The Krier Group provides specialised solutions and services within the industries of EDS (CT Explosive Detection Systems), LP Gas (Cylinder Filling Equipment) and VDGS (Docking System Technologies). Within each business area we represent principals overseas with key expertise, each in their own field.

Krier Technologies

Krier Technologies Company Profile

Krier Technologies formed in 2004.  We seek to add value for our Customers by providing engineering solutions (EPCM) based on the most advanced technology appropriate for each application.  To this end, we have established relationships with selected international equipment suppliers that are world leaders in their fields.

To ensure that the equipment and systems supplied perform to specification for their expected lifespan, it is our policy to train and maintain skilled personnel to meet or exceed the requirements of our technology partners.  Our skilled workforce, built to support our equipment, enables us to provide quality engineering and maintenance services, as well as project management for a wide range of industrial equipment and systems.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to service and effective technology transfer.


Barry Hart: Managing Director.

Past & Current Projects

Supply, Installation, Integration, Project management and ongoing maintenance of SMITHS DETECTION previously MORPHO DETECTION CTX Hold Baggage Screening CTX X-Ray machines at OR Tambo International, Cape Town International and King Shaka International Airports.

Supply, Installation, Integration, Commissioning and ongoing maintenance of FMT Aircraft Docking Guidance Systems at OR Tambo and Cape Town International Airports.

Maintenance of AS&E Backscatter Container X-ray System at the Port of Durban.  This provided detailed images of the contents of 20 and 40-foot containers with additional ability to detect low molecular density items such as drugs and other contraband. (Dual 450Kva X-Ray Sorces in a back scattter configuration.)

Project Management of the Supply, Installation, Upgrade, Modification and Integration of various baggage handling systems at OR Tambo International Airport, including centralized upper level control systems, tilt tray baggage sorters, baggage conveyor systems and baggage carousels. Also ALIS400 SICK ABCR’s (Automatic Bar Cade Readers) for the scanning of Baggage IATA Bar Codes

Oversight Management of hold baggage screening CTX, and X-Ray machines and associated Baggage Conveyor and Baggage Scanning/Tracking Systems at OR Tambo International, King Shaka International and Cape Town International Airports.

Project Management, Supply, Installation and Commissioning of manual stand alone Kosan LPG Cylinder Filling Machines and also Semi-automated Kosan LPG cylinder chain conveyor and carousel cylinder filling scale systems for TotalGaz Sites (Blackheath Cape Town & Chamdor Johannesburg Depots) and also for EasiGas (Chamdor Krugersdorp).

Krier Africa

Krier Africa Company Profile

Since its inception in 1973, Krier Africa has played an integral role in South Africa’s  Baggage Sortation, X-Ray Explosives Detection industry. This role has been attained through the provision of client specific solutions based on some of the newest and most innovative technology available within the field of engineering, as well as through the provision of reliable and committed after sales service. This has made it possible for us to work closely with various international organisations who are world leaders within their fields, as well as with key partners within local South African industry.

We think of ourselves as partners with our clients on each and every project and the key to our long lived success has been a dedicated commitment to excellent Service, and the effective Transfer of Technology.

We provide assistance to our partners in the form of ensuring that the equipment and systems supplied by us are correctly installed, operated and maintained for their full working life. Following the handover of a system, we will continue to devote our time and expertise to ensure the continued economic viability of each and every installation.

Forge and Foundry | Krier Group Foundry South Africa

Flemming Schlier: Co-founder of Krier in 1973


John Williams: Director.

Past Projects

The installation of a Three Wheel Hanger Machine made by Pangborn Europe, a company which was part of Wheelabrator at the time of the project. This piece of equipment is used for cleaning Bed Plates or other castings. It has the capacity to clean over 500 bedplates per hour.

Client: Halberg Guss

The installation of Two identical Four Wheel, Plate and Section Descalers – Schlick RB1500, with the capacity to process product up to 1500mm wide and 500mm high at speeds of up to 3m per minute.
Client: Tubular Structural Engineering, Witbank

The installation of three VIM Ice Makers capable of providing 850 Tons each per day. The total installation is capable of producing up to 7,650 Tons of ice per day, in nine units of 850 Tons.
Client: AnglGoldAshanti

The installation of two DISA vertical moulding lines. DISA are the undisputed leaders in vertical moulding!
Clients: Saint Gobain  and  Transnet