Furntech - Latest News and Events

  • Carpentry 101 Course Furntech Johannesburg
    Furntech Johannesburg will be hosting a 10 week (Saturday) Carpentry 101 Course starting on 09 April 2016. The course seeks to equip woodworking enthusiasts with the techniques and know-how of producing a basic item of furniture. 
    See Library/News and Events for more details.
  • Market Access Workshop Johannesburg 30 March 2016
    GGDA, in partnership with Furntech, will be hosting a market access workshop in Johannesburg.
    Please see Library/News and Events for more information.
  • BUY LOCAL Furniture Exhibition White River
    Furntech White River in partnership with SEDA Mpumalanga will be hosting a locally manufactured furniture exhibition on the 18th and 19th March 2016.
    See Library/News and Events for advert.
  • Furntech Johannesburg Clients at Homemakers EXPO 2016
    Statement Furniture, Afri-Furniture Design, Lowe Furniture and Designs and Kairos Creations from Furntech Johannesburg will be exhibiting at the Homemakers EXPO 2016 from the 25th to 28th February 2016 at the Ticket Pro Dome, Northgate.

    Be sure to catch them at the GGDA Stands!
  • Furntech Johannesburg Client at Design Indaba 2016
    Pate Arts and Craft from Furntech Johannesburg will be participating at Design Indaba 2016 courtesy of The Department of Arts and Culture.
    Be sure to catch them there!
  • FURNTECH is South Africa’s only Centre of Excellence for the furniture industry and is the first port of call for anyone looking for information on business incubation and / or skills development in furniture manufacturing.

    Our dedication to quality service delivery and our national footprint has resulted in the Fibre Processing and Manufacturing Sector Education and Training Authority (FP & M SETA) recognizing Furntech as the Institute of Sectoral and Occupational Excellence for the industry.

    The two components which form Furntech’s integrated service are:

    • Business Technology Incubation of small and micro enterprises (SME’s)

    • Vocational Skills Development

    These services are available at all Furntech Centres which are spread around the country. Through these centres, Furntech is well positioned to fulfil its national mandate of improving skills levels in the industry, raising the level of global competitiveness, stimulating job and SME creation and transferring new technologies to industry partners.

    Furntech’s facilities offer a combination of training, business and technical support in the form of:

    • Business technology incubator space for entrepreneurs

    • Technical expertise for furniture production

    • Shared-use facilities with modern equipment

    • Accredited training programmes presented by qualified and experienced facilitators.


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