Vesconite Website

Apr 24, 2017

Vesconite, the global leader in engineered bearing polymers, unveiled its new website. The South African manufacturer supplies a wide range of industries, including marine, agriculture, mining, hydroelectric and pump.

Optimized for mobile, the information-rich website is easily navigated by industry-specific application or polymer type. Its knowledge library includes calculators, design manuals, technical data and case studies. The components work cohesively to provide the visitor an online experience that’s as deep as it is broad. Its URL is

“We wanted our new website to not only reflect the up-to-the-minute technology our polymers are known for, but to give the visitor a taste of who we are as a company,” said Dr. Jean-Patrick Leger, Vesconite CEO. A video gives a glimpse into the company’s involvement in its community and the rich culture and surroundings of South Africa.

Vesconite and VesconiteHilube are internally-lubricated polymers that machine to +/-0.001″. They have high load strengths and dimensional stability, no stick-slip and deliver a wear life 10 times that of bronze. Orders of hollow bar, solid rod and plate shapes are shipped within one working day.

Contact Vesconite, PO Box 40647, Cleveland, Johannesburg 2022, South Africa. US toll-free: 866-635-7596; Fax: 212-937-3184.;


Related Posts

NMMA Canada’s Day on the Hill event hits a new high in 2024


While the Day on the Hill lobby session has been a key activity for NMMA Canada for many years now, I feel that the event hit a new high in the 2024 session in Ottawa on May 27 and 28th.

Lead by Executive Director Marie-France MacKinnon and executed by her team and their public affairs firm, BlueSky Strategy Group, the results were impressive. The NMMA Canada Board of Directors were organized into teams with business interests and special skills matched up to politicians and senior bureaucrats to most effectively present the marine industry’s agenda of issues. 

Read More

Need to Catch up on News This Week?

Every Tuesday we publish a fresh Digest with informative articles pertaining to the Canadian boating and marine industry. Stay up to date with the latest products, research and industry developments.

Missed an Issue of Boating Industry Canada News Week? If you’re looking for a specific issue, or simply want to catch up on previous issues, check out our Boating Industry Canada News Week Archives.

Not signed up for News Week? Subscribe here.

The Hydrobike, a key concept that embodies a vision for the future

DECATHLON, determined to erase the boundary between land and water, introduces its latest forward-thinking concept: the HydroBike. This innovation from the French sports giant aims to democratize access to nature while staying ahead in the transformation of their business model. 

The initial assessment: paddle sports are often inaccessible to less experienced individuals, assuming the acquisition of paddling skills.

Read More

Compass works when electronics don’t

Hubbell-Marine Stainless steel outlet covers

Even in the event of an onboard power failure, a Ritchie Navigation SuperSport Helmsman SS-1002 magnetic compass still works. Plus, when the vessel is moving slowly in fog or while trolling, it can do something a GPS can’t: show the actual heading in real time. As a back-up to modern electronics, it’s a vital navigational tool that belongs on every commercial and recreational boat.

Read More