About SAFAL Group

The Safal Group is Africa’s largest producer of steel roofing and the sole producer of Aluminium Zinc coated steel on the continent.

For over 50 years, the Safal Group has built its reputation as Africa’s market leader in its core fields of operation:

  • 3 coil coating operations produce metal-coated and pre-painted steel coils, using a patented aluminium-zinc coating technology acknowledged worldwide for its performance and durability.
  • 36 roll forming operations in 12 African countries produce roof sheeting under respected brand names, adding sold with specialist accessory products that enhance the performance of the total roofing system.
  • 6 further operations manufacture specialised steel structural products and construction components that complement the roofing and steel businesses.
The company started by trading corrugated roof sheeting in the 1940s, and opened its first manufacturing facility in Mombasa, Kenya, in 1962. In 2003, all operating companies were integrated into the current holding company called the Safal Group, with 36 operations in 12 African countries.

The Safal Group of companies employs over 3,800 people, providing the leadership, resources and training to build a company with the depth of experience and skills to compete in pan-African and global markets.

The Safal Group has a deep commitment to the communities within which the individual companies operate. The Safal Group has established health centres and technical institutes, built classrooms and recreational facilities, and funded wide reaching awareness programs for HIV/AIDS and the prevention of diseases.

In all its processes and practises, through its products and its people, in its business values and ethics, the Safal Group continually strives to Make a World of Difference.


SAFAL Group Operations

The combined outputs of its roof manufacturing operations in 12 countries in Africa make the Safal Group the largest producer of steel roof sheeting on the continent. A full range of steel roofing flashing's and accessories are offered as a complete roofing system, available from one trusted source.
The Safal Group has built a portfolio of trusted steel roofing brands established over many decades.

It has built its business by offering millions of end users greater product choice and performance with roofing and related products which have defined the market, and continue to lead the way.
The Safal Group uses the world’s leading metal coating technology and colour coating processes to produce the coil used by its roofing operations. The Group also manufactures specialist steel products and construction components to enhance its competitive edge and offer complete solutions to the roofing industry through technical expertise available within the Group.