LAWRENCE GLOBAL MANUFACTURING (PTY) LTD (hereafter referred to as LG) is a dynamic, fast growing SMME, 100% owned Black Economic Empowerment Company, providing services and products within the Engineering Industry in South Africa.
The company’s overall objective is to grow and become the preferred supplier to all its customers and ultimately expand its operations both nationally and internationally.
BACKGROUND – Founded by entrepreneur Gerhard Lawrence, the company attributes much of its growth and success to the dynamic father son duo. Mr. Iran Lawrence an entrepreneur in his own right has joined the company as the Technical Director and oversees all technical, and design aspects while Gerhard sees to growing the business, and ensuring the company adheres to good corporate governance, as this forms the basis of current and future success and sustainability.
In line with this vision Reuben Olifant recently joined the LG Team as Chairman. He is a BCom (Law) & LLB Graduate and a seasoned entrepreneur. Reuben also serves as a Director & Shareholder of other entrepreneurial companies with exposure to Insurance, Property Investment, Forex Trading and Asset Management. He is responsible for the company’s growth strategy and to lead it in becoming a globally competitive business.
This is the foundation of the creation of a value system that is driving the maintenance and growth of the business.
THE TEAM – LG was founded in 2006, but only recently formalized its structures to compete in this growing engineering and manufacturing sector. Currently it operates as a healthy and growing formally as a registered legal entity. The business has created job opportunities and LG currently employs 20 permanent employees, all of whom are from previously disadvantaged backgrounds. The management of LG also strives to create more jobs through business growth.
QUALITY – LG adheres to SABS ISO 9000:2008 standards, and has a formal QMS in place. The company is currently in the process of arranging its official audit with the SABS and aims to have it completed within the next 6 months. Our strict quality control with effective production management, guarantees on time delivery of all our manufactured products.
Management places emphasis on sustained quality and continuous improvement of the business processes. LG guarantees quality services and products, thus ensuring satisfied customers. Satisfied customers return for services and products and this ensures a stable client base with good reference for potential clients and consequently a more stable working environment.
LG PARTNERSHIP VISION – LG is intent to enter into partnerships with Partners who will assist to access the broader Southern African market for Railway, Automotive, Mining, Engineering and Manufacturing Sector that will be to the mutual benefit of the Partners.
Such a partnership should result in:
- Growth in these industries which will lead to more job creation
- Creation of synergy for business growth and long term business relationship;
LG SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY – LG ACKNOWLEDGES ITS SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN SOUTHERN AFRICA.
- LG has partnered with YMAD a NGO representing the Youth of Previously disadvantaged areas, where we contribute financially as well as run holiday programs for high school students teaching them about our industry.
- LG Invest in the local and Southern African market;
- LG Contribute with regards to employment and job creation;
- LG Contribute towards equity in South Africa;
- LG Contribute towards the growth of the Manufacturing Industry in Southern Africa.