JHB Expo Centre, Nasrec


9:00 to 17:00 Daily

Designed In Partnership With


Machine Tools Africa is an event owned by the Machine Tool Merchants’ Association of South Africa (MTMA) in partnership with Specialised Exhibitions, organisers of the event. Purchasing a machine from members of the Machine Tool Merchants’ Association means peace of mind for the machine tool buyer. All MTMA Members subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics designed to protect buyers.

Platinum Sponsor

Pinnacle Welding & Safety

Pinnacle Welding & Safety is a one- stop professional manufacturer and supplier for all welding and PPE products, we value your business through our product ranges, quality, prices and services. Headquartered in Johannesburg, we strive for business excellence throughout our distribution network in all SADC countries.

World Skills Sponsor

World Skills Sponsor

BMG plays a pivotal role in supporting the productivity and production targets of all Industrial, Manufacturing, Mining and Agricultural sectors of the economies in the countries it serves.

With an enviable reputation as Africa’s largest distributor, manufacturer and service provider of the highest quality engineering consumables and components.


Production Technologies Association of South Africa

The Production Technologies Association of South Africa (PtSA), established in 2006, is a membership based organisation with the mission of promoting, protecting and supporting the collective interests of the Tool, Die, Mould and Special Machining industries (TDM Industry) of South Africa, in order to support the growth and development of all manufacturing sectors.


The INTSIMBI Future Production Technologies Initiative (FPTI) is a national (South African), multi-stakeholder initiative that was established under the auspices of the Department of Trade Industry and Competition (the dtic) and the Production Technologies Association of South Africa (PtSA) to implement a turnaround strategy for South Africa’s distressed tooling industry. The Initiative is enabling government and industry to cooperate on the large-scale interventions required to rehabilitate the South African Tool, Die and Mouldmaking (TDM) sector for the benefit of the South African manufacturing sector. The partnership between the tooling industry (PtSA) and government (the dtic) on the development and implementation of the INTSIMBI (FPTI) Programme is governed by an overarching memorandum of agreement (MOA) and supported by an annual service level agreement (SLA) between the two parties.


Bystronic South Africa

Bystronic is a leading global provider of high-quality solutions for the sheet metal processing business. The focus lies on the automation of the complete material and data flow of the cutting and bending process chain. Bystronic’s portfolio includes laser cutting systems, press brakes, and associated automation and software solutions. Comprehensive services round off the portfolio.

DNE Laser

DNE Laser was established to better align with customers’ needs in the Sub-Saharan region. We are commited to deliver high level of innovation in metal processing technologies and provide localized support to our customers.

We specialize in the R&D, production and sales of fiber laser cutting machines. With over 80,000 square meters of production base in China, and backed by both local and foreign laser technical experts in cutting edge laser technologies, DNE Laser offers a series of high quality laser cutting equipment. Today, DNE products are sold in more than 100 countries, with an ever-expanding range of sheet metal processing solutions.

Supported by

SAIMechE - The South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering

SAIMechE is the senior body representing the discipline of mechanical engineering in South Africa. It covers all fields of application as diverse as automobile, energy generation, process engineering, heavy manufacture, design, management, research, mining and education.

South African Capital Equipment Council (SACEEC)

The SACEEC represents the capital equipment and project sector both for new projects and the aftermarket. It is also the endorsed representative body for the consulting engineers and their associated bodies, merchant bankers – with reference to their involvement in financing capital projects, capital equipment suppliers and suppliers of services to the capital project sector. The SACEEC is an indispensable part of the globalisation of the South African Industry. It provides a facilitating role in assisting the capital equipment sector companies to grow their business through exporting.


WorldSkills International is a not for profit membership association open to agencies or bodies which have a responsibility for promoting vocational education and training in their respective countries/regions. WorldSkills International operates worldwide and is politically and denominationally neutral.


Sol-Tech focuses on vocational training leading to the acquisition of nationally recognized, useful qualifications. Sol-Tech therefore aims to realize young people’s future dreams regarding career development through purpose-specific training. Sol-Tech still wants to be there today, tomorrow and the day after tomorrow to provide a service to young people.

The Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association (Sassda)

The Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association(Sassda), is one of the most active stainless steel industry associations in the world and has, since 1964, been involved in increasing the awareness and use of stainless steel in Southern Africa. The organisation provides a platform for Sassda members to collectively promote the sustainable growth and development of the industry with the main emphasis on stainless steel converted within the South African economy.

