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Parliament hosts Industry 4.0 exhibition

Parliament is this week hosting an exhibition showcasing SA's readiness for the fourth industrial revolution. Government officials, including president Cyril Ramaphosa, have committed to developing a comprehensive action plan in response to Industry 4.0.

Africa Tech Week to give insights on Industry 4.0

The city of Cape Town, in partnership with the department of science and technology (DST), is set to host the inaugural Africa Tech Week which will introduce African small businesses to digital solutions and future business strategies and development. The conference offers deep actionable insight and actual solutions for tangible business strategy in response to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0).

No time for a ‘wait and see’ approach in SA manufacturing

Foreign investors and South African industry players seem to be taking a ‘wait and see’ approach to industrial and manufacturing growth, putting the country at risk of falling behind its neighbours. However, investment in automation now could help boost the manufacturing sector, with benefits for the country’s overall economic growth. This is according to automation industry stakeholders, speaking ahead of Africa Automation Fair 2019.

Skills development is key to Industry 4.0

The Fourth industrial revolution has the potential to disrupt every industry in every country through large-scale automation, adoption of emergent technologies, big data and artificial intelligence. According to Chief Director of Future Production Technologies at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Ms Ilse Karg provision of skills development must be prioritised in order to succeed in the world of Fourth Industrial Revolution.


Save The NAACAM Show 2019 Conference will be addressed by industry leaders dealing with the key issues in local, regional and international automotive manufacturing sector. The Project Steering Committee is soliciting proposals for case studies that highlight practical experience of Industry 4.0 within the South African automotive manufacturing sector for inclusion on the Conference programme. The case studies should be geared towards driving industry best practice and learning. ​

Inside Industry 4.0 - Jendamark Automation

The Fourth Industrial Revolution – or Industry 4.0 as it is commonly known – is changing the face of every industry worldwide. Jendamark Automation has mapped a clear path through the technological maze to take automotive customers into the future of manufacturing.

Industry 4.0 and nanostructured materials

46 The World Economic Forum (WEF) has identified nanostructured materials as an enabling technology for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0). One technology description of Industry 4.0 is cyber-physical infrastructure powered by a cluster of computing and communication technologies.