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Company Profiles


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. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     17th November 2006 Conveyor idler manufacturer Megaroller, of Brits, boasts a 1 800-m2 factory with injection moulders, lathes, milling machines and hydraulic assembly machines. 

Seal King Manufacturing

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     10th November 2006 Seal King Manufacturing, of Number 3 Atom road, Wadeville, on Gauteng’s East Rand, is a designer and manufacturer of fluid seals and has been in business for more than 20 years. 

Mathote Modular Building Systems

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     3rd November 2006 Prefabricated-buildings manufacturer Mathote Modular Building Systems, with factories on the East Rand and in Polokwane, reports that it has delivered more than 250 classrooms to the Department of Education in Limpopo. 

David Brown

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     27th October 2006 Gear-manufacturing company David Brown started operating in 1860 as a general pattern maker, but has expanded the scope of its activities over the years and was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1993, ending 133 years of private ownership. 

Steloy Castings

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     20th October 2006 Established in 1984, Steloy Castings ranks as one of the most advanced specialist foundry groups in South Africa. 

SEW Eurodrive

By: Helene Le Roux     13th October 2006 The South African division of German geared-motors and industrial-gears assembler, SEW Eurodrive, has invested R6,5-million to upgrade its industrial-gears assembly plant in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga. 

SAM Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     6th October 2006 SAM Engineering was established in 1986 to manufacture a range of centrifugal pumps for the South African chemicals and pulp-and-paper industries using local technology. 

Morgan Carbon South Africa

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     29th September 2006 Morgan Carbon South Africa, part of the global Morgan Carbon division, is a manufacturer and distributor of carbon brushes, brush holders, pantographs, bursting discs, heater sleeves, seal faces, commutator maintenance products and specialised engineered carbon components. 

Ithuba Valves

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     22nd September 2006 Established three years ago, black-controlled Ithuba Valves & Industrial Supplies boasts an annual turnover of about R20-million, and its order book currently stands at R25-million. 

Kan Pei Agencies

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     15th September 2006 Established in 1981 as an exclusive agency, Kan Pei Agencies shifted its emphasis on to the local manufacture of exclusive storage components for the kitchen and built-in-cupboard market in 1986. 

Gilo Engineering & Manufacturing Company

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     8th September 2006 Established 35 years ago, Gilo Engineering & Manufacturing Company has gained a reputation as a specialist in the field of precision-engineered components, particularly for the automotive industry. 

Sreenex Manufacturing

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     1st September 2006 East Rand-based Screenex Manufacturing, a developer and manufacturer of screening and associated products used predominantly in the mining and quarrying industries, has been owned by new shareholders since June this year. 

Below & Bus Technology

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     25th August 2006 The activities of Bellow & Bus Technology, of Meyerton, Gauteng, are split into four divisions, namely the manufacture of concertina bellows, mainly for local and international clients in the bus industry; the manufacture of vacuum tankers, mainly for the waste industry; metal processing... 

Bates Mining Specialists

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     18th August 2006 Klerksdorp-based Bates Mining Specialists is a manufacturer and supplier of mining and safety products and also has a plastic-pipe extrusion plant for the production of blast barricades. 

Allied Furnace Consultants

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     11th August 2006 Allied Furnace Consultants, which has been in operation since January 2005, is involved in the design and engineering of pyrometallurgical process plants and equipment, as well as the fabrication of equipment for the arc-furnace industry. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     4th August 2006 Protective-clothing and leisurewear manufacturer Sweet-Orr, of Cape Town, celebrates its 75th year of existence this year. 

Waloni Industrial

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     21st July 2006 Established in 1992, Waloni Industrial, of Krugersdorp, is involved in the design and manufacture of belt-training equipment for the bulk materials-handling and mining industries. 

Alfred Teves Brake Systems

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     14th July 2006 Alfred Teves Brake Systems, a manufacturer and distributor of brake components for the automotive sector, was established in 1968. 

Gem Switchgear

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     7th July 2006 Gem Switchgear is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive range of low- and medium-voltage switchgear. 

