About us

Fabricon was established in 1990.  The company is a mechanical and civil engineering firm that provides on-site and off-site development, repair, and maintenance work. We have extensive experience in the following sectors:

  • General Industry
  • Sugar
  • Infrastructure
  • Petrochem
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Mining
  • Power Generation


To be an Internationally renowned South African champion in providing Fabrication, Mechanical and Civil Engineering Solutions.


To provide the highest level of service in fabrication, structural steel erection, installation of pipes, service and repairs to rotating equipment, installation and laser alignment of new and existing equipment, condition monitoring, civil and infrastructure projects, and supply of labour.


Reliability, Honesty, Excellence

Main Service Categories

  • Structural steel – Plating, structural works and burner maintenance works on furnaces
  • Mechanical and retaining equipment (Pumps, Mixers, Fans, Conveyors, Crushers, Motors), installation of new equipment and servicing: installation, laser alignment and condition monitoring
  • Pipe fabrication/ installation and inline equipment
  • Tanks fabrication/ installation, inspection, and repair
  • Recruitment, selection, placements, and outsourcing
  • Civil and infrastructure projects
  • Corrosion protection, industrial painting, specialized coating, and corrosion protection applications

Areas of Specialisation

Fabrication and Steel Erection

Component manufacture – carbon steel and stainless steel & Site fabrication – carbon steel and stainless-steel piping.

Rotating Equipment

Turbines, compressors, gear boxes, pumps, and motor generators

Laser Alignment by Puff Technik Maserlign Equipment

Turbines, compressors, gear boxes, pumps and motor generators.


New installations and sales of rotating equipment and plant systems to manufacturers specification with a skilled workforce.

Corrosion Protection

Industrial painting, specialized coating and corrosion protection application.

Labour Hire

Recruitment and outsourcing of labour: managers, administration staff, inspectors, foreman, qualified artisans, skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled labour. – Read More

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  • Hire of labour in all engineering disciplines.
  • We offer strong technical support services to all clients supplied with labour.
  • While serving all industries, we recognize that each industry and client has unique requirements. Our specialized division has the experience to meet the various needs.
  • Our commitment to provide a total solution includes full responsibility for the quality of staff employed and their performance and effectiveness. Screening and selection procedures are strictly adhered to.
  • Our highly trained staff carry out verification procedures, in terms of skills, experience and character referencing.

Condition Monitoring

Implementation of quality systems and project progress management to ensure customer satisfaction. Maintenance proposals, reliability proposals, insitu balancing, and equipment analysing.

Civil and Infrastructure Projects

Earthworks, concrete projects, infrastructure, piping.

Meet the Team

Selwin Swartz

Chief Executive Officer

  • Diploma – Mechanical Engineering
  • Diploma – Supervisory Management
  • Project Management – Mechanical Installation
  • Project Planning (Maintenance and Construction)
  • Foundation skills of interactive management
  • Industrial Relations

Levi Swartz

Chief Operations Officer

  • 13 years’ experience in the civil and mechanical field of project management
  • BSc Construction Management (Hons)
  • BSc Civil Engineering (Hons)
  • Member of ECSA (201450788)
  • PRCM (Registered with SACPCMP)

Christelle Moolman

Human Resource Manager

  • Human Resources and Payroll Manager
  • Over 25 years, experience in human resource and payroll management
  • BA degree in Psychology and Sociology

Reagan Abdie

Quality Assurance and Control Manager

  • Over 17 years’ experience in QA/ QC, welding inspection.
  • SAIW Diploma Welding and Fabrication Inspector Level 1.
  • SAIW Diploma International Welding Inspector Standard Level.
  • Experience in managing ISO 9001 and ISO 3834 systems.
  • Multi-disciplinary specialist in civils, tankage and SMPP

Kirk Grantham

Safety Manager

  • Over 15 years’ experience in the petrochemical, pulp and paper, mining, and civils safety environment.
  • Safety Diploma with a distinction in project management.
  • Well diverse in the implementation of ISO 45001 Safety Management System with lead auditor’s qualifications.

Construction Team

Accreditation Number: 05-MER/SDP260322-5049

Accreditation Number: 05-MER/SDP260322-5049

Membership & Professional Associations