We manufacture the full range of power transformers from 10MVA up to and including 800MVA 420kV, furnace transformers, mobile substations and related equipment.
We manufacture distribution transformers from 16kVA up to and including 5MVA 36kV, miniature substations, LNER’s, NECRT’s and other related equipment.
Welcome to SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA
We are a Leading Transformer Manufacturing Company based in Pretoria and Cape Town
Power and distribution transformers for the African continent are manufactured by SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA in its factories in Pretoria and Cape Town. The Large Power Transformer factory in Pretoria West is a well-equipped factory and is amongst the biggest and most sophisticated transformer manufacturing plants within the Southern Hemisphere and one of two large manufacturers within sub-Saharan Africa. SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA Pretoria manufactures 10MVA to 800MVA transformers with primary voltages of up to 420kV. Other products include arc-furnace, on-board locomotive and grid-connected traction transformers as well as shunt reactors up to 100MVAr.
The Distribution Transformer factory in Cape Town manufactures transformers from 16kVA to 5MVA with primary voltages of up to 36kV and 200kVA to 2500kVA miniature substations with primary voltages of up to 36kV. We also produce neutral earthing resistors (NER‘s), neutral earthing compensators (NEC‘s) and NECRT combinations.
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SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA has over 70 years experience in successful design, manufacturing, testing, installation and commissioning of a full range of power and distribution transformers which include large power transformers of voltages up to 800MVA 420kV as well as offering a SANAS accredited laboratory for testing of various materials.
Large Power Transformers
SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA manufactures a range of large power transformers which includes generator step-up transformers up to 800MVA 420kV.
Medium Power Transformers
SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA manufactures a range of medium power transformers up to 200MVA 275kV.
Oil Distribution Transformers
SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA manufactures a range of oil distribution transformers up to 5MVA 36kV.
Cast Resin Transformers
SGB-SMIT Group is able to deliver Cast Resin Transformers (from production sites in Germany, Malaysia and the USA) with capacities up to 25MVA and series voltages up to 36kV.
SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA manufactures a range of special power transformers which include arc furnace, grid connected traction and on board locomotive transformers.
SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA manufactures a range of compact substations up to 3150kVA 36kV.
SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA offers a range of services to clients which includes project management, site installations and testing of materials.
SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA laboratory at our Pretoria operation has been in existence since 1973. The main activities of the laboratory are testing of materials for transformers.
SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA is the first South African transformer manufacturer to secure a multi-million-dollar order for the US utility market
SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA proudly flies the flag for South African transformer manufacturing, securing a multi-million-dollar contract to supply hundreds of transformers for the US market. For the first time in history, a South African transformer OEM is designing,...
SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA successfully tests 45MVA transformer in new test facility
SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA (SSPM) achieves a Phoenix milestone event by successfully testing a 45MVA transformer in the newly built test facility at the Pretoria Power factory. SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA is proud to celebrate a significant milestone marking the commissioning and...
Neo Mapapanyane – Keith Plowden Young Achiever’s Award recipient
SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA continues to support local talent The South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) is a professional association dedicated to “the interest of professional Electrical and Electronic Engineering in South Africa". The SAIEE hosts an...