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As a global company, with its roots in Germany, the SMS group ranks among the global leaders in metallurgical processing plant supply for the entire metallurgical process chain. As a single source systems provider, we assist our clients in increasing their competitiveness through our innovative engineering, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of their processing plant, equipment and electrics & automation systems.

As technology partners for our clients over the lifecycle of their plant, the SMS group provides on-going technical services & support, also providing components, spare parts and modernisations for our clients in the ferrous, non-ferrous, & ferro-alloy industries.

Some of the technology and services that we provide includes training, studies, engineering, development, testing, manufacturing, erection, commissioning, automation, optimisation, modernisations, upgrades, repairs, maintenance outsourcing, spare parts supply, etc.

From South Africa, we provide support & services for our SMS group clients and further chosen market sectors throughout the SADC (Southern African Development Community) region and also further North along the East coast of Africa.

The SMS group employs more than 13,500 people from more than 40 nations worldwide. We work together in an atmosphere that is characterised by personal responsibility, honesty, team spirit and flat hierarchies in order to add value for our clients with almost all their processing technology, equipment, and service requirements.


A Passion for Metals!!!