CAMASA - Commercial Aviation Manufacturing Association South Africa
Commercial Aviation Manufacturers Association of South Africa

is a joint initiative of industry and government that represents the business interests of the sector, with a view to significant export growth.

Purpose of CAMASA

Establishment of a Growth-Bilateral between Government and Industry to significantly boost South African Commercial Aviation Manufacturing Exports through:

  • Public-Private partnership
  • Integrated Industry Growth Plan
  • Expanding Advanced Manufacturing
  • Future-orientated competitiveness (IoT, Ind 4.0)
  • Labor Engagement & Skills Development

Business Sector – Commercial Aviation

  • Commercial Aviation – Aero-structures, Systems and Interiors
  • Advanced Manufacturing (and Design & Engineering)
  • Sector in South Africa – (CAMASA):

›› 50 companies active

›› Export R2.5b annually

›› 40% Added Value (Local content)

›› Employ 3 000+ people in high skill jobs

›› Train 600+ people annually

›› 90% of activity in Gauteng and Cape Town region.

Outcomes for the Commercial Aviation Manufacturing Sector

  • Doubling manufactured Exports over a period of five years
  • Localisation of imports of materials and components
  • Growing Sector employment by 60% in high-tech jobs
  • Transformation of the Sector including Ownership, Skills- and Supplier Development with particular emphasis on Black Industrialisation; Leveraging and deploying the Advanced Manufacturing Skills
  • Driving the industrialization and commercial deployment of leading edge Technologies such as Additive Manufacturing
  • Establishing a Best-Practice Advanced Manufacturing Hub by applying Advanced Manufacturing Best Practices to the CAV and possibly other regional off-shoots;
  • Promote direct partnerships with international OEM’s and/or Technology partners, to demonstrate and showcase local industry capabilities and capacities to collaborate
  • Forging stronger ties with global Aviation and Advanced Manufacturing companies.
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