Dos Group

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     30th June 2006 Dos Group, of Germiston, is a manufacturer of steel pressed products and plastic injection products for the mining, automotive and security industries, as well as small direct-current (dc) motors. 

A & E Confab

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     23rd June 2006 A&E Confab, of 36 Victoria road, Lorentzville, Johannesburg, was established 22 years ago and is involved in the manufacture of ducting and spouting for the food and processing industry, as well as complete turnkey dry-filtration systems from steel and mild steel. 

Probraze Metals

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     16th June 2006 Probraze Metals, a leading manufacturer of brazing alloys in Africa, started trading in November 2001, following the company’s purchase of the knowledge base, plant and equipment of Johnson Matthey South Africa’s metal-joining division, which had closed shop earlier that year. The... 

Salt (Pty) Ltd

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     9th June 2006 East Rand-based Salt (Pty) Ltd, which has been in operation since 1997, is an importer and distributor of branded propshaft and CV components. The company has grown by more than 25% a year during the last five years, with growth for the quarter ending May this year coming in at over 20%.... 

Vamco Steel & Engineering and Pylon Gears

By: System Author     2nd June 2006 In 2003, Vamco Steel & Engineering, of Heidelberg, and L&H Industrial, of Wyoming, in the US, acquired Pylon Gears, which is based at 46 Tennyson drive, Tulisa Park, Johannesburg, on a 50:50 basis to meet the steady growth in demand the two companies were experiencing. 

Pegasus Steel Products

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     26th May 2006 Pegasus Steel Products is a steel-service centre based in Tunney Extension 7, in the Greenhills industrial area of Elandsfontein, on the East Rand. 

Ozz Foundries

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     19th May 2006 Ozz Foundries, a manufacturer and supplier of wear parts and general-engineering ferrous castings, boasts a yearly turnover of R500-million. 

B&B Tubular Products

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     12th May 2006 B&B Tubular Products is a specialist in the manipulation and fabrication of steel tubular products. 

Linatex Africa

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     5th May 2006 Linatex is an authority in the use of rubber for abrasion, impact and corrosion resistance and has been in operation since 1933. 

Crosible Filtration

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     28th April 2006 Crosible Filtration is a Gauteng-based supplier of high-tech filtration fabrics for industrial liquid and dust filtration. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     21st April 2006 TML, of Germany, is involved in the design and production of debricking machines, converter shooter and special solutions for the metallurgical industry. 

Stainless Precision Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     14th April 2006 Stainless Precision Engineering (SPE), based in Roodepoort, Gauteng, is a jobbing shop which offers a range of services, including laser cutting, punching, bending, welding, power coating and assembly. 

Pilot Crushtec

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     7th April 2006 Pilot Crushtec, a supplier of mobile and semimobile crushing, screening and materials-handling solutions, markets its products and services in more than 20 countries and boasts an annual turnover exceeding R140-million. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     31st March 2006 Nail-manufacturing company Abracon, which has been in existence since 1958, boasts a yearly turnover of R50-million. 

West Rand Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     24th March 2006 Black economically-empowered West Rand Engineering is a manufacturer of mining equipment used predominantly in hard-rock underground applications. Its product range includes snatch blocks, mining-hose connections, valves and other connections used in underground hard-rock mining. The company, in... 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     17th March 2006 Putzmeister is a manufacturer (in Germany) and assembler (in South Africa) of concrete boom pumps, trailer-mounted concrete pumps, and single, double and triple hydraulically-driven piston pumps for the transfer of sludge, paste and thickened tailings. The company, based at 1485 Citrus street,... 

CHC Elastogran

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     10th March 2006 CHC Elastogran, based in Elandsfontein, on the East Rand, is a polyurethane (PU) systems house with a product range comprising thermoplastic PU elastomers, primarily for the automotive, machine-construction and electrical industries; flexible forms, for the furniture, bedding and seating... 

Petrel Engineering

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     3rd March 2006 Cape Town-based Petrel Engineering is a leading manufacturer of deck machinery and components, supplying a range of industries, including marine diamond-mining; offshore oil and marine research; diving and subsea; and merchant marine and navy. The company, which is owned by Petrel Investment... 

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