About Us

Mechanical Rotating Solutions is a leading South African supplier of mechanical seals, pumps, integrated pump systems and complementary pump products. MRS is also the Africa agent for STRAUB pipe couplings.

  • Mechanical Seals and Systems
  • Labtecta Bearing Isolators
  • Belzona Engineered Coating
  • Superbolt Bolting Systems
  • Straub Pipe Couplings
  • Gland Packing
  • Lubricators
  • KSB Pumps & Valves
  • Amandla Pumps
  • HCP Pumps

Accredited Agent

Mechanical Rotating Solutions is an accredited agent for Aesseal (Pty) Ltd and share the same business principles and culture as demonstrated by the Aesseal (Pty) Ltd accreditations to ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:1999. MRS is the appointed STRAUB Coupling agent for Africa and a registered distributor of the full range of KSB and HCP pumps..

Service Areas

Mechanical Rotating Solutions is situated in Pretoria and is servicing the Mpumalanga area with the AESSEAL products i.e. mechanical seals and systems, Labtecta Bearing Isolators, Belzona Engineered Coatings and Superbolts. We service the whole of  Africa with Straub pipe couplings.

Our Clients

  • Anglo Coal
  • AngloGold Ashanti
  • Eskom
  • South32
  • Columbus Stainless
  • Shanduka
  • Glencore
  • Optimum Coal
  • Nkomati Nickel Mine
  • Vergenoeg Mine

Our History

The founder of the company , Franscois Steenkamp, has serviced the Mechanical Engineering and Mining Industry with a highly driven force through major international companies since 1994. His vision finally brought him to establish Mechanical Rotating Solutions in 2007. He had a vision with a company that supplies world class products, providing valuable customer support and also creating work opportunities.

Corporate Social Investment


Charity Define was established in 2016 as a non-profit  organisation set up in memory of our friend, the late Alan du Plessis. The organisation is managed under the auspice of Mechanical Rotating Solutions with the purpose and vision of engaging and partnering with like-minded organisations in creating and maintaining goodwill by initiating and executing community upliftment projects within our greater operating footprint.

We aim to achieve our goals by using the expertise, skills, resources and mutual willingness of our industry partners in leaving a legacy at the various projects we aim to undertake.





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There are thousands of youths in South Africa that have degrees, diplomas or certificates that cannot find full time employment as they have no work experience. Thousands more cannot find employment as they have no higher education due to affordability constraints. Mechanical Rotating Solutions contributes a substantial amount of scholarships to previously disadvantaged and unemployed youth through iCOLLEGE.

iCOLLEGE is registered with the DHET (2010/FE07/076) and offers National SETA accredited courses ranging from NQF 2 - NQF 5 levels. iCOLLEGE has accreditation at 5 National SETAs.