|TOP 50 BUSINESSES IN NELSON MANDELA BAY
COMPANY PROFILE (click on image to go to the website)
Oxygen Limited (Afrox) is sub-Saharan Africa’s market leader in gases and
welding products. Afrox was founded in 1927, listed on the JSE in 1963, and
has prospered by constantly meeting the needs of customers and developing
solutions that add value to customers’ applications. Afrox operates in South
Africa and in 10 other African countries and manages operations in five more
on behalf of our parent company, The Linde Group, a global gases, engineering
and technology company.
PtyLtd is a joint venture of Agni Steels Private Limited, India and Afro Asia
Empowerment Holdings and IDC South Africa to manufacture steel billets
through recycling of ferrous scrap. The plant consists of a 25 ton Induction
furnace and 6/11 Continuous Casting Machine to produce 120,000 tons of
billets per annum, by adding value to the ferrous scrap which is currently exported
to other countries.
is a BEE Company with an equity shareholding of Agni Steels India, ASPL
Ventures, Afro Asia Empowerment Holdings, IDC and AgniSA Workers Trust.
AGNISTEELSSA has been contemplated as the first mini-steel melting unit in the
Eastern Cape. Ascending up as the first project in the metals cluster with
strong principles, the workers' sense of responsibility has also been
strengthened with a direct equity.
Vision - AGNISTEELSSA pursuits to absorb
customer satisfaction through quality products, consequently valuing the
society with better employment, education and business opportunities.
Mission - AGNISTEELSSA enforces
environment-focused production standards, meeting the global parameters,
satisfying the needs of the domestic and international steel market.
Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd manufactures, supplies and distributes a wide
variety of industrial and specialty gas products and chemicals to the
Southern African region.
Products South Africa is a subsidiary of Air Products & Chemicals Inc.
(APCI). The company was registered as a private South African controlled
company in March 1969 on the basis of a 50/50 joint venture between Iscor Ltd
and Air Products (USA). The company subsequently transferred its shareholding
to the Metkor Group Holdings, a quoted company on the Johannesburg Stock
Exchange. Today, the Metkor Group is controlled by Remgro. Senior management
executives and representatives of the joint venture shareholders were
appointed to the Board of Directors.
company’s headquarters is situated in Kempton Park, Gauteng, and has a
workforce of approximately 450 employees.
Products & Chemicals Incorporated (APCI) – Some Facts:
- Established in the United States of America in 1940
- 24 000 employees
- $120 million on R&D spent
- Largest single over-the-fence gas supply complex in the world
- Over 700 Operating Plants world-wide
- Largest helium producer in the world
Products South Africa has grown steadily over the years. Utilising its
world-class production and distribution facilities throughout Southern Africa
Air Products has become the largest supplier in the on-site and pipeline
market as well as a leader in the bulk, cylinder, specialty gas and chemicals
supply markets. Liquid and gaseous product is distributed to customers
throughout the region using its modern fleet of cryogenic tankers and
cylinder trucks to provide reliable supplies of gases such as oxygen, nitrogen,
argon, hydrogen and carbon dioxide to major corporations in the steel,
stainless steel, chemical, petrochemical and engineering industries.
has a proud heritage dating back more than 160 years and is committed to
sustaining life and promoting healthcare through increasing access to its
high quality affordable medicines and products.
has a market capitalisation of approximately US$10 billion, is the largest
pharmaceutical company listed on the JSE Limited (share code: APN) and ranks
among the top 20 listed companies on this exchange.
a leading global player in specialty, branded and generic pharmaceuticals,
Aspen has an extensive basket of products that provide treatment for a broad
spectrum of acute and chronic conditions experienced through all stages of
life. The Group continues to increase the number of lives benefitting from
its products, reaching more than 150 countries. In line with the Group’s commercial,
production and territorial strategies, Aspen has identified thrombosis,
anaesthetics, high potency & cytotoxics and infant nutritionals as four
therapeutic categories which will get the highest focus based on materiality
and future potential.
Footwear, a division of BFF Safety Group (Pty) Ltd, is based in Port
Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, the heart of the South African motor
coastal position is an ideal vantage point from which to conduct both local
and export business. Supported by a complex in-house dispatch facility, and
with the Port Elizabeth harbour in such close proximity, we are able to
deliver our safety footwear to diverse destinations throughout the world.
