About Schauenburg Systems

Schauenburg (Pty) Ltd trading as Schauenburg Systems, an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for mine safety, offers the services of a system integrator with comprehensive turnkey solutions including the full bouquet of multi-disciplinary services and program management methodologies required to ensure a successful and cost effective solution for the full spectrum of mine safety solutions and management.

Our Mission: We enhance safety and productivity in mining and industrial markets through innovation and excellent services for the benefit of all our stakeholders.”

Our Vision: “We are dedicated to profitable growth by innovating new products and services through latest digital technologies and by ingraining a customer-centric culture.”

Our Common Values for Schauenburg International – Africa Group:

Entrepreneurial Mind-set

  • We turn market needs into customer solutions.
  • We constantly improve our products and services to our customers.
  • We strive for top performance as individuals and as a team and act with discipline.

Responsible-ethically and professionally

  • We comply with local rules & regulations.
  • We do not compromise on safety.
  • We are committed to top quality.

Caring and Respect

  • We act with mutual trust & respect.
  • We are committed to training  and skilling up our employees.
  • We foster an inclusive leadership culture and embrace diversity.
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Our successful design, manufacturing and implementation of products have given us the experience and confidence to offer real solutions at competitive prices. With high emphasis on all-in-one systems and solutions we define our goals and introduce a world-class electronic product range for Health and Safety for underground mining.

Schauenburg Systems’ designs innovative electronic products utilizing cutting edge technologies and focuses not only on products but also integration of turnkey communication systems and solutions. The range of equipment includes intelligent instrumentation, gas detection, safety enhanced caplamps, computerized radio relayed monitoring, safety systems, radio communication, anti-collision systems and more. Continuous research and development, state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities as well as an international distribution and technical service network enables us to serve the international mining and tunnelling markets together with other industries to the highest professional standard. Regular interaction and liaison with our customers as well as technology suppliers ensures state-of-the-art products. Schauenburg Systems focuses on modern electronic technologies in order to set standards in international health and safety applications.

Schauenburg Systems has designed and engineered its offering to the mines to be modular in concept and application. Any system can be easily modified to meet mine and site-specific requirements.

Full Maintenance agreements, ensures that the equipment supplied to the mine remains to be in good working condition at all times. The technical support teams at Schauenburg Systems undergo stringent technical training to ensure the highest standard of workmanship especially where lifesaving equipment is involved.

The management system of Schauenburg Systems has been certified ISO 9001:2015 by SGS ISO 9001:2015 Certificate

Schauenburg Pty Ltd is a level 4 contributor with regards to BBBEE with a 25.1% in Black Ownership.

Schauenburg Systems is a company of the Schauenburg International Group.

Schauenburg International Group

Schauenburg International Group

The family-owned business has its roots in the German shipping and ship outfitting industry. Starting off as an industrial enterprise in the Rhine-Ruhr-area 60 years ago, Schauenburg International today is a continuously growing, internationally active, industrial investment company.

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More than 30 companies in Europe, North America, and Africa form the very successful Schauenburg International group. The group has more than 1,000 employees worldwide.

Schauenburg International, run by Florian G. Schauenburg (CEO) and Joachim Simon (CFO), consists of 4 divisions: Electronic Technologies; Plastics Processing; Machinery & Equipment; Engineering Products.

The group’s philosophy is to invest in niche technologies aiming at market and/or technology leadership. An entrepreneurial leadership style and a managing partner structure with communication on eye-level, as well as flat hierarchies ensure very efficient and successful business relationships within the Group.

Maintaining and guarding the individuality of all entities is one of Schauenburg International’s core values.

So, Instead of acting top-down as a holding, it understands itself as a strategic sparring partner. As such, all companies are run in a self-sufficient style by their managing directors with regard to the daily operational business.

As a family-owned business, Schauenburg International is committed to its values and aims at a sustainable and healthy growth of the business.

Schauenburg International stands for: Thinking in Generations; Investing in Technologies; Growing in Partnership.

For more information about the Schauenburg International Group please visit:

Schauenburg International Group Brochure

Schauenburg Education Trust

Schauenburg Systems (Pty) Ltd, in keeping with their transformation strategy to ensure compliance, restructured its business as of 1 January 2015. With the establishment of the Schauenburg Education Trust it fulfils the Mining Charter requirement of a 25.1% black ownership.

The Schauenburg Education Trust was also created to participate in the socioeconomic transformation of South Africa, by providing young black students with the opportunity to further their studies in the fields of Economics, Electronics and Engineering by means of educational bursaries.

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Schauenburg Systems who is part of the Schauenburg International – Africa Group acknowledges Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as an important component of its corporate citizenship and as such believes in the sustainable development of previously disadvantaged individuals and communities. It therefore focuses on projects and initiatives in the areas of education and training.

The Schauenburg Group in South Africa is committed to transformation and regards CSR as a component of its business practice ensuring sustainable success. The company has been recently awarded a Level 5 on the BEE scorecard.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Schauenburg International – Africa Group acknowledges social responsibility as an important component of its corporate citizenship and as such believes in the sustainable development of previously disadvantaged individuals and communities.

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Schauenburg International – Africa Group will therefore focus on projects and initiatives in the areas of education and training.

The Schauenburg Group in South Africa regards training of its own employees as a major obligation and continuous employee development is one of this core values.