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Company Profiles

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. 

Remkor Technologies

17th August 2007 Remkor Technologies, which was established in 1981 and currently employs 130 people, is involved in laser cutting, sheet-metal fabrication, metal stamping, powder coating, welded assemblies and complete product assemblies. 

August General Servicing

10th August 2007 August General Servicing, of Tulisa Park, east of Johannesburg, manufactures and erects steel structures and platework, erects mechanical piping and steel-associated equipment, and undertakes plant maintenance and construction. 


3rd August 2007 UV+IR Engineering, with premises at 24 Production road, in Amalgam, Johannesburg, is a manufacturer of infrared drying and heating equipment and has, since its inception in 1980, supplied equipment to customers in South Africa and the rest of the continent, as well as those in Canada, Russia and... 

Wetback Contracts

27th July 2007 Wetback Contracts, a fabrication and construction company specialising in pipework, pressure vessels and fired heaters, lists the granting of a five-star Nosa safety rating – which is valid until January 2008 – as one of its major achievements in the recent past. 


20th July 2007 Since its inception in 1991 as an importer of hydraulic components, East Rand-based company Hydromobile has grown by leaps and bounds and now supplies a range of components to the mining, machine tool, agricultural and industrial sectors, besides others. 

LPM Reinforcing Steel & Mesh

13th July 2007 Vereeniging-based LPM Reinforcing Steel & Mesh has been in operation since 1986, supplying, cutting, bending and installing reinforcing steel and mesh and allied products for the building and civil construction industries. 

Vela Steel Building Systems

6th July 2007 Established in February this year, lightweight steel frames and roof trusses manufacturer Vela Steel Building Systems, of Jet Park, east of Johannesburg, boasts fixed assets valued at more than R10-million. 

Rhino Valves

29th June 2007 East Rand-based Rhino Valves, a manufacturer, importer and distributor of valves, pipe and pipe fittings to the process, mining, pharmaceuticals and various other industries, has been in operation since 1984. 

Imab Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     22nd June 2007 Imab Engineering, of Nigel, is a manufacturer of structural steel, electricity transmission-line towers and telecommunications masts. 

Melcast Foundry

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     15th June 2007 Melcast Foundry, of Benoni, east of Johannesburg, has been in operation since November 2002, making SG-iron, cast-iron and steel castings. 

Cosira Plant Three

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     8th June 2007 Cosira International, a company engaged in structural steelwork, platework, piping, conveyors and mechanical manufacture and erection, has been in operation since October 1988. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     1st June 2007 Italy-based Sierra has been in operation since 1962, supplying balers, shears and loaders to many markets across the globe. 

Hytec Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     25th May 2007 East Rand-based Hytec Engineering is a manufacturer and repairer of hydraulic cylinders, and its main clients are original-equipment manufacturers and the mining and general industries. 

Robor Galvizers

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     18th May 2007 Robor Galvanizers, South Africa�s largest jobbing galvanizer, boasts three galvanizing lines that are capable of processing in excess of 7 000 t a month. 

Trevak Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     11th May 2007 Precision-engineering company Trevak Engineering, which is based on Gauteng’s East Rand, boasts a 730-m2 factory equipped with a CNC machining centre; three CNC lathes fed by bar feeders; and manual milling, drilling and turning equipment. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     4th May 2007 East Rand-based RELYIntraCast, which came into being following the merger in 2006 of RELY and IntraCast, is the only investment-casting foundry in South Africa with TS16949:2002 certification, a prerequisite for supplying original equipment to the automotive sector. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     27th April 2007 From humble beginnings in 1953 in a small office in the heart of the Free State goldfields, Genrec has grown into one of the largest engineering companies in Africa. 

Hi Alloy Castings

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     20th April 2007 East Rand-based Hi Alloy Castings, has been in operation since 1979, manufacturing castings for a range of industries and machining the components. 

Sika South Africa

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     13th April 2007 Sika South Africa, a leading supplier of speciality chemicals for construction and industry, has been in operation since 1988. Its core competences are sealing and bonding, waterproofing, reinforcing, structural strengthening and protecting. 

