About Trade Factor Group

Trade Factor Group consists of five individual companies which is comprised of a diverse group of experts who share a common commitment to excellence. Our mission is to exceed expectations and ensure client satisfaction.

With Trade Factor Civils, being established in 2014 primarily as a civil construction company, the group has now expanded into offering a variety of services comprising of commercial and private building projects, fire protection and mechanical engineering. Trade Factor Fire offers comprehensive fire protection products and services that prepare businesses for the unexpected, by effectively utilising the latest technology.

Trade Factor Media utilises creativity and technology to amplify your brand messages, creating impactful communication strategies to increase your brand awareness. Trade Factor Building constructs environments that merge aesthetic and functionality. By offering services such as property development and general construction, we create spaces that resonate with purpose. Meanwhile, Trade Factor Engineering provides comprehensive solutions to the industrial and marine engineering sector. We have grown to service all market segments, inclusive of (but not limited to) structural, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and piping industries.

The Trade Factor Group

Trade Factor Group is comprised of a diverse group of experts who share a common commitment to excellence, and it is this collective dedication that propels us towards achieving remarkable outcomes, by exceeding our clients' expectations.

Shaping the landscape through civil engineering excellence. We undertake projects that transform communities, emphasizing quality infrastructure, sustainable practices, and positive impact.

A strong focus on reliability and innovation, we ensure safety in all we do. Our specialisation in advanced fire protection systems and exceptional solutions to safeguard lives and assets, providing peace of mind.

Passionate property specialists committed to timely, quality projects. With a diverse team, we excel in construction and development. Every endeavor is on-time, within budget, and of impeccable quality.

At the forefront of engineering solutions, we are dedicated to providing exceptional service to the marine and industrial sector. With a passion for innovation, we create efficient and sustainable designs.

Empowering businesses through cutting-edge media solutions. We harness the power of technology to elevate brands, tell compelling stories, and connect with audiences in innovative ways.

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Our Team

Meshen Pillay

Group CEO

Meshen is our dynamic Group CEO, with vast experience in senior roles at global financial institutions, specialising in project management. After a decade in the United Kingdom, he returned to South Africa to utilise his skills and expertise to grow the engineering, fire and construction sectors across Africa. Meshen began in civil construction, and later expanded to commercial and private projects, fire protection, and mechanical engineering services. His unwavering dedication to providing service excellence and his hard-working approach has fuelled his entrepreneurial journey. He is passionate about skills development, women empowerment and uplifting communities through training and employment. Through various initiatives in the private and non-profit sector, he changes the lives of many people everyday.

Rishal Ramjee

Group COO

Rishal has over 15 years of experience in Property Development and Construction sector. With his solid foundation and a wealth of experience in quantity surveying, Rishal was promoted to Chief Quantity Surveyor and Project Manager at a major company. Later, he joined a leading urban regeneration firm, restoring commercial areas like the Durban CBD, and played a huge role in helping abused women and children find secure housing.
At Trade Factor Group, Rishal uses his experience to lead his team, ensuring that every project exceeds expectations through service excellence and timely project completion. Surpassing clients’ expectations has been his driving force, and he has gained an unmatched reputation in industry.