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To provide the best, most cost-effective service to our clients, and to improve the life of our employees

Company profile

Petersen’s General Engineering was established in august 1988 by Gregory & Gaye Petersen, who were the sole owners. Business operations were conducted from home until moving to Athlone Industria in 1992. In September 1999 the operation moved to rented premises in Blackheath Industria, and premises were purchased in Blackheath inMarch 2005, which is where the factory still is.

Petersen’s General Engineering has two separate operations which compliment one another; the electrical repairs operation which is involved in general repairs and installations and machine repairs for the welding industry, and the engineering operation, which is involved with mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium manufacturing, turning and milling, sheet metal work and general engineering.

Petersen’s General Engineering is deeply involved in the wine industry with regards to site-maintenance and the manufacturing of tanks, walkways, cat-ladders, staircases and relevant small parts. Mild steel and stainless steel boat repair jobs are also undertaken

Since August 2003 the mild steel section also manufactures transformer tanks, radiators, under-bases, canopies, HV & LV compartments complete with doors and locking-mechanism, small parts for the transformer industry, and complete powder-coated mini-sub assemblies.

Petersen’s General Engineering’s work ethic is “Do it right the first time!” and we provide superior service and quality products by local and international standards.

Petersen’s Welding Equipment Supplies cc, another company in the Petersen’s stable, is involved in the sales and service of welding equipment and related products as well as distributors of Binzel and Air Liquide products.

Petersen’s is an establishment that cares deeply about its staff, and in-house training is conducted on a regular basis for all employees, to improve their skills and competency levels. 

Petersen’s General Engineering has a rich history and a dedicated team to see to all your product & service needs. Please browse our site to get an idea of what we can supply, and contact us with any queries/requests/orders.


Gregory Petersen

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