Bagshaw Footwear is positioned as a respected footwear manufacturer in South
Africa and has seen a tremendous increase in sales and production in recent
years. This is made possible by the progressive introduction of cutting edge
computerised and robotic machinery, as well as the employees at Bagshaw
Footwear, who are as skilled as any found in the country, and have a
reputation of being quality conscious and customer focussed in all aspects of
Footwear strives for, and consistently achieves, excellence in the
manufacturing and marketing of Double Density Polyurethane Injected Safety
Footwear and Nitrile Rubber Stuck-on Footwear. Exceptional quality, strong
customer relations, and technologically advanced equipment all contribute
towards our standing as market leaders in the safety footwear industry of
will be spoilt for choice at Baywest Mall, the Eastern Cape's one and only
destination centre, merging the likes of food, fashion and fun in a safe and
modern environment. Endless entertainment is on offer at the Fun Factory
between the Olympic sized Ice rink, IMAX, cine prestige and the Games Arcade
-weekends will never be the same.
conveniently along the N2 freeway in Port Elizabeth’s western suburbs,
Baywest Mall is within easy reach for shoppers throughout the Bay and
combines firm family favorites with various never before seen global brands.
commitment to traditional values and innovative agri solutions has over the
years transformed BKB Limited into a household name and a fully-fledged
company with shareholders.
as the recognizable Home of Agriculture… we pride ourselves in not only
having secured the widest footprint across our country, but also the deepest.
We offer a dedicated team of professionals and advisors across various levels
of business, understanding what you need, when you need it.
our core we believe that people are our greatest asset, are treated with
dignity, encouraged to grow and rewarded for exceptional performance. Our
shared value, that service excellence is not negotiable, motivates us to go
the extra mile, while we continue to encourage entrepreneurial spirit and
constant renewal. In understanding the impact we have on Mother Nature, we
are committed to rethink.revive and to conduct our business in an
environmentally friendly manner.
all, BKB is profit driven in the interest of our stakeholders with a major
stake held by primary producers and agricultural groupings.
for the production of Wool, Mohair, Livestock or Grain, BKB’s comprehensive
services and skilled technical field advisors will ensure peace of mind every
step of the way.
as we embrace the future of this industry we remain a company that respects
its traditions, but shows that it has room for growth. We welcome change and
remain hospitable, professional and knowledgeable as we actively strive to
find better ways to achieve greater success for you, the producer.
makes sense to place your trust in us. Together we’ll make it happen.
Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World in Port Elizabeth offers 5-star
hotel accommodation only a few minutes away from the Blue Flag awarded Hobie
Beach. Not only popular for its 5-star hotel, The Boardwalk is also a unique
entertainment, dining and conference venue. Famous for being the only
licensed casino in Port Elizabeth, The Boardwalk Casino offers 24-hour
entertainment with smoking and non-smoking facilities.
Bridgestone Group’s mission is based on the words of its founder: "Serving
Society with Superior Quality.” To fulfill this mission, Bridgestone Group
has used the concept of "foundation” to demonstrate the sustained commitment
of employees to provide its customers with world class products and services
and to serve the communities where Bridgestone does business. "The
Bridgestone Essence” is composed of the words, integrated corporate culture
and our diversity that today’s company has inherited and a shared sense of
values that can be embraced by Bridgestone employees around the world.
is a long established business with a strong internationally known brand
which is the market leader in the retail salt market in South Africa with
extended distribution into Southern Africa. The company’s industrial business
is focused on the supply of quality salt to the food manufacturing sector
while the retail division strives to deliver consumer with an array of value
added convenience products.
Mission & Vision - To be recognised as Southern
Africa’s foremost supplier of salt. To be the market leaders and consumers
first choice in premium salt, while leveraging the Cerebos brand, entering
into the mainstream of flavour enhancement and striving to provide superior
customer focus at all times.
humble beginnings in Port Elizabeth in 1940 – where the South African
Bottling Company (Sabco) was born – to exciting expansion throughout Africa
and into Asia (with a name change to Coca-Cola Sabco along the way), South Africa’s
favourite beverages company has enjoyed an extraordinary journey.
invite you to relive the adventure at www.cocacolasabco.com
Our Vision - "We will be the Best Coca-Cola
bottler in the World."
Best: In sales volume and in return on capital employed
Bottler: A consumer driven, customer oriented, manufacturer, sales &
distribution company that markets the products & brands of The Coca-Cola
the World: We measure ourselves against the best Coca-Cola bottlers in the
Our Purpose - To create value for everyone
touched by our business by providing, with passion and focus, the right
refreshment, at the right price, in the right place.
