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About Us

Truco manufactures a comprehensive range of rubber products
for mining, marine and general industries.

As a leading manufacturer of high quality rubber products, our extensive network
of branches in Africa, allows for the distribution of our rubber products throughout
the African continent.

Truco’s range of rubber products includes:

For a full list of our product range, view the Product Overview

Truco, with two offices based in Crown Mines, and Chamdor in Johannesburg has
expanded its reach since its inception, with subsidiaries in Cape Town
Table Bay Rubber Company (TBRC), and in KwaZulu NatalTruco KZN.

The Truco Marine Division – operating through TBRC and Truco KZN – offers
quayside harbour fenders, mooring systems and fenders for tugboats. Additionally,
it is also an agent for Trelleborg Marine Systems, supplying ship and harbour wall
fenders that meet international standards.

Mining hoses

Industrial hose

Fire hoses
 
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History
 

Truco was established in 1892 by William Anderson, a Scottish immigrant, as the
result of his acquisition of a small rubber goods company. By capitalising on the
evolution of the mining industry and becoming a representative of the Electric Hose
and Rubber Company of America, Truco created a legacy of continued growth
and development.

The company diversified its product range, from the initial focus on raincoats, to
ultimately include small and large bore rubber abrasion-resistant hoses, PVC
hoses and hose fittings, rubber mouldings and extrusions, rubber sheeting and
lining material, ship and harbour wall fenders and a wide range of adhesives for
bonding industrial rubber products.

Truco recently entered into the conveyor belt market and offers a range of textile
and steel cord belting solutions to a number of industries. The company
prides itself on its attention to innovation, an aspect evident in the development
and manufacture of its own conveyor belt slitting machine designed to eliminate
waste and improve delivery times.

In 1908 William Anderson’s oldest son, John, took over the helm of Truco. His
son, J. Roy, succeeded him and remained managing director until his death in
the 1980s. Present Chairman Mike Anderson is the nephew of J.Roy Anderson
and has been with Truco since the 1960s.

Layflat hose

Rubber hoses

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