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Company Origins & History

AMJ Electrical Services (The Switchgear Co) was formed in 1996 to provide LV, MV and HV (400V to 132KV) switchgear and associated equipment solutions.

AMJ opens for business
Aug 1996
AMJ opens for business

AMJ Electrical Services opens its doors to provide services to industrial, commercial & utilities requiring specialized switchgear services. 

Jan 1998
Richards Bay branch opens

Due to growing local demands from large industry we open a new branch in Richards Bay

Aug 2003
Schneider Approved Switchgear Service Provider

Through negotiations and training AMJ Electrical become Schneiders first and only approved switchgear service provider

Aug 2004
Cape Town branch opens

Due to distance and growing local demands for general switchgear services required we open a new branch in Cape Town 

Aug 2005
Medium Voltage branch opens

Demand for medium and high voltage switchgear services have grown and we open a specialized medium voltage division at our head office in New Germany 

Aug 2007
Purchase RV Engineering

Demand for machined products required by AMJ grows yearly. AMJ Electrical purchase RV engineering. The company is remodeled to provide manufacturing and repair services for switchgear and associated equipment.

Aug 2011
Africa branch opens

Demand for switchgear and protection services grow and a new branch for Africa is opened to service these customers

Sep 2017
AMJ Electrical Services become ABB partner

Through negotiations and training AMJ Electrical become ABB - Authorized Value Provider

Aug 2018
Johannesburg branch opens

Johannesburg is the hub of South Africa and our long-awaited branch opens

Aug 2018
AMJ-Sergilec MV solutions purchased

Purchased in 2018 to provide solutions to the MV retrofit market for old versions of switchgear where units and spares are no longer available or are extremely expensive.

Aug 2019
AMJ Rebrands

AMJ is continually evolving and with a new growth plan it was necessary to modernize our company identity in line with our visions. The goal of our rebrand is to reflect changing times and to differentiate our brand from
competitors

Aug 2020
Medium and low voltage branches amalgamate

To consolidate our services, THE Durban medium and low voltage branches are amalgamated

Aug 2021
AMJ Electrical Services becomes 51% black women owned

Investing in South Africa 

Aug 2021
AMJ Electrical Holding invest in BBBEE companies

In order to balance inequality, it is crucial for the private sector to invest in empowerment to ensure South Africa’s long-term socio-economic and commercial success 

Jan 2022
AMJ Electrical Services join Schneider Eco Expert program

Through negotiations and training AMJ Electrical become Schneiders Eco Expert Switchgear Service Provider