S.A.M. Engineering

SAMCO Pumps (Natal) (Pty) Ltd is a subsidiary of S.A.M. Engineering (Pty) Ltd, a South African based manufacturer of custom pumping solutions and supplier of centrifugal pumps for a number of chemical and corrosive applications. S.A.M. Engineering currently has a majority equity stake in SAMCO, bringing with it a wealth of knowledge of and experience in the pumping industry.

S.A.M. Engineering is a proud manufacturer of high quality SAMCO pumps, of which SAMCO is a distributor for projects throughout South Africa and into Africa. The continued relationship between the two companies has enabled us to build up a solid infrastructure that has expanded significantly into the reputable organisation that it is today.


Business Vision

With over 25 years of experience, S.A.M. Engineering strives to become the first-choice manufacturer of custom pumping solutions, quality products and best-in-class after sales service. Building on a foundation of highly skilled people, S.A.M. Engineering continues to deliver professional advice and service support to meet the needs of the industries in which they serve.



S.A.M. Engineering manufacturers a selection of centrifugal pumps and custom engineered pump solutions designed to withstand a variety of corrosive environments. Every pump is manufactured with quality and value in mind. Implementing the SABS 9001:2008 Quality Management System, they are able to consistently meet the highest level of international standards for demanding requirements with the added advantage of greater life cycle cost savings.

Built in a state-of-the-art facility, the SAMCO range of pumps consists of a wide range of customised pumping solutions for unlimited pump configurations to suit any application in the mining, chemical, food, paper and pulp, and various other industries.

All pumps produced by S.A.M. Engineering are backed by an extensive range of authentic spare parts and components which are manufactured in accordance with the latest design standards and material specifications for continued reliable operations.

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SAMCO is one of the largest process, air and water pump distributors in South Africa, serving key market segments with a wide range of pumping solutions for almost any application imaginable. We supply a range of pumps types, from centrifugal water pumps, slurry pumps and chemical pumps to self-priming pumps, diaphragm pumps, borehole pumps and submersible pumps.

Paper & Pulp

SAMCO has been supplying the South African pulp and paper industry with high quality pumps and systems for many years. The robust pumps that we offer from world-leading brands are designed specifically to handle the type of media conveyed safely and efficiently, including pulpy, corrosive and erosive media of varying consistencies, and offer high performance characteristics to minimise problems and improve performance in these critical operations.

  • Peristaltic Pumps
  • End Suction Pumps
  • Water Filtration Systems

Water & Wastewater


SAMCO stocks a wide range of pumping solutions aimed at ensuring the safe, reliable and efficient handling and treatment of water and wastewater. Quality pumps in this industry are especially critical to responsibly manage and preserve the flow of water as a scarce natural resource that we cannot do without – SAMCO only distributes products that conform to the highest quality standards and operational proficiency.

  • Centrifugal Water Pumps
  • Self-Priming Pumps
  • Vertical Turbine Pumps
  • Submersible Pumps
  • Drainage Pumps



Through access to globally recognised pump brands, SAMCO is able to supply a broad range of process pumps and specialty pump systems for the production of nitrogen, phosphatic and potassium fertilisers in industrial fertiliser and irrigation applications. SAMCO offers pumps manufactured from different materials, each bringing with them distinct advantages for pumping hazardous and light slurry liquids in fertiliser manufacturing plants.

  • Chemical Process Pumps
  • Slurry Pumps
  • Centrifugal Pumps
  • Metering Pumps

Sugar Processing


Advanced pump technology has allowed the production of innovative and robust pump systems to handle the fibrous and erosive materials found in the sugar processing industry. Our comprehensive range of pumps includes high performance systems that are ideally suited to this industry as a result of high corrosion and abrasion resistant properties, as well as unparalleled durability to ensure optimal performance throughout the equipment’s life.

  • Multistage Pumps
  • Peristaltic Pumps
  • Metering Pumps
  • Vertical Turbine Pumps

Chemical Process


Any aspect of the chemical manufacturing process requires that stringent quality and safety requirements are met in order to be able to handle the transfer of highly corrosive, high temperature chemicals and other potentially hazardous materials found in these environments. The range of pumps that SAMCO supplies have been specially designed and manufactured to provide optimal performance even in the most demanding of conditions.

