Armco Construction Products | Steel and Pipe Construction

By: Armco  11-11-2011
Keywords: Road Safety, Galvanizing, Road Safety Products

Armco Superlite was established as a subsidiary of the American Rolling Mill Company, the USA’s fourth largest steel producer, and is now a wholly owned South African company which has been operating in South Africa since the 1930’s.

Today Armco Superlite supplies many of the world’s leading construction companies and agencies that operate in Africa, Australasia and the Far East, and exports most of the corrugated pipe produced at it’s factory. Armco’s guardrail product is so widely used in Southern Africa that it’s name has become a generic for the product.

The factory is situated on a 3,6 hectare site in Isando near Johannesburg, South Africa, close to major highways and an international airport. It also has it’s own railway siding.

Armco Superlite is a company listed in accordance with the SABS ISO 9001 Scheme. This internationally accepted listing ensures the quality of all products that leave our factory. Specific customer quality plans can be catered for in our manufacturing process.

In April 1989 a 7.5m hot dip galvanizing bath was commissioned, utilising 1600 square meter of covered plant. The plant was designed to galvanize Armco products but due to the size was also suitable for general galvanizing. In October 1996 The galvanizing division expanded by commissioning a 5 meter bath and two spinning lines at a second plant in Dunswart. In December 1996 a 13.2 meter bath was installed at the Isando premises in order to further expand the capabilities.

The Road Safety Products Division was established in June 2002 due to a need being seen in Southern Africa for more advanced safety technology in road infrastructure. Armco Superlite acquired licences to manufacture established products in this field. These include SAFence, which is a product from Blue Systems which Armco Superlite has developed together with the Danish company BMM. Various other products are distributed and manufactured in conjunction with Energy Absorption Systems Inc. based in the USA. QUALITY
Armco Superlite is a company listed in accordance with the SABS ISO 9002 scheme. This internationally accepted listing ensures the quality of all products that leave our factory. Membership of the Hot Dip Galvanising Association of South Africa provides customers with added peace of mind.

Keywords: Galvanizing, Road Safety, Road Safety Products