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New head office and warehouse for Fuchs Lubricants

Second Quarter 2022 News & events


The new head office and warehouse for Fuchs Lubricants South Africa is on track to be completed this month. The company is investing over R250 million in the expansion at its existing location in Isando, Johannesburg in the wake of rapid growth in sub-Saharan Africa. The Phase 1 expansion, which consists of the office complex and new warehouse, commenced in June 2020. While Phase 2 is still in concept development, it is planned to comprise a new lubricants plant to bolster the company’s strong growth and expansion plans for the continent.

The warehouse itself will incorporate the latest technology, including all product being wrapped, with 100% selectivity and batch control introduced. The latest materials handling equipment will also be implemented, such as narrow-aisle lift trucks stacking to 17 m high. The warehouse system itself will be based on a fully integrated barcoding system using SAP. In addition, the fire protection system is being designed to the latest international best practice.

Looking to the future MD, Paul Deppe is confident that the new head office with its visibility will be testament to Fuchs’ strong growth prospects on the continent. “We have a lot of confidence and are growing market share. This makes our expansion such an important step forward, and will consolidate our South African operation as the regional hub for sub-Saharan Africa,” he concludes.

For more information contact Kayla Van Vught, Fuchs Lubricants South Africa, +27 11 565 9738, [email protected], www.fuchs.com/za




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