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Company Profiles

East Rand Cranes

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     16th July 2010 East Rand Cranes, which is based in Springs, about 60 km from Johannesburg, has been in existence since 1993 and specialises in the servicing, load-testing, maintenance and repair of overhead cranes and hoists. It also designs, manufactures and installs overhead cranes, gantries and monorail... 

Dunlop Belting Products

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     2nd July 2010 Dunlop Belting Products manufactures heavy-duty conveyor belting at facilities in Benoni, Gauteng, and Howick, KwaZulu-Natal. 

YRP Systems

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     11th June 2010 East Rand-based YRP Systems is a manufacturer of conveyor idler rollers and components, which it supplies to all the major mining houses in South Africa. 

Fine Forest Organics

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     4th June 2010 Black economically empowered Fine Forest Organics, situated east of Johannesburg, is a manufacturer of P è TROZORB absorbents, a range of industrial organic fibre absorbents that feature oil-eating microbes and are used to clean up oil and chemical spills. 

J&C Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     14th May 2010 East Rand-based J&C Engineering, which has been in operation since 1989, is a designer, manufacturer and installer of industrial emission control and gas-cleaning equipment. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     7th May 2010 Honingcraft, of Ekurhuleni, is a manufacturer and supplier of hydraulic cylinder tubes, induction hardened and normal chrome shafts and cast iron bars to the hydraulics industry. 

B&T Steel

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     30th April 2010 Steel contractor B&T Steel, of Delmas, Mpumalanga – which specialises in the design, detailing, fabrication, erection and construction of steel structures – recently bought a Kaltenbach computer numerically controlled (CNC) in-line saw and a drill machine from Germany in a bid to reduce human... 

Solid Liquid Filtration Consultants

23rd April 2010 Gauteng-based Solid Liquid Filtration Consultants (SLFC), which has been in operation since 1985, specialises in the supply of a range of industrial solid/liquid separation equipment used in the chemicals, fine chemicals, edible oil, mineral oil, pharmaceuticals, brewing, mining and food industries. 

TW Profile Services

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     9th April 2010 TW Profile Services is an Ekurhuleni-based company whose services include laser cutting, profile cutting, plasma cutting, guillotine cutting, rolling and bending.  

Kappa Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     19th March 2010 East Rand-based Kappa Engineering specialises in the manufacture, assembly, testing and repair of hydraulic cylinders, and is particularly strong in the underground trackless mining, earthmoving, drilling and exploration, and waste management markets, all of which require different sizes and... 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     5th March 2010 Afrox’s special gases and helium filling plant, in Germiston Industries West, on Gauteng’s East Rand, turns over about R200-million a year, with fixed assets at the site valued at R140-million. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     5th March 2010 Western Cape-based protective clothing manufacturer Sweet-Orr opened its doors in 1931 and has since become a major player in the industry, servicing both local and export markets. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     26th February 2010 Gauteng-based Melco, a designer, manufacturer and supplier of bulk materials handling conveyor equipment, has been in operation since 1970 and currently employs 400 people. 

PDS Technologies

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     19th February 2010 PDS Technologies, of Wadeville, east of Johannesburg, is a manufacturer and repairer of transformers, reactors, resistors, neutral earthing resistors and neutral earthing compensators. The company has been awarded contractors by clients from many countries during the last few years. 

Roller Printflex

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     29th January 2010 Printflex Rollers, a manufacturer of rollers with branches in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape, has been in operation since 1983 and currently employs a total of 55 people at its operations. 

Meyerton Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     15th January 2010 Meyerton Engineering, of Gauteng, is a medium to heavy fabrication facility that supplies equipment mainly in mild steels and has the capacity to produce 250 t/m. 

Centurion Systems

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     20th November 2009 Centurion Systems is a Johannesburg-based manufacturer of access automation and security-related products, including gate automation products, such as motors and remote controls; boom pole traffic barriers; intercom systems; garage door openers; and proximity access control systems. 

MSA Africa

6th November 2009 MSA Corporation is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that include self-contained breathing apparatus, gas masks, gas detection instruments, head protection gear, respirators and thermal imaging cameras.  

