Manufacture of General Purpose Machinery in South Africa 2017

  • ID: 4412628
  • Report
  • Region: Africa, South Africa
  • 198 pages
  • Who Owns Whom
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  • Acepak (Pty) Ltd
  • Chigo Airconditioning CC
  • Defy Appliances (Pty) Ltd
  • FLSmidth (Pty) Ltd
  • Howden Donkin (Pty) Ltd
  • Klinger (Pty) Ltd
  • MORE
Manufacture of General Purpose Machinery:

Sales of general purpose machinery were worth some R36.2bn in 2016 up from R34.1bn in 2015 and according to the Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education and Training Authority (merSETA), employment in the metals chamber stands at 298,000. General purpose machinery is typically defined as machinery that is used in a wide variety of industries, as opposed to machinery put to a specialised use in a single sector, such as agricultural equipment. There are 13 major product categories within the sector and there are a handful of major manufacturers or distributors active in each category with some 70 large or medium-sized businesses active in the sector as a whole.

A Sector Under Pressure:

Despite annual sales increases, the volume production of general purpose machinery has been declining for some years and the industry is experiencing subdued demand and increasing competition from imports. According to the South African Manufacturing Circle, the poor performance of the segment is at least partly a function of the fragile state of the manufacturing sector as a whole. Many other sub-industries of manufacturing are key consumers of general purpose machinery and drive demand. Therefore, poor performance of overall manufacturing is particularly negative for machinery producers as they suffer doubly, first from generally depressed economic conditions and demand, and secondly from reduced orders from other manufacturers.

Report Coverage:

The Manufacture of General Purpose Machinery describes current conditions as well as initiatives and investments that are expected to increase demand for general purpose machinery. The increasing numbers of imports and the increasing importance of exports to the rest of Africa are also discussed. Profiles for 73 companies are provided, including ACTOM which entered into a joint venture with German industrial fan company TLT-Turbo GmbH in 2015, and whose recent acquisitions include Genlux Lighting and WPI Power Solutions. Also profiled are SMMES such as Chigo Airconditioning CC and GE Betz South Africa (Pty) Ltd, which is active in the water purifying and filtration arena.
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  • Acepak (Pty) Ltd
  • Chigo Airconditioning CC
  • Defy Appliances (Pty) Ltd
  • FLSmidth (Pty) Ltd
  • Howden Donkin (Pty) Ltd
  • Klinger (Pty) Ltd
  • MORE
1. Introduction

2. Description of the Industry
2.1. Industry Value Chain
2.2. Geographic Position

3. Size of the Industry

4. State of the Industry
4.1. Local
4.1.1. Corporate Actions
4.1.2. Regulations
4.1.3. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development
4.2. Continental
4.3. International

5. Influencing Factors
5.1. Economic Environment
5.2. Socio-Political Environment and Terrorism
5.3. Government Infrastructure Programme Spend
5.4. Information Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation
5.5. Labour
5.6. Corruption
5.7. Environment, Health and Safety

6. Competition
6.1. Barriers to Entry

7. Swot Analysis

8. Outlook

9. Industry Associations

10. References
10.1. Publications
10.2. Websites

Appendix 1
Kpc Depots in Kenya

Company Profiles
Africa Fuels & Lubricants Ltd
Canon Chemicals Ltd
Dalbit Petroleum Ltd
Desbro Kenya Ltd
Eco Fuels Kenya Ltd
Engen Kenya Ltd
Galana Oil Kenya Ltd
Gapco Kenya Ltd
Hass Petroleum (Kenya) Ltd
Kenolkobil Ltd
Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd
Libya Oil Kenya Ltd
Lubesol Kenya Ltd
Mogas Kenya Ltd
National Oil Company of Kenya Ltd
One Petroleum Ltd
Oryx Energies Kenya Ltd
Petrokenya Oil Company Ltd
Sepyana Oil East Africa Ltd
Stabex International Ltd
Thika Wax Works Ltd
Tosha Petroleum Ltd
Total Kenya Ltd
Vivo Energy Kenya Ltd
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  • Eigenbau (Pty) Ltd
  • Lektratek Watertegnologie (Pty) Ltd
  • Donaldson Filtration Systems (Pty) Ltd
  • Prentec (Pty) Ltd
  • Consolidated Water Conditioning SA (Pty) Ltd
  • Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Tenova South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • FLSmidth (Pty) Ltd
  • GE Betz South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Swansa (Pty) Ltd
  • Intaka Tech (Pty) Ltd
  • Grundfos (Pty) Ltd
  • Ian Dickie and Company (Pty) Ltd
  • Tilghman Rotoblast Africa CC
  • Gasket Manufacturing Corporation (Pty) Ltd
  • John Moffat Prolock (Pty) Ltd
  • Klinger (Pty) Ltd
  • Federal-Mogul of South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Closeal Manufacturing CC
  • Baltimore Aircoil Company (SA) (Pty) Ltd
  • York International (SA) Inc
  • Evapco South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • GEA Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Bloo-Loo Toilet Hire and Sales CC
  • Colcab (Pty) Ltd
  • Macadams International (Pty) Ltd
  • Kelvion Thermal Solutions (Pty) Ltd
  • Whirlpool South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Vulcan Catering Equipment (Pty) Ltd
  • Cherangani Trade and Invest 6 (Pty) Ltd
  • PAM Marine and Industrial (Pty) Ltd
  • Defy Appliances (Pty) Ltd
  • Smiths Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd
  • Chigo Airconditioning CC
  • WP Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd
  • Acepak (Pty) Ltd
  • Autopac Machinery Corporation CC
  • H G Molenaar and Company (Pty) Ltd
  • Filmatic Packaging Systems (Pty) Ltd
  • Mexan Products (Pty) Ltd
  • Howden Donkin (Pty) Ltd
  • C F W Industries (Pty) Ltd
  • Universal Fans (Pty) Ltd
  • ACTOM (Pty) Ltd
  • James Howden Holdings (Pty) Ltd
  • Trek Scale Company (Pty) Ltd
  • Mass-Measuring Systems (Pty) Ltd
  • Carl Zeiss (Pty) Ltd
  • South African Scale Company (Pty) Ltd
  • Sasco Metrology Services (Pty) Ltd
  • Transpray CC
  • Ultimate Spray and Blast Equipment (Pty) Ltd
  • Sulzer Pumps (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd
  • Steamflo CC
  • Hygen Power S A (Pty) Ltd
  • R G C Engineering (Pty) Ltd
  • SKF South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Malvern Engineering Works (Pty) Ltd
  • MD Mineral Technologies SA (Pty) Ltd
  • Sacor Engineering (Pty) Ltd
  • MAHLE Behr South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Cape Heat Exchange (Pty) Ltd
  • DBT Technologies (Pty) Ltd
  • Styria Stainless Steel Fabrication (Pty) Ltd
  • Turnmill Proquip Engineering (Pty) Ltd
  • ERD Fab (Pty) Ltd
  • Structa Technology (Pty) Ltd
  • Cooperheat of Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Franke South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Indoco Remedies SA (Pty) Ltd
  • Protherm Systems (Pty) Ltd
  • HGF Plate Heat Exchangers (Pty) Ltd
  • H C Heat Exchangers (Pty) Ltd
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