Manufacturing And Engineering

As a key driver of growth in the South African economy, manufacturing and engineering provides lucrative investment opportunities and are characteristic of high outputs and innovation. Our Founder and Executive Chairman, Mr Zungu has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering, and as a result, is passionate and highly knowledgeable in these fields.

Our portfolio of companies in these sectors include:

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    MCG Industries:

    MCG Industries (MCG) is a proudly South African leading manufacturer of injection moulded crates, containers and furniture that has been serving the market for over 50 years. The Group recently diversified into the manufacture of flexible packaging products to a diverse market including retail, sugar and other consumables packaging. Manufacturing sites are strategically located in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and Namibia to enable the supply of competitively priced quality products and services for both the domestic and international export market.

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    Zungu-Elgin Engineering:

    Zungu-Elgin Engineering (Zungu-Elgin) offers innovative engineering solutions to the sugar, petrochemicals, pulp and paper, chemical, energy, mining and minerals, maritime, general engineering and steel industries. The company specialises in the design, fabrication, repair and refurbishment of engineering equipment through its well-equipped 25 000m2 facility situated close to the Durban Harbour and a 45-minute drive from the King Shaka International Airport.

    Facility capabilities include areas for material preparation, fabrication, welding, medium to heavy machinery, CNC drilling and machining, dished end forming, heat treatment, industrial painting and a foundry capable of casting sugar roll shells up to 20 tons in weight.

    Zungu-Elgin’s mission is to be the leading engineering company providing safe, reliable, quality, turnkey solutions for local and international markets.

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    Vital Products plc (“Vital”):

    Vital became operational during 1999 with the backup of an extensive business experience that spans over two decades. The company has gradually etched itself into the Nigerian foods and beverages market by maintaining quality control backed by best technology in all its operations. From a consumer and healthcare products company distributing only pharmaceutical products, the company has forayed into the manufacture and distribution of high quality fruit juices and non-alcoholic beverages. Vital  has also invested substantially in the fruits and vegetables processing industry. The company has, as part of its plans for expansion, procured a multi-million Naira plant solely for the production of processed tomatoes and other food seasonings. This is aimed at lowering the cost of such products in the open market as well as offer new methods on food preservation.