The GBA affords its members and their dependents peace of mind by providing funerals, cremations, and related services and products or cash disbursements within the RSA. The services are provided by our own personnel or approved contractors. Funds are efficaciously invested in order to maintain the benefits substratum of the GBA and to prove for optimum growth in the future. The survival and growth of the GBA resides in the increase of its membership as well as the periodic addition of approved groups through innovative thinking and attitudes. A Council elected from the members is responsible for the strategic positioning and functioning of the GBA by an executive management. All activities shall be aimed towards the growth of the GBA and the maintenance of optimum service towards its members.Continue reading →
The FBC is a registered bargaining council for the furniture, bedding and upholstery manufacturing industry.Continue reading →
Forestry South Africa (FSA) is South Africa’s premier and largest forestry organisation representing growers of timber in South Africa. The Association’s membership includes all 11 corporate forestry companies active in the Industry, approximately 1 300 commercial timber farmers and some 20 000 emergent small scale growers who between them own or control no less than 93% of the total plantation area in the country. Given these credentials FSA is regarded by Government and the private sector alike as being the Industry’s “representative body”.Continue reading →
The Footwear Manufacturers’ Federation of South Africa (FMF) was established in 1944 to serve the interests of footwear manufacturers in the RSA at national level. However, in 1997 the FMF was restructured to encompass the supplier industries’ and the Southern African Footwear & Leather Industries Association (SAFLIA) was formed to enable the footwear manufacturers and suppliers to work closer together for the benefit of the footwear value chain.
SAFLIA is formally registered with the Department of Labour as a national employer organisation in terms of the Labour Relations Act. The Constitution makes provision for three separate sections, viz. Footwear Manufacturing Section, Supplier Section and the Tanning Section. It furthermore provides for direct representation on the SAFLIA Management Committee by Small and Micro Enterprises who have been defined as employers with less than 50 employees and with a turnover of not more than R2,5m. The various sections can meet separately, from time to time, as circumstances dictate.
The Flexographic Technical Association of South Africa (FTASA) had its inaugural meeting in Cape Town on 5 December 1995. Leading up to this meeting we received tremendous support from the EFTA in the UK through the then Secretary, Tony Bath who was also present at the meeting in Cape Town. The Association has had a steady growth and represents the majority of companies in the Flexo industry although there is still scope for growth. The membership in 2005 stood at 57 company members. Membership is open to anyone or any company who has the advancement of Flexography at heart.Continue reading →
The Fire Protection Association of Southern Africa (FPASA) was established in 1973 to provide a specialized fire safety management technical and training service to industry, commerce and society at large.
Over the years the Association has developed a range of membership options and technical, training and fire safety management services that are recognized for their quality, professionalism and value.
Today the role of the FPASA covers Education, Information, Advice, Consultancy and Training (Fire College).
The Fire College is a professional training centre dedicated to assist in the reduction of life and property losses in the Southern African region. It provides training on request of FPASA members and non-members alike, and in addition provides standard training programmes to suit the broad spectrum of industrial, commercial, institutional and local authority requirements.
The Technical division includes the Library which offers a range of fire safety management consulting services to members and clients as well as short term insurer specific services as Part of the FPASA’s Insurer Fire Impact Reduction Strategy (InFIRes) initiative.
The Administration and membership services section of the FPASA provides administration support to the Fire College and Technical Division. It also provides member promotion/support and publications sales.
Our categories of membership will add value to any institution or business having an interest or involvement in fire engineering, fire protection, fire prevention or fire safety management.Continue reading →
Fire is dangerous and spreads with frightening speed. So when it comes to equipment that may be called upon to protect lives and property, there’s no place for faulty or inferior products. The Fire Fighting Equipment Traders Association [FFETA] promotes high standards in equipment, workmanship, maintenance and service to the public. We meet regularly with the South African Bureau of Standards and our members ascribe to the highest level of safe working practices and hold a FFETA recognised certificate of competence for each employee engaged in service maintenance.Continue reading →
Successful Companies of good standing offering meaningful warranties, sharing commitment to quality projects with approved equipment and installation practices meeting South African National Standards and actively participating in uplifting the Detection and Suppression segments of the Fire Industry.
We do the vetting of the companies you want at your back.Continue reading →
The South African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA) is a non-profit association formed in 1980, by the South African wood preserving industry, primarily to promote timber treatment and treated timber products. Commercially grown timber in Southern Africa is mainly of the Eucalyptus and Pinus species, both of which are not durable. By applying the correct chemicals to these timbers we are able to ensure that the timber performs as if it were durable thereby giving predictable long life performance.Continue reading →
The Fertilizer Society of South Africa was established in 1959. It was restructured in 2014, when it became known as the Fertilizer Association of Southern Africa (Fertasa). The Association represents the fertilizer industry in Southern Africa, with its members producing, trading, blending and distributing fertilizer products across this region. Fertasa’s purpose is to act as the recognised and preferred body that promotes the image of the fertilizer industry by:
Promoting the integrity of its members and building preferential trust for their products and services;
Enhancing and protecting the interests of its members through effective engagement with government and organised agriculture.