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Formex Industries : True to Form

Formex Industries, consisting of Formex Pressings and Formex Tubing, continues to flourish as a primary economic driving force in the South African automotive manufacturing industry. We find out more with CEO, Hennie Venter.

Sulzer South Africa : Celebrating a Century of Heritage

Comprehensively supporting customers across South Africa, Sulzer Services is dedicated to improving pumping processes, operational reliability, and high performance of their rotating machinery. We discuss all this and more with Managing Director, Henry Craukamp.

UNICA Iron and Steel : Setting a Solid Standard 

As proud pioneers of secondary metals manufacturing, UNICA Iron and Steel is successfully forging a path in South Africa. Managing Director, Mohammed Asif Qasim, tells us more about the industry.

Alu-Cab : An Adventurous Pursuit

Born out of a passion for overlanding and exploring the great outdoors, Alu-Cab has transformed from a Cape Town start-up to a global supplier of adventure vehicle accessories, as CEO, Warwick Leslie tells us.

SIPH : Conserving a Crucial Commodity

SIPH’s unwavering mission is the production and marketing of Natural Rubber from its plantations and partner smallholders across West Africa.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) : Investing in Growth

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is unlocking the key to delivering cost savings, improving business transaction efficiency and improving performance metrics.

Zambia Association of Manufacturers : Spotlight

After decades of steady decline, there are ambitious aspirations to return the manufacturing sector in Zambia to its former glory.

Universal Paper and Plastics : Hygiene Means Health

Tissue paper products manufactured by Universal Paper and Plastics are improving hygiene across Southern Africa. David Sher, Managing Director, discusses a commitment to personal hygiene.

LC Packaging : Fourth Generation Family Business

Founded back in 1923, LC Packaging now has a presence across Europe, Asia, and Africa. We speak to Regional Director of Southern Africa, Richard Green, about the company’s long-standing central values and its growing environmental efforts.

Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) : Spotlight

As Vision 2030 approaches, we shine a light on the current state of one of Kenya’s major industries.