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Company Profiles

The Cleaning Company

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     2nd September 2005 The Cleaning Company, of Johannesburg, which has been in operation since 1972 but started trading under its current name in 1980, is a manufacturer and supplier of industrial cleaning chemicals. 

TF Design

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     26th August 2005 Western Cape-based TF Design designs, develops, builds and installs high-tech systems, mainly in the fields of heat transfer and thermodynamics. 

Rockcrete Equipment and Guniting Services

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     12th August 2005 Rockcrete Equipment & Guniting Services, of Roodekop, on Gauteng's East Rand, has been in existence since 1992, whenit was established by management that had a total of 85 years experience in the industry. 

DCD-Dorbyl Heavy Engineering Venco

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     5th August 2005 Kwazulu-Natal company DCD-Dorbyl Heavy Engineering Venco, which boasts a current order-book value of R48-million, has seen its yearly turnover increase from R52-million to R112-million in the last four years. 

Robotic Systems South Africa

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     29th July 2005 Local company Robotic Systems South Africa reports that its order book currently stands at R20-million. 

Melco Conveyor Equipment

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     8th July 2005 Conveyor idlers, structure and pulleys designer andmanufacturer Melco Conveyor Equipment has its products installed in 55 countries across the globe. The company, which is wholly-owned by Cason Engi-neering and is based in Germiston, Ekurhuleni, has as its main equipment guillotine shears,... 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     17th June 2005 Engineered-solutions company Schenck Africa - which supplies weighing, feeding and screening as well as balancing and condition-monitoring equipment - has seen its turnover increase from R14-million four years ago to R45-million. 


By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     27th May 2005 DCD-Dorbyl Metpro, a manufacturer of asbestos-free composite railway brake blocks for mainline passenger coaches, freight wagons (low- and high-friction), suburban coaches and locomotives, has been in operation since 1967 and currently employs 34 people. 

Harrack Car Airconditioning 

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     20th May 2005 Gauteng-based Harrack Car Air Conditioning has been in operation for the last 30 years, making and supplying automotive air-conditioning spares, accessories and kits. 

RSD (DCD-Dorbyl)

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     6th May 2005 RSD, the rolling-stock division of DCD-Dorbyl, designs, manufactures, refurbishes and services rolling stock, including locomotives, railway wagons and bogies for the local and international markets. 

Unique Filling & Labelling Machines

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     22nd April 2005 Unique Filling & Labelling Machines, a division of Allied Production Industries (API), makes a range of filling and labeling machines, mostly for the food-and-beverage industry, but also for the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and chemical industries. 

Armcoil Africa

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     15th April 2005 Supplier, manufacturer and repairer of electric motors and transformers Armcoil Africa says it is to leave its current 2 000-m2 site in Roodepoort, Johannesburg, for new premises, where 4 000 m2 will be under cranage, by the middle of the year. 

Factory Tour: Marthinusen & Coutts

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     1st April 2005 Marthinusen & Coutts is an electric-motor repairer operating from an 8 500 m2 site in Cleveland, Johannesburg. Established in 1954, it employs 148 people and boasts exclusive partnership agreements with several original-equipment manufacturers, which gives it access to detailed drawings and... 

CH Warman Pump Group

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     25th March 2005 Established in 1958 as the South African arm of a manufacturing concern founded by an Australian mining engineer and entrepreneur 20 years earlier, CH Warman Pump Group makes heavy-duty slurry pumps used in mining and industrial applications in South Africa, the rest of the continent and beyond. 


18th March 2005 Established in 1999, H&M Rollers specialises in the covering and refurbishment of rollers for various industries at its 1 2000 m2 factory, in Vereeniging. 

Inprofile 2000

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     11th March 2005 Established in 1999 and operating from a 16 000 m2 site in Alrode,on the East Rand, Inprofile 2000 designs and makes sections from hot-rolled, cold-rolled and galvanised steel, copper, brass, stainless steel and aluminium. It is also a steel-sheet, tubing and coilmerchant. Profile 2000 employs 40... 

