About IWC

Industrial Water Cooling (IWC) is a proudly South African based company. Founded in 1986, IWC offers thermal solutions to industry and includes cooling towers, heat exchangers, and chillers as its core business.

IWC’s team of resident engineers specialise in water cooling and can provide unparalleled advice and service to both users and operators of cooling towers and cooling systems. IWC is a specialist EPC contractor with expertise ranging from small package cooling towers which are suited to light industry and HVAC applications, to large field erected cooling towers.

The acquisition of Tektower (formerly known as Sulzer Cooling) in 2014 complimented IWC’s existing product and service offering. Tektower has been providing innovative cooling solutions for 40 years and has approximately 14 000 cooling towers in various market sectors across the African continent.

Leadership

The IWC leadership has over 100 years collective experience in the thermal engineering solutions. With a shared philosophy of customer service and quality delivery, the team strive to always provide exceptional world class service.

Roger Rusch

Roger Rusch

Roger Rusch

Roger Rusch

Roger Rusch has been in the business of designing and building cooling towers for IWC for more than 25 years. He currently holds the position of Managing Director for both IWC and Tektower. His experience ranges from marketing, project engineering and management, development of proposals for cooling towers and complete cooling systems to commissioning, performance testing & trouble shooting of exisitng equipment.

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Gordon Beckett

Gordon Beckett

Gordon Beckett

Gordon Beckett

Gordon Beckett has been with IWC for 21 years and has been extensively involved in numerous projects including both package, new field erected cooling towers, as well as project managing large refurbishment projects on natural draft and mechanical draft cooling towers with an excellent quality and safety record. Gordon currently holds the position of Projects Manager for IWC.

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Lucy Hawthorn

Lucy Hawthorn

Lucy Hawthorn

Lucy Hawthorn

Lucy Hawthorne joined IWC in 1998 and has held several positions relating to package cooling towers, always with a sales and marketing influence.  In her current role as Client Liaison and Cooling Tower Spares Division Manager, she is responsible for cooling tower spares orders and liaising with clients regarding the progress of their orders and projects.

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Richard Carew

Richard Carew

Richard Carew

Richard Carew

Richard Carew joined IWC in 2017 and brought with him 41 years of experience in cooling towers. He is currently in the position of Commercial Manager. His experience covers marketing, project engineering and management, development of proposals for cooling towers and complete cooling systems, commissioning, performance testing & trouble shooting.

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Ferdi Luus

Ferdi Luus

Ferdi Luus

Ferdi Luus

Ferdi Luus joined IWC in 2016 and brought with him 23 years of experience in the engineering field, ranging from automotive part manufacturing, heavy and light steel fabrication to project management. He currently holds the position of Operation Manager for IWC & Tektower and is responsible for the order execution of package cooling towers and spares.

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Carl van Maanen

Carl van Maanen

Carl van Maanen

Carl van Maanen

Carl van Maanen has 20 years of experience in the Plate Heat Exchanger Industry. His work philosophy is to offer customers solutions that are technically and economically the best for their specific heat exchange requirements. His experience in designing, selecting and costing Heat Exchanger Solutions are driven to ensure that each heat exchanger delivered by IWC will meet the customer’s requirements. Carls currently manages the Heat Exchanger business unit.

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Despite strikes delaying progress, we knew we could count on IWC, thank you for a job well done.

Adam Jonk (Workshop foreman) - Sasol

Our Mission

Our Mission is to provide thermal engineering solutions that are responsive to our clients’ needs by providing innovative, cost effective, quality products and professional service.

We will accomplish this by living our core values and in doing so, achieve our business objective of satisfying our clients.

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