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ACTOM (Pty) Ltd is an industry leader and the largest manufacturer, solution provider, repairer and distributor of electro-mechanical equipment in Africa, employing about 5550 people with an annual order intake in excess of R7.5bn. We are a black empowered company with 34 operating units, 53 production, service and repair facilities, and more than 33 distribution outlets throughout Southern Africa.

With more than 100 years of experience in energy, we’ve continually evolved our product and service offerings to meet the world’s energy needs. Our innovative, cutting-edge technology has helped us to provide reliable, environmentally friendly energy solutions for both consumers and businesses.

ACTOM (Pty) Ltd is a level 1 B-BBEE Contributor with 51.49% Black Ownership and
35.73% Black Women Ownership. It is the largest manufacturer, solution provider,
repairer, maintainer and distributor of electro-mechanical equipment in Africa, offering
a winning and balanced combination of manufacturing, service, repairs, maintenance,
projects and distribution through its 33 outlets throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.

ACTOM Distribution Transformers secures order to supply NECRT’S units to Kamoa Copper Mine SA in the DRC

ACTOM Distribution Transformers, a division within the ACTOM Group that designs and manufactures a range of 16kVA – 10 MVA distribution and lower range power transformers, recently secured an order for the supply of its Neutral Electromagnetic Couplers with Earthing Resistors and an Auxiliary Transformer (NECRT’s) to Kamoa Copper Mine SA Copper Mine SA in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

ACTOM High Voltage secures Botswana solar power plant contract and eyes more opportunities across Africa.

ACTOM High Voltage Equipment, a South African-based leading manufacturer and supplier of electro-mechanical equipment in Southern Africa, has secured a contract to supply and deliver high-voltage equipment for the Selebi-Phikwe Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant, currently under construction in Botswana.

Solar generation system at ACTOM’s Knights site now operational at MV Switchgear

ACTOM recently gave the go-ahead for the first solar power generation system to be installed at the group’s main factory complex at Knights, Germiston. MV Switchgear is the largest consumer of power among the various manufacturing divisions at the Knights site and was therefore selected as the first division to be equipped with a solar generation system.

Power Transformers at the forefront among local producers of inverter transformers

ACTOM Power Transformers (APT) is currently increasing the production capacity of its Wadeville, Germiston, plant, mainly to meet the substan­tial upsurge in demand expected from South Africa’s rapidly growing renewable energy generation sector.