NFTN supports initiative to get Kimberley Engineering Works, RelyIntracast and Vestcast audit ready. As a result of the TUV accreditation the local content pump and valve initiative gets clout and SOCs loophole is closed.
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The PED support was identified as a strategic intervention to enable the local foundries to penetrate the global valves and pumps market and localise this sector in line with the industry norms. This milestone is a proof that local foundries are competent to manufacture to the internationally accredited standards and therefore no need to import similar castings (Sandy Majatladi, Programme Manager)