Wilson Tool opens South Africa office

July 15, 2009

Wilson Tool International, an independent manufacturer of tooling systems for punch presses, press brakes, and punch and die components for the stamping industry, announced today it has opened a new office in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new office will serve Wilson Tool customers in South Africa and surrounding regions.

"Wilson Tool is committed to serving our customers around the world with innovative tooling solutions that help achieve lean manufacturing goals," said Bob Haskins, president, Wilson Tool. "We see great opportunity in South Africa as a new market for our products and look forward to expanding our reach in the region."

Simon Penney has been appointed general manager of the Johannesburg office and will oversee operations in South Africa.

Effective immediately, customers in South Africa may contact Wilson Tool at: Wilson Tool South Africa Limited, Rynhurst Business Park, 156 Pretoria Road, Rynfield, Benoni, 1501, Gauteng, Republic of South Africa,Tel: +27 877 217 875, Fax: 086 657 8629, E-mail: simon.penney@wilsontool.com