Regional Case Studies

Regional Case Studies

Siyabonga Tshabalala and Nomuntu Ndhlovu took the decision to leave their corporate jobs in Gauteng and go back home to their rural village of Steenbok in Mpumalanga, to start a business. Both aged 27, the pair now run SiyaBuddy, a recycling and waste management company.Armed...

Sunkist’s biggest seller was ice lollies – but they don’t sell so well in winter. So the company had to think of a new product line for the cooler months. This kind of creativity has grown the group from a small hobby to a national...

With a move to tungsten carbide – and patents pending for its own design – Somta is a leading provider of cutting tools including drills, end mills, taps and reamers. The new material expands its client market, but the company is keeping all its options...

A small factory in the tiny West Coast town of Velddrif is making a name for itself around the world. Stretch Tents International can be found from Burning Man to Glastonbury, and at a host of events and venues in-between. The waterproof, fire-retardant, tough-as-nails tents...

Factory fires, loss of supply, strikes, skills drain – SOS Tool & Die has had a rough few years. But it is sitting out the storm with its eye on the future. It is positive that the season will pass and things will stabilise...

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