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Optimising the value in the steel supply chain to unsurpassed levels of excellence
With a proud history spanning more than 100 years, Macsteel Service Centres SA has developed and expanded into the leading steel service centre and distributor in Africa.
Consisting of 8 dynamic Business Units and operating from a network of more than 60 service centres, branches and warehouses, MSCSA supplies the entire sub-Saharan geographic region with the full range of carbon steel, special steel, stainless steel, aluminium products and value added steel processes to all sectors of industry.
Macsteel Service Centres SA is extremely proud of its 4300 employees, whose commitment, ethics and passion contribute to the company attaining its enviable reputation in the market.
Macsteel Service Centres SA’s extensive stockholding, comprehensive product range and superb infrastructure combined with its technical competencies and continuous improvement initiatives enhances its status as the pre-eminent supplier of steel products to a vast valued customer base.
Macsteel invites You to test their mettle and forge an enduring partnership with them as Your preferred steel supplier of choice!
Steel is an indispensable part of everyday life. The very structures in which we live have their base foundations forged in steel. It protects us from the elements, shields our children from the dangers of speed and is beautiful enough to influence the world with works of art and feats of engineering.
Macsteel Service Centres SA forms the African component of the global Macsteel Holdings Group. Macsteel operates in more than 31 countries and is the largest independent steel trading company in the world.
The Macsteel Service Centres SA Group through it 11 dynamic Business Units and a strategic network of more than 71 branches has a core focus on Steel Trading and Value Added Steel Processing.
Corporate head office support is provided to these businesses in the areas of financial administration, human resources, information technology, marketing, procurement and treasury. A Broadly Based Black Economic Empowerment consortium including the Macsteel Employee Trust holds a significant share of Macsteel Service Centres SA.
Masteelers are proactive, passionate people with superb infrastructure, dedicated to the supply and beneficiation of steel and allied products to meet the needs of industry and our wider community.
Macsteel Bright Bar
Macsteel Bright Bar is a leading manufacturer and supplier of Bright steel shafting to both the domestic and international markets and is an accredited ISO 9001:2000 quality listed supplier. Our strength lies in our flexibility to meet specific client requests while adhering to the highest manufacturing standards. Short notice order fulfillment and a comprehensive stock holding of finished products, ensures client satisfaction. Customer Service is diligently provided by our own delivery fleet and strategically supported by the Group’s national distribution network.
Location and Services
Our extensive factory and production plant is ideally situated in Meyerton, Gauteng with further warehousing and distribution facilities in Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal.
Macsteel Bright Bar is capable of producing a comprehensive range of bright steel products conforming to worldwide specifications. Production personnel are actively involved in on-line monitoring of manufacturing procedures, thereby ensuring the strictest conformance to quality specifications. Bright products are delivered in prime condition with the utmost care and attention given to packing, oiling and strapping requirements. We have developed highly successful and efficient packing methods for export markets.
With over forty years of manufacturing experience, the company has developed and expanded a product range which is extensive and includes cold drawn, round and peeled bar in rounds and hexagons in a range of sizes from 4mm to 160mm. Attention to new and developing technology is consistently applied to meet the ever-increasing demands of a vast customer base.
Macsteel Coil Processing
Situated in Wadeville, Germiston, and operating from a modern 40,000 sqm factory, Macsteel Coil Processing is one of the leading coil and flat product processing facilities in Southern Africa.
Equipped with ISO SABS 9001:2008 certi?cation and VDA6 quality accreditation, Macsteel Coil Processing’s valued customers are assured of consistently high standards of quality products and service excellence.
The extensive value adding operation includes a sophisticated range of 10 processing lines providing cut to length, edge trimming, slitting and decoil-recoil ?nished products. The production plant includes state of the art high speed blanking lines supplying surface critical materials to the automotive, appliance, manufacturing and building industries amongst others.
Macsteel Coil Processing’s product and service offering have recently been enhanced with the commissioning of the most advanced stretcher levelling plant in the southern hemisphere, producing completely flat and stress free plate and sheet. Additional best in practice plant installations include a multi-head rotary shear and Chicago slitter.
