We Are Steel

UMCIL is a proud steel manufacturing company that processes ore (iron ore) into the finest finished steel products with guaranteed quality.

We Blend Steel

When blending steel, we conform and adhere to regional standards (SANS), the equivalent of European standards (BS/ EN/CR).

We Manufacture

We manufacture quality steel from alloy of iron and carbon, providing incredible strength, durability and flexibility under the harshest of conditions.

We Produce Quality

Our products undergo rigorous testing and are subsequently accredited with the international ISO9001:2008 quality standard, offering you guaranteed, consistent quality every time.


Steel Manufacturing

Established in 2008, UMCIL has emerged as a prominent manufacturer of TMT bars and construction steel in Zambia. It stands as a pioneer in the production of high-quality steel. Operating from its integrated steel plant in Kafue, UMCIL boasts a comprehensive setup that includes Direct Reduction IRON (DRI) unit, SMS Unit, Continuous Billet Casting Mill, sophisticated Rolling Mill, and fully equipped Testing laboratories, all housed under a single roof. The company holds ISO 9001: 2008 accreditation for its rigorous quality management system.

The products manufactured by UMCIL are marketed under the UMZ brand. Notably, UMCIL`s flagship product the 500UMZ rebars, effectively addresses the specific requirements of civil engineers. The range of structural steel the company provides readily meets the high standards demanded by the engineering sector.

Product Certification

The steel products UMCIL manufactures comply with both the Zambian and South African Bureau of Standards: ZABS 433-2007, SANS 920:211, SANS 1431:2005

Quality Certification

Our products meet the required standards for the most arduous and safety-critical applications. UMCIL is accredited to the ISO9001:2008 for our quality management system. We are also currently in the process of obtaining the ISO14001:2004 for our environmental management.

Quality Assurance

At UMCIL it’s not just a process, it’s a commitment to excellence that echoes in every product, and speaks volumes about our dedication to delivering nothing but the best.

Our Show Reel

Since 2008, UMCIL has forged a legacy of quality excellence, where every product stands as a testament to our unwavering commitment to precision, durability, and innovation. In a world of constant change, our dedication to delivering steel of the highest quality standards remains steadfast, paving the way for a future built on the enduring strength of quality.”

Our Products

Products Range

Our product range isn’t just steel; it’s the embodiment of precision, reliability, and versatility. From the raw strength of our foundational elements to the refined profiles that shape industries, our products stand as a testament to innovation and excellence. We don’t just provide a range; we deliver quality, durability, and unparalleled performance.