Tech-focused vibrating equipment maker comes out stronger

From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, here’s the real economy report.

Sashnee Moodley:

As South African engineered vibration equipment manufacturer Kwatani emerges stronger, having weathered the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the tech-focused company is reviewing expansion options to meet anticipated growth . Natasha Odendaal has the story.

Natasha Odendaal:

The business has evolved to become more innovative and flexible than before, following the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Kwatani CEO Kim Schoepflin:

Kwatani GM Riaan Steinmann Operations:

Natasha Odendaal:

Kwatani has experienced significant growth over the past few years and is well positioned to respond to the recovery seen in industries around the world, including in Africa, where its equipment is used.

Kwatani CEO Kim Schoepflin:

Natasha Odendaal:

As the original equipment manufacturer continues to experience strong growth, it continuously reviews and optimizes its internal processes, as well as expands and improves the capacity and resources of its vast 17,000 m2 local manufacturing plant in Kempton Park.

Kwatani CEO Kim Schoepflin:

Natasha Odendaal:

Additionally, access to Sandvik’s technology and resource pool will further accelerate the development of Kwatani’s custom vibratory equipment.

The multinational group Sandvik acquired Kwatani in December, with customers to benefit from the combined resources of Sandvik and Kwatani.

Kwatani CEO Kim Schoepflin:

Natasha Odendaal:

Kwatani has an above average percentage of highly skilled and qualified personnel, including boilermakers, craftsmen, certified welders and engineers, among others, with extensive experience and low turnover, and consequently good retention skills.

The group invests significantly in engineering, operations and its workforce, improving and employing the best skills for the job, and continuously improving safety measures, which has resulted in a record of impeccable safety, completing a full year without any lost time injuries.

Kwatani GM Riaan Steinmann Operations:

Sashnee Moodley:

This is the Real Economy Report from Creamer Media. Join us again next week for more news and insight into the real economy of South Africa. Don’t forget to listen to the audio version of our daily Engineering News e-newsletter.

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