The principle activities of the company are as follows

• Manufacturers of galvanized and colour coated steel roof sheeting: Steel furniture tubing in round, square and rectangular profiles; Steel pipes in uncoated, black, galvanized and flanged finish including for screwed and socketed; Cold formed lipped channels in uncoated or pre-galvanised finish;

• Cut to length facility for de-coiling and leveling galvanized, hot rolled and cold rolled steel sheeting;

• Stocking and merchanting of all prime steel products for the retailing, engineering, construction, mining, agriculture, government, parastatal and informal sectors.


We currently have over 25,000 square meters under coverage, of which overhead cranes service all bays. Furthermore, our sizeable commercial fleet comprises of vehicles ranging from 1 to 30 ton payloads.
Presently, we have a monthly manufacturing capacity of 4,000 metric tons. Additionally, we are able to stock over 10,000 metric tons at any given time.


All our products conform to international standards – namely Standard Association of Zimbabwe (SAZ), British Standards Institution (BSI) and South African National Standards (SANS). Each and every item within our stockholding has relevant test certificates to prove this. This facet of uncompromised quality has significantly strengthened our reputation at home and abroad.


We have a streamlined operation, which gives us an edge over our competitors, and as a result have secured the bulk of major contracts over the recent past.

Currently, we employ over 400 people.



Since establishment, we have had a strong export drive.

Our key export markets are Malawi and Zambia. We have recently added Mozambique and Tanzania to our list.


The company commenced operations at a very turbulent time, and despite the strained economic environment has attained tremendous growth and is now considered as the major player in the Steel industry. Moreover, the corporation fully owns both Essar Tubes and Towers (Formerly A.B.B. (Pvt.) Ltd.) and Craster International (Pvt.) Ltd.; two market leaders in their own right.


At Africa Steel, we stock a wide range of prime steel and ancillary products. We strive to service all of our customers.