Company Profile

WP Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd is one of South Africa’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of all types of heating, ventilation air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment.

Products locally manufactured are an entire range of console and split type console air conditioning units, capacities ranging from 2.6 kW to 7 kW. These units are manufactured from 304 stainless steel as well, which have been proven as high quality products in our range.

A comprehensive range of Westair direct expansion and water cooled units, self contained and split type is readily available from stock with capacities available from 2.6 kW to 255 kW, [High wall, cassette, under ceiling, hide a way  and roof mount type configurations].
WP Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd have subsequently acquired the Rhoss agency for air and water cooled chillers, and related engineered system components operating with all the latest technical specifications, requirements and  refrigerants. These engineered system products are available from our Westpoint principals globally as well, [U.S.A. Europe, Asia], chiller capacities range from 4.4 kW to 2050 kW. The smaller range chiller capacities are available from stock, [4.4 kW to 110 kW].

The state of the art manufacturing and test facility, warehouse, service and maintenance division with adjacent offices are located and logistically situated in Delville Germiston, with easy access to all major highway routes. Other branch offices are in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, with two additional offices opening during 2008/09 in Kwa Zulu Natal and the Cape Province.


2003: Company founded by Mr. H.O. Traut, [Hennie], who is the Chief Executive Officer of the concern and Mr. H.J. Traut, [Harry], as Chairman.

Hennie has contributed a thirty years career within the South African HVACR Industry, starting out in the earlier years with the mining sector in the Free State and gained vast experience in electrical and mechanical orientation, on underground chillers. Harry has been associated with the industry for fifteen years and began very much in the same vane as Hennie by way of the mining fraternity and having an electrical and mechanical grounding.

2005: Westpoint Air-conditioning acquired Tropic Manufacturing which is today known as WP Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd dedicated solely to the manufacturing of the console unit range. Hennie and Harry Traut are head of production, [Designing Technologists], contributing greatly to the stringent manufacturing specifications and high quality standards adhered to in the production facility.

Mission Statment

WP manufacturing (Pty) Ltd is totally committed to staying abreast of all the latest technological advancements, quality standards and protocols as determined and required by world class standards which is strictly adhered to.

The company contributes greatly to learner ship and apprentice programs for all staff members, technically as well as commercially. Proper training has been implemented since the company began during 2003.

WP Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd strives for excellence and perfection in all endeavors.

Ultimately WP Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd endeavors to satisfy the internal as well as the external customers and provide them with a zero tolerance for error service, high quality products at competitive prices.

The WP manufacturing (Pty) Ltd Company is built on FOUR pillars, FAITH, CUSTOMERS, QUALITY PRODUCTS, SERVICE