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On Hold-hot Dip Galvanizing Business In Northern suburbs For Sale

Northern suburbs, Western Cape, South Africa
Asking Price:
R60,000,000 Furniture / Fixtures and Inventory / Stock included
Sales Revenue:
Cash Flow:

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This business specializes in anti-corrosive treatments on mild steel, wrought iron, and pewter products such as burglar bars, gates, palisade fencing, structural steel, radiators, irrigation pipes, garden furniture, etc. by using one or a combination of the following in-house processes to protect the product from corrosion for a prolonged period of time.

The business produces between 400 to 600 metric tons of galvanized steel per month from a zinc bath that is 7 meters long. They operate five days per week between 8:00 and 17:00. It has the capacity to produce >1,000 metric tons with the introduction of an additional shift and working full Saturdays and Sundays as well. This will increase profitability exponentially

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Property Information

Real Estate:


Lease Terms:

There is long lease in place and the building is also available for sale if a buyer wish to pursue same

Leasehold Rent:

R1,800,000 per annum


Located in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town

Premises Details:

Located on 4,000 m2 of land. The buildings and tanks were custom-built to perform Galvanising work
The main building serves as a galvanizing factory of 727 m2 in extent and comprises a triple volume open plan factory with 12 purpose built baths and double volume open plan units each with a roller shutter door. The main office space with ablutions and kitchen encompasses 283 m2. There are three Industrial Spaces of 219 m2 each with offices of 70 m2 and one of 250 m2 with office of 71 m3. The canopy spans 478 m2 with a store 35 m2 and a cloakroom of 58 m2. The premise holds an Electrical Supply of 1000 KVA capacity and there are two Gantry Cranes.

Size in square feet:
Planning Consent:

Yes with full Environmental Impact Study & Approvals

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

The business produce 600 tonnes of galvanised steel p.m. with capacity of 1,000 tonnes.
The owner did not want to expand for personal reasons

Competition / Market:

Yes but they operate in a niche market

Reasons for selling:

Owner wish to retire

Trading hours:

The business operates on a double shift basis from 07h00 to 24h00 from Monday to Friday where after the plant is placed into standby. Saturdays from 07h00 to 14h00 and on Sundays they do not work with the plant placed into idle condition. Running at approximately 600 tonnes capacity p.m. can be taken to >1,000 tonnes.

The owner together with a 2 x production managers, 1 x operational manager, 1 x finance with 2 x assistants, 32 x galvanizing production on shifts, 5 x sandblasting, 2 x controllers, 4 x cleaners.
Years established:
25 years

Other Information

Support & training:

Owner will stay on to assist with transfer of knowledge and is prepared to retain small shareholding as gesture of his continued support

Financing available:

Very lucrative business and bank will view this favourably

Furniture / Fixtures value:
R15,000,000 - included in the asking price
Inventory / Stock value:
R6,000,000 - included in the asking price
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