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SAIMC: Tshwane branch

June 2018 SAIMC

Technology evening

Petrus Klopper (right) thanks Dex Machida after the presentation.
Petrus Klopper (right) thanks Dex Machida after the presentation.

At the April technology evening, Dex Machida from KPMG presented on the subject: ‘Robotics in process automation’, which focused on digital labour and the rise of the machine. The market is expected to surpass $152 billion by 2020 with average ROI of between 600 to 800%. It is further envisaged that 45% of current activities performed by people in the workplace may be automated using existing technologies. It is not practical to summate all the lessons from this very well attended event, so please feel free to request a copy of the presentation. The topic makes one think about our own future and how we need to align ourselves with trends such as Industrie 4.0, AI, etc.

Branded clothing

As part of brand building and creating awareness, and for fund raising purposes, the branch is looking at selling some branded clothing items including jackets as, in line with SAIMC Nat Com corporate identity (CI) rules. The jackets, priced in the range of R600 to R750, will be marked to identify branch and committee members. Please contact the committee for more information as samples are available for fitting purposes.



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