Macsteel Coil Processing processes the full range of hot rolled, cold rolled, high chrome, galvanized, pre-coated, ?at products and slit material including de-coiling/recoiling capabilities of material to 2 000mm widths and up to 30 tonne coil mass capacity.
Macsteel’s vast geographic footprint of 79 branches in close proximity to most industrial areas throughout Southern Africa ensures that providing quality product combined with optimum service levels to its valued customers, remains its top priority.
We process a full range of Hot Rolled, Cold Rolled, Galvanised, Precoated, Flat Product and Slit material including Decoiling/Recoiling up to 2000 mm wide and to 25 ton coil mass capacity.
3mm to 12mm thick, 2000 mm wide with edge trim facility in lengths, up to 9000mm from 25 ton coils - Hot Rolled, Stainless Steel & Vastrap
0.5mm to 5mm thick, 2000 mm wide lengths up to 9000mm. Slide trim upto 3.000 mm, Hot Rolled, Galvanised, Cold Rolled, Pickled and Oiled Materials
Range 0.4mm to 2.00mm in widths from 300mm to 2000mm in 3 strand format in lengths from 300mm to 600mm
Cold Rolled, Hot Rolled, Galvanised, Painted, Improved Surface Finish and Stainless Steel
Range 0.5mm to 3.00mm thick, widths 20mm to 500mm in 17 ton coils
Based in Wadeville, Macsteel Coil Processing commissioned a stretcher leveler in January 2011. The machinery was imported from the USA, and was manufactured by Red Bud Industries, Illinois.
Macsteel Service Centres SA’s wide range of products and value added manufactured products are sold and distributed to international markets via Macsteel Exports.
Staffed with a knowledgeable team with vast African market experience, each possessing the skills in the relevant products, markets and languages of the countries for which they are responsible.
Macsteel Exports’ supply base includes stockholdings from:
- its large dedicated warehouse in Wadeville;
- MSCSA’s strategic 10 Business Units;
- its numerous African branches; and
- direct deliveries from local and international steel producers.
Macsteel Exports is extremely flexible in the products and services it can provide. This may range from supplying a few items to far reaching destinations, to a few thousand tonnes of coil to offshore global markets. Ideally positioned to explore emerging markets, Macsteel Exports continues to offer its valued client base quality products combined with unsurpassed service delivery.
In addition to direct trade in Africa and the World, Macsteel Exports has stockholding branches in Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Ghana. There is also a mothballed branch in Zimbabwe.The branches employ over 200 staff in 15 locations.
There is immense flexibility in what we can do; from supplying a few lengths of pipe to Maputo, to a few thousand tonnes of coil from India to Brazil.
In addition to our in-house abilities and strengths, the Exports division has the collective experience and commercial power of MSCSA, the leading steel service centre and distributor of steel products in Africa.
Below is a list of Services we offer:
- Auto Cad Detailing
- Cutting: Lazer / High Definition Plasma / Flame Cutting
- Coil Slitting
All Logistical Services – Arrangement & Bookings of Overland Freight – Shipping & Airfreight. All Required Export Documentation.
Macsteel Fluid Control
Niche focused business supplying a comprehensive range of ?uid control systems
Macsteel Fluid Control is a key niche focussed business which operates throughout various industry sectors. It supplies a comprehensive range of valves, actuators, liquid level gauges, ?lter systems, valve interlock systems and a full range of steam products including traps, strainers and control valves. Valves supplied range from basic brass gate valves to advanced technical control systems.
Macsteel Fluid Control is the sole franchise holder for Southern Africa of a wide range of well-known product brands. A major step towards import substitution has been the establishment of a local valve assembly operation. This strategic Macsteel Business Unit assembles Bermad ?ow control valves, Klinger liquid and magnetic level gauges, Natco valves for level gauges and Smith interlock systems.
Macsteel Fluid Control employs highly skilled technical personnel with the expertise, skills and a detailed knowledge of product design and specifications. Its reputable branded products are found in diverse markets, ranging from irrigation and agriculture to petro chemical and nuclear energy.
