About Us 2018-11-29T09:56:32+02:00

Company Overview

Started in by entrepreneur Andile Nqandela, Brimis Engineering has been driven by the power and potential of positive disruption from the very beginning.

Grounded in traditional values and an appreciation of precision, quality, excellence and value, we see ourselves as catalysts for positive change in the industry: integrating new technology with proven methodology.

With the field of mechanical engineering constantly evolving, we’re committed to continuous learning and remaining relevant: delivering truly world-class future-facing solutions.

Its all about Excellence

We’re proud to maintain one of the most comprehensive and stringent quality management systems (QMS) in the industry. This speaks directly to the efficient and comprehensive service we offer – 24/7 often when you need it most.

Backed by our team of industry accredited professionals, we cost-effectively ensure best fit for our clients.

Our turnkey solutions include everything you’d expect from an industry leader.

  • All certification, including pressure testing and quality control certificates, as well as technical drawings, as required
  • A comprehensive range of leading manufacturers and brands, ensuring you benefit from the best materials and technical solutions
  • Sourcing specialist valves that are otherwise difficult to find. This includes discontinued spares/components, long lead-time valves and quick substitute valves, in addition to all related products
  • Detailed project assessment: we define and quantify systems at the design phase

Reverse engineering is also part of our standard service, beyond providing requisite statutory advice.

We will additionally assist you with reliable temporary solutions during emergencies.

Excellence includes product integrity and health and safety

At Brimis Engineering, product integrity is a priority. We understand that the quality of the products we stock, supply and fit is critical to the efficiency and safety of your operations. Each valve we fit or supply has been manufactured and tested in accordance with our rigorous QMS.

Our health and safety standards ensure team well-being and an accident-free workplace. We comply with all legislation and maintain best practice as part of our commitment to our employees, clients and the communities in which we operate.

Unique Qualities


Our excellent after hours, weekend, public holiday, service and immediate response is our own pride. Documentation forms a part of our offer which includes pressure testing certificates, quality control certificates and drawing whenever required.


We are not influenced by loyalty to any brands or suppliers, but rather focus on performance & suitability to client needs. This enables us to remain unbiased when proposing working technical solutions to our clients


We help our clients source hard-to-find valves and allied products ( i.e. Obsolete spares/components, long lead time valves, quick substitute valves, and reliable temporary solutions during emergencies)


As a standard service, we assist clients in developing the scope of work, sizing up systems during design, statutory advice and reverse engineering

Compliance and membership

Brimis Engineering is a Level One, black youth-owned engineering firm with a CIDB 4ME level.

Beyond actively participating in industry-recognised valve forums, we are proudly associated with:

  • Middelburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Mpumalanga Youth Chamber of Businesses
  • National Small Businesses of South Africa
  • Black Management Forum
  • ECSA
  • Top40 National Gazelle Programme

Managing Director

The founder and managing director of Brimis, Andile grew up fascinated by engineering and anything mechanical – wanting to know and understand how things worked.

After realising his dream of a B-Tech (Mechanical Engineering), he started his work in the industry in the engineering departments of various industry giants, including Anglo-Platinum Mines, the SABS, Wabco and Eskom. He also hold various professional certificates in risk-based inspections from Steinbeis Transfer Institute (Germany) and executive development programme certificates (University of the Witwatersrand).

He has over 13 years’ experience across diverse mechanical systems, involving a broad spectrum of engineering products and specifications. His area of specialty is fluid conveyance systems, including compressors, pumps, pipelines and fluid filtration systems.

Andile’s vision for Brimis is one of positive contribution to critical sectors that drive our economy. In growing the company to become an industry leader, he will positively impact and create a new path for South Africa’s next generation of world-class engineering talent.

Andile is an active Exco Member of the Middleburg Chamber of Commerce for 3 consecutive years and heads the Lobby group subcommittee. He also participates on the Steel Forum, Steve Tshwete Local Municipality as LED Forum and in the plenary safety valve testing at the World Valve Forum usually held in Germany.

Executive Director

Moeketsi is the executive director of Brimis Engineering.

A mechanical engineer by trade, Moeketsi has extensive industry experience having worked in renewables focusing on energy-efficiency; in the rail sector (locomotive design, maintenance and operations); and in power generation in various engineering, project engineering, project management and management consulting roles.

Moeketsi has a BSc (Mech Eng) from the University of the Witwatersrand, various professional certificates in risk-based inspections from Steinbeis Transfer Institute (Germany) and an executive development programme certificate (University of the Witwatersrand).

As part of the leadership team, Moeketsi works closely with the technical and project execution teams at Brimis to ensure exceptional project delivery. He is also involved in strategy design and development, enhancing and optimising technical operations.

Moeketsi serves as a co-chairperson for the SAMMA RBI Technical Committee and also  participates in the  plenary for valve maintenance and design at the World Valve Forum usually held in Germany.

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