About Us

Why Afgen

Company Background

Afgen was established in 1946 and we are importers and distributors of surveying equipment and related products from many of the world’s leading manufacturers.

In addition we manufacture a range of laser alignment equipment for mining and industrial use.

We have a modern, fully functional state of the art service centre at our headquarters in Kyalami which is staffed by factory trained personnel.

Our ISO 9001:2008 Accreditation covers the supply, manufacture, service and repair of all our products.  Along with this accreditation we are proud that the company has received several SABS Design Awards and was first selected as one of South Africa’s Top Technology companies in 1992.

We are in every sense market leaders in our field.


AFGEN’s HEAD OFFICE is situated on the KYALAMI BUSINESS PARK (next door to the internationally renowned Kyalami Racetrack) in the Gauteng province. The company was established by Mr. Nigel Anderson who realised the opportunities that existed in the mining, construction and engineering industries for laser application and surveying equipment.


We are based in Midrand, Gauteng, mid way between Johannesburg, the business hub of South Africa, and Pretroria, the administrative capital. both cities within easy access of our offices. We are easily accessible from the major freeways and O R Tambo International Airport. Most major potential clients are based in Gauteng and are easily accessible to us.


Afgen has the basic infra-structure and technical expertise to become a market leader in the Mining, Construction, Surveying and machine control sectors of the Southern African economy. Our clientele is spread over the whole of Southern Africa and our business’ premises are ideally located in Gauteng. We’ve got more than enough space and scope available for expanding our bundle offerings.