Services Offered

The centre strives to provide the relevant infrastructure, including a manufacturing environment, where trainees can be effectively and safely trained to cast, manufacture and weld aluminium products.

It also endeavours, through training and mentoring to equip the graduates with the business skills and tools to enable them to establish their own sustainable businesses.

Services include the following:

  • Physical space

  • Product/process identification

  • Access to equipment, machine, tools and computers

  • Internet Café

  • CAD Design Studio

  • Shared administrative services

  • Business assistance

  • Entrepreneurial culture development

  • Technical Training

  • Counselling, Coaching and Mentoring

  • Technology Transfer

  • Marketing and Commercialisation

  • Financial matters and funding

  • Export readiness

  • Access to Government information

  • Networking





Business idea and vision in the metals industry

English proficiency (important for trainings and development) Proof of experience or skills in the industry



Complete statutory compliance

Proof of sales achieved to date (minimum R12 500.00 per month) Proof of experience or skills in the industry

The centre will be assisting incubatees which have been categorised as follows:


Low tech

Low tech incubatees are those businesses which are operating aluminium businesses which do not need much equipment for operations. These businesses are mostly informal businesses or entrepreneurs that want to start running their own businesses full time.


High tech

High tech incubatees are those businesses operating in the Engineering field. This includes existing business which are looking at improving the market potential or expanding their operations.


We offer an extensive range of high quality aluminium products including:


  • Gates

  • Doors

  • Outdoor Furniture

  • Ballustrades

  • Corner Pieces

  • Poles & Posts

  • Roof Cresting

  • Spiral Stairs

  • Ventilators

  • Miscellaneous


For more information on out wide variety of goods and services download our catalogue below.

Get in touch with the Downstream Aluminium Centre for Technology