Our Values - We will create an environment where
our people are passionate about performance.
will be based on:
Be honest, open & sincere
Initiative: Take pro-active steps to drive performance
- Customer Value: Exceed customer expectations &
add value to Customers’ businesses
Work with & support colleagues to raise overall performance
Development: Realise employee potential through training & development
Trust & Respect: Treat each other with respect, dignity and to earn trust
Be accountable & do as you say
business concept originated by farmers and was established in 2010. The UHT
milk plant became operational in September 2011. A joint venture with Famous
Brands followed a year later to produce mozzarella cheese for all their
franchisees. Both Coega Dairy and The Cheese Company are greenfields
initial capacity grew from 50 million litres per annum in 2011 to 150 million
litres per annum in 2015. The regional investment is more than R500 million. More
than 200 direct jobs and 750 indirect jobs were created. Contribution per
annum to the region is more than R1bn million. All required accreditation was
obtained within the first two years. We are the second largest transport
milk – full cream, low fat and fat free
– salted, unsalted and spread
– mozzarella and cream cheese
Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is a State Owned Company (SOC) mandated
to develop and operate the 11 500 hectares industrial land of the Coega
Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), established in 1999 and is adjacent to the
modern deep-water port of Ngqura, a transhipment hub facilitating trade with
the rest of Africa and providing access to international market. Coega’s
vision is to become the leading catalyst for championing of socio-economic
development in the Eastern Cape and South Africa, providing customised
project solutions, efficiency through experience, and transparent practices.
Coega IDZ is specifically designed along the cluster model, linking related
industries and their supply chains in close proximity to one another to
maximize efficiency and minimize turnaround times. To ensure business
sustainability, in 2008 Coega diversified its product offering to include the
216 hectare automotive supplier park called Nelson Mandela Bay Logistics Park
(NMBLP) in Uitenhage.
of CDC’s business model includes project management services, focussing on
private and public sector minor and mega government infrastructure
Industrial Development Zone - (currently on 33 Operational investors with an
investment value of R6.446 billion, 2014/15 FY). 19 new investors signed in
the Coega IDZ valued at R1.899 billion, 2014/15 FY.
Commercial services - recruitment, training, and staff development services
for investors in the IDZ through Coega Human Capital Solutions (HCS); Leisure
and business travel related solutions through Coega Corporate Travel (CCT);
business consulting services providing turnkey solutions through Coega
Business Solutions (CBS); and ICT services through Coega Telecom.
Management Services - is targeted to cater to the project management needs of
large infrastructure developments, currently servicing government projects
and IDZ investors, but can potentially service private industry
infrastructure developments as well.
CDC’s vision is to be the leading catalyst for championing of socio-economic
development. The mission is to provide a competitive investment location;
facilitate holistic infrastructure and value-adding commercial business
Tyre South Africa (CTSA) shares in the rich history of the country and our
employees are representative of the vibrant and colourful community in which
1947 General Tyre South Africa was established by the Williams Hunt Group and
General Tyre USA. In 1985 Continental AG and General Tyre SA signed agreement
to produce Continental branded tyres in SA and since 2013 CTSA is 100% owned
by CAG. We are the only Continental Tyre Plant in Africa and based in Port
Elizabeth in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.
supplies to all car manufacturers in South Africa. Meanwhile, our
distribution network in the replacement market consists of the CAG owned
ContiTrade Africa entity running the BestDrive franchise and company owned
stores. In South Africa over 120 BestDrive franchise fitment centres have
recently converted from the loyalty programme ContiPartner in keeping with
international trends, while the ContiPartner dealer network continues to
operate in the Sub-Saharan region and further North.
CTSA both our sales and marketing organisation and the manufacturing plant
are found under one roof, creating a great team spirit among the over 1500
employees. As a key distribution channel into South Africa and Africa, it is
important to note that Continental Tyre South Africa has received the ISO
9001:2008 Quality Management System certification for its Port Elizabeth
Plant Warehouse, testifying to the company’s consistently high standards for
quality products and service.
follows an audit conducted in 2014 by the South African Bureau of Standards
(SABS) on the Plant Warehouse operations. A surveillance audit was also
completed, with the lead SABS auditors reporting that the RTT Port Elizabeth
Business Units at the Regional Distribution Warehouse, Plant Warehouse and
Transportation division passed with zero findings.The ISO 9001:2008 standard
specifies the requirements for a quality management system, which is used to
assess the company’s ability to provide products that meet all customer and
regulatory requirements. It also aims to enhance customer satisfaction
through effective application and conformity related to the quality
management systems, including processes for continual improvement.
is a shared value insurance company whose purpose and ambition are achieved
through a pioneering business model that incentivises people to be healthier,
and enhances and protects their lives.
shared value insurance model delivers better health and value for clients,
superior actuarial dynamics for the insurer, and a healthier society.
unique approach has underpinned our success globally, with substantial new
business growth and an impressive increase in normalised operating profit and
Dynamic Commodities we believe in excellence of product - All the time, every
time. We believe that what we do requires craftmanship and an appreciation
for only the most nutritious produce.
state-of-the-art production facility is situated in the heart of the Coega
Industrial Development Zone adjacent to the newly developed Port of Ngqura,
the 3rd largest export harbour in South Africa.
