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Press Office - WEG Transformers Africa

WEG Transformers Africa

Through our two manufacturing facilities based in South Africa, we are one of the largest designers and manufacturers of mini substations and transformers in Africa.

We produce both power and distribution transformers as well as custom engineered mini substations for application specific requirements.

We offer maintenance, repairs and full servicing options for transformers and mini substations. And we operate our own sophisticated in-house oil laboratory for testing and analysis.


Eaton acquires controlling interest in Turkish company

By: Kim Cloete     16th May 2019 Power management company Eaton has acquired a controlling interest in Ulusoy Elektrik, a manufacturer of medium-voltage electrical equipment based in Ankara, Turkey. The acquisition will help Eaton develop innovative power solutions for the African market. “The acquisition of Ulusoy Elektrik... 

Business France South Africa...

10th May 2019 Business France – The French Trade Commission will once again be taking part in the African Utility Week trade show at the Cape Town International Conference Centre with a delegation of 10 innovative French companies looking to showcase their expertise in the energy and water sectors, namely:... 

Africa Follows Dry-Type Trend As Trafo Power Solutions Gears Up For Growth

2nd May 2019 Africa continues to follow the global trend in taking up dry-type transformer technology, owing largely to its enhanced safety levels and lower maintenance requirements. According to David Claassen, managing director of local dry-type transformer specialist Trafo Power Solutions, the growth of... 

Trafo Power Solutions

29th April 2019 Trafo Power Solutions was established to cater for the growing appetite and scope for the application of dry-type transformers in Africa. These power solutions are suitable across a wide range of industry including mining. The company offers a wide range of cast resin transformers from 160 kVA to... 

Kusile power plant project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     18th April 2019 Kusile Unit 3 produced first power on April 14. 

Manufacturers Brace for Blackouts

16th April 2019 The Manufacturing Indaba 2019 is set to unpack promising solutions that manufacturers can employ in an attempt to recover their losses resulting from the nation’s rolling blackouts In response to South Africa’s recent power outages brought about by electricity public utility, Eskom, major... 

Manufacturers Brace for Blackouts

11th April 2019 In response to South Africa’s recent power outages brought about by electricity public utility, Eskom, major concerns have surfaced amongst manufacturers regarding the sustainability of their operations along with the ripple effect it will have on the country’s economy. The Manufacturing Indaba... 

Portable DGA from Hydromine Projects and Doble Engineering

5th April 2019 Hydromine Projects and Marketing has partnered with Doble Engineering to expand its product range and customer base. Hydromine is the official channel partner responsible for sales and marketing of Doble, Morgan Schaffer and Vanguard solutions.  The product range includes portable dissolved gas... 

Zimbabwe power utility seeks 30% tariff increase – report

By: Reuters     1st April 2019 Zimbabwe's State-owned power utility Zesa Holdings has applied to the energy regulator to raise its tariff by 30% for maintenance of its grid and after the price of inputs like diesel went up, The Herald newspaper reported on Monday. Uninterrupted power supplies are especially critical for... 

Zest WEG Group - Siegfried Kreutzfeld

27th March 2019 Zest WEG Group, a subsidiary of leading Brazil-based equipment manufacturer WEG, distributes manufactures and supports a diverse portfolio of products, services and solutions across various industry segments. Over the past 25 years, Zest WEG Group has grown by expanding its product portfolio... 

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