n The Dairy Mail - Drotsky supplement

Volume 15, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 1561-4301


When Gert Drotsky lost his job in 1962 due to the fact that the factory he worked for went into liquidation, he decided to set up his own factory.

In July 1962, then 52 years old, he manufactured the first of what would become the industry standard hammer mill in his garage in Alberton. Later that year he moved into a factory in Alrode, the industrial area of Alberton, where the factory was based until 1982 when it moved to the present premises.

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