Primary contact


Secondary contact

Contact: Lefa Makitla

Company details

Key sector/s:
  • Electrical/ Power Engineering
Tel:+27 12 318 9911
Fax:+27 12 327 1246
Postal address:

P O Box 691 Pretoria 0001


Physical address:

1 Buitenkant Street, Pretoria West, Pretoria


Website:http://www.sgbsmitpowermatl ...

Company profile

SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA is the largest manufacturer of power and distribution transformers in Africa. It is the only African manufacturer of transformers of rated voltages up to 500kV. SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA design, manufacture, test, supply, install and commission the full range of transformers from Distribution sizes up to 800MVA Generator Step-Up units. The two SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA factories located respectively in Pretoria West and in Cape Town carry each the Quality Certification ISO 9001, the Environmental Certification ISO 14001, and the Health and Safety Certification ISO 45001. SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA Pretoria West Testing Laboratory has the highest Testing capacity in Africa. It is accredited by SANAS to ISO/IEC17025:2005 for Transformer testing. Four times a year, SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA offers a 5day Transformer Design and Manufacturing course to external customers. This course is accredited by the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers for 4 CPD’s credits.


Product & services

·Distribution transformers (pole mounted and ground mounted)

·Neutral Earthing reactors, resistors, and transformers (NECRT)

· Compact substations known as minisubstations

·Power transformers · Shunt Reactors

·Industrial arc furnace transformers

·Special transformers for Renewable Energy applications: Wind and Solar

·Traction transformers (On-Board locomotive and ground mounted

·Transformer oil testing and analysis · Insulation kits for the electric motor industry and the transformer industry

·Copper rods, strips and bars

·Transformer service

·Transformer design and manufacturing training

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