Technology Innovation Agency South Africa

The Institute for Advanced Tooling (IAT) is based at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), Soshanguve South Campus.
IAT-TUT key objectives are to:

  • Improve the competitiveness of SMEs in the tooling industry through the growing of highly skilled and educated workers with challenging jobs, which are capable to deliver quality products and processes that meet the OEM requirements.
  • Deliver a new paradigm of high added value tools and tool-making business models that will reposition tool and diemakers as key strategic partners in the value chain in accordance with relevant industry needs.
  • Contribute to the improvement of global competitiveness of the South African manufacturing industry.

Technology Competencies and Offerings;

  • Engineering Change Requests (ECR)
  • Part Inspection/Measurement
  • Product Development/Design/CAD/CAM Technology
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
  • CNC Machining
  • Tool Design & Manufacturing
  • Tool, Die and Mould (TDM) Training
  • Engineering Change Requests (ECR)
  • Injection Moulds modifications for the automotive

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