Since its foundation in 1974, PRENTEC has continued to grow from strength to strength. The manufacturing facilities were doubled in 1992, and the quality assurance procedures are accepted by all international industrial groups and mining houses.


Manufacturing Facilities

PRENTEC, established 1974, commenced fabricating steel products in 1983.Today, PRENTEC has a very modern factory and produces work of a very high quality.

Fabrication Services

PRENTEC’s modern factory offers high quality fabrication in both carbon and stainless steel. Design and manufacturing of coded pressure vessels to ASME Sect VIII and PD 5500. Process plant and equipment are manufactured and pre-assembled in the Factory.


PRENTEC House and Factory are situated on 9 000 square metres of land at Chloorkop Extension 1, Kempton Park, Gauteng. This complex has ease of access to the National Motorway Network and is located between Johannesburg International Airport and Johannesburg City.

The PRENTEC complex, developed by PRENTEC’s directors consists of:

PRENTEC HOUSE, a double storey prestige office block containing over 800 square meters of floor area which houses, over and above the conventional engineering office functions, a chemical laboratory and CAD design draughting system.

PRENTEC FACTORY of 5 200 square meters covered floor area fully equipped to manufacture coded and non-coded pressure vessels, tanks, piping general structures and a separate precast concrete panel casting facility.

The manufacturing facilities consist of two bays, each 1 500 m2 area, equipped with:

  • Four x 10 ton overhead cranes, 8 m to underside of the hook
  • Three x 18 ton - 20 ton mobile cranes
  • Plate rolls, handling 16 mm thick x 2 500 mm wide plate
  • Guillotine, handling 12 mm thick x 3 000 mm wide plate
  • Submerged arc welding machine complete with 5 000 mm high x 5 000 mm long column and boom
  • 250 TON Press Brake
  • Twenty x CO2 welders – water/air cooled - 400 Amp
  • Sixty various AC and DC welding machines - 160 – 500 Amp
  • Two x radial drilling machines
  • One x 5 ton forklift
  • Four sets heavy duty tank rotators
  • Two x lathes
  • Punch and cropper
  • One copy type profile cutter
  • Plasma cutters
  • Power saw
  • 50 ton press
  • General equipment including grinders, drilling machines, plate edge nibblers, plate cutters, etc

Dedicated Stainless Steel Bay

The stainless steel manufacturing facilities consist of one bay 1300 m2 area, equipped with:

  • Two x 5 ton overhead cranes.

Dedicates Assembly Bay

The dedicated assembly bay facilities consist of one bay 1500 m2 area, equipped with:

  • Two x 10 ton overhead cranes.

Pre-Cast Concrete

The precast concrete manufacturing facilities consist of one bay 700 m2 area, equipped with:

  • One x 5 ton overhead crane, 6 m to underside of the hook,
  • Numerous set of custom designed moulds and jigs
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