Forbes Bros. Founders

  • Sunday 20 04 2014

Forbes Brothers Founders (Pty) Ltd is a family owned jobbing foundry started in 1951 by John Forbes. In 1953 the company moved to 38 Bessemer Road in Heriotdale where it operates a 3000m2 factory plus a 600m2 pattern store. The company is ideally situated to main freeways and easily accessible to customers and suppliers.


The foundry manufactures all grades of iron, ductile iron and high and low carbon steels up to 3000kg per piece. The company has a 10 Ton lifting capacity and throughput of up to 350 Tons of finished castings per month. The company currently employs 58 people.