and hygienic food safety are on top of our list of priorities and we are
certified to the FSSC 22000 standard (which includes accreditation to HACCP
principles). We also hold international Halaal and Kosher (Milchik &
Parev) Certification. Using the latest technology in food processing, we
provide top quality products to our customers, while our clean, modern
production facility is equipped with an air filtration system to create a
positive air pressured environment within the factory.
realise too that excellence cannot be achieved without our 800 diligent and
hard-working employees. We are proud to have created approximately 2500 new
jobs in our supplier base. Through this, we have created valuable and
mutually beneficial partnerships with the Department of Trade and Industry
(DTI), as well as the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).
part of our Corporate Social Investment (CSI) programme, we are also involved
in various Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) farming initiatives,
knowing that what we do can have a positive effect on the broader community.
Eastern Cape Motor Group is one of the largest privately owned Motor Groups
in South Africa. We have been trusted by motorists since 1985 with all of
their motoring needs.
offer you a very comprehensive range of products and services, focused on
sales, servicing and parts for Ford, Volvo, Land Rover, Jaguar, Mazda and
Nissan. Our value and prices are exceptionally competitive and our specials
us now to book a test drive, get your car serviced or for any queries. We are
passionate about serving you.
July 2014 marked a momentous event in SA’s Automotive Industry history, as
the first FAW commercial vehicle, built in South Africa, rolled off the
assembly line at the FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (PTY) LTD production plant
at Coega, in the Eastern Cape.
decision to build the FAW plant in South Africa is very significant from a
global perspective, as it is one of the most important and largest
investments made by a Chinese entity in South Africa to date.
total investment has been financed by China FAW Group Corporation and the
China-Africa Development Fund (CAD-Fund). This collaboration speaks volumes
to the growing interest from global Chinese Industry in unlocking the true
first-phase of the Coega plant, covering 103 000m2 of land and a 28 000m2
plant – complete with training facilities, will allow the company to provide
its client base with a sense of pride and patriotism by ‘buying local’.
to ramp-up to produce 5 000 trucks per annum, the Coega assembly plant will
supply trucks to the South African market, as well as to the rest of Africa,
in both right-hand and left-hand-drive derivatives. The current projections
are that 40% of production will be destined for the South African
territories, while 60% will be exported.
SA’s previous assembly facility in Isando, Gauteng, was transformed into a
fully-fledged Service Centre which accommodates the Parts Warehouse and
carries stock to the value of ZAR 38 million, while the Cape Town and Durban
branches each hold an additional ZAR 20 million in parts, totaling ZAR 78
million to support SA and Africa customers.”
in Southfield, Michigan, Federal-Mogul Motorparts offers and distributes a
broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world’s most
recognized brands in the global automotive aftermarket, while also serving
original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking,
chassis and windshield wiper applications.
leading light vehicle aftermarket brands include Payen® Gaskets, ANCO® wiper
blades; Champion® spark plugs, wipers and filters; Fel-Pro® gaskets; Ferodo®
brakes; MOOG® steering and suspension; Wagner® brake and lighting; Sealed
Power® engine systems and Speed-Pro® performance engine systems. Commercial
Vehicle aftermarket brands include Abex® brake products, FP Diesel® engine
and sealing components and National® oil seals and bearings.
other parts manufacturer matches Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ portfolio of power
brands in terms of reputation and loyalty among customers around the world.
Our replacement parts are used in underhood, undercar and other applications
in millions of cars, light trucks and commercial vehicles on every continent.
Motorparts is a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation. For more than
a century, Federal-Mogul has developed the innovative products customers need
to produce the next generation of vehicles.
Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is a global
centre of excellence, producing Duratorq TDCi 2.2 i4 and 3.2 i5 turbodiesel
engines and components.
TDCi engines are produced for the Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria for
the Ford Ranger which is exported to more than 148 markets in Europe and
Africa. Machined components are supplied to the Ford Pacheco plant in
Argentina and the AAT facility in Thailand to support global Ranger
Struandale Engine Plant also exports 3.2 i5 engines to Ford’s Kansas City
assembly plant for the North American Transit, and supplies fully assembled
engines to Ford’s Chennai plant in India and JMC in China.
component machining and engine assembly is conducted at this facility, which
employs approximately 650 people (salaried and hourly).
Struandale Engine Plant has a current installed capacity of 110 000 on engine
assembly, along with machining capacity for the cylinder head, block and
crankshaft of 265 000 component sets.
July 2015, the Port Elizabeth plant assembled its 250 000th Duratorq TDCi
engine since production commenced in June 2011. This coincided with the 250
000 current generation Ford Rangers produced at Ford Motor Company of
Southern Africa’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria for South Africa and
export to 148 markets around the world – powered by the locally-built
August 2015, the Struandale Engine Plant machined its 500 000th component set
for the Duratorq TDCi engine programme, comprising the cylinder head, block
and crankshaft – for a total of 1.5-million individual components.
