Rosslyn is the Industrial Complex of South Africa - The Champion of the South African Economy

Rosslyn though small, yet it contributes close to 10% to South Africa's gross annual revenue.

As you drive around Rosslyn you meet great international global companies that has found home in Rosslyn

In my view, the top 20 international global companies operating in Rosslyn and South African companies with gross R500 million annual earnings are as follows:

1. Tubecon: the fastest and most reliable steel tube and profile manufacturer in South Africa

2. Nissan. Nissan manufactures cosy cars. I enjoyed this visit. It was a great pleasure to walk around the assembly area seeing how these Nissan car are made with top world class precision.

3. Aveng, manufacturers of mining tools

4. Feltex, manufacturers of steel wires

5. Iveco. Through a global vision and with international roots, Iveco has introduced products with European precision and tailored them to suit the Southern African market.

6. Nampak. Nampak is South African. It is Africa’s leading diversified packaging manufacturer. At Rosslyn plant I had great chat with CEO Peter Mashangu. He has great plans for Rosslyn. I love Peter.

7. BMW, manufacturers of top range cars

8. CLN/ MA. One of the leading international players on the world stage of metal forming assembly of automotive components.

9. PEX Mart. As South African, I am proud of PEX Mart. PEXMART is a South African pipe manufacturer and supplier to international market.

10. Venture Global. Venture is the market leader in manufacturing both interior and exterior automotive systems. consists of 27 global facilities, with operations in Australia, China, Germany, India, Malaysia, North America & South Africa.

11. EnviroServe. South Africa's largest waste management company

12. Sasko Bakeries. Millions and millions of South Africans love bread in the morning. It is a tradition

13. JD Supply. This is South African furniture wholesaler. I appreciate JD but I believe it should play a role in empowering emerging upholstery artisans

14. UD Trucks. This is great Japanese company producing commercial vehicles

15. Isobodies. Manufactures insulated structures, hot rooms, cold rooms, freezer rooms, telephone exchanges, radio equipment buildings, Radio and TV studios, just a few. A powerful South African company operating all over Africa, Saudi Arabia, Belgium

16. Snackworks - this is where South Africa's historic Baker's biscuits are produced. We all love Baker's biscuits.

17. Tente Castors, Wheels and Smart Mobility Solutions. This is Europe’s largest castor manufacturers

18. Praga. I like and I love Praga. It is South African (supplies whole Africa for Ford / VW / Toyota & Nissan). Praga exports to Argentina and Thailand. Its earnings are close to R1billion and employs about 1000 people

19. Afrit Trailer. It's the most respected trailer manufacturers in Africa

20. ZF LEMFÖRDER, car parts manufacturers.
ZF Lemförder South Africa, is a subsidiary of global technology giant ZF Friedrichshafen. Supplies BMW

And of course there are still great companies in Rosslyn, this is just the tip of the iceberg.

woman smiling wearing denim jacket
woman smiling wearing denim jacket