About Us

unitemp: heating, measurement, control

Thermon SA (prev. unitemp): people, products, services & solutions

Thermal engineering to the highest degree


Thermon South Africa (previously unitemp cc) is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, a specialist supplier of heating, sensing, and control solutions in industry, within Sub-Saharan Africa.

For over 30 years, we have focused on industrial heating, but have grown to incorporate a wider portfolio of products that enable us to provide complete solutions to our clients.

Contact usBrowse our catalogues & portfolio of engineered to order heating solutions.
Become a part of the unitemp team: Check for vacancies or contact us for reseller opportunities.

Products from our own manufacture include heating elements, temperature sensors and customised heating solutions for various applications across all industries. Our traded goods are from leading overseas companies and experts in their fields. Our products are of high quality and offer value for money.

unitemp: consulting engineers
unitemp: Thermal Engineering, Cape Town & Johannesburg
unitemp: Technical Sales & Services

Good service is important to our clients and to us. We offer SOS services for manufactured goods, back-up and technical support, and our website promises a 24 business hour response!

We see staff development and training as essential in building a team environment where individual and company aspirations can be fulfilled.

We operate from Johannesburg and Cape Town with distributors around Southern Africa.


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unitemp CC - B-BBEE certificate


Oil Skid, manufactured by unitemp
Thermal Engineering Projects: Draughting & Design
unitemp Flanged Heaters


  • Design and Manufacture
  • Repair and refurbishment of electrical heating systems
  • Import & Export
  • Sales & Distribution througout Southern Africa
  • Service & Maintenance
  • Engineering and R&D
  • Consultation
  • Technical Training
  • Market research & Industrial marketing


Petrochemical Industry
On-Site Technical Support
Mining & Minerals Processing Industry
  • Plastics & packaging
  • Food & beverage
  • Fishing & shipping
  • Chemical & pharmaceutical
  • Petrochemical
  • Mining
  • Textile & dyeing
  • Wood & furniture
  • Shoe & leather
  • Cigarettes & tobacco
  • Agricultural, horticultural and animal husbandry
  • Refridgeration, HVAC, Cold Chain
  • Engineering, automation & system integration
  • Occupational hygiene & health care

Brands and Partners

We represent a number of leading principals from around the world, thereby having access to an extensive pool of engineering knowledge. [Brands listed alphabetically in descending order]

heating & sensors
hotrunner systems
heat tracing
measuring instrumentation
autoclave loggers
electrical process heaters
hot air tools
coil & cartridge elements
infrared heating
automation & sensors
Feller Engineering
hotrunner controls
ceramic infrared elements
electrical heaters


Our evolution since 1986

Calibration Laboratory Johannesburg: Nov 2012

Calibration lab, Johannesburg

2012 SANAS accredited calibrations

Calibration Lab Cape Town

Flanged Heater for the petrochemical industry, 2013

Flanged Heater
for the petrochemical industry

Delivering our first Oil Skid

Delivering our first Oil Skid

 Oil Skid, project 20122011
2010 unitemp's new Johannesburg branch office

unitemp's new Johannesburg
branch office: Oct. 2010

unitemp Johannesburg: New reception desk, 2011


unitemp meetings, 2006

the unitemp brand:
brainstrom sessions

Mica Band production team, 2002

Mica Band production team

 Custom Sensors Manufacturing, 2001

Custom Sensors,
Manufacturing 2001

Investing in production equipment, 1998

Investing in

 unitemp heating elements 1997

unitemp's multi-zone
flat heating element

Moving into bigger premises: unitemp Lansdowne

Moving into bigger premises:
unitemp Lansdowne, 1997

 unitemp Cape Town: Team 1996
heater band production team 1996

Heater Band Production Team

 The first unitemp production team for heating elements

Flanged Heater Team

1992 Flanged heater production, 1990

Flanged Heater

Mica Band Production, 1990

Custom Industrial
Heating Eelements

Celebrating first successes

Fried Chicken & Potato Salad
Celebrating Success

 First Transducer

First Temperature Transducer
manufactured by unitemp

The fist unitemp office with the proud owners: Hans & Ulf Hitzeroth + Dieter Bütow

The fist unitemp office

 The founders of unitemp: Hans + Ulf Hitzeroth, Dieter Bütow

The Members of unitemp:
Hans + Ulf Hitzeroth, Dieter Bütow


unitemp is a privately owned company whose mission it is to:

  • Maintain as our hallmark technical ability, innovative ideas and exceptional service.
  • Build long-lasting partnerships with our suppliers and customers, based on trust and synergy.
  • Contribute to the empowerment of people by transferring specialist knowledge and skills to our customers and to our employees.
  • Instil respect for the environment throughout the organisation. It is our responsibility to promote clean and energy efficient solutions.
  • Maintain high standards of ethical conduct, sensitive to the needs of the communities in which our businesses operate and conscious of our responsibilities to health and safety.
Research & Development
Refurbishment & Repair
Temperature & Humidity Callibration
Training & Conferences


unitemp team: a shared vision
unitemp calibration services
unitemp: Exhibitions

We aim to:

  • Become the preferred supplier for industrial thermal processes in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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