Who We Are

Zenith Steel Fabricators Ltd is a leading steel fabrication firm that specializes in the design, fabrication, and erection of all types of structural steel works. The works that Zenith undertakes ranges in types and size including industrial, commercial, religious, institutional, governmental and private clients.

The company was established in 1977 as a small fabrication workshop and has, ever since, expanded progressively to combine experienced and highly skilled personnel with a successful history of undertaking and delivering projects.

Structural Steelworks - warehouses - factory - portal frames
Structural Steelworks - warehouses - factory - portal frames

Zenith Steel Fabricators Ltd has commissioned the first automated fabrication workshop in East and Central Africa and our priority to our clients is to deliver the best quality structural steel within the best time possible. The plant has automatic shot blasting, CNC cutting and drilling lines with manual welding and airless spray painting.

Zenith’s high commitment to quality has enabled it to capture a large market both within Kenya and the surrounding countries, currently operating in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, DRC, Zambia, Malawi, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Southern Sudan and Ethiopia.

Our History

Below is a chronology of events/milestones that shaped the growth of the Company:

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  • Zenith Steel Fabricators Ltd was founded
Zenith Steel Fabricator Ltd
  • 1982 – Premises acquisition along Enterprise road.
  • 1984 – Moved into a small shed along Enterprise Road that served as the Head office and workshop premises
  • 1986 – Built the office space at its Enterprise Road premises and started quoting for Industrial Buildings projects in Nairobi
Zenith Steel Fabricators Ltd Isinya Factory
  • 1990 – Invested in electric overhead traveling cranes within the workshop. Mobile cranes were also acquired to speed up installation
  • 1998 – Undertake projects outside Nairobi, expanding its horizon throughout Kenya
structural steelworks africa - Zenith steel fabricators
  • 2001 – Appointed New Directors. The founding Directors resigned
  • 2002 – With the new directors, the company started working aggressively around Kenya
  • 2006 – Expanded its Export Division into Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda
zenith steel isinya factory
  • 2011 – Invested in an automatic Multi-Cam machine reducing castellation time of beams from 7 hours to 10 minutes
  • 2014 – Acquired a rolling line and began rolling Zen Sheets using imported PPGI coils. With its sheeting line, this marked a significant milestone for the Company providing a significant competitive advantage for supply sheets on Zenith’s projects
  • 2015 – Started to roll decking sheets and also began the Zen Tank Division
  • 2016 – Began manufacturing and rolling Pre-Galvanized C purlins
  • 2017 – Commissioned its fully automated Fabrication workshop with automatic shot blasting, CNC cutting and drilling lines
  • 2017 – Started the Service Centre Division
  • 2019 – Expanded its workshop facility in Isinya to add new CNC plate processing and CNC angle processing machines. This was in addition to increasing the footprint area, accommodating a larger paint and dispatch area
Service center - Universal Beams, Castellated Beams & Plates
  • 2020 – Appointed new CEO on 1st March 2020
  • 2020 – Commissioned the “Zen Sky Deck”; a 120 m long sky bridge going through the workshop. This gives a panoramic view of the shop floor that dramatically increases customer confidence
  • 2021 – Acquisition of a new rolling line to manufacture Corrugated Web Purlins; a product that has an Industrial Design Patent
  • 2021 – Constructed the Zenith’s Service Center Showroom at Enterprise Road

Our Great Team

We Do Things Differently Here

Our people are our greatest asset, and we reflect that in the way we work. ZSF’s radically unique organizational model trades traditional hierarchy for autonomy, mastery, and purpose. Led by core values, we do the work to align intent with impact and walk the talk.

Lets start a new project together

ZSF’s team of experts is driven by a passion for positive impact and a thirst for the next problem to solve. We re-imagine what’s possible with some of the world’s most future-forward clients.

Creditable Integrity

Value talent cultivation and encourage
creative innovation

Effective Team Work

Pursue organizational solidity and press
on effective team-work

Quality Assurance

Ensure first and best of product quality
and service