The company's strategy is to develop the Group’s current position as a leading, specialised furnace and industrial services’ company with a global reach, and to deliver long-term, sustainable growth through the continued expansion of all company services.

Dickinson Group of Companies intentionally reviews alternative industries and complementary product and service offerings. This results in the development and introduction of new and innovative technologies and solutions.

The Group strives to strengthen and consolidate its position in existing markets through focused organic growth and strategic acquisitions. It also works to expand into new markets and to enhance operational efficiencies, whilst maintaining a dedicated focus on quality and safety.

The expansion is achieved through the company’s strong client relationships, in-house design, manufacturing and maintenance capabilities, and a commitment to training and development – which allows the Group to exploit its core knowledge and experience. The Group strives to develop customized solutions for all its customers.

Strategic Activities

In terms of strategy, key activities involve:


Dickinson Group of Companies vision is to be an international leading provider of furnace and industrial services. As we expand into the rest of the world, it is crucial that we maintain our focus on our performance in our historical markets in South Africa and neighboring SADC countries.

Primary Focus Areas

To support our Group's strategy the company has four key focus areas:

  • Enhance our industry leadership in Southern Africa - referred to as "Southern Africa Strategy"
  • Expand our operational footprint into Sub-Saharan Africa - referred to as "African Expansion Strategy"
  • Expand our range of specialist services into the heavy industrial & mining sectors - referred to as "Industrial & Mining Services Strategy"
  • Expand our industry leadership in select emerging markets outside Africa - referred to as our "International Expansion Strategy"

Business Operations & Regions

The company has business operations throughout Africa including: South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania, and Kenya, supported by an extensive market coverage throughout the continent.

Our strategy is further enhanced by our China-Africa Focus, with our business operations in China and Mauritius, enhances the supply of our products and services throughout Africa.


Strategy 2015-2020

Africa’s leading Provider of Furnace & Industrial Services to the mining, metals smelting, mineral processing, power generation and petrochemicals refining industries

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10 Smuts Avenue
P.O. Box 63, Vereeniging
1930. South Africa