Bridge That Links The Total Materials Handling Systems Together"
operates in Southern
Africa and Mauritius
EQUIPMENT IS PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN
the Proudly South African groundswell gaining momentum throughout
the country, warehouse docking and sealing specialists - DDL
Equipment - has nailed its colours to the mast and become one of
the latest companies to be awarded official accreditation as a
Proudly South African company.
Stewart of DDL says, "Being Proudly South African is not
something new to us -this is a philosophy we have built our
thirty years ago, while still trading as Tryholdings, we were part
of the `Buy South African' campaign and we have established sound
relationships over this period with the Departments of Foreign
Affairs and Trade and Industry.
Tim Modise (PSA)
are also members of the Capital Equipment Export Council and have
been on many missions outside South Africa to promote trade."
was established in 1973, concentrating solely on warehouse docking
equipment based on North American. Canadian and European
technology reengineered to suit South African conditions. Stewart
says this design has subsequently become a South African standard
for architects, consultants and project engineers.
Modise, chairperson of Proudly South African, says DDL Equipment
is an excellent example of a company that has tapped into local
expertise to come up with a world class product line-up.
over the Proudly South African award to DDL Equipment, Modise
encouraged the company to remain single minded in its efforts to
expertise to bring the local materials handling industry on a par
with the rest of the global village.
present DDL an equipment company in the materials handling field
offering Dock loading and sealing solutions is focusing on
exporting its trend setting equipment other Southern African
Development countries, the rest of Africa and the Middle East.
"it is our perception however that competitive imports are
filtering into as much as half of the local market and we intend
to address this with as a key priority," says Stewart.
Mark II dock leveller has no moving parts apart from its two (2)
cylinders and by virtue of its fully automatic electro-hydraulic
operation, brings South African technology in line with what is
the norm in Europe i.e. the delayed swing lip action. At the same
time coming in line with stringent European standards for the
materials handling industry.
DDL equipment is
headquartered in Sandton, Gauteng and has branches and
distributors throughout Southern Africa, providing parts and
installation, service contract agreements, upgrading dock levelling
systems and relocating existing units.