Furntech - Latest News and Events

  • South African Business Incubation Conference
    The South African Business Incubation Conference will be held in Johannesburg on 10-11 March 2016 at Gallagher Estate, Midrand.
    Be sure to catch Furntech there!
  • Living Space Home Improvements Cape Town
    Congratulations to Living Space Home Improvements from Cape Town for winning the Highest Turnover Incentive Scheme in the Furntech Incubation Programme for January 2016.
    Well Done from the Incubation Team!
  • Furntech White River Client to exhibit at FACIM 2015 in Mozambique
    Ngwekazi Wooden Designs from White River has been selected by MEGA to participate at the 2015 Maputo International Trade Fair from 31 August to 06 September 2015  in Mozambique.
  • Furntech Johannesburg Clients at Decorex 2015
    Afri-Furniture Design and Pate Arts and Crafts from Furntech Johannesburg will be exhibiting at Decorex 2015 at the Gallagher Convention Centre (Midrand) from 6 - 10 August 2015.  Be sure to catch them there!
  • Furntech Johannesburg Clients at Home Makers Expo 2015
    Kairos Creations and Vhahashu Designs from Furntech Johannesburg will be exhibiting at the Home Makers Expo 2015 at the Coca Cola Dome Northgate from 26 February to  01 March 2015. Be sure to catch them at the GGDA Stands  1 and 11!
  • 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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