? Come meet the movers & shakers (or more apt, the R:Evolvers) at Machine Tools Africa 2017.

Here are three superb reasons to mix with the industry innovators at Machine Tools Africa 2017, or alternatively showcase just how your business is changing the way that manufacturing can be done.

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Educate your Team

SEND THEM TO MACHINE TOOLS AFRICA

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Many skilled workers carry diplomas or degrees and their onsite or workshop experience keeps them up-to-date & in-the-know… but what could they be missing out on?

As a business owner it makes sense to develop a workforce into a team of fully charged & educated professionals with an insight to what is possible in today’s machine tools industry.

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Viganò International Implements a Levelling Process Dedicated to High Strength Steel, Strong Structural Steel and Duplex

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Civil engineering, aerospace industry, shipbuilding, energy engineering and mining, heavy duty vehicles industries are more and more demanding the use of high strength and strong structural steel.

Even if the demand of this kind of material is still a niche in the whole steel and stainless steel market, it is significantly growing year by year. As supporting data, it is enough to consider that the consume of strong structural steel in construction field has been growing from 18% to 33% in 10 years.

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