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Company Profiles


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     3rd October 2008 Enserve is a specialist pump and valve company whose target markets include the petrochemicals, power generation, steel, sugar, water distribution and paper industries. 

Afrox GOC

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     12th September 2008 African Oxygen Limited’s (Afrox’s) 80 000-m2 Gases Operation Centre (GOC), on Barlow street, in Germiston, on Gauteng’s East Rand, manufactures industrial gases, medical gases and speciality gases, which it distributes countrywide.  

Bensch Forge 

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     5th September 2008 Ekurhuleni-based Bensch Forge, which has been in operation since 2003, is a manufacturer of closed and open die forgings. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     29th August 2008 Gas and welding products company Afrox’s gas equipment factory, which comprises gas equipment and valve production units, has been awarded a contract to supply an integrated medical valve to Australia. 


22nd August 2008 Motors, transformers, drives and switchgear group Zest says its recent acquisition of a specialist turnkey electrical, instrumentation, control systems and construction company will enable it to extend its customer support portfolio. 

Anderson Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     15th August 2008 KwaZulu-Natal-based Anderson Engineering, which has been in operation since 1958, is involved in the design and manufacture of processing equipment, especially in steel. 


8th August 2008 East Rand-based standard and special fastener manufacturer Tel-Screw, which has been in operation since 1969 and now employs 150 people, was awarded ISO 9001:2000 quality management certification earlier this year. 

Stainless Fabricators

4th July 2008 Stainless Fabricators, of Chamdor, Gauteng – a medium to heavy engineering company which fabricates all stainless and special steel grades – boasts a lengthy product range, which includes pressure vessels, columns, drums, heat exchangers, storage vessels, process vessels, ducting, fluid-bed... 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     27th June 2008 Labelpak, of Randburg, Gauteng, is involved in the manufacture and printing of metal tags, plastic tags, flexible tags, self-adhesive labels and packaging. 

Oasys Innovations

20th June 2008 Oasys Innovation is a manufacturer and supplier of products for the exhibitions and events industry. The company’s product range includes exhibition shells and stand equipment, carpeting, furniture, audiovisual equipment and marquee equipment. 

Flowcrete South Africa

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     6th June 2008 Durban-based Flowcrete South Africa is involved in the manufacture and distribution of a range of specialist epoxy, polyurethane and acrylic resin flooring systems and construction chemicals. 

Group Line

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     30th May 2008 Industrial linings company Group Line has been in operation since 1991, and its product range now includes Alumina Ceramic, Cast Basalt, Glass Flowline UHMWPE, and Line-OX SF composite linings. 

DCD-Dorbyl Heavy Engineering Vereeniging

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     9th May 2008 DCD-Dorbyl Heavy Engineering Vereeniging is involved in the machining and fabrication of capital equipment for the mining, metallurgical and materials-handling industries. 

FB Crane Builders & Repairers

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     2nd May 2008 FB Crane Builders & Repairers is a SANS ISO 9001:2000 certified designer, manufacturer and installer of electric overhead travelling cranes, JIB cranes and related equipment, meeting all legal requirements. 

Brown McFarlane Afroca

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     25th April 2008 KwaZulu-Natal-based steel plate profiling service centre and steel merchant Brown McFarlane Africa, which has been in operation since 2005, reports that it will be opening a new operation in Johannesburg this year and will also be extending its factory at its head office, in Richards Bay, by 2... 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     18th April 2008 Steel tube manufacturer Tubecon, established by Frans Tollenaar, has been supplying welded steel tube and profile to the Southern African market since 1977. 

Metric Automotive Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     28th March 2008 Metric Automotive Engineering, of Germiston, Gauteng, has been in operation since 1969. 

Steam & Engineering

21st March 2008 East Rand-based Steam & Engineering has been in operation since 1982. 

Apex Strip Curtains

14th March 2008 Apex Strip Curtains manufactures and markets a customised range of controlled environment strip curtains, high-speed roll-up and fold-up doors, insulated impact traffic doors and welding and safety screens. 

Swift Heat & Control

7th March 2008 Swift Heat, a Gauteng-based company established in 1983, is a provider of heating and temperature-control solutions to a variety of industrial sectors. 