Struandale Engine Plant celebrated its 50th anniversary in November 2014,
signalling its proud heritage and impressive track record spanning five
decades and more than 3-million engines produced to date.
its official opening in 1964, the Struandale Engine Plant has produced eight
different engine platforms, including the reliable RoCam engine programme
which commenced in 1999 and concluded 13 years later after reaching a total
production volume of 1 346 919 units.
heritage and success in Port Elizabeth dates back even earlier, though, with
the company opening its first vehicle assembly plant in 1923 – the 16th Ford
plant to be launched outside of North America.
its head office and manufacturing facilities in Port Elizabeth, the company
began distributing Chevrolet vehicles since 1913 and started manufacturing in
1926, producing brands such as Chevrolet, Oakland, GMC trucks, Buick,
Pontiac, Oldsmobile and Vauxhall.
the motor manufacturer employs approximately 1800 people at its assembly
plants and headquarters located in Port Elizabeth. GMSA’s sales and marketing
office is located in Woodmead in Johannesburg, and its’ regional offices are
in Durban and Cape Town.
company’s 133 dealerships are situated in towns and cities throughout the
country, distributing brands like Chevrolet, Opel and Isuzu.
is one of the world’s largest tyre companies. It employs approximately 66,000
people and manufactures its products in 49 facilities in 22 countries around
two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to
develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and
performance standard for the industry.
more information on Goodyear and its products, visit www.goodyear.co.za.
was born out of a sincere desire to provide a quality funeral service to those
who cannot afford the service of more expensive undertakers.
the target market is primarily the low-income bracket. HFS has distinguished
its service from the rest by providing a dignified and professional burial
for any client, irrespective of their economic status.
has through the past 30 years established a good burial service within the
black P.E. community as it has grown itself from just one client segment to a
diverse market segment mix
Fans specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of standard and
pre-engineered axial and centrifugal fans, blowers and accessories including
smoke fans, ventilation & roof extract units, and a wide range of
domestic and commercial fans.
The company is internationally recognised for its ability to design &
manufacture standard fans and accessories to the highest standards.
have extensive, fully modernised manufacturing facilities situated in Port
Elizabeth where performance testing is done in-house using the latest
instrumentation for measuring fan performance and noise levels. The fan
testing facility is suitable for ranges from a fraction of a kilowatt to 185
kW while our production facilities include CNC plasma-arc & laser
cutting, CNC metal spinning, aluminium gravity die casting, precision CNC
machining , stress relieving and dynamic & stationary balancing.
have a fully modernised manufacturing facility situated in Port Elizabeth.
All testing is carried out in-house using the latest instrumentation for
measuring fan performance and noise levels. Our fan testing facility is
suitable for ranges from a fraction of a kilowatt to 185 kW while our
production facilities include CNC plasma-arc & laser cutting, CNC metal
spinning, aluminium gravity die casting, precision CNC machining, stress
relieving and dynamic & stationary balancing.
(Pty) Ltd is a South African based integrated renewable energy company that
develops, finances,builds, owns and operates commercial wind-powered
generation facilities to supply energy into the national power grid.
does not develop projects to later ‘on-sell’ or ‘flip’ to other investors
before the start of construction and operations. It instead develops and
builds, and then owns and operates these facilities for the commercial
lifespan of the plant.
is a company that was founded in 1989 and they started exporting in 2002.
They conceptualise, design, manufacture, assemble and commission special
purpose machinery. They export assembly lines to the US, India, China,
Malaysia, Thailand, Spain and Mexico.
from humble beginnings, the company that was established in Port Elizabeth
out of a garage and is now a global player. They are opening a sales offices
in the US and expanding their manufacturing facility in India assisted them
grow in those markets such as India, China, Malaysia and Thailand. They
received 47 new orders over the last year spanning 13 different countries,
resulting in their export turnover increasing by 118% and their profitability
by 45%.They continued with their standardization process which assists them to
produce more plug and play machines, which reduces the risk of error and reduces
installation time, therefore improving their profitability and customer
Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader
serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our commitment
to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the
first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win
and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic
focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms.
Innovations was founded by Bruce Waddell in 1989 in a garage built onto the
back of his house in Johannesburg. Never being far away from his humble
beginnings the company moved to offices in Wynberg, Sandton and 10 years
later as the business developed a move of two kilometers was necessary to accommodate
the growth in the company which now employ more than 250 people. Lighting
Innovations became the leading manufacturer and supplier of customised
lighting solutions in Southern Africa and Branches were opened in all the
main centres in South Africa. Investment continued with the building of an
8000sqm state of the art factory in Greenbushes, Port Elizabeth, boasting
modern manufacturing equipment, design and test facilities.
