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Company Profiles

Industrial Fluid Solutions

17th May 2013 Industrial Fluid Solutions (IFS) is a specialised supplier of fuel and lubrication handling equipment. Based in Witbank, the coal producing capital of South Africa, IFS distributes throughout South Africa and Southern Africa, with a distribution network reaching as far as Ghana in West Africa. 

Watson-Marlow Bredel

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     10th May 2013 West Rand-based Watson-Marlow Bredel South Africa is a major supplier of peristaltic pumps to a wide range of industries, including mining, brewing, food and beverage, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, printing, agriculture, water, waste and environmental management. 

Becker Mining Systems

3rd May 2013 A global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of energy-distribution, automation, communication, transport and roof-support underground mining infrastructure systems, Becker Mining Systems is headquartered in Germany and has subsidiaries or sales offices on six continents. 

Seal & Gasket Supplies

26th April 2013 East Rand-based Seal & Gasket Supplies, which has been in operation since 1981, is a manufacturer and distributor of high-pressure hydraulic and pneumatic sealing products, including O-rings, oil seals, PTFE seals, gaskets, rubber-moulded seals and custom-made parts. 

Diesel Electric Services

19th April 2013 Since 1993, Diesel Electric Services has specialised in the design, manufacture, delivery, installation, commissioning and maintenance of generator sets, distribution boards, uninterruptible power supply units and associated products.  


29th March 2013 Kintetsu World Express (KWE) is an integrated global logistics company with a presence in Europe, the Middle East, East Asia, South-East Asia, Africa and the Americas. Its network covers a wide range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, agriculture, mining, power generation, oil and... 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     22nd March 2013 The South African subsidiary of global privately held speciality chemicals corporation Buckman started operating in 1971, serving primarily the pulp and paper, industrial water treatment, sugar and leather industries in this country, on the rest of the continent and on East Coast islands from its... 


15th March 2013 East Rand-based Fiberpipe is the sole manufacture in sub-Saharan Africa of Flowtite and Vectus fibre-glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) pipe and fittings used in potable and raw and industrial water applications, as well as in seawater, wastewater, bulk water and sewer applications. 


8th March 2013 Knorr-Bremse South Africa (KBSA), part of the global Knorr-Bremse group, opened shop in 1969 as a sales office and expanded in 1973 to include local manufacturing for the domestic market. Today, the Gauteng-based black economically empowered company offers a complete brake system manufacturing... 

Reliable Transformers

1st February 2013 East Rand-based Reliable Transformers has been in operation since 1982, manufacturing and supplying all types of oil-cooled and dry-type transformers, chokes and reactors of up to 3.5 MVA. 


25th January 2013 The Solar Academy of Sub-Saharan Africa (SASSA/Tasol) is a renewable-energy company based in Alrode, east of Johannesburg, focusing on thermal technology, such as solar geysers and heat pumps; photovoltaic systems (power generation); solar pumps and various energy efficiency products. 

RamPiping Systems

18th January 2013 East Rand-based RamPiping Systems – a fabricator, supplier and installer of piping and related products – has been in operation since 2006 and currently employs 22 permanent workers and around 50 contractors. 


14th December 2012 Paltechnologies, a Gauteng-based valves manufacturer, has been in operation since 1982 but has been under new management since 2002. 

Stainless Fabricators

16th November 2012 Established in 1981, Stainless Fabricators has been in the VBV fold since 2006 and specialises in the fabrication and welding of stainless steel and special grade steel equipment.  

Turnmill Proquip Engineering

2nd November 2012 A medium to heavy specialist engineering firm with its main facilities in Vanderbijlpark, Turnmill Proquip Engineering has been in operation since the 1990s and was bought by the Structa group in 2008. It boasts a yearly turnover of about R150-million. 


14th September 2012 Since its inception in 1984, Mpumalanga-based Electrotron has evolved into a manufacturer of conveyor signalling as well as ‘stop’ and protection systems used in underground mines, overland environments, power stations and quarries. 

IPC Industries

31st August 2012 East Rand-based IPC Industries is a manufacturer of polyisocyanurate and polyurethane insulation foam ranging in density from 35 kg/m3 to 80 kg/m3. 

RamPiping Systems

24th August 2012 East Rand-based RamPiping Systems – a fabricator, supplier and installer of piping and related products – has been in operation since 2006 and currently employs 22 permanent workers and around 50 contractors. 