Macsteel Fluid Control is ISO 9001:2008 certi?ed.
Macsteel Fluid Control handles a comprehensive range of valves, actuators, liquid level gauges, filter systems and valve interlock systems. Valves supplied range from basic brass gate valves to advanced technical control systems.
In addition, a full range of steam products such as traps, strainers, control valves and systems are available.
Well known brand names for which Macsteel Fluid Control are the sole franchise holders in Southern Africa include :
- Amiad : Water Filtration Systems - www.amiad.com
- Amri: Butterfly Valves and Actuators - www.amri.com
- Armstrong : Steam and Condensate Products - www.armstrong-intl.com
- Bermad : Control Valves - www.bermad.com
- Cyl : knife Gate Valves - www.cyl.es
- Elfab : Bursting Discs - www.elfab.com
- Galcon : Controllers - www.galcon.co.il
- Klinger : Level Gauges, Valves and Cocks - www.klinger.co.at
- KSB : Gate Valves, Globe Valves, Check Valves and Diaphragm Valves - www.ksb.com
- Natco : Gate, Ball, Check, Butterfly Valves and Actuators
- Schubert & Salzer Control Systems GmbH: Control Valves - www.schubert-salzer.com
- SRI : API Ball Valves - www.sri.fr
- Smith : Interlocks, Flexi Drives and Easi Drives - www.smithflowcontrol.com
- Strahman MG : Specialised Valves - www.strahman-mg.de
- Elmac : Flame Arrestors
- Motherwell : Tank Valves, Pressure Vacuum Valves
- Mueller : Strainers
- Terofox : Cast/forged API valves, Gate valves, Globe valves & Check valves - www.terofox.com
- Franklin : Double Block and Bleed Expanding Plug Valves - www.franklinvalve.com
- Ateco : Tank Roofs - www.atecotank.com
A major step towards import substitution has been the establishment of a local Valve Assembly operation. This plant manufactures of assembles Bermad flow control valves, Klinger liquid and magnetic level gauges, Natco valves for level gauges and Smith interlock systems.
The on-site commissioning of valves is carried out by factory trained technicians, while a fully equipped Central Workshop with Macsteel Fluid Control are fully acquainted with the total cost of ownership concept and modern supply chain management procedures. The offer support for the development of long term partnerships designed to drive costs down and help ensure customers are globally competitive.
Operating from two modern factories in Boksburg and Brakpan and an additional processing facility in Queenstown, Macsteel Roo?ng is Southern Africa’s leading supplier of metal roo?ng products and cold formed sections. Included in its comprehensive product offering is the manufacture of the internationally acclaimed and popular Harveytile brand of roof tiles and the Novotexi 440 range of concealed ?x roo?ng systems, all of which provide end to end quality roo?ng solutions to the market.
An experienced technical department assists customers with every aspect of product design, from measurement of required quantities to the custom curving of roofing products, specialised cold formed sections and heavy duty rolled open sections. In addition, cold formed sections can be rolled, punched and painted inline ready for installation on site. Macsteel Roo?ng’s diverse product range consists of:
Harveytile roof tiles;
Roo?ng products; TL5, Classidek, IBR, widespan and corrugated iron, ranging from high volume low cost 8,5/76 corrugated iron to colour coated and heavy duty corrugated iron for silos. In addition, Macsteel Roo?ng produces a number of specialised pro?les such as Delta-Rib, a troughed pro?le with enhanced spanning characteristics and a state of the art concealed ?x roo?ng system;
Cold formed open section products;
Complimenting the full range of standard structural lip channels and purlins, Macsteel Roofing supplies specialised customised sections for the mining, electrical and security industries;
Location and Services
Macsteel Roofing is situated in Lilianton, Boksburg. This major plant supplies all the requirements of the trading divisions of Macsteel Service Centres SA, in addition to an extensive client base in the RSA and neighbouring states. A competent and experienced technical department assists customers with all aspects of products, from measurement of quantities through custom curving of roofing products to specialised cold formed sections and heavy duty rolled hollow sections.
