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Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview News

Africa Automation Fair 2019 will showcase hundreds of products filling the entire Ticketpro Dome, from 4-6 June 2019. Find out where industry 4.0 is headed and explore strategies and solutions for driving efficiency in your operations. Our exhibitors showcase the latest technologies and innovations which allows you to keep up to date with the latest trends. Exhibitors from industrial automation, industrial software, industrial factory automation, industrial valves and controls, robotics, power and automation engineering, energy technologies, and so much more will be represented at the show.

Following the success of the Connected Industries Conference in 2017, it will run alongside the fair again this year looking to assess South Africa’s Industry 4.0 progress, consider whether Industry 4.0 can revive South Africa manufacturing, look at the impact of Disruptive Technologies on business, and drill down into specific areas such as smart communication platforms, the components of smart factories, system interoperability, IIoT, Blockchain, AI, VR and AR, cloud solutions and data analytics for the industrial environment.

2019 sees the addition of the Unisa African Operations Management Conference, competitive operations management for driving automation in Africa forward. Africa Automation Fair is a mine of information this year, three CPD accredited workshops with in depth product presentations by industry experts – the workshops allow you to explore Industry 4.0 strategies and solutions to drive efficiency, productivity and cost benefits in your operations.

The only Automation show to offer a zone where exhibitors are able to highlight their equipment and products in action. Visitors get to see the products and technical capabilities in a live environment, they get to engage with the exhibitors & have technical discussions about the innovations on display.

AAF 2019 will illustrate ways to overcome manufacturing stagnation and fast track growth, by showcasing the latest technologies, solutions and models for next generation manufacturing. Nowhere else in Africa can you experience all the key players on one floor, comparing products, latest technologies, new developments and solutions. Discover ways automation can benefit you and how to integrate it, we look forward to seeing you and wish you every success.

Marius Smit

General Manager – Business and Technology Portfolio

Reed Exhibitions South Africa


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