Blog on Stainless Steel Plasma Cutting and Laser Cutting Services

A continental shift: Connectivity is key

Africa’s population growth is forecasted to expand from 1.2 billion today, to 2.5 billion by 2050 and, consequently, intensive planning is needed for this unparalleled growth – not just economically, but from an infrastructural perspective as well. Infrastructure development lays the foundation for economic prosperity and is key for the sustainable development of emerging African economies. Economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, in particular, still have some way to go before undergoing the transformation into economic powerhouses …

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Stainless steel: Unparalleled flexibility that lasts

Consumerism has forged its way into human culture since the early 1900s. Corporations, especially in the post-war era, planted the seed in the consumer’s mind that the product they were enjoying would become outdated at some point and that it should be replaced by a newer version, even though it still served its original function. Corporations subsequently flooded markets with ‘new-and-improved’ products, leaving fully-functional products to be discarded. Today, the spotlight is on sustainable alternatives …

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Equipped for Industry 4.0

Business organisations are expected to stay a step ahead of change in order to remain competitive and relevant in their markets. The business of the future needs to be at the forefront of innovation, deliberately deploying next-generation technologies like the internet of things (IoT), machine learning and robotics to increase productivity levels, maximise output and turn a profit. The South African economy is laden with challenges such as poor economic growth, negative financial forecasts, and …

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A Decade Of Precision

At its inception, National Stainless Steel Centre’s core focus was to provide high-quality stainless steel, alloys, duplex and super duplex to its discerning clients. The original 2 000m² facility in Jet Park, on Johannesburg’s East Rand, housed one CO²  3kW laser, one 180-ton press brake, a high-definition plasma and a shear guillotine. This modest operation was overseen by just four staff members, including current partners Ivan Obadic and Mischel Frljak. National Stainless Steel Centre eventually grew to …

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Empowering Women

In the fourth quarters of 2015 and 2016, more than 50% of young women in the 20- to 24-year age group were not employed or participating in education or training activities (Stats SA). Did you know?  Since 2012, National Stainless Steel Centre has sponsored female learners at the Southern Cross High School in Limpopo. They have since matriculated and are studying at top universities in South Africa. #EmpoweringWomen #DevelopmentIsAMindset