Corporate Vision Issue 12 2018

70 CORPORATE VISION / Issue 12 2018 , Pamdu Plessis, Managing Director of Invincible Valves, proves that product diversification and customer satisfaction really is the key to success. Woman on Top The continent of Africa is awash with a plethora of mineral resources which have always played a huge role in the global economy, however due to the recent mining crisis, and associated global pressures, the country has seen a steady decline in production and manufacturing. Many companies within the Afri- can mining sector are diversifying their product range and services in order to offer comprehensive solutions to these challenges. One such firm is one-stop-shop, Invincible Valves. Established 36 years ago in 1982, Invincible Valves (Pty) Ltd has since grown to become a medium-sized enterprise located in Germiston, South Africa. Ably led by Managing Director, Pam du Plessis, the company prides itself on service excellence and flexibility by striving to provide solutions that will enhance its customer’s bottom line. With agents in all major centres around the country, and servicing all four corners of the globe, In- vincible Valves offers an in-house rubber lining service for valves, pipes, fittings and vessels which is utilised by many of Africa’s major valve manufacturers. In addition, the firm also provides a complete one-stop-shop solution, including repair and valve recon- ditioning services for all types of valves. “We believe in treating our cus- tomers with respect,” comments Pam, reiterating the company’s core values. “We grow through creativity, invention and inno- vation. We integrate honesty, integrity and business ethics into all aspects of our business functioning.” Its 6,500m² facility in Knights, located in the heart of the Ger- miston Central business District, is made up of 4,500m² under roof storage and workshop area, plus it is fully equipped to offer the one-stop resource for valves and ancillary equipment that it is renowned for. As an approved supplier to all major industries within South Af- rica, Invincible Valves maintains expertise and experience across a broad spectrum of industries and applications with a wide range of products. It is Africa’s largest stockist of Saunders & Insamcor products, plus it offers a comprehensive range of local and imported valves and accessories for the mining, petro-chemical, power generation, water, sewer- age and general industries. Pam, who has worked her way up through the ranks at Invincible 1809CV28 Valves is certainly flying the flag for female entrepreneurs every- where. Following her graduation in 1988, Pam received a first class pass and Diploma in Finan- cial Accounting. Her accounting background led Pam into the IT world of Accounting Software Accpac where she worked as a support consultant for the soft- ware for accounting users, wrote print specifications and assisted with regular monthly processes. It is due to Pam’s strong leader- ship skills, and the firm’s consol- idation of its services to provide a complete in-house solution, that she was crowned Leading Supply MD of the Year 2018 – South Africa in the Corporate Excellence Awards. It is under Pam’s guidance that the firm strives to build long-term relationships with its customers and provide exceptional custom- er service. “We want to always provide a quality service that exceeds the expectations of our esteemed customers.” Contact: Pam du Plessis Company: Invincible Valves Web Address: