SSAB Steel Service Center in South Africa
SSAB Steel Service Center in South Africa

SSAB Steel Service Center South Africa

We do value-added processing of SSAB high-strength steels and wear-resistant plates for equipment OEMs serving the mining, earthmoving, transport, and agricultural markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Our processed steels are used in numerous industrial applications, such as excavator buckets, crushing components for mining, transport tippers, and agricultural implements.

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Value-added steel processing

Speed your time-to-market by using SSAB’s value-added steel processing, especially developed for working with Hardox® wear plate, Strenx® structural steel, Duroxite® wear-resistant overlays, and Toolox® tool steel. Bring us your challenging custom designs, knowing that we’ll deliver precision cut, bent, drilled, machined, and welded components that can give your products distinct marketplace advantages.

Industries and solutions

We have extensive experience in adding value to OEMs’ industrial products and systems. For example:


Providing processed steels to be used as components in chute liners, skips, crushers, vibrating screens, launders, and grinding wheels. To extend service life by a factor of 2x to 4x, talk to us about our Hardox® wear parts and Duroxite® complex carbide overlays.



Providing processed steel used in tractor implements, spreaders, harvesters, plows/ploughs, harrows, and screw conveyors. These parts can be a combination of Strenx® steel for structure and Hardox® plates for toughness – and they can even incorporate Duroxite® overlay for maximum wear protection.

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Processing our extremely durable Hardox® wear plates for yellow goods OEMs who make backhoe buckets, grader and dozer blades, roadbuilding machines, ripper shanks, forklift forks and arms.



Leveraging the higher strengths/lighter weights of Strenx® performance steels, we process these grades to be used as structural members for industrial tippers, dumper trailers, truck bodies, cranes, concrete pumpers, telehandlers, and cement bulk carriers.

The world’s leading network for wear parts and services

Providing high productivity and low maintenance costs is the core business for every Hardox Wearparts center. We support you with the right choice of wear parts and services, and we are determined to do it better than anybody else.
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About us

SSAB is dedicated to learning about our OEM customers’ businesses, challenges, and opportunities. Only then can we deliver the highest value in strong, wear-resistant steels precision processed for your OEM equipment. Our shared SSAB vision is “A stronger, lighter, more sustainable world.”

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We guarantee quality in every step of our production, from our steel products and processing of parts to logistics and deliverance. Living up to high quality expectations is the foundation we base our business on.

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Our target is zero accidents, work-related injuries or illnesses. Everyone has the right to a sound working environment. A safer environment also makes us a more reliable partner to you. No accidents mean less risk of interruption in the production as well in distribution. Zero accidents is beneficial for everyone. SSAB wants to be the world’s safest steel company.

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Since August 2021 SSAB delivers the world´s first fossil-free steel. The goal is to become the first fossil-free steel company in the world by 2045. Already today the environment benefits from SSAB’s steel products. The manufacturing fulfills high environmental demands. SSAB’s advanced high strength steel’s are for example used to make lighter vehicles, stronger tippers, containers and railroad wagons, for higher payload and a longer life span. Our steel creates a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world.


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