Osborn company profile

From design concept and manufacture to installation and commissioning, Osborn provides the world mining and quarry markets with a full range of crushers, feeders and screens. With its reputation as one of South Africa’s foremost materials handling contractors, Osborn also specialises in skidmounted crushing and screening plants.

Manufacturing is carried out at Osborn’s head office and factory in Elandsfonten, South Africa. The extensive, modern manufacturing facilities are supported by strong procurement, expediting and management functions to ensure contracts are fulfilled and plants commissioned on time.

Osborn was founded in 1919, as a subsidiary of British Steel company, Samuel Osborn. Today the company is a major manufacturer of equipment for Africa’s mining and quarrying industries, with a significant share in the crusher, feeder and screen markets.

Osborn is a member of the Astec Industries Inc. group of companies, a leading American manufacturer of plant and equipment for aggregate processing, asphalt road building, pipeline and utility trenching.

Over almost a century in business, we have forged rock-solid relationships with satisfied customers around the world.

From Angola, Australia and China to Siberia and Turkey, our unrivalled machines are successfully operating in the most arduous conditions across the globe. In 99 years, we may have grown substantially, but we still offer the same individual attention and personalised service that has earned Osborn its customer centric reputation. Meeting the needs of every customer is a priority. In addition to our exceptional product range, we offer customised equipment.

For our customers, purchasing equipment from Osborn is only the start of a long-term relationship. Our on call spares and service department operates 24/7. Our field service includes site and machine evaluations as well as on-site training for customers. Our qualified field service personnel’s engagements ensure a global coverage.

Osborn has a comprehensive, national distribution network.

We are represented by international agents in strategic locations ensuring our customers experience worldwide back up for our equipment.

Osborn has exclusive licence agreements with our principals such as Telsmith (USA) and KPI-JCI (USA). In association with these partners and our network of agents and distributors, we supply their world renowned equipment to mining, quarrying and industrial markets across Africa. We also supply genuine OEM spares for these leading global brands.