SEIFSA is the authoritative voice in the metals and engineering sector, adding incredible value to companies.

 

We have been very vocal in articulating the concerns of the sector, both publicly and in high-level meetings with various influential stakeholders, including in Government. Whenever Government departments and other stakeholders are keen to solicit the input of the sector or to hear its views on various matters, they approach SEIFSA.

To have peace of mind and add value to your company regarding advocacy, training, consultancy and representation, join an association federated to SEIFSA below. If you want to directly purchase our solutions, you may proceed to browse our offerings under products and services. To join and association now, click below.

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ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRIC CABLE MANUFACTURERS OF SOUTH AFRICA

Employers engaged in the manufacture of electric cables.

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ASSOCIATION OF METAL SERVICE CENTRES OF SOUTH AFRICA

Employers engaged in the industry comprised of service centres concerned exclusively with the cutting and/or forming of metal products for sale, to order or to customer requirements.

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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND ALLIED INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION

Employers engaged in the manufacture of electrical equipment such as generators, motors, convertors, switch and control gear (including relays, contactors, electrical instruments and equipment associated therewith) electrical lighting, heating and cooling equipment, primary and secondary cells and batteries (other than motor car batteries), transformers, furnace equipment, signalling and electronic equipment, electric cables comprising insulated and uninsulated conductors, or incandescent lamps and/or the installation, maintenance, alteration and repair of electrical equipment including the wiring of or for such equipment.

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CAPE ENGINEERS AND FOUNDERS’ ASSOCIATION (CEFA)

Employers engaged within the scope of the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council in the Cape region.

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ELECTRICAL MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA (EMASA)

Employers engaged in electrical manufacturing in the Republic of South Africa shall be eligible for membership.  In order to promote the interest of local manufacturing the Association may grant membership to other local manufacturers meeting the criteria of local content as described below:

“Manufacturing” means the joint enterprise in which employers and employees are associated for the purpose of manufacturing and assembling of products where the local content amounts to at least fifty-per centum (50%) of factory cost.  Factory cost is defined as:

  • Factory Cost: Direct Materials, Direct Labour and manufacturing Overheads (Selling, distribution and administration expenses are specifically excluded from manufacturing overheads).  Refer G.A.A.P. statement AC108 for valuation.
  • Local content of Direct Material: Includes imported non-value added primary products e.g. steel strip, molding powders etc.
  • Manufacturing Overheads: These costs include all costs directly related to the conversion process, i.e. factory rental, plant and machinery depreciation, indirect labour, etc.
  • Primary Products are materials which require conversion/benefication in the manufacturing process in order to substantially change its form or fit for use.
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CONSTRUCTIONAL ENGINEERING ASSOCIATION (SOUTH AFRICA)

Any employer engaged in the Constructional Engineering Industry, which may include but not be limited to any of the following activities shall be eligible for membership of the Association:

  • those engaged in the fabrication of rolled metal sections and plate including the assembly, and/or erection of engineering plant or structures and the repair and/or dismantling thereof.
  • those engaged in construction site operations and activities, including maintenance work.  These operations are taken to include, but are not limited to, all structural, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation work, and work related to these activities, on construction sites.  Temporary workshops set up by members at or near construction sites are regarded as being included in construction site operations.
  • those engaged in the manufacture and/or assembly and/or renovation and/or rectification and/or modification of railway rolling stock including 610 mm gauge rolling stock-rolling stock includes locomotives and/or propulsion/traction units and/or railway wagons and/or passenger coaches and/or guards vans.
  • those engaged in the application of anti-corrosive coating and/or insulation of metal vessels and/or ducting and/or piping.
  • those engaged in non-destructive testing (NDT) and employing operatives and inspection personnel.
  • those engaged in the supply of labour with skills used in the industry, to the members of the Association and to the industry in general.
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HOT DIP GALVANIZERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

Employers engaged in hot dip galvanising.

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IRON AND STEEL PRODUCERS’ ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA (ISPA)

Employers engaged in the basic production of iron and/or steel and/or their alloys or rolling and/or drawing and/or finishing processes when associated and performed conjointly with the basic production of iron and steel and/or their alloys.

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LIFT ENGINEERING ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA

Employers engaged in lift and/or escalator manufacture and/or assembly and/or installation and/or repair and/or maintenance.

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LIGHT ENGINEERING INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION OF SA

Employers engaged in the manufacture by repetitive methods of light metal products (excluding tinsmiths and/or plumbers), by forging, stamping, rolling, pressing, bending, welding, cutting and/or casting and employers engaged in the manufacture or sale of sheet metal articles and/or tubular furniture involving the use of metal of 4mm and thinner and which may include integral light metal sections of material not exceeding 7mm thickness and up to and including 16mm round attachments to hollowware in the Republic of South Africa, shall be eligible for membership of the organisation.

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KWA-ZULU NATAL ENGINEERING INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION

Employers engaged in the engineering industry, including general, structural and foundry operations in the Natal region.

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NON-FERROUS METAL INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA

Employers engaged in the manufacture of non-ferrous metals and alloys including the smelting of scrap metal in connection with such manufacture.

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PLUMBERS AND ENGINEERS BRASSWARE MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION

Employers engaged in the manufacture of plumbers’ and/or engineers’ and/or builders’ brassware.

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EASTERN CAPE ENGINEERING AND ALLIED INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION (ECEAIA)

Employers engaged within the scope of the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council in the Eastern Cape region.

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PRESSURE EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA (PEMA)

Employers engaged in the manufacture of pressure vessels.

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REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING MANUFACTURERS’ & SUPPLIERS’ ASSOCIATION

Employers engaged in the manufacture and/or supply of refrigeration and/or air-conditioning equipment and/or products.

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SA ELECTRO-PLATING INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION

Employers engaged in the decorating, protecting and building up of metals by means of electrode position processes, including the grinding, polishing, oxidising, anodising, pickling and preparation of such metals and other operations incidental thereto.

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SA FASTENERS MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION (SAFMA)

Employers engaged in the manufacture of metal fasteners and allied products.

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SOUTH AFRICAN REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION (SARACCA)

Employers engaged in that section of the air-conditioning and or industrial refrigeration industry concerned with the contracting for and servicing and repairing of air conditioning and/or industrial refrigeration systems.

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SOUTH AFRICAN POST TENSIONING ASSOCIATION (SAPTA) – IN THE PROCESS OF CLOSING DOWN

Employers engaged in the design, assembly, supply and fixing of tendons and anchorages for the post tensioning of concrete.

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HAND TOOL MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION (HATMA)

Employers engaged in the manufacture of edge hand and small tools in the Republic of South Africa.

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GATE AND FENCE ASSOCIATION

Employers engaged in the manufacture and erection of gates and fencing materials and operating a workshop.

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SA PUMP MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION (SAPMA)

Employers engaged in the manufacture and/or fabrication and/or assembly of pumps.

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SA REINFORCED CONCRETE ENGINEERS’ ASSOCIATION (SARCEA)

Employers engaged in the cutting, bending, supply and/or fixing in position of steel bar for the reinforcement of concrete for all types of building and civil engineering structures.

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SA VALVE AND ACTUATORS MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION (SAVAMA)

Employers engaged in the manufacture of valves and/or actuators for valves.

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