Innovations is a technical architectural lighting company with a strong
emphasis on high quality lighting solutions for most applications. As a
market leader we strive to provide the latest lighting industry trends to the
Southern African market which ensures our customers have access to the most
modern designs, innovative technologies and energy efficient solutions. Our
team of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals add considerable value to
any lighting requirement as does our premium range of luminaires and lighting
2013 Lighting Innovations moved their production and design facilities from
their traditional base in Johannesburg to the strategically positioned Port
Elizabeth. The custom built factory is equipped with the latest manufacturing
equipment including a laser cutter, automated wiring and precision CNC
machines as well as a semi-automated powder coating plant.
(Pty) Ltd commenced operations in South Africa in 1957 under the name of
Derek Riley & Co. (Pty) Ltd. In 1967 the factory moved to Uitenhage and
the company's name was changed to Hella (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd. In 1989, Hella Germany sold 40% of its
shareholding to Metair Investments Limited. Metair acquired the balance of
the shareholding in 1993 and the final company name change was effected in
March 2009 to Lumotech (Pty) Ltd.
Lumotech has a BBBEE level 3 rating which is supported by Metair’s full
empowerment status. Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH) acquired an equity stake in
Metair with the deal being concluded in November 2006 and becoming effective
in early January 2007.
Lumotech has access to a multitude of facilities and technical resources
through technical aid agreements with Hella Germany, Automotive Lighting and
Koito in Japan.
name Lumotech is synonymous with quality and reliability. Manufactured
products cover the Original Equipment, replacement and aftermarket segments.
The Lumotech automotive product range consists of headlights, tail lights,
spot lights, signal lights and specialized plastic injection mouldings. The
commercial range consists of energy efficient streetlights and warehouse
lights marketed under the Envirolight brand.
& Elliott Inc. is the oldest legal practice in Port Elizabeth having been
established as Innes & Elliott on 30 June 1853, the firm's name having
been changed to McWilliams & Elliott Inc. in 1907.
are proud to have provided legal services to the citizens of Port Elizabeth
for more than 162 years.
& Elliott Inc. is a dynamic, client-focused law firm, which carries on a
general practice in most fields of law and which provides legal services to,
inter alia, Municipalities, Municipal Entities, Financial Institutions,
Businesses, Organisations and Individuals.
day, the oil and gas industry’s best minds put more than 150 years of
experience to work to help our customers achieve lasting success. We have the
people, capabilities and vision to serve the needs of a challenging and
evolving industry. One the world can’t live without.
every region in the world, across every area of drilling and production, our
family of companies provides the technical expertise, advanced equipment and
operational support necessary for success – now and in the future.
are a global family. We are thousands of individuals, working as one team to
create lasting impact for our customers, ourselves and the communities where
we live and work. We take responsibility for each other and our company’s
future, knowing that personal ownership leads to broader success. We believe
in purposeful innovation. We see where our customers’ needs are not being met
and we act. Through business innovation, product creation and service delivery,
we are driven to power the industry that powers the world better. We believe
in service above all. We are the backbone of the oil and gas industry with a
singular focus to deliver the finest products and services, on time and on
budget, to push our customers’ business forward.
October 1940, Philipp Rowland Gutsche joined Sabco in Port Elizabeth as a
route salesman and, in March the following year, was transferred to Brakpan
as manager of the new acquisition. Production was delayed when bottling
machinery destined for Brakpan was lost off the coast of Africa, as a result
of enemy submarine action during World War II. This setback did not affect
sales as Coca-Cola was still distributed in the area. After 16 years of hard
work, Philipp R Gutsche acquired a portion of the company’s shares and was
appointed a director. Brakpan was sold to the Coca-Cola Export Corporation,
and the funds were used to strengthen the Port Elizabeth and Bloemfontein
Gutsche formed Gutsche Investment & Management Company (Pty) Ltd (GIMCO)
a property owning investment company with properties located in Port
Elizabeth and Cape Town in the retail, industrial and office categories.