Cosira Group

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     6th April 2007 The Cosira group’s No 2 plant, at 223 Lower Germiston road, in Heriotdale, Johannesburg, has been in operation since October 1988, manufacturing structural steelwork, conveyors, platework and piping. 

Elematic South Africa

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     30th March 2007 The two-month-old Elematic South Africa, of Benoni, on Gauteng’s East Rand, is a manufacturer of hollow-core concrete slabs, which are sold mostly to residential developers. 

Walter Meano Engineering

By: Archivist     23rd March 2007 Walter Meano Engineering, which was first established by the late Walter Meano on hired premises at 63a Garden road, Georgetown, Germiston, provides a machining service, in the light engineering field, to the mining and steel industries and is also a manufacturer of submersible and vertical... 

Walter Meano Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     23rd March 2007 Walter Meano Engineering, which was first established by the late Walter Meano on hired premises at 63a Garden road, Georgetown, Germiston, provides a machining service, in the light engineering field, to the mining and steel industries and is also a manufacturer of submersible and vertical... 

Spirax Sarco

By: Archivist     16th March 2007 Spirax Sarco South Africa, which was established in South Africa in 1973 and the UK parent company of which has been in existence since 1888, provides knowledge, service and products worldwide for the control and effective use of steam and other industrial fluids. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     9th March 2007 Located on Sigma road, in Industries West, Germiston, African Oxygen (Afrox) designs and manufactures gas equipment, and its emphasis is increasingly being placed on medical gas-flow products. 

Ametis Projects

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     2nd March 2007 Ametis Projects, established in October 2003 with specialist knowledge in the food and beverage and industrial-water treatment businesses, comprises members with extensive experience in the water-treatment industry, gained from being executives or shareholders in the old Chematron Products... 

VAE South Africa

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     23rd February 2007 VAE South Africa is a supplier and manufacturer of permanent-way products, such as rail turnouts, points and crossings, as well as steel components for railway tracks across the African continent. 

Metric Automotive Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     16th February 2007 Metric Automotive Engineering, a Germiston-based family-owned business, has been in operation since 1969 and specialises in the remanufacture and refurbishment of diesel engines and diesel-engine components. 

Denver Technical Products

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     9th February 2007 Denver Technical Products, established 22 years ago, manufactures portable and emergency lighting systems, which are used by public utilities, the security and mining industries, fire brigades and armed forces, as well as for civil defence applications. The company, employing 35 people, operates... 

Cosira International

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     2nd February 2007 Cosira International’s Plant 1, in Heriotdale, Johannesburg, has been in operation since 1988, providing a range of products, including structural steelwork, conveyors, platework and piping. Cosira has three other plants, two of which are also in Heriotdale. The company, which is 70%-owned... 

Tricom Structures

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     26th January 2007 Tricom Structures, a designer and manufacturer of steel structures, especially lattice masts for the telecommunications and power-transmission industry, has been in operation since 1999 and is currently extending its factory in Waltloo, Pretoria, from 6 000 m2 to 10 200 m2. 

Aberdare Cables

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     19th January 2007 Cables company Aberdare, which has been in operation for 60 years, manufactures and sells low-voltage PVC- and XLPE-insulated cables; medium-voltage XLPE-insulated cable; flexible cable and cords; telecommunications accessories; low-cost electrification and wiring solutions; fire-performance... 

Hazard Corporation

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     15th December 2006 Hazard Corporation (Hazcor), of Midrand, in Gauteng, has been operation since 1981 and is a manufacturer of high-performance protective clothing, including firefighting suits, chemical suits, bullet-resistant vests, furnace-protection clothing, nuclear and biological and chemical warfare suits,... 

Elephant Lifting Equipment

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     8th December 2006 Elephant Lifting Equipment is a specialist supplier of lifting equipment and represents the world’s foremost brands and manufacturers. 

Matomo Technologies

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     1st December 2006 Black-empowered Matomo Technologies, the local assembly partner of global information technology giant HP, last month produced its 300 000th PC at its 2 500-m2 factory in Midrand, north of Johannesburg. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     24th November 2006 Honingcraft, of 29 Dekema road, in Wadeville, on Gauteng’s East Rand, has been in operation since 1992 and currently employs 56 people. 

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