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Company Profiles

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. 

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. 

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