Werner Baller is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of WEBA, a leading global producer of bulk material transfer chutes. WEBA’s 300-odd talented employees serve hundreds of clients in more than 10 countries worldwide.
Mr. Baller has more than 27 years’ experience in transfer chute systems and more than 45 years total experience in the mining and engineering industries, and has developed nine patented products including the WEBA Chute System.
He founded WEBA in 1984 when he purchased M&J Engineering in South Africa (now known as WEBA South Africa), a small mining supply firm specialising in underground coal mining equipment.
Recognising a need in the industry, Mr. Baller was a true visionary who steered the company to specialise in bulk material transfer and transformed it to become what it is today, renowned as a producer of the best quality transfer chutes in the world.