The Bidvest Group

Bidvest Commercial Products

Howard Greenstein
Chief executive

Bidvest Commercial Products include manufacturing and trading businesses, representing multiple leading consumer and industrial day-to-day branded products.

Brushware and accessories

  • General brushware, brooms and mops
  • Sand paper
  • Paint brushes
  • Decorative brushware and accessories
  • Paint rollers
  • Contractors brushware and accessories
  • Timber for DIY shelving and frames
  • Dump bins
  • Floor care range

Yamaha Products and Services

  • Musical instruments
  • Audio and visual equipment
  • Sound proofing material
  • Network devices
  • Golf carts and golf accessories
  • Motorcycles
  • Boats
  • Outboard motors
  • Waverunners

Branded household products

  • Bakeware
  • Blenders
  • Breadmakers
  • Coffee makers
  • Cookware and deep fryers
  • Dinnerware
  • Hairdryers
  • Kettles, toasters and irons
  • Electrical accessories
  • Aerial King products and accessories

Motor vehicle and leisure accessories

  • Battery chargers
  • Booster cables
  • Vehicle cleaning products
  • Vehicle strapping
  • Rechargeable lanterns
  • Spotlights
  • Inflators/deflators and air compressors
  • Camping equipment
  • Imported range of hardware products

Branded luggage and travel accessories

  • Cellini products and accessories
  • Check-in and carry-on luggage
  • Duffle bags
  • Backpacks
  • Toiletry kits
  • Briefcases
  • Handbags
  • Purses
  • Wallets

Branded homeware products

  • Tableware
  • Gifting
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Non-food catering products
  • Branded kitchenware products
  • Versatile space saving containers

Wholesale supply of tools, lifting and rigging equipment

  • Power tools, air tools and accessories
  • Generators and compressors
  • Adhesives, lubricants and sealants
  • Welding and safety equipment
  • Electrical and plumbing accessories
  • Automotive tools
  • Lifting and rigging equipment
  • Pulling and lashing equipment
  • Metal fittings and accessories
  • Plastic sheeting
  • Upholstery materials
  • Fasteners to manufacturing industry

Protective clothing, packaging and fastening products

  • Packaging closures
  • Workwear, footwear and safety equipment

Plumbing and bathroom products

  • Plumbing products
  • Bathroom products and accessories
  • Kitchen products and accessories
  • Geysers
  • Water supply products
  • Spares
  • Drainage products
  • Fire equipment
  • Garden plumbing and drainage products

Industrial supplies, and materials handling

  • Industrial rental and supplies
  • Materials handling – sales and maintenance

Tape, industrial machinery and accessories

  • Bookbinding/duct and gaffer tapes
  • Acrylic foam tape
  • Automotive tape
  • Double sided self adhesive foam
  • Heat sealing and packaging tape
  • High performance and packaging tape
  • Protection mask tape
  • Splicing and strapping tape
  • Automatic carton sealing machines and dispensers

Commercial and industrial catering equipment

  • Back bar equipment
  • Boiling pans
  • Conveyor ovens
  • Counter line equipment
  • Deep fryers
  • Dishwashers
  • Food warming and display equipment
  • Frytop griddles
  • Gas ranges
  • Refrigeration

Click on the brand below for further information

  • Academy Brushware produces and distributes a complete range of painting utensils and tools and manufactures a wide choice of brooms from domestic to industrial use. The range is very diverse and sure to offer something to satisfy all needs and demands of the end-users in the marketplace. Academy Brushware also boasts an industrial division where very exact and specific brushes are produced to satisfy the needs of the vast majority of organisations in the economy and varied industry as a whole. These vary between road sweepers, rotary brushes, wire-twisted brushes and car washing applicators.

  • Bidvest Afcom is a South African leader in the manufacture, distribution and provisioning of innovative packaging and fastening solutions and services to the commerce, mining and agricultural sectors. Branded products are manufactured and distributed under licence to leading world-known companies. These include strapping and strapping systems, collated nails, staples and other fasteners, self-adhesive tape and taping machines, ink jet marking and coding systems, self-adhesive labels, stretch film and machines, shrink film, pallet netting, hot melt equipment, twine, protective packaging, as well as powder actuated tools, power tools, gas technology systems and consumables for the construction industry.

  • Bidvest Buffalo Tapes Proprietary Limited is a leading self-adhesive tape company offering superior quality to specialised markets as well as the packaging closure industries. The company successfully reaches its customer through its distinct presence in six market segments, automotive, paper, print and film (PPF), aluminum and steel, cable, general industrial and retail.

  • Yamaha Distributors is the sole South African importer and distributor of the full Yamaha range of products and spares in South Africa.

  • Bidvest Materials Handling Proprietary Limited imports and distributes materials handling equipment, parts and services. The company is the exclusive South African distributor of Unicarriers (Nissan) forklifts and warehousing equipment. Equipment available in