Macsteel Special Steels
Manufacturing, adding value and distributing the highest quality speciality steels
Macsteel Special Steels is Southern Africa’s leading distributor and processor of engineering steels. Located in Dunswart, Boksburg, Macsteel Special Steels’ operates as the crucial link between steel producers and consumers of high grade special steels , satisfying their requirements for ?exibility and reliability. A variety of volume per size and grade to close dimensional tolerances and short notice deliveries including specific customized requirements are all well within its product and service offering. The Dunswart operation provides thermal treatment (heat treatment) of ?nished metal components and or un-worked metal to meet customers’ requirements, through processes that optimize metallurgical properties. Heat treatment is carried out in vacuum furnaces, Sealed Quench furnaces, Shaker Hearth furnaces, Austemper Mesh Belt furnaces and Top Hat furnaces.
Unique specialised offerings to valued customers include a world class in-house laboratory providing various metallurgical services, including destructive and non-destructive testing and the conducting of metallurgical investigations.
Macsteel Special Steels’ extensive speciality steels solution includes its Macsteel Bright Bar facility in Meyerton with additional warehousing and distribution facilities in Durban. This Business Unit manufactures and supplies bright steel shafting to the domestic and international markets which comply to the most stringent tolerances and speci?cations. With over 40 years of manufacturing experience, Macsteel Bright Bar has developed and expanded on its comprehensive product range which includes cold drawn, round peeled bar and hexagons in sizes from 4 mm to 160mm. Attention to new and developing technology is consistently applied to meet the increasing requirements of its valued customer base. Equipped with the most advanced testing equipment, quality products and service remain the key elements which enhance its enviable reputation in the market.
Macsteel Special Steels is ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 18001:2007 accredited.
Macsteel Trading’s market reach through its strategic network of 22 branches throughout South Africa extends to most steel consuming market sectors and key industries, offering valued customers high-quality steel products combined with excellent service at the most competitive prices. Its vast product range includes:
Light, medium and heavy pro?le sections (long products), hot rolled sheet and coil and plate, cold rolled sheet and coils in various surface ?nishes, galvanised sheet and coil, structural tube and pipe, cladding and roo?ng products, rails, cold sawing of long products, including precision mitre cutting, cellular and castellated beam manufacture, hand-railing systems, expanded metal, ?oor grating, welded mesh and radex sections.
Pipes and ?ttings, which include galvanized, black, steam, stainless, welded and seamless steel pipes, ?ttings and ?anges to all grades and speci?cations.
A distinct advantage of Macsteel Trading’s geographic footprint and reach is its ef?cient capability to distribute the Group’s Business Unit’s complementary products to their own niche customer base timeously, whether situated in outlying rural areas or in main centres. Supported by one of the largest ?eets in the country, Macsteel Trading’s proven ability to deliver on its service ethic throughout its diverse product range to a broad client base provides the Group with a signi?cant competitive edge.
Macsteel Trading proudly holds and continues to be awarded many supply contracts and agreements, which bears testimony to its enduring commitment to provide high-quality products and service excellence to its valued customers.
Macsteel Tube & Pipe
Operating from its magni?cent 98,500sqm facilities in Boksburg, Macsteel Tube and Pipe has expanded its diverse manufacturing capabilities over the past 35 years to become one of the leading tube and pipe producers on the African continent.
Additional value added offerings include on-site galvanizing, customised cutting, precision laser cutting, forging, cold drawing, coating and the end ?nishing of its products.
Macsteel Tube and Pipe is ISO 9001:2008 accredited and supplies products to internationally approved quality standards for applications such as:
- Water and other conveyance pipe;
- Tube for structural engineering and automotive applications;
- Hi-tensile scaffolding;
- Conveyor idler tube;
- Mine support systems; and
- Furniture and general purpose precision tubing.
Advanced production capabilities accommodate the attachment of a full range of fittings, flanges and other connecting mechanisms including facilities whereby these components are converted into pipe systems to meet specialised customer requirements.
Macsteel Tube and Pipe has recently developed two innovative additional product ranges, namely Lula Pipe and Cable Lock reticulation systems which are experiencing huge demand given their ease of installation, superior performance and cost advantages.
