South African Institute of Foundrymen

The Voice of the South African Foundry Industry

Welcome to the South African Institute of Foundrymen (SAIF)

SAIF is a leading organization promoting and advancing the South African foundry industry through education, training, and skills development. The institute aims to support growth and job opportunities and to remain recognized as the industry voice.

It encourages the development of new technologies and dedicates itself to staying at the forefront of innovation and best practices. The mission is to provide sustainable growth and job opportunities in the manufacturing sector and enhance the competitiveness of the South African metal casting industry by offering education, training, and skills development.

SAIF also acts as a platform for engagement and representation of the industry and promotes it as a crucial contributor to the economy, actively engaging with foreign partners to share and collaborate to improve the local industry. Join us to be a part of the growth and development, stay informed, and network with other experts.

Dear NCPC-SA Stakeholder,
Save the date for the NCPC-SA & ARSCP Colloquium
The National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) together with the African Round Table of Sustainable Consumption and Production  (ARSCP) will host a hybrid colloquium to unpack the COP27 discussion around Decarbonization and the Just Energy Transition.
The event will be hosted on 23 March 2023 at the CSIR ICC in Pretoria and online on MS Teams. There will be follow-up emails leading to the date. For now, please save the date in your calendar.
Kind regards,
NCPC-SA Communication Team

Foundry Technology Courses in South Africa – Semester 1 – 2023

The SAIF Foundry Technology Program will resume on Saturday, 04 February 2023 to 22 April 2022


R3000.00 (Ex VAT)

per student

per module


Opens Monday 09 January 2023 and learners may only register for one module at a time

Contact for more info

Please contact the SAIF office (Marina) on 011 559-6455 or email your request to


2023 Membership fees are due!

Please contact the SAIF offices to arrange urgent payment.

Members are also requested to update their contact information and company profiles so we can update the member list.

The member list is a benefit offered by SAIF so that all members’ information is readily available and displayed correctly, allowing businesses and individuals to find your services.

Please refer to the members listing page and check if your details are up to date.

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