AATF2023 Sponsors

Beckhoff implements open automation systems using proven PC-based control technology. The main areas that the product range covers are industrial PCs, I/O and fieldbus components, drive technology, automation software as well as control cabinet-free automation. Product ranges that can be used as separate components or integrated into a complete and mutually compatible control system are available for all sectors. Our New Automation Technology stands for universal and industry-independent control and automation solutions that are used worldwide in a large variety of different applications, ranging from CNC-controlled machine tools to intelligent building control.


eNtsa, an engagement institute of Nelson Mandela University, contributes to industry with a vast range of specialised services which are aimed to support and stimulate local innovation through various initiatives. eNtsa makes much needed engineering skills, services and training more readily available to SMEs operating in various local sectors through our Technology Station Programme, supported by the Technology Innovation Agency.


Fortinet, headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, is a global leader in broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions to the small business, enterprise, and service provider markets.

Maxtec are distributors of market leading cybersecurity solutions that are trusted around the globe. We pride ourselves on being a trusted adviser, and true solutions provider.

ifm is a world leader in industrial factory automation with the following products which include position and process sensors, sensors for motion control, industrial communication and imaging, safety technology, identification systems, condition monitoring systems as well as systems for mobile machines, connection technology and various ifm accessories.


OMRON Industrial Automatuion is the South African subsidiary of Omron Corporation, a global leader in the field of automation based on its core technology of "Sensing & Control + Think." The company's business fields cover a spectrum ranging from industrial automation and electronic components to automotive electronics, social infrastructure systems, healthcare, and environmental solutions. In the field of industrial automation, Omron supports manufacturing innovation by providing advanced automation technology and products, as well as through extensive customer support, to help create a better society.


RSA Retail Savings Bonds are investments with the Government of South Africa which earns a variable, fixed or inflation linked interest for the term of the investment.

Our products are designed to be as accessible as possible for the general public to invest money and earn guaranteed returns at no costs to them.


Established in 1997, RJ Connect has more than 20 years of experience in the Industrial Automation industry, we provide the industry with leading-edge technology, communications and data storage, cyber security, and innovative IIOT solutions.

Our industrial markets include power, mining, water utilities, marine, surveillance factories, smart rail, and intelligent transport solutions as well as quality service and support.

Siemens is a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare. From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and grids, to cleaner and more comfortable transportation as well as advanced healthcare, we create technology with purpose adding real value for customers. By combining the real and the digital worlds, we empower our customers to transform their industries and markets, helping them to transform the everyday for billions of people. The company has been in Africa for over 160 years igniting a history of innovation and social development. As an integrated technology company, Siemens aims to play a constructive role in Africa‘s success story.

Turck Banner (Pty) Ltd employs a direct-to-market sales philosophy, and as such provides a broad range of industries and markets (End-Users, SIs & OEMs) leading-edge technology for their industrial automation applications. Primary markets include automotive, mining, pharmaceutical, food-and-beverage, factory automation, process automation, machine building, material handling, packaging, process control and machine safety. Turck Banner (Pty) Ltd has a reputation for supplying high-quality sensing and automation equipment at competitive prices.