VR Laser Services (Pty) Ltd was founded in 1999 as one of two divisions of VR Steel Group headed by John Van Reenen. The majority of the employees and equipment had been part of the Reunert Defense Group. One of the largest companies of its kind, VR Laser Services has the most sophisticated laser and plasma cutting equipment, CNC drilling, and the largest press brake in South Africa.
In 2004, Gary Bloxham, now Chief Executive Officer of VR Laser Services, bought a 50% share in the business and the business has since then shown a spectacular growth. In April 2008, Benny Jiyane, then CEO of Shosholoza Steel Supplies (Pty) Ltd purchased a 30% share of VR Laser Services SA. He then joined VR Laser Services and is now the Chief Operating Officer on a full time basis.
VR Laser Services (Pty) Ltd consists of two divisions,
namely “Inyathi Plate Processing” and “VR Armour Plate Components”
VR Laser Services, ISO 9001:2008 certified, established in 1999 is founded on a commitment by all employees to produce quality products that conform to customers’ requirements and expectations.
VR Armour Plate Components division specializes in the cutting of armour components for the military industry and asset in transit vehicle manufactures. Our facility in Boksburg, South Africa , offers full plate processing, which includes cutting of armour plate, bending of armour plate, laser cutting of armour plate, plasma cutting of armour, machining of armour plate, rolling of armour plate, drilling of armour plate and fabrication of hulls/capsules. VR Armour Plate Components is a key player in the defence industry with active participation in the MRAP programme, proto type armoured vehicle programmes, turret components and other armoured components. Inyathi Plate Processing division specialises in free issue cutting of all types of steels. Our facility in Alrode can process up to 4000 tons a month ranging from 4mm plate thickness up to 300mm. We pride ourselves in our ability to offer our clients a wide range of services at an affordable price. We stock a large range of armour plate and graded steel plate, and can handle bulk orders and deliveries.