GIMCO provides property management services to third parties which include
the provision of the following:
wholly owned subsidiary of Altron (Allied Electronics Corporation Limited),
Powertech (Power Technologies (Pty) Ltd), is focused on delivering advanced
technologies for the creation, management, distribution, storage and use of
electricity across industries. The company's core businesses include the
reliable delivery of high quality technical equipment, support and
engineering expertise to support demanding client requirements across a range
of specialist applications.
is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Johannesburg Securities Exchange-listed
Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron). Established in 1978,
Powertech today is one of South Africa's leading suppliers of electrical and
electronic equipment and has four operating divisions - Cables, Transformers,
Batteries, and System Integrators. Powertech comprises a large number of
individual operations which specialise in the manufacturing and delivery of
world class products, services, expertise and solutions to address diverse
needs for electrical and power equipment in South Africa and beyond.
celebrated 12 decades of innovation as the leading cement producer in
southern Africa. For over a century, PPC has tracked the growth and
development of South Africa and Zimbabwe, producing cement for many of the
countries’ iconic landmarks, including the Union Buildings, Gariep Dam and
Van Staden’s River Bridge, the Gautrain, Medupi power station, new Cape Town
Stadium, Kariba Dam and much of southern Africa’s infrastructure.
PPC supplies from nine cement manufacturing facilities and three milling
plants in South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Rwanda that can produce around
eight million tonnes of cement products each year.
also produces aggregates, metallurgical-grade lime, burnt dolomite and
limestone. Our Mooiplaas aggregates quarry in Gauteng has the largest
production capacity in South Africa.
focus extends beyond our group to the broader industry. As a leader in this
industry, PPC has actively invested in technology to reduce air emissions,
minimise waste production, recycle and recover raw materials, enhance energy
efficiency and conserve natural resources – while producing a reliable and
affordable supply of building materials to support the economies of countries
where we operate.
is a truly African success story – a focused business that reflects the
strengths of its people, products and services. As we expand into the rest of
Africa, we will deploy our sustainable business model – one built to last by
going beyond the bag.
Flex supply flexible couplings to the automotive industry across 32
destinations around the world and is a well-respected name in the industry
known for its high productivity levels.
facilities in South Africa, Asia, North and South America, SJM Flex combines
cutting edge technology competency with a comprehensive manufacturing
in Korea, the company is one of only two remaining flexible couplings
manufacturers in Africa. Consequently, SJM Flex’s Africa operations have seen
significant expansion in recent years with the aim to achieve 26 percent
growth this year and to launch four new products by the fourth quarter of
Joubert, Managing Director of SJM Flex South Africa says that although the
company is internationally known, the various country branches look to South
Africa for the most efficient ways of developing the business. "Our overseas
branches like the way we do things in South Africa; the team is more like a
family here, with a high work ethic and pleasant working environment.
is the only original equipment (OE) Automotive Glass manufacturer in Africa
and is the major supplier of OE glass to General Motors, Ford, Nissan,
Toyota, Renault, Volkswagen, MAN and Marcopolo. Shatterprufe is also the leading supplier
to the South African Automotive Replacement Glass (ARG) market.
one of the few automotive glass manufacturers in the world that has the
technology, equipment and skills to supply all the top marques globally, the
company exports to the highly competitive markets of Europe, Africa, the
Middle and Far East. The export
product range is in excess of 1300 windscreens and 3500 toughened parts.
has 4 modern and automated manufacturing plants located in South Africa with
a staff complement of 1300 personnel.
Two plants are located in Port Elizabeth, one in Garankuwa, just north
of Pretoria and one assembly facility in Durban.
brand names marketed are Armourplate Toughened Glass and Shatterprufe and
Safevue on Laminated Glass. Shatterprufe has accreditation and compliance
with the highest quality and safety standards in the world.
our humble beginnings way back in 1924, we have grown into the largest
grower, packer and exporter of South African citrus. Respected
internationally as a trusted supplier of citrus, we reliably service your
citrus programs, be it overseas or at home, with great quality fruit.
our citrus is exclusively grown in the famous Sundays River Valley. "The
Valley” is exceptionally blessed in beauty and all the requirements needed to
produce the finest tasting citrus. Indeed, it is said that the very best
lemons, in the world, are produced right here in the Sundays River Valley. We
are proudly owned by our growers.
straight-forward and down-to-earth. We may be the biggest, but we do not rest
on our laurels. Sustainability, innovation and continuous improvement are at
the heart of our business.
take every relationship very seriously and we cherish the many long standing
friendships we have with our producers and customers.
to detail ensures that your fruit is carefully and efficiently handled
throughout the supply chain.
Supercare Services Group (including Isikhonyane Cleaning) became the first
company ever to win the coveted ‘Cleaning Company of the Year’ title at the
annual Golden Service Awards for three years in a row.
contract cleaning services are about more than service. It’s about the value
we offer with every job.
big or small business, industrial or healthcare cleaning, trained staff,
specialised equipment and fixed rates will suit your budget with the quality
of service every business deserves.
are specialists in complicated and difficult cleaning processes such as deep
cleaning or floor cleaning. There is nothing we cannot clean – from
upholstery to ceilings to from escalators and high windows. There are no
impossible jobs or hard to reach spaces for us.
provide a range of specialised services, including maintenance and regular
refilling of products so that hygiene facilities and operations are
hassle-free and effective.
our pest management services, eradicate your problems by quickly and
effectively removing pests from your business premises – safely and swiftly
keeping people and buildings as free of germs as possible.
