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 FPASAs 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 →
The National Chamber of Milling (NCM) is a dynamic and influential non-profit organisation representing the South African wheat and maize milling industry.
Membership is voluntary and currently comprised of organisations actively and directly involved in commercial wheat and white maize milling markets. There are possible options currently being explored to open the membership basket to include indirectly involved role-players such as industry suppliers. The membership base of the NCM is the core reason for its existence. As such, the activities of the organisation are directed at addressing the best interests of members and adding value to their business.
The object of the Chamber is to represent, promote and advance the interest of wheat, maize and other grain milling industries in general.Continue reading →
MISA, a registered trade union for employees in the retail motor industry in South Africa, was formed after the merger of the Motor Industry Staff Association (MISA) and the SA Motor Union (SAMU). Together, these two organisations have a proud history of 130 years in the Retail Motor Sector.
Members enjoy the focused approach of a well-versed negotiating team representing members interests in the collective bargaining process on wages and conditions of employment at the Motor Industry Bargaining Council (MIBCO).
Qualified labour law practitioners provide free and expert legal advice and, where appropriate, the necessary legal defence to members in the resolution of labour disputes. The problem-solving approach is a major contributing factor in the resolution of disputes in the workplace.
MISA has a proven track record of excellent service to all its members.
Non-union employees are encouraged to join MISA, The Intelligent Alternative, to enjoy the benefits and protection it offers.Continue reading →
Connecting and Developing the Boating Industry in South Africa
MIASA is an industry association linking companies across South Africa to represent and grow the boating and marine manufacturing industry. MIASA plays a vital role in liaising between industry, government and other stakeholders to promote the industry and address challenges and blockages. It seeks to represent the entire industry value chain from manufacturers and retailers to consumer and business services both nationally and internationally.
MIASA is a member of the International Council of Marine Industry Associations and it works closely with the South African Boat Builders Export Council (SABBEX).
The Marine Industry Association of South Africa was established as a nationally inclusive, representative association to unite the entire boating industry, from boatbuilders and their suppliers to retailers, importers, brokers, surveyors, yacht clubs, fishing associations, to name but a few.
MIASA is open to all companies and covers the entire boating value chain from design to manufacture, to sale, to mooring to boating activities.Continue reading →
The Laundry Cleaning & Dyeing Industry Bargaining Council (LBC) has been operating for more than 50 years. It originated as an Industrial Council but in 1995, when the Labour Relations Act created a new legislative framework, it was renamed from an Industrial Council to a Bargaining Council.Continue reading →
The KwaZulu-Natal United Music Industry Association (KUMISA), is a non-profit, regional music industry organisation that aims to serve and represent the interests of the music industry in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), nationally and internationally.Continue reading →
The Hot Dip Galvanizers Association Southern Africa (HDGASA) is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to serving the needs of end-users, specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors, fabricators and hot dip galvanizers throughout Southern Africa.
Founded in 1965, the Associations primary objective is to develop and expand the market for hot dip galvanizing and duplex systems as cost effective corrosion control systems.
To further this aim, the Association provides training and information to end users, engineers, consultants, contractors, end-users, specifiers, designers and architects by way of courses, presentations, technical research papers, plant tours and by advisory involvement at the design stage of projects.
The HDGASA publishes promotional literature such as our Steel Protection Guide, Design Wall Chart and the Hot Dip Galvanizing Today magazine.
On behalf of our Members, the Association liaises with regulatory and standards authorities governing the corrosion control and associated industries.
Furthermore, the Association offers an independent inspection service, checking for compliance against the relevant standards.Continue reading →
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 →