No manufacturer in South Africa needs to be reminded of the significant decline in the manufacturing industry over the past 20 years. While many are calling for and hoping for government initiatives to improve the situation, there is wide-spread agreement that the only long-term sustainable solution is achieving global competitiveness. OneSolve Fusion Experience
South Africa is known for product innovation – the ‘what it does’ part of the equation. However, when it comes to global competitiveness, quality, reliability and cost – the ‘how it is made’ part of the equation – become the defining competitiveness factor. While we need to design innovative products to be competitive, we also need to make better products less expensively.