SEIFSA Company of the Year Awards | Celebrating Excellence in the Metals and Engineering Sector

On the evening of 25 November 2020, the fifth annual Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) Awards for Excellence, a significant event in our industry, took place. This exclusive and prestigious event, launched in 2015, aims to recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions made by manufacturers operating in the Southern African metals and engineering sector.

The SEIFSA Awards for Excellence beckon manufacturers to submit nominations for their completed projects from the previous calendar year, with a focus on seven different categories for judging. This year, nearly 100 guests from various entities within the metals and engineering sector were welcomed to the event, fostering an atmosphere of celebration. It was a night where both small and large companies, each with their distinct contributions, were honoured for their remarkable work in the sector, underscoring the diversity and inclusivity that characterizes our industry.

During the SEIFSA Awards for Excellence Ceremony held on 25th November, HC was announced as the well-deserved winner of the SEIFSA 2020 Company of the Year Award. This prestigious accolade, a testament to HC’s unwavering commitment to Supplier Development, acknowledges a member company that has made a significant contribution to fostering equitable and sustainable growth within the country’s economy. To qualify for this award, companies are mandated to allocate 3% of their net profit after tax to Supplier Development (2%) and Enterprise Development (1%). This recognition underscores HC’s dedication and inspires other companies to follow suit.

The SEIFSA Company of the Year Awards, held on 25 November 2020, showcased the remarkable achievements and contributions made by companies within the metals and engineering sector. The event not only celebrated excellence but also underscored the pivotal role played by companies in propelling the industry’s growth and development. By recognizing outstanding achievements and fostering collaboration, SEIFSA continues to ignite the spark of ambition in companies, urging them to reach for greatness and contribute to the sustainable economic advancement of Southern Africa.

“Congratulations to HC and all the deserving winners at the SEIFSA Awards for Excellence. Your commitment to excellence, supplier development, and the betterment of the industry inspires us all,” Mr Nyatsumba concluded.