Originally the company was known as Cooke, Troughton & Simms, which was formed in 1937, to distribute survey instruments in South Africa. It changed its name to Vickers Instruments in 1956 and at the time was owned by Vickers PLC (U.K.) until 1983, when Vickers disinvested and the company was sold to local shareholders – Hudaco – J.S.E. listed company and has since been a division of Rutherford. The company distributes Ruide & South survey instruments; and Troxler Nuclear Density Gauges throughout the Southern African region. The Company is accredited for ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 and is a Level 3 Contributor to B-BEEE.
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