Truco - using expertise to meet specialised demands Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) manufactures and supplies a host of quality products to the industrial market. This, coupled with the company's expertise and focus on satisfying customer requirements, has seen Truco establish relationships with clients worldwide. According to Herbie Crooks, Projects Director - Truco, the company's combined expertise ensures that the team can custom-design a solution to suit diverse applications. "We work with the client to develop and manufacture hose and pipes that are specifically suited to the demands of an application." Truco recently designed, manufactured and supplied rubber pulp and slurry hoses, bends and rubber socks to the value of R200,000 to the newly built De Beers Canadian diamond mines, Snap Lake and Victor. The mines were commissioned in July 2008 and it is anticipated that they will yield approximately 2-million carats per year.