AIDC Covid-19 News

South Africa/Italy partnerships yield results for the automotive industry

Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) CEO Mr. Lance Schultz today participated in the Southern Africa and Europe CEO’s dialogue contributing to the discussion around SMME’s as drivers of economic growth...

KICKSTARTING THE POST COVID-19 ECONOMIC RECOVERY THE BIG FOCUS OF THE “SOUTHERN AFRICA EUROPE CEO DIALOGUE” THIS YEAR

As the world has ground to a standstill this year, it is more important than ever to rebuild devastated economies. Rather than being cancelled altogether, the “Southern Africa Europe CEO Dialogue” goes online this year and will be hosted from Johannesburg in digital format on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 November 2020.

INNOVATIVE SANITIZER APPLICATOR CREATES MUCH NEEDED JOBS

The move to produce a handsfree sanitizer applicator at the early stages of the lockdown has proven to an excellent one for engineering entrepreneur Vusi Mkhize. In April, this year the Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) played a pivotal role in assisting Mkhize to develop and put into production a non-electronic hand sanitizer applicatore …

THE AIDC TAKES A LEAD TO ASSIST COMPANIES WITH COVID-19 COMPLIANCE PROTOCOLS THROUGH THE TRAINING AND DEPLOYMENT OF COMPLIANCE OFFICERS

The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) has embarked on a project to train and deploy compliance officers to assist companies to comply with Covid-19 regulations. To date the AIDC has trained 5 Covid-19 compliance officers and 3 AIDC project managers will oversee the implementation of the project. In total, 8 project resources will be working fulltime on this initiative to assist SMMEs and companies with Covid-19 compliance …

ASP tenant provides Covid-19 Solutions

A tenant of the Automotive Supplier Park  (ASP) in Rosslyn, PolyGen, is one of the companies providing solutions to the COVID0-19 Pandemic.  PolyGen has joined the band of factories in the automotive sector that are modifying their production lines to produce components that will assist in the fight against the pandemic…

Black Industrialist develops a Local “No Touch” Solution to fight COVID-19

The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) has played a pivotal role in the production of an innovative hand sanitizer applicator. Mr. Vusi Mkhize, the owner and CEO of Mumbo Group (Pty) Ltd has developed and put into production a non-electronic hand sanitizer applicator…

The Automotive Sector will face the effects COVID-19 for a long time to come

Automotive Industry Development Centre CEO Lance Schultz says revision of certain aspects of the South Africa Automotive Masterplan would be an important consideration given the current position of the local automotive sector due to COVID-19)…

AIDC Covid-19 Lockdown

In response to the continuing COVID-19 outbreak, Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) -Gauteng has announced a temporary suspension of its operations in the Gauteng area….

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE RESPONSE TO COVID-19

The Automotive Industry Development Center (AIDC) has compiled a Standard Operations Procedure (SOP) in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. The World Health Organisation declared the COVID-19 as a global pandemic after which President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a national state of disaster in South Africa…

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