Dondolo is the Chief Executive Officer of empowerment company African
states that his objective is to play a philanthropic role in society. He is
currently Director and Shareholder in a number of companies, including
Coca-Cola Fortune, Woodlands Dairy, Cerebos, the Boardwalk, Pioneer Slots (Pty)
Ltd and BKB (Pty) Ltd. He is the Executive Chairman of the Pioneer Fishing
Group of Companies, and is involved in the support of a number of schools. He
is the Deputy Chairman of the Uitenhage Development Forum, and holds an MBA.
Stucken Group in South Africa, is one of the few family-owned, multi-natural
fibre businesses in the world and through the company Stucken Melchers in
Bremen, Germany, has a strong presence in rare and speciality fibres.
history of the Stucken Group dates back to 1841, when the Stucken family
began their trans-Atlantic trading activities. In 1863 the firm, A. Stucken
& Company was founded.
and Selling of Wool and Mohair
& Co, South Africa have a team of specialist Wool and Mohair Buyers who
purchase the raw (Greasy) fibre on the ‘open cry’ auction system that is held
at the Wool and Mohair Exchange in Port Elizabeth in the Nelson Mandela Bay.
Annually, there are 32 Wool and 14 Mohair auctions held, after which the raw
(Greasy) and processed Cape Wool and Cape Mohair is sold to customers all
over the world.
& Co. is a member of the Stucken Group who have been committed to the
premium Wool and Mohair segment in South Africa since 1951. The Stucken Group
is an over 150 year old family owned and managed business, with its roots in
Bremen, Germany. The 4th generation moved to South Africa in 1950 as Wool
traders and the Group has grown to become vertically integrated natural fibre
specialists at source in South Africa. The vertically integrated nature of
the Group includes:
& Co: Buying and selling of Wool and Mohair
& Inggs: Scouring, carbonising and combing of Wool and Mohair
Spinners SA: Spinning
Yarn Dyers: Dyeing
Weaving of textiles
is a global leader in Clean Air and Ride Performance with 15
globally-networked engineering centers and a strategically located
manufacturing footprint of 93 locations around the world. Located in 24
countries on six continents, we are everywhere our customers need us to be.
are leaders in the design, engineering and manufacture of clean air technology,
partnering with our customers to provide full system solutions.
provide advanced suspension technologies that deliver performance, comfort
and the power to differentiate vehicles.
Managed Volkswagen, Audi and Suzuki Dealership Group in Port Elizabeth and
George. The business started in 1950 as one of the first VW Dealerships in South
Africa and has focussed its attention on a narrowly defined area – the
Eastern & South Western Cape.
the years our organisation has been known for its pioneering approaches to
how we do our business and this coupled to unbeatable value to our customers.
But it’s in our people that we have the ultimate value to company and
customers. Staff tends to stay with us and the compounding impact of years of
experience translates into better experiences for all our customers.
Investment Holdings is a black-owned investment holding company proudly based
in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Ukuvula has a diversified investment
portfolio ranging from automotive components, textile technology, hospitality
and leisure, construction to medical and healthcare products and services.
The Ukuvula Foundation runs a donations programme that includes ad-hoc
sponsorship of various community organisations in need of special assistance.
Vantyi family is one of the well-known families in Port Elizabeth’s
& Vantyi Funeral Parlour owner Richmond "Uncle Rich” Vantyi has been
running his Zwide-based business for 31 years.
started his business, which employs about 40 people and 25 drivers, with only
R300 and the experience as a salesman, municipal inspector and an
administrator at the British consulate office. He now owns 25 limousines
which were converted into hearses.
Oddy specializes in the design, manufacture and sale of tank containers, bulk
liquid shipping containers and transport containers for the international
chemical and food grade logistics market. Welfit Oddy has served this global
industry for more than 25 years and is considered by many to be one of the
biggest and best manufacturers of intermodal ISO tank containers in the world.
high volumes of standardised tank containers to highly customised individual
solutions, we deliver a service, a quality product and exceptional value
which in turn supports our customers business.
take this opportunity to thank you for visiting our website and we look
forward to being of service to you.
in April 1997 the core business of Yenza Manufacturing is to create metal
pressings and the manufacture of assemblies for the automotive industry. The
main products manufactured are chassis brackets. Yenza Manufacturing is a
BBBEE Level 1 contributor.
Manufacturing is one of the first South African black owned and managed
companies to manufacture metal pressings for the local and international
automotive industry. With a total of 14 company employees, all of which are
from previously disadvantaged communities.
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