Plasser South Africa


Established in 1959, Plasser South Africa (Pty) Ltd is the local partner of Austria’s Plasser & Theurer, the world leader in mechanised heavy on-track maintenance machinery. Headquartered in Stormill, South Africa, the company supports the railway industry across Southern Africa. Plasser South Africa provides a comprehensive range of services, including consulting, new machine sales, technical support, training, spare parts management, and machine refurbishment.

Plasser & Theurer, founded in 1953, has supplied over 14,000 machines to more than 100 countries. The company offers an extensive product range for mechanised railway maintenance, with strong local partnerships, especially in South Africa. Plasser South Africa holds a Level 1 B-BBEE compliance, reflecting its commitment to transformation and empowerment. They adhere to ISO 9001 and ISO 18001 standards, ensuring quality and safety.

In Southern Africa, Plasser acts as the local partner and agent, providing full after-sales service and technical support, which enhances customer satisfaction and operational efficiency. The company offers specialised technical support, maintenance plans, spare parts management, and condition monitoring.

Plasser South Africa is committed to delivering innovative solutions and maintaining superior quality and safety standards. With a skilled workforce and advanced workshops, they ensure the longevity and efficiency of their machinery, contributing significantly to the development of railway infrastructure in Southern Africa.