All Africa Expo ISTMA 2023 > 6 – 10 November 2023 > Cape Town International Convention Centre – South Africa


ISTMA2023 World Conference News

The International Special Tooling and Machining Association (ISTMA) is the world’s largest representative body for global tooling manufacturing and has announced that its next triennial World Conference and General Assembly will be hosted in Cape Town from 6 to 10 November 2023.

This is great news for the African tooling industry, as ISTMA is the hub of expertise and a key cooperation and knowledge-sharing platform for the worldwide mould, die, special tooling and precision machining industry.

This event is set to create invaluable exposure and networking opportunities for the local industry.

Representatives from global tooling houses and associated industries, industry leaders and business people from 22 countries and 23 ISTMA member associations (made up of more than 8000 companies) will attend the International Association’s 16th World Conference, General Assembly and constituent meetings of regional groupings – ISTMA Europe, Americas, Africa and Asia.

The conference themes for the ISTMA 16th World Conference will be: Sustainable development, technical advances in tooling manufacturing and skills development.