Surgetek, through it’s association with Dehn & Sohne, is the leading manufacturer and distributor of earthing, lightning and overvoltage/surge protection devices in Africa. As a well recognised name in the local and export markets, the company has established itself as the leading supplier of quality products backed up by a highly experienced team of professionals and excellent after-sales service.

We are divided into two departments i.e Low Voltage and High Voltage, under which we manufacture, import and market the following products:

  • Low-voltage surge protection devices;
  • High-voltage safety earthing equipment: and
  • High-voltage surge protection devices.



The company’s mission is to provide quality products to the market, at reasonable prices. Support our partners in expanding into new markets while offering our clients the best products and after sale service. We are constantly looking to create and source innovative quality products that  protect our customers valuable assets and belongings.


The company has a team of experienced professionals with technical expertise on the range of products on offer, and are available to provide guidance , expert advice and training to our valuable customers.


Nearly all the company’s power protectors have the SABS mark of approval, and many of these products are specified by major users, such as mobile telephone networks, mining houses and the petroleum industry, to name a few. During the infancy stage of the mobile telephone industry, various telephone networks made use of Surgetek’s expertise and protection devices to protect their installations from lightning and surge damage. Today, their products and expertise are still being used.


Ongoing training programmes are provided for all personnel to create a continuous quality of service and installation awareness. This has had a very positive response from clients and numerous letters of recommendation have been received. Surgetek has been appointed by the majority of local industry as their accredited supplier and contractor.


For over 3 decades, Surgetek has been involved in many of the large projects in Southern Africa. For example, we have been actively involved with earthing and lightning protection for Telkom, Sentech, Cell C, MTN and Vodacom. Surgetek was responsible for the earthing and external lightning protection for the following projects: Koeberg Nuclear power station – Secunda Collieries – Anglo Gold – Anglo Coal – Ingwe Coal – Pelindaba – Velindaba – Iskor – Vanderbijlpark, Pretoria, Sishen, Newcastle and Tabazimbi.

The company has also been responsible for major projects in the petrochemical industry, including Sasol 1, 2 & 3, Mobil, Engen, Caltex, Total and Trek petroleum, both Durban and Cape Town, and Karbochem Newcastle. Surgetek has also been involved both as supplier and consultant on numerous projects outside our borders. Successfully completed projects have been concluded in Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, Namibia, DRC, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Malawi.


Surgetek is continuously striving to expand its market in Southern Africa and distributes various surge protection products in the 39 Sub-Saharan African countries where it is represented. Their current client base includes electrical consulting engineers, telecommunication networks  mining houses, mobile telephone companies, metropolitan councils, government departments, water affairs, computer companies, military and police force.

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