Location and Services
The factory complex is located in Boksburg. We supply a large and diverse range of products to various industries. The company’s core skill is that of forming and welding steel strip to produce tube and pipe of the highest quality. These skills are enhanced by a CAD design facility for roll forming and a CNC roll manufacturing operation. Macsteel Tube and Pipe adds further value by Galvanising, Cutting, Welding, and Coating its products. The plant is able to supply special sections and wall thicknesses as per customer requirements.
In addition to the valued added services noted above we have facilities for the attachment of a full range of flanges and other connecting mechanisms.
The latest state of the art laser cutting equipment is a recent addition to our plant enhancing our product offering which enables us to provide high precision low cut tube.
Macsteel Tube and Pipe supplies products manufactured to SABS and International quality standards for applications such as:
- Water and other conveyance pipe
- Tube and Pipe for structural engineering and automotive applications
- Hi-tensile scaffolding
- Conveyor idler tube
- Mine support systems
- Furniture and general purpose precision tubing
Products Manufactured Include:
- Special Profiles
- Grades of Steel
The above products are produced from a number of different quality steels, namely:
- SAE/AISI 1008
- EN 10219-1-S235
- EN 10219-1-S275
- EN 10219-1-S355
On site world class galvanising facilities enable us to offer a comprehensive range of galvanised products.
Leading distributor and processor of application speci?c steels.
Macsteel VRN is the leading supplier and processor of speciality carbon plate, which includes wear and impact resistant, high strength, pressure vessel and marine grades of steel. In addition, Macsteel VRN is the major supplier of stainless steel and various aluminium products in the market.
Macsteel VRN’s central stock warehouse and its two main service centres (carbon service centre and stainless steel service centre) located in Roodekop, Germiston, operate specialised world-class processing equipment consisting of ?ame, plasma and laser cutting services. Additional value added services include decoiling, guillotining, customised cutting to size, rolling, bending, drilling and polishing, all supplemented by computer numerically controlled machinery and computer-aided design programmes, offering signi?cant cost efficient benefits to its valued customers.
Macsteel VRN’s considerable value proposition includes a strategic countrywide network of 17 branches which provide inventory and customized preprocessed steel to a range of industries.
Macsteel VRN’s products and services are utilised in most large capital projects undertaken in Southern Africa and the rest of Africa, with optimal steel selection being initialised during the conceptual stages of the projects.
Macsteel VRN’s brand promise and solid reputation for supplying high-quality steel products combined with service excellence has endured for many years and continues to be underwritten by management and staff who are committed to ensuring their pre-eminent market position. Remaining at the forefront of the innovations in steel technology is a priority for Macsteel VRN and to this end exceptional relationships with local and international producer mills are maintained.
Macsteel VRN is ISO 9001:2008 certi?ed.
VRN Steel is committed to continuously monitoring the market and offering the most comprehensive range of modern steels to a constantly evolving industry.
- Commercial quality carbon steel plates and structural steel grades in low, medium and high strengths.
- Pressure vessel grades in a variety of specifications.
- Wear and impact resistant steels in a wide range of hardnesses, including armour plate.
- Stainless steel plate, sheet, coil, bar, tubes, pipes, fittings and sections.
- Aluminium plate, sheet, coil, pipes and sections.
All of the above are available in standard sizes or cut to customer’s requirements.
Location and Services
A countrywide network of 16 branches service a wide and diverse range of industries on an ’as required’ or contractual supply basis.
The Mining, Engineering, Construction, and Agricultural industries, amongst others, are serviced daily by an extensive and well organised delivery fleet. Our highly trained and experienced personnel ensure that our clients requirements are competently and accurately fulfilled.
VRN’s technical experts ensure that our valued clients obtain the best results through the correct specifications and optimum use of the right materials for their applications.
VRN Steel is in the forefront of the supply of pre-processed steel and utilise flame, plasma and laser cutting services. Computer aided design systems and CNC controlled machinery offer significant productivity benefits to valued customers. Guillotining press brake bending, band sawing and decoiling equipment are also available.