Scientific Engineering is the manufacturer of leading brands of catering and industrial butchery equipment (i.e. Anvil and Butcherquip)

Since its inception 25 years ago, Scientific Engineering has earned the respect of the South African market as an innovative designer and manufacturer of an extensive equipment range. The production facility is based in a 10 000 m2 facility west of Johannesburg. Together with ISO9001 accreditation and using latest state of the art manufacturing technology, the Scientific Engineering brands have gone from strength to strength.

With a staff complement of 160 and strong emphasis on in house engineering design and manufacturing, Scientific Engineering has ensured that it remains on the forefront of development. Particular attention is paid to continuous product improvement and the value engineering concept remains key in the Scientific Engineering philosophy.

Scientific Engineering has not only developed its African footprint but is also active in over 30 countries around the globe. The barriers to entry in certain of these markets have been overcome by Scientific Engineering manufacturing products to the specific standards required by each target market:

>  UL – Underwriter’s Laboratory – US market
>  ETL – Edison Test Laboratories – US market
>  CE – European Certification
>  NSF – National Sanitation Foundation – for the US market

Scientific Engineering strives to develop solutions in the catering and butcher equipment arena and becoming a preferred supplier of catering appliances worldwide.


  • The factory is ISO9001 accredited as well as holding many sought after US approvals
  • Anvil and Butcherquip are established brands with proven track records over the last 25 years
  • Products conform to stringent European and US safety standards and are world-class
  • Products are designed with the simplicity of operation in mind not only in their functionality but also in the ease of service
  • The Scientific Engineering offering is supported by strong engineering backup and ready supply of spare parts which are largely common throughout the product range


Bernard Parschau (Managing Director)
Nadia Moosa (Customer Service)


T     +27 11 473 1080       F       +27 11 474 1630
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