Over the past two decades, South Africa has seen significant advancements in Additive Manufacturing (AM), otherwise known as 3D printing. As a key player in enabling and developing the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) in the country, RAPDASA (Rapid Product Development Association of South Africa) is globally acknowledged for their inimitable involvement. Furthermore, RAPDASA is recognised [...]
The Rapid Product Development Association of South Africa (RAPDASA) proudly announced details of the highly anticipated 20th Annual International Conference. The conference will take place from the 6th to the 8th of November 2019, and will be hosted by the Central University of Technology (CUT) in the Free State. Held at Emoya Estate in Bloemfontein. [...]
RAPDASA is proud to be supporting the inaugural IAMTech Africa Forum & Exhibition. An annual event showcasing the latest innovative additive manufacturing and technological advances impacting business today and its possibilities into the future. The 1-Day forum consists of 4 plenary sessions followed by an exhibition and cocktail reception. Topics to be covered include: ▪ Industry 4.0 and [...]
Women’s month has always provided a great opportunity to highlight successful women in the workplace and assist in the global breakdown of gender divisions. RAPDASA has made every month a reason to empower and encourage women through their endorsement of the Women in 3D Printing global initiative. With the current status quo of the 3D [...]
RAPDASA and the Advanced Engineering Design Group hosted the Additive Manufacturing Industry Open Day. This very successful event was held and hosted by Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth on 14 August. The event was sponsored by Rapid3D and SAIMechE. More than 100 people attended the function where 16 exhibitors were available to showcase the [...]
Solid Edge Technology, in collaboration with RAPDASA, hosted the 3D Printing Open Day, showcasing HP lastest technology in 3D Printing on Thursday 4 July, from 09:30to 13:00 at Solid Edge Technology’s premises. The event hosted exceptional speakers from industry players with interesting topics.