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25 Feb 2020

MELCO is celebrating the 50th anniversary

This year Melco is celebrating its 50th anniversary (1970-2020) – and the company is looking to the future with optimism.

MELCO is a company belonging to the RULMECA group. With its three product brands, Rulmeca, Precismeca and Melco, Rulmeca Group is the world’s largest supplier of rollers/idlers, pulleys and motorized pulleys for heavy duty belt conveyors for quarries and mining applications and of rollers, drum motors, Drive Rollers 24V for the Intralogistics. 1,200 employees in 17 production and sales companies all around the globe serve Rulmeca Group clients in more than 85 countries.

Founded in 1970, MELCO can look back on half a century as a conveyor components supplier – something that is not commonplace in today’s fast-paced world.

In 50 years, MELCO has become a notable player on the world stage. 50 years at the service of our customers in which its top priority has always been their satisfaction.

Melco has an important customer portfolio with wide application experiences thanks to a collaborative focus not only as a supplier but also as a partner, a repeatedly renewed and unique production technology.

Today, MELCO is a conveyor product manufacturer that manufactures idler rollers and frames in a dedicated factory in Germiston near Johannesburg with clients in every part of the world.

Technology has revolutionised the material handling industry in recent years. MELCO has been a part of this revolution, placing a clear focus on conveyor components. In addition to the wide range of products: rollers, frames, motorized pulleys, underground modular structures, garlands in several key sectors: mining, coal and Lignite, cement, quarries, tunnelling, salt and sugar plants, power plants, recycling, crushing and screening, ports, import and export terminals.

MELCO also offers a wide range of unit handling components for several sectors: Airport, Xray Screening, Postal, Parcel, E-commerce, Manufacturing and Automation, distribution centres and warehousing, food and fish processing and beverage processing.

The company’s implementation is not only understood and valued in South Africa and Africa, but also in America and Australia, where MELCO operates with distribution partners as a project partner and system supplier.

Fifty years after the foundation of the company, MELCO’s presentation is now fresher than ever: a company that is open-minded, that combines the long-term prospects of well-known group company with the speed of a modern network structure.


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