Marthinusen & Coutts

29th February 2008 Marthinusen & Coutts, a manufacturer and repairer of electric motors and components, has been in operation since 1954 and is said to be the leading repairer of high-voltage motors in the southern hemisphere. 

Neck Ring International

22nd February 2008 Neck Ring International is a private company specialising in the machining of ferrous and non-ferrous components on a series production basis according to a customer’s specific requirements. 


1st February 2008 Gammatec, a manufacturer and reseller of non-destructive testing (NDT) equipment, accessories and consumables, was the recipient of the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s 2007 Exporter of the Year Award. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     14th December 2007 Gases and welding equipment company Afrox has a product range which comprises gas-pressure regulators, welding and cutting torches, cutting nozzles and valves. It is now placing increased emphasis on medical gas-flow products, including a newly developed medical integrated valve. 

Paramount Trailes

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd November 2007 East Rand-based Paramount Trailers, established in 1997 by founding member Fernado Marques, is in the business of manufacturing and refurbishing trailers. 

ETIS Mvelaphanda

16th November 2007 Mpumalanga-based ETIS Mvelaphanda supplies many makes of crane spares and accessories from its Witbank factory, and also offers a broad range of services, including servicing, repairing and maintaining cranes, lifting equipment and electrical feeding systems. 

Dresser Flow Solutions

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     9th November 2007 Dresser Flow Solutions, of 16 Edendale road, Easleigh, Edenvale, on Gauteng's East Rand, is a supplier of valves to the petrochemicals, chemicals, power, pulp and paper, and food sectors. It also services the valves. 

Hydro Group

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     2nd November 2007 Manufacturer and supplier of heavy and specialised fabrication Hydro Group' of East Rand branch has been in operation since 1999 and currently employs 65 people. 

Weir Minerals Africa 

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     26th October 2007 East Rand-based Weir Minerals Africa, a member of the UK's Weir Group, recently opened a foundry at its main premises in Isando. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     19th October 2007 Borehole-pump manufacturing company Brisan, which is part of the worldwide Grundfos group, services mainly the local agricultural sector, but is expanding into other parts of the continent through distribution arrangements. 

Univesal Clips

12th October 2007 Roodepoort-based Universal Clips - which has been in existence for more than 40 years - manufactures a wide range of metal pressings and formed wire products, including a variety of hose clamps made of various types of steel. 


5th October 2007 Coolspace, of Modderfonteing, east of Johannesburg, is a manufacturer of polyurethane-injected panels. It manufactures its own aluminium windows and doors, and can make collapsible cold-rooms in kit form, which can be erected in 20 minutes. 

Air Reliant

28th September 2007 Air Reliant has been in operation since 1994, delivering service for all makes of centrifugal and turbo compressors. It recently concluded a partnership agreement with Samsung Techwin to supply new Samsung Turbo Master compressors. 

Stahl Esaco

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st September 2007 Explosionproof electrical and lifting equipment manufacturer Stahl Esaco, which has been in operation since 1975, was earlier this year awarded the agency for explosionproof heat-tracing products from Klopper Therm, of Germany. 

Mpumalanga Crane Services

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     14th September 2007 Mpumalanga Crane Services has grown from humble beginnings in 2000 to become one of the preferred providers of repair, installation and refurbishment services for all types of materials-handling equipment and general engineering. 

Laser Cut Varios

7th September 2007 Johannesburg-based Laser Cut Varios, which has been in operation since 1990, makes use of automated production processes and state-of-the-art machinery. The services it provides include laser cutting, computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining, CNC tube bending, robotic welding and turnkey... 

SA Compensators

31st August 2007 Black-empowered and -managed SA Compensators, of Heidelberg, is a manufacturing concern whose product and service range includes industrial bellows and compensators, boiler economisers, pressure vessels, tanks, ducting, pipe supports, machining and general fabrication. 


24th August 2007 Wilvic, a Krugersdorp-based provider of turnkey solutions for the engineering plastics industry, has set itself the target of acquiring environmental certification by next year, becoming one of the first injection moulding companies in South Africa to achieve this accolade. 

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