Commercial Aviation Manufacturing Association South Africa

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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. The purpose of CAMASA is the 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

The outcomes for the Commercial Aviation Manufacturing Sector is to:

  • Double manufactured Exports over a period of five years;
  • Localise imports of materials and components;
  • Grow Sector employment by 60% in high-tech jobs;
  • Transform the Sector including Ownership, Skills- and Supplier Development with particular emphasis on Black Industrialisation;
  • Leverage and deploy the Advanced Manufacturing Skills;
  • Drive the industrialization and commercial deployment of leading edge Technologies such as Additive Manufacturing;
  • Establish 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; and
  • Forge stronger ties with global Aviation and Advanced Manufacturing companies.

For more information, contact:


Tel: 012 662 5000 / 5010


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