Apr 18, 2008
Cape Town|Tubecon|Mining|Software Development|Steel|Steel Tube|Steel Tube Manufacturer
© Reuse this Steel tube manufacturer Tubecon, established by Frans Tollenaar, has been supplying welded steel tube and profile to the Southern African market since 1977. The industries Tubecon is geared to supply include furniture, automotive and interior-design (cold-rolled material), but the entire range of industries it supplies includes construction, machine building and mining (heavy-gauge hot-rolled tube).
Tubecon’s premises are at 5 Piet Rautenbach street, Rosslyn.
Manufacturing space at head office is 14 000 m², with total space, including the company’s branch in Cape Town, being 16 000 m².
“Combining the role of both stockholder and manufacturer in a manner that provides the customer with the comfort of speed and reliability at a competitive price poses the necessary challenges,” says a spokesperson for the company.
The engineering and software development required to control this complexity is done in-house by Tubecon.
Tubecon’s aim is to continue reducing lead times while increasing availability in a wide range of products, the spokesperson states.
Edited by: Martin Zhuwakinyu© Reuse this Comment Guidelines
Other Company Profiles News
Gauteng-based Vitrex is a management-owned business that specialises in the design, manufacture, supply and installation of vitreous enamel steel architectural products for the building and construction industries.
Established in 1929, Bibby Turboflex South Africa is a supplier of power transmission flexible couplings and torque-limiting products.
Established in 1996, SMS Steel is a flange manufacturing and profiling company which has also made a name for itself in fabrication and structural maintenance in Gauteng province.
Recent Research Reports
Automotive 2014: A review of South Africa's automotive sector (PDF Report)
The report provides insight into the business environment, the key participants in the sector, local construction demand, geographic diversification, competition within the sector, corporate activity, skills, safety, environmental considerations and the challenges...
Construction 2014: A review of South Africa's construction sector (PDF Report)
Construction data released during 2013 hints at a halt to the decline in the industry during the last few years, with some commentators averring that the industry could be poised for recovery. However, others have urged caution, noting that the prospects for a...
Electricity 2014: A Review of South Africa's Electricity Sector (PDF Report)
This report provides an overview of the state of electricity generation and transmission in South Africa and examines electricity planning, investment in generation capacity, electricity tariffs, the role of independent power producers and demand-focused initiatives,...
Defence 2013: A review of South Africa's defence industry (PDF Report)
Creamer Media’s 2013 Defence Report examines South Africa’s defence industry, with particular focus on the key players in the sector, the innovations that have come out of the defence sector, local and export demand, South Africa’s controversial...
Road and Rail 2013: A review of South Africa's road and rail infrastructure (PDF Report)
Creamer Media’s Road and Rail 2013 Report examines South Africa’s road and rail transport system, with particular focus on the size and state of the country’s road and rail network, the funding and maintenance of these respective networks, and the push to move...
Liquid Fuels 2013 (PDF Report)
Creamer Media’s 2013 Liquid Fuels report examines South Africa’s liquid fuels market, focusing on the business environment, oil and gas exploration, the country’s feedstock supplies, the development of South Africa’s biofuels industry, fuel pricing,...
This Week's Magazine
This month’s report includes details of junior miner Papillon Resources’ mining permit for its flagship Fekola gold project, in Mali; the Waterberg Coal Company’s feasibility on the development of an opencast mine, in Limpopo, to produce ten-million tonnes a...
A structured approach, wherein managers personally engage at each level of the project, is necessary to mitigate delays to the workflow on mega construction projects, says State-owned Eskom Kusile power station projects GM Abram Masango. The 4 800 MW Kusile power...
Construction of transmission lines to evacuate power from a regional hydroelectric project in East Africa, which was hanging on the balance following the withdrawal of financing by key partners, is now back on track. After six months of uncertainty, the African...
Three Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) were signed between South African and Malaysian companies at the Malaysian High Commission in Pretoria on Friday. These MoUs are part of the indirect offsets programme South Africa is providing in return for Malaysia’s...
The South African new vehicle market may well dip to 640 000 units in 2014, says Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) sales and marketing senior VP Calvyn Hamman. This is the first prediction that anticipates a drop in the market. To date economists and industry bodies...
Next ArticleCraft Machine Tools