About Us

Situated in Pretoria, 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. MRS is currently serving the Mpumalanga area with the AESSEAL products i.e. mechanical seals and systems, Labtecta Bearing Isolators and Belzona Engineered Coatings. We service the whole of  Africa with Straub pipe couplings and mobile pump rental units.


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.

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 for 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.