Group Operations

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12 Countries 36 Operations 50 Year’s Experience

Steel Coating Operations   Roofing, Steel and Specialist Operations
mrm safal steel                           safintra insteel
alaf uganda   ethiopian steel safal mitek


With insights gathered over 50 years, the Safal Group has stayed at the forefront in providing products that lead the way in new technology, in variety, and in quality. The Group is continuously building its market share with products that provide tangible performance benefits, backed by the credentials of trusted brands that are leaders in most home markets and in some cases, across the globe.


  • Steel Coating Operations

The Safal Group is Africa’s only manufacturer of aluminium-zinc coated steel and the sole African licensor of patented aluminium-zinc (AZ) coating technology recognised as the world’s most advanced alloy to deliver extended longevity and service life of steel.  

The 4 coil coating mills in Africa provide its roofing operations with the technical edge offered by world class input material. 


  • Roofing and Cladding Operations

26 roofing operations manufacture steel sheeting and steel tiles in various profiles and finishes, together with the flashings and accessories that make up a durable and functional roof and cladding system. With the global drive towards more thermally and energy efficient buildings, additional product lines enable integration of above roof solar harvesting systems and below roof insulation solutions, backed up by technical expertise within the operations.


  • Specialist operations

6 specialist operations produce structural and pre-engineered products which expand its offering in the roofing and steel business units. Products include steel pipes and hollow sections, pre-engineered light steel purlin and truss systems, and high performance insulated panels used in both component and finished goods formats.