Acquire a mechanical engineering specialist with deep expertise in gearing and grinding equipment for the mining industry.

Gauteng
Industrial & Manufacturing
Client Code: BM001246
Turnover (Forecast): R161,436,638
EBITDA (Forecast): R15,820,176

Our client is a mechanical engineering specialist, manufacturing and rebuilding precision process equipment and transmission products for the mining and minerals industries. A specialist in the field of gearing and grinding mill technology, the group engineers parts and full assemblies to suit customer requirements, from design stages through manufacture to installation. Aftermarket support, installation and relocation are crucial aspects of the group’s service offering and are conducted by highly experienced teams with years of expertise in the field.

Key Aspects
  • Sustained historical growth in turnover and profitability.
  • Capable of providing comprehensive turnkey solutions for precision process and transmission products. 
  • Well-entrenched in the mining sector across Southern Africa, with a growing field service footprint in Africa.
  • Established brand, and solid relationships with blue-chip customers, built over several years in the industry.
  • Highly skilled engineering workforce with rare comprehensive skills enabling all insights to be created in-house.
  • On-site installation and repairs capabilities, with the volume and skills level of technical staff to support this.
  • Vendor listings and designated supplier status facilitating repeat work.
  • Large, technologically advanced assets are a considerable competitive advantage.
Opportunities
  • Providing full lifecycle support for customers' products, including condition monitoring and diagnostic services with ongoing maintenance contracts continually feeds the machining centre.
  • The group's recent infrastructure improvements have substantially enhanced its ability to serve existing clients in-house, making it more competitive and broadening its potential market.
Current Markets
  • The group is well entrenched in the mining sector of Southern Africa, with a long history serving leading mining houses engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) companies and even OEMs, directly or through resellers.
  • They have been aggressively expanding their field services into Africa, to countries such as Zambia, Namibia and Botswana. In the last year alone, the company conducted field services in several countries for the first time, including Ethiopia, Rwanda and Mozambique, representing significant opportunities for growth.
  • Mineral markets served include, but are not limited to: gold, chrome/ ferrochrome, diamonds/ kimberlite, platinum, vanadium / nitrovan, cement and uranium
Real Estate

The business is headquartered in Gauteng, South Africa, occupying well-equipped factories with 4429 m² under-roof. Significant development has been completed on the building to house the group's large-scale machine centre equipment. The property is available to be included in the sale.