About Kryo Afrika

Kryo Afrika is an independent gas company that has been providing innovative supply solutions and technical support to African companies for many years.

Kryo Afrika understands the challenges faced by users of industrial gases and has developed a number of unique solutions that have been applied in Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Namibia and DRC. We have also provided technical support in Angola, Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Ghana, Chad, Mali and South Africa.

Founded by Stephen Viljoen in 2008 following a successful career with an industrial gas major, Kryo Afrika sources world-class technology and strives to adapt it to the demands of the African environment.

Stephen spent 25 years at Afrox where he concluded his corporate career in the capacity of General Manager for the Southern Region. Prior to that he ran the African region for Afrox, based out of Nairobi, Kenya. His achievements at Afrox include:

- Having established new operations for Afrox in Uganda, Tanzania and Angola

- Having established Cryogenic Argon Import competence in Nigeria, Kenya and Angola
- Installed a 50 tonne/day Carbon Dioxide plant in Lagos, Nigeria
- He received a global Technology and Innovation Award for technology relating to the application of Oxygen in the enhancement of the recovery of Gold

Stephen has developed a model for delivering cryogenic Gases to difficult locations, and established Kryo Afrika to provide sustainable solutions for large users of gas in Africa.

He is supported by a team of technical experts who undertake operational audits and assist in implementing solutions that ensure ongoing productivity and profitability on mines and industrial plants.

Kryo Afrika understands the challenges faced by users of industrial gases and has developed a number of unique solutions that have been applied in Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Namibia and DRC. We have also provided technical support in Angola, Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Ghana, Chad, Mali and South Africa.

If you have a problem in obtaining industrial gases, Kryo Afrika probably has a solution.

Kryo Afrika is an ASCO accredited agent for sub-Saharan Africa.