Geecom Air Pollution Control Systems

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     30th October 2009 Gauteng-based Geecom Air Pollution Control Systems is a totally local operation, and its two factories in Honeydew, north of Johannesburg, undertake extensive research and development, besides manufacturing electrical and mechanical elements for use in electrostatic precipitators as well as othe... 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     23rd October 2009 Geecom Air Pollution Control Systems, of Gauteng, has been in operation since 1984, and its activities include the engineering, design, manufacture, supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of air-pollution control equipment. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     11th September 2009 Welding, cutting and gas products giant African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) operates a helium facility from its Germiston operations centre, based in Germiston, east of Johannesburg. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     4th September 2009 East Rand-based corrosion protection, epoxy flooring, concrete repair and waterproofing company Verni reports that it is “fortunate to have a substantial order book in these tuff times”. 

Outsource Packaging

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     21st August 2009 Outsource Packaging, which has been in operation since 1999, is a packaging specialist whose product range includes industrial crating and packaging, industrial pallets and skids, and container packing. 

Weir Warman Africa

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     17th July 2009 Weir Warman Africa is a specialist in delivering and supporting slurry pumps, mine dewatering pumps, valves and wear-resistant mill linings for mining and mineral processing applications, the power sector and general industry. 

CNC Systems

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     10th July 2009 CNC Systems, a KwaZulu-Natal-based company that has been in operation since 1985, is involved in the design and manufacture of plasma, oxyfuel and waterjet machines and automotive systems. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     12th June 2009 The Afrox welding consumables factory, in Brits, about 30 km west of Pretoria, manufactures carbon-steel MIG wire and welding electrodes. 

Booyco Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     5th June 2009 Booyco Engineering, of Gauteng, is involved in the design, engineering and manufacture of customised and standard heating, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment and specialised air-handling systems for applications ranging from mining and military to railways, materials handling and the... 

Ainsworth Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     29th May 2009 Ainsworth Engineering, of Gauteng, is a manufacturer of valves. 

Ithuba Valves & Industrial Supplies

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     22nd May 2009 East Rand-based Ithuba Valves & Industrial Supplies, a black-controlled company that has been in operation since 2000, is involved in the manufacture and refurbishment of waterworks valves. 

Tank Ends

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     15th May 2009 Gauteng-based Tank Ends is involved in the spinning and forming of ‘heads’ (also called dished ends) for the engineering industry. These are used in the manufacture of containers, pressure vessels and process industrial equipment.  

Acton Repair Services

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     8th May 2009 Acton Repair Services, of Germiston, on Gauteng’s East Rand, was established in 1989 as GEC Alsthom Machine Repairs. Its name was changed to Elmac Machine Repairs in 1993 and Alstom Repair Services in 1998. It assumed its new identity in July last year. 

Clifford Welding

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     1st May 2009 Pietermaritzburg-based Clifford Welding, which has been in operation since 2004, is involved in the design, manufacture, assembly and commissioning of capital equipment. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     24th April 2009 East Rand-based Filtaire, which has been trading since 2002, is a manufacturer of air filters used in the pharmaceuticals, mining, industrial and automotive sectors. The company’s air filters are also used in heating, ventilation and air-conditioning applications. 

Hansen Transmisssions South Africa

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     10th April 2009 Hansen Transmissions South Africa, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hansen Transmissions International, has been assembling and supplying industrial gearboxes used in the materials handling, water treatment, energy, and mixer sectors for the last 40 years. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     20th March 2009 East Rand-based CMG, a supplier, distributor and repairer of electric motors and variable-speed drives, has had a presence in South Africa since 2002. 

Hydro Power Equipment

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     13th February 2009 Hydro Power Equipment (HPE), of Kya Sand, north of Johannesburg, has been in operation since 1985, supplying drill rigs and high-pressure valves to the underground mining industry and offering maintenance and support services for these products.  

Imab Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     23rd January 2009 Nigel-based Imab Engineering is a manufacturer of structural steel, electricity transmission-line towers and telecommunications masts. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     7th November 2008 For many centuries, the provision of natural light in buildings has been a major consideration when designing habitable structures. 

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