Powertech Switchgear, a division of Afika Power (Pty) Ltd, is a proudly South African 100% Black Owned Company. We at Powertech Switchgear constantly seeks new, innovative ways of doing business and, therefore, continues to introduce a steadily increasing range of switchgear products, substation components and engineering solutions into the growing energy market. This range of components includes High Voltage and Medium Voltage Indoor and Outdoor Gas Insulated and Air Insulated Switchgear.



Powertech Switchgear, a division of Afika Power (Pty) Ltd, is a proudly South African 100% Black Owned Company  A level 1 B-BBEE contributor.



Powertech Switchgear products go through rigorous local and international testing, adhering to set IEC standards, which are approved by the world-renowned KEMA Institute in Holland and other ILAC laboratories.



An experienced, highly trained and committed staff compliment, led by a seasoned management team is at the heart of Powertech Switchgear’s ability to consistently exceed the expectations of our customers. This competency allows for the installation of our products within a competitive time frame from date of order and is supported by an extensive technical team.



Powertech Switchgear recognizes the need for skills development and the responsibility that the private sector has in addressing this need. Powertech Switchgear is a committed partner in this endeavor; encouraging interns and employees to consider tertiary training through the provision of bursaries to support their studies in this specialized field. The bursaries help lay the foundation for a new generation to not only secure future careers in South Africa’s engineering sector, but to also drive wider skills development and job creation agendas in South Africa and other countries where we execute contracts.

Powertech Switchgear uses local sub-contractors and suppliers contributing to local job creation, both in South Africa, and is committed to empowering local communities and developing skills within the energy supply field. Powertech Switchgear further transfers skills to local contractors and communities and in the not so distant future will be setting up a local plant where a significant portion of the products components will be manufactured and assembled in South Africa.