Garsin Engineering

4th March 2005 Garsin Engineering is a steel tube merchant and manufacturer of drawn round, square and rectangular steel tubes. 

Tristar Plastics

25th February 2005 Tristar Plastics, a division of packaging group Astrapak, manufactures plastic packaging, including pallet stabilisation products. 

SA rubber firm in global push

By: elizabeth rebelo     18th February 2005 The Engineered Products Division (EPD) of tyre and rubber company Goodyear last year delivered a R12-million conveyor belt to Nigeria, which will be commissioned in April this year, for a cement plant owned by Objana Cement. 

DBT Africa

11th February 2005 DBT Africa is a supplier of complete solutions for underground mining and a leading supplier in the area of longwall equipment. 

PCB Power Transformers

4th February 2005 PCB Power Transformers claims to be the only 100% black-female-owned manufacturer of transformers and distribution boxes in the country. 

Transvaal Abrasives

By: renay de     28th January 2005 Supplier of abrasives, air tools and general tooling, Transvaal Abrasives is reportedly the largest 3M industrial abrasives distributor in Gauteng. 


14th January 2005 Afrox conducts the manufacture of gas equipment at a factory in Germiston, in Gauteng. 

Femco Group

10th December 2004 The Femco Group is made up of Femco and Femco Mining Motors. 

Alstom Low Voltage Motors

19th November 2004 Alstom Low Voltage Motors is a local manufacturer, importer and distributor of low-voltage industrial motors. 

PPC Cement Hercules

12th November 2004 PPC Cement Hercules, in Pretoria West, is a manufacturer of cement and cementitious products, including SureBuild and RAPO, and provider of the Drymix customisation value-added service. 

Matt Cast Supplies

5th November 2004 Matt Cast Supplies Is a jobbing foundry casting a range of materials, ranging from 1 kg to 650 kg. 


By: Laura Franz     15th October 2004 Orlik Speciality Chemicals is involved in the manufacture and supply of speciality chemicals for metal finishing to the electro-plating, anodising, phosphating and wire-drawing industries. 

Vac-Cent Services

8th October 2004 Vac-Cent Services is responsible for the local manufacture and marketing of Nash conical liquid-ring vacuum pumps andcompressors, Frese automatic balancing valves, Sisco pressure and temperature-testing plugs, Tomlinson Hall Liquivac self-priming pumps and MarquipWardUnited sheeters. 

Desta Power Matla

24th September 2004 Desta Power Matla is a local manufacturer of distribution transformers from 16 kVA to 40 MVA, neutral earthing compensators, neutral earthing resistors, Resibloc transformers (dry type) from50 kVA to 7,5 MVA, miniature substations from 100 kVA to 1 600 kVA, and 12 kV oil switches. 

John Crane

17th September 2004 John Crane is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of engineered sealing systems, solutions and associated products. 

Liebherr SA

10th September 2004 Liebherr SA specialises in the supply, assembly and support of earthmoving equipment, ranging from excavators to front-endloaders, bulldozers, mobile and tower cranes, maritime cranes, and cement mixing and batching plants. 

Dymot Engineering

27th August 2004 Dymot Engineering Company specialises in the manufacture of winches for conveyor tensioning applications. 

Vickers Goldquest

20th August 2004 Vickers Goldquest is the provider of hydraulic and pneumatic products and services to local industry. 

PH Heat Treatment

6th August 2004 PH Heat Treatment specialises in the atmosphere heat treatment of steel and non-ferrous machined components, forgings and castings. 


23rd July 2004 Form-Scaff is involved in the manufacture and supply of formwork and scaffolding to the construction industry on a sale or rental basis. 

Spirotech International

16th July 2004 Spirotech International, a division of Krew Ventilation, provides a turnkey solution to materials handling problems, including conveying, classification, compaction and dewatering. 

Redline Urethane Moulded Products

9th July 2004 Redline Urethane Moulded Products is the manufacturer of a variety of polyurethane components for some of South Africa’s largest mining firms, and is also venturing into the oil and gas industry. 

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