  • Peristaltic Pumps
  • Process Chemical Pumps
  • Multistage Pumps
  • Vacuum Pumps
  • Dosing Pumps

Food & Beverage


The leading pump brands that we supply have played an important role in the food and beverage industry worldwide for many years. These systems are designed to provide reliable, efficient and above all, hygienic operation to handle viscous, corrosive and temperature-sensitive ingredients in non-contaminated food processing environments.

  • Peristaltic Pumps
  • Multistage Pumps
  • Vacuum Pumps



As one of the largest drivers of South Africa’s economy, mining plays a pivotal role, requiring only the best in reliable and safe equipment to ensure seamless and ongoing operations. The world-class brands that we supply have been delivering pumps, compressors and related pump equipment to the global mining industry for decades, employing the most advanced technology to meet the requirements of this highly demanding and hazardous industry.

  • Peristaltic Pumps
  • Vacuum Pumps
  • Centrifugal Pumps
  • End Suction Pumps
  • Slurry Pumps

Company Profile

Established in 1990 as a subsidiary of S.A.M. Engineering, SAMCO Pumps (Natal) (Pty) Ltd has become recognised as a valued supplier of premium quality pumps and high pressure pumping systems from some of the world’s leading pump manufacturers. Starting out with offices based in KwaZulu-Natal, SAMCO has since expanded its operations significantly to service multiple industries and regions throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

We are committed to providing a turnkey service offering to meet the varying demands of the paper and pulp, water and wastewater, fertiliser and sugar industries as well as the chemical process, food and beverage, and mining sectors. From process or general end suction pumps, multi-stage pumps, vertical turbine pumps, vertical spindle pumps, axial flow pumps, submersible pumps, peristaltic pumps, diaphragm pumps, dosing pumps, borehole pumps, vacuum pumps and self-priming pumps, SAMCO carries the most comprehensive line of pumps from stock and readily available to meet your needs.

Apart from pump sales, our core operational areas include site installations, repair and maintenance services, training, short and long term pump rentals, and performance testing up to 150kW. SAMCO boasts a modern and fully equipped workshop and service centre which constantly maintains an inventory of genuine parts to keep pumps running optimally. All field service and shop repair is performed by experienced service technicians who have an in-depth knowledge of and experience with pump types, applications and maintenance.

Our operations are founded on the principles of service and integrity as well as providing quality through expertise and trusted service delivery. These principles are reflected in our vision, values and commitments and prescribe the standard to which we conduct business with our customers.



We aspire to become the largest and most trusted pump supplier in South Africa and beyond, providing lifetime solutions that extend to maintaining sustainable and optimal performing pump operations for our diverse customer base.



Our core business is focused on the sale, rental, repair and servicing of premium quality pumps from leading international brands, offering full-service solutions for a wide variety of industrial and commercial applications in the key market segments of sub-Saharan Africa.



  • Integrity
  • Reliability
  • Trust
  • Professionalism
  • Excellence
  • Expertise
  • Honesty
  • Passion
  • Ethics

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About Us

Company Overview

SAMCO Pumps (Natal) (Pty) Ltd was established in 1990 with a mission to become one of the largest distributors of leading international pump brands and suppliers of industrial pump services to the South African market. Our extensive range of pump products is characterised by globally recognised solutions for a wide variety of industrial, chemical process and general applications, which is backed by a solid sales force and sound support infrastructure, including pump repair and maintenance services, and parts availability from our fully equipped workshop.

At SAMCO, service excellence is fundamental to our approach, and forms the basis for all client interactions. We don’t just supply pumps; we solve problems – combining our expertise and knowledge of different types of pumps to select the most appropriate solution for your needs.

Our product offering includes different types of pumps, including but not limited to: process or general end suction pumps, multi-stage pumps, vertical turbine pumps, vertical spindle pumps, axial flow pumps, submersible pumps, peristaltic pumps, diaphragm pumps, dosing pumps, borehole pumps vacuum pumps and self-priming pumps. All products are stringently tested to ensure quality and performance that meets the required European standards of manufacture, safety and legislation.

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Industries We Serve

SAMCO operates in key industries that demand high levels of efficiency, reliability and availability, including the pulp and paper, water and wastewater, fertiliser, sugar, chemical process, food and beverage, and mining sectors.

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About SAM Engineering (Pty) Ltd

SAMCO Pumps (Natal) (Pty) Ltd is an associate company of SAM Engineering (Pty) Ltd, a South African based manufacturer of custom pumping solutions and centrifugal pump supplier for a number of chemical and corrosive applications.

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