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WearCheck now part of Torre

December 2015 News

Condition monitoring specialists WearCheck and its Set Point Group sister companies have been acquired by Torre Industries, a JSE-listed industrial entity underpinned by strong brands and strong products.

The scientific analysis of used oil from mechanical and electrical systems is WearCheck’s core condition monitoring service, which is used by a range of industries such as power generation, turbine, earthmoving, industrial, transport, shipping and aircraft. Additional services include the analysis of fuels, transformer oils, coolants, greases and filters.

WearCheck was founded nearly 40 years ago in Pinetown and has expanded to operate a network of ten laboratories across the African continent, and beyond.

Today, WearCheck has evolved into a one stop shop for condition monitoring, dedicated to the optimisation of plant performance management, and offers an additional range of monitoring techniques such as vibration monitoring, laser alignment, thermal imaging, balancing, the testing and control of the efficiency of combustion, heat transfer and milling.

The integration with Torre Industries will have no negative impact on WearCheck customers, and the company will continue with normal operations.

Neil Robinson.
Neil Robinson.

WearCheck managing director, Neil Robinson, views the merge in a positive light. “We are pleased to be part of Torre – a solid, well-renowned group in the industry, and one which shares WearCheck’s high standards of customer satisfaction, continued investment in technology, and ongoing staff training and education.

“The integration process will be phased in over several months, and we will continue to keep customers informed of any changes or improvements. We would like to reassure our customers that, as we are integrated into the Torre family, we are excited at the opportunities for development and growth that will evolve.”

Torre is an integral business in sectors such as mining, automotive, construction and industrial. The company has shown steady growth since its listing on the JSE in 2012.

Serving customers in selected high growth markets with the provision of equipment, parts, financing and support, Torre’s focus is the value-added sale and rental of branded capital equipment, the distribution of high quality parts and components, the delivery of critical support services and the provision of financing solutions in support of customer expansion programmes.

For more information contact WearCheck, +27 (0)31 700 5471, support@wearcheck.co.za, http://www.wearcheck.co.za





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