Naledi Foundry is a member of the 100% black owned Naledi Inhlanganiso Group and one of the largest foundries locally in South Africa.
We supply high quality component to the Mining, Automative & Transport, Railway, Infrastructure & Rolling stock sectors in the local and international markets. Brake housings, brake shoes, retarder pots, rail chairs, axle end caps, shrouded end caps, backing rings, heel blocks and skid sprags to mention only a few.
Our expertise span over 60 years of engineering and metal casting production. We are currently the only large black-owned foundry in South Africa and are proud of our history and culture.
By Associated Electrical Industries, known as African
Malleable Foundry and produced electrical components.
Stewards and Lloyds bought the foundry and changed the name, focussing on Fittings and Valve for global export
Georg Fischer automatic horizontal moulding
Acquisition of Stewards. Lloyds and Salcast was positioned in the Dorbyl Automotive Technology Division
Dorbyl Ltd restructured to Guestro Casting and Machining. In February 2013 Naledi Foundry obtained majority shareholding in Dorbyl Ltd.
To grow the largest black owned foundry in South Africa to become the largest black-owned foundry in the world with the ability to continuously compete locally and internationally, along with being the leading manufacturing company in the African market with excellent quality standards and norms.
To be the supplier of choice to our customers, providing excellent customer service to reach sustainable business and continuous improvements with our skills and qualified expertise in order to become the largest black-owned foundry in the world.
Our staff are proud South Africans, working as a unit to increase volume production year-on-year for major export and the local market. We strive to deliver excellence and quality in every aspect of the foundry and to provide continuous improvement. Every individual relies on the other and trusts them to deliver as expected.
Our culture is important to us. We therefore hire the best.
Chief Executive Officer / Group Executive Chairman
BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance. Runs the Naledi Inhlanganiso board; drives the foundry’s strategy. 32 Years+ experience in finance, higher education, mining, executive management & entrepreneurship
Mr. De Jager holds over two decades of experience in manufacturing management. He gained management experience across sectors with major industry players in steel, construction, casting, automotive & transport
Head of Finance
Irene brings 30 years of management experience she gained from the banking sector and government.She holds accounting degrees from both the University of Venda and UNISA as well as an EDP from WITS