Businesses operating in Sea Cow Lake
Umgeni Iron and Steel Foundry
Umgeni Iron and Steel Foundry started life in the late 1890s as Umgeni Engine Works, Foundry and Forge and operated from an old cotton mill on the southern bank of the Umgeni River. Today the company is jointly owned by Malvern Engineering Works and Australian company Minco Tech, and focuses on developing components predominantly for the mining industry.
KZN Oils plays a key role in the logistics, sales and marketing of petroleum-related products in South Africa. It provides high-quality logistics services and has access to storage tanks in Cape Town, Durban and Richards Bay as well as operating its own depots.
NCP Alcohols is a leading producer of high quality fermentation alcohol for the South African and international beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical markets. Its products include ethanol, spirit vinegar and molasses solids.
With its strategically placed network of aluminium profile and hardware stockists nationally, Conways strives to deliver architectural glass and aluminium, engineering, signage and shop-fitting markets with innovation and service. The company sells aluminium extrusion profiles, glass and hardware of various aluminium systems to its markets.
Reefer Cold Storage
Established in 1993, Reefer Cold Storage deals in the handling and storage of frozen and chilled products. Its total facility has freezer space for 11 000 pallets and is close to major freeways and surrounding areas.
Roopanands is a household name for anything consumers want from India and is one of the oldest privately owned Indian businesses in South Africa. Brothers Dhonday and Sewbarun Roopanand started the business in 1932, importing Indian merchandise including vernacular books, musical instruments and records.