Vesconite Bearings has appointed four additional engineers announced CEO Dr. Jean-Patrick Leger.
Additionally, the company intends to expand the range of applications in which its no-grease, hard-wearing, low-coefficient-of friction polymers can be used, he said.
New appointees Zané Easton and Monique Kooij are chemical engineers who will be responsible for rail and marine applications, respectively.
Meanwhile, appointees Conrad Penzhorn and Franco Swanepoel are mechanical engineers who will be responsible for transport and pump applications, respectively.
All of the engineers will be building Vesconite Bearings’ global customer bases and adding applications in their particular portfolio areas.
With a factory floor space of 20 000m2, Vesconite Bearings houses polymer compounding, extrusion and molding shops in addition to its extensive machine shop.
The company makes rods, machined plates and bushings as stock parts, as well as high-quality finished parts for the agriculture, railways, mining, pumps, heavy transport, hydro, renewable, earthmoving and marine industries.