About Us

Company Overview

Set Point Laboratories, A Part of Torre Industries, is an ISO 17025 accredited analytical chemistry lab. The laboratory holds a COR from the National Nuclear Regulator to handle and analyse radioactive isotopes.  In addition, Set Point laboratories currently has a Level 2 B-BBEE rating, verified as a value-adding supplier, resulting in 100% preferential procurement recognition. The laboratories employ highly qualified and motivated chemists who operate in world-class analytical facilities, thereby offering fully comprehensive and professional testing services.

Industries and sectors we serve

Geological and Exploration

We offer testing on the following

Platinum Group Metals and Gold
Base Metals including Iron and Manganese
General silicates, phosphates and limestone

Management Team

Gerrit Fouche

Regional Manager

Gerrit has been with the company since 2002. He has vast laboratory experience in sample preparation and various analytical and evaluative methods and techniques. He has vast experience in managing and setting up new satellite facilities in South Africa and abroad.

Thelma Horsfield

Technical Manager

Thelma has a National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry and a B.Tech. Degree in Laboratory Management, obtaining both with cum Laude. She joined Set Point Laboratories in 2004, and has numerous years’ experience in a variety of analytical techniques, method validation and has a thorough knowledge of ISO17025. Previous companies she worked for include Arcelormittal, Highveld Steel, Xstrata (Glencore) and Anglo Platinum.

Moses Lelaka

Water Laboratory Manager

Moses has a National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry and currently studying B.Tech in Laboratory Management. He has more than 10 years’ experience in water analysis techniques, as well as interpretation of water quality results for various applications. Moses is a member of the water Institute of South Africa (WISA) and the ground water division of South Africa.

Noelene McKenzie

Quality Manager

Graduated from WITS in 1989 with a BSc in Chemistry and Biochemistry and has worked as an analytical chemistry in the commercial laboratory environment since then. She has experience in classical wet chemistry techniques, inorganic analysis of water, leaching procedures to identify hazardous wastes and quality management.