Acrow Racking & Shelving

17th August 2012 Acrow Racking & Shelving, an East Rand-based metalworking company, has been operational in South Africa since 1951 and currently employs 200 people. 


3rd August 2012 JSE-listed Afrox’s special consumables factory, on Gauteng’s East Rand, has been in operation since 1967, manufacturing stainless-steel electrodes, low-alloy electrodes, cast-iron electrodes, mild-steel electrodes, nickel-based electrodes, hard-facing electrodes and problem-steel electrodes. 


20th July 2012 Strutfast, a market leader in cable management and support systems, was established in 2001. 

P Beulich Sheet Metal Manufacturers

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     13th July 2012 Established in 1976, P Beulich Sheet Metal Manufacturers is situated at 46 Lower Germiston road, in Heriotdale, Johannesburg, and occupies a total of 4 500 m2 of factory floor space. The company boasts SANS ISO 9001/2008 accreditation for quality management and has a staff complement of 60. 

Enzani Technologies

8th June 2012 Enzani Technologies, an 80%-black-owned company established in 2005, is involved in electrical construction, control and instrumentation construction, electrical panel manufacturing and energy management. The remainder of the company’s equity is held by Anglo American through Anglo Zimele.  

Jan Hugo Precision Engineering

18th May 2012 Gauteng-based machining company Jan Hugo Precision Engineering specialises in computer numerically controlled (CNC) milling, CNC turning and CNC wire eroding for small and large batches in a wide range of materials to produce a variety of components. 

City Hire Services

13th April 2012 Gauteng-based City Hire Services (CHS) is a manufacturer of power products, with the complete range including generators, welder generators, water pumps, rammers, plate compactors, power floats, lighting towers, concrete saws and poker drive units. CHS manufactures generators in line with... 

Marley Pipe Systems

6th April 2012 Marley Pipe Systems, which began as Marley Plumbing in 1963 and currently has customers in South Africa and the rest of the African continent, as well as in Indian Ocean island nations, Europe and Australia, is a leading manufacturer and distributor of plastic pipe reticulation systems. 


23rd March 2012 Gauteng-based Ebenhaeser has been involved in the thread rolling and machining of bolts and nuts for the petrochemicals industry since its establishment in November 1967.  


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     16th March 2012 Salchain, of Industries East, in Germiston, on Gauteng's East Rand, is said to be the country's largest manufacturer of medium- to heavy-duty conveyor and elevator chains.  

Environmental Dynamics

9th March 2012 Despite being in operation for only about a year, Gauteng-based air and water pollution prevention and control products manufacturer Environmental Dynamics boasts an order book of R2.5-million.  


10th February 2012 Established in 1975, Pretoria-based Jaluma,working closely with its sister company Marlinec, reconditions industrial components through brush selective electroplating, a cold process that does not affect the base materials. 

The Metal Gift Company

3rd February 2012 The Metal Gift Company was established in 1999 to supply aluminium products for signage, display, corporate or industrial identification purposes. 


27th January 2012 Founded in 1974, the Omsa group is a manufacturer and supplier of engineering products used in a broad spectrum of industries in Africa and beyond, including mineral and metal extraction and refining, iron and steel, pulp and paper, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, water treatment, food and beverage,... 

Clyde Bergemann Africa

2nd December 2011 Gauteng-based Clyde Bergemann Africa is a leading supplier of ‘on-load’ boiler cleaning, air pollution control and ash handling systems to the power and environmental engineering markets.  

Dowson & Dobson Industrial

25th November 2011 Originally established in 1906 by RM Dowson – who was joined in 1920 by Dr JH Dobson – Dowson & Dobson Industrial is involved in the importation and distribution of a range of industrial products, some of which have been marketed by the company for over 50 years.  

Belting Supply Service & BEP Bestobell

18th November 2011 Belting Supply Service & BEP Bestobell is a supplier of conveyor, sealing, transmission, instrumentation, valve and hose products to the African and sub-Saharan African markets. 

Kappa Engineering

11th November 2011 East Rand-based Kappa Engineering specialises in the manufacture, assembly, testing and repair of hydraulic cylinders used mostly in underground trackless mining, earthmoving, drilling and exploration, and waste management.  

Kira Valves & Engineering

4th November 2011 Kira Valves & Engineering, a black economically empowered company established in 2006, is involved in the manufacture, modification, reconditioning and trading of valves.  

Dycer Engineering

28th October 2011 Dycer Engineering, of Waltloo, Pretoria East, was founded in 1992 by John and Connie Gawler.  

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