New South African facility for Kennametal

June 4, 2013

Kennametal Inc. has announced that Kennametal South Africa has completed its relocation to a new facility in Boksburg East Industrial Sites, Gauteng. The relocation, states Kennametal, is in alignment with company’s strategy to grow in emerging markets and will expand Kennametal’s footprint in Sub Saharan Africa.

“The new facility combines numerous functions including state of the art conical and surface mining manufacturing, sales, finance and administration under one roof in one location,” stated Mike Hankin Managing Director at Kennametal South Africa. “This new facility increases our local presence, enabling us to better serve our customers in the region.”

Kennametal state that the facility will allow them to better serve customers by offering Kennametal’s complete product portfolio and custom solutions for the oil & gas industry, surface and underground mining, construction and Tricon products and technology.

“We are excited about the new facility and look forward to the improved efficiencies it will provide to customers as well as future growth opportunities in the region,” added Brian Maglosky, Vice President Manufacturing Integrated Supply Chain and Logistics EMEA.

www.kennametal.com  

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