Water Analytical Services was formed in November 2000. The founder and director, Stephan van der Merwe, established the company with a specific focus on the coal, iron and steel industries as well as Eskom Power Generation.
We pride ourselves in our culture of conducting business with integrity, quality, hard work and honest profit.
Our vision is to be the preferred supplier for customers in our markets. This aim has laid the
foundation for our strong customer service and quality management approaches. The Group further aims to be the preferred supplier of chemicals, specialized chemical engineering services as well as plants in Southern Africa.
We have a dedicated team that works to achieve this vision through our key principles of staff culture, no harm to the environment, safety first, zero effluent and long-term benefits to all.
We are based in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, centrally located for distribution to various locations.
STEPHAN VAN DER MERWE
12 Years ago Stephan left the Corporate Business to start Water Analytical Services, continuing in the Water Treatment field. He has 22 years experience in the Iron & Steel industry, Power Generation and Mining Industry.
FRANCO VAN DER MERWE
Franco a qualified Chemical Engineer started at Water Analytical Services 11 years ago. After 5 years he was appointed as the Director of Chemical Engineering and was groomed by Stephan van der Merwe himself. After 12 years he took over the role as Managing Director and is currently busy with his Bcom Business Management.
After Completing his BEng in Industrial Engineering and Honours in Technology Management he worked in the Project Support Office at Aurecon for 5 years. He recently joined Water Analytical Services as the Operations Manager.
Fleet and Maintenance Manager
David started his career of in Logistics 20 years ago at Blue Ribbon. He Joined Water Analytical Services in 2013. His noteworthy past experience made a significant improvement at Water Analytical Services.
Finance, Marketing & Communications
Martlie studied Bcom at Tuks and then started her career at Ocean Basket Head Office in the New Business & Development department for 3 years. She now joined Water Analytical Services in the Finance Department and is also responsible for the Marketing and Communications.
With 30 years of Hazchem/Dantran experience he started off as a Driver at Water Analytical Services. With short courses in SHEQ Management he was appointed as the SHEQ Representative to improve the Safety, Health and Quality at Water Analytical Services.