Leading through Quality, Reliability and Experience.

Protect company assets with Southey’s range of thermal, acoustic and cryogenic insulation services.

Southey’s industrial insulation expertise helps facilities operate at maximum efficiency while reducing risks and costly repairs:

  • Energy conservation and cost savings
  • Identification and prevention of corrosion under insulation
  • Hazard recognition and risk reduction during asbestos abatement
  • Process control
  • Damage assessment and preventive maintenance
  • Personnel protection.

Our capabilities include installation in support of large-scale capital construction projects, maintenance and repair.

Southey’s insulation team includes craft workers skilled at the application of a variety of products that comply with your standards and specifications. By combining our insulation capabilities with our complementary scaffolding services, we can assure safety, reliability and cost-effective performance.

Our insulation experts are also skilled at identifying and repairing deficiencies in existing insulation that can negatively affect energy costs, operations, safety and the environment. In addition, we can help prevent unscheduled outages that result from defective or inadequate winterization or from unseen corrosion under insulation.


Repair plans can include:

  • Patching holes in weather barriers
  • Replacing missing, damaged or wet insulation
  • Substrate coatings to mitigate corrosion under insulation
  • Redesign of walkways, including platforms and rigid installation.

Our Maintenance Insulation Management System (MIMS) is a comprehensive approach to improving reliability and integrity by analyzing current insulation status and addressing problems plant-wide.

Insulation management solutions

In the face of rising energy costs, damaged insulation, heat loss and operating temperature requirements can significantly affect plant profitability by driving energy cost up. Our professional staff uses advanced technology to find and repair thermal insulation defects. Southey’s insulation management solutions help you:

  • Conserve energy by reducing heat loss or gain
  • Facilitate process temperature control
  • Prevent corrosion-under-insulation
  • Improve personnel protection.

Why Southey?

Longest track-record
of insulation service in the industry.

Largest SA footprint
in terms of insulation purchases and installations.

Proven expertise, experience and consistent performance against contract deliverables.

Leaders in product and systems innovation.



Standards, Accreditations & Safety?

Southey sits on the board of the Thermal Insulation Association of South Africa. Our supervisors hold accredited Safety and Inspection certifications while we, as a company, hold all relevant accreditations, including:

  • ISO 9001 (relating to quality assurance)
  • ISO 14000 (relating to environmental management)
  • OHSAS 18001:2007

Southey Contracting undertakes work safely, maintaining the highest quality and stringiest standards of consideration for the environment.

The“Southey Way”?

Known as “the gentlemen of the industry”, Southey prides itself on staff development, client care and successful nurturing of long terms relationships. “Spec’ing a job” is one thing, meeting expectations is another – That’s Southey.

Contact Southey Sales

Brett +27 (83) 459 8583

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