Media Partners

Creamer Media

Creamer Media’s stable includes Mining Weekly, Engineering News Online, MiningWeekly.com, Polity.org.za and online business databases the Research Channel Africa and MiningWeekly.com Research. News is generated from their main newsroom in Johannesburg with bureaus in Toronto and Perth as well as contributors in several African Countries.

Creamer Media's Engineering News

Engineering News is South Africa’s premier source of real economy news on projects, products, personalities and technoeconomic progress.

Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly

Mining Weekly provides news on mining developments in South Africa and around the world.

Engineering Africa

Engineering Africa research and reports back on current manufacturing techniques, product development, management, and technologies. Featuring exclusive industry reports and surveys, and in-depth news, views and analysis on engineering developments and projects. As an independent voice for the engineering industry, they also highlight the work of engineering artisans, and keep readers abreast of latest issues and technology.

Supply Network Africa

Supply Network Africa focuses on creating a networking platform for the movers, shakers and decision-makers in business across Africa’s supply chain industry.” Supply Network Africa is an established bi-monthly publication specifically for the supply chain industry, endorsed by South Africa’s leading companies. Its value lies in the independent analyses of old and new information and trends by people who understand the industry, and what these mean to the market.

Lifting Africa

Lifting Africa is dedicated to providing the reader with a platform to discuss and resolve problems and issues relevant to the African lifting industry. Lifting Africa will assist the reader, with compliance to all legal and statutory requirements in the lifting industry. Our aim is to improve safety in the industry.

Machine Tools Market

MTM, the leading machine tool magazine in southern Africa, is known for informative editorial coverage, including local and international industry news, product news and research articles. Regular features on all types of machine tools and accessories keep readers informed and up-to-date on the latest technology available.

Supporting Media Partner

KZN Industrial & Business News

The KZN Industrial & Business News provides suppliers to industry in KwaZulu-Natal with a niched forum to showcase products and services. The publication, which is distributed every second month, is mailed to a targeted group of 6 500 decision makers involved in industry and business throughout the province.

Eastern Cape Industrial & Business News

The Eastern Cape Industrial & Business News provides suppliers to industry in the Eastern Cape with a niched forum to showcase products and services. The publication, which is distributed every second month, is mailed to a targeted group of 4 000 decision makers involved in industry and business throughout the province.

SA Profile

SA Profile is a national audited publication that promotes and enhances economic transformation, growth, and competitiveness. At the same time the publication empowers entrepreneurs and SMME’s to achieve common business goals through its highly educational and thought-provoking content, contributed by professionals for professionals.

South African Business Integrator

The focus of the publication is to synchronise business information, business culture and align strategies and goals between the public and private sectors, which also assists in bridging the gap of transformation and transparency. South African Business Integrator serves as an enabling platform to strengthen engagement and unlock opportunities for businesses through information sharing, education and thought leadership content from key industry leaders pertaining to development, business objectives, strategic decision-making, good management practices, governance, and sound financial management practices.

Cape Business News

Cape Business News, founded in 1980, is a specialist online platform that provides business readers with comprehensive news, with extensive coverage of general business trends, events, statistics, new products, services and projects. It is primarily a promotional vehicle for companies in the Industrial, Commercial, Business, Finance and Manufacturing industries within South Africa.

Machine Tools Network

Machine Tools Network offers a distinctive approach to South Africa’s manufacturing sector. The focus is on elevating digital media awareness through tailored videography, articles, and interviews on platforms like LinkedIn, YouTube, newsletters, and more, all geared towards South Africa’s manufacturing industry.

Radio Partner

Platinum Gold Radio

Platinum Gold Radio is an internet–only radio station, combining great conversation, entertainment and feel good music. Based in Gauteng, South Africa, this magazine–style, modern radio station broadcasts to a dynamic audience across South Africa and globally, in an easy going style keeping them informed and entertained. Regular on-site broadcasts bring a fresh aspect to this up to date radio format.


Shoose Life

Shoose Life, a non-profit organisation in collaboration with My Walk that is supported by Netcare and Adcock Ingram Critical Care, recycles uncontaminated Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) drip bags, oxygen masks and associated tubing to manufacture durable and fully recyclable school shoes that are then laced up, packaged with love, and distributed as a gift of dignity to children so that they don’t have to go to school barefoot or without an appropriate pair of shoes.

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Specialised Exhibitions offers South Africa’s largest portfolio of trade exhibitions servicing a wide range of business to business sectors of the South African economy. Backed by over 50 years of experience, Specialised Exhibitions is a division of the prestigious Montgomery Group. One of the most widely respected and connected exhibition companies in the world, the group has a footprint of trade shows, consumer shows and specialist projects in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.