Lucchini South Africa (PTY) LTD., is a subsidiary of Lucchini RS S.p.A., a world renowned Italian manufacturer of forged railway products. Lucchini RS has been actively trading forged railway wheels and axles in Southern Africa for over a decade.
In fulfilling a long-time goal of localising in South Africa, Lucchini RS has invested R200mil in the establishment of Lucchini SA, which includes the latest technology in plant and machinery. This investment also supports the South African Government’s plans for job creation, and localised manufacturing of railway products. To date, this investment has realised over 60 jobs, with a product local content of between 30 to 40%. Lucchini SA is continually expanding with further investment planned for the near future.
Currently LSA is currently B-BBEE level 2 certified company with a local shareholding of 30%.
For more information about the Lucchini RS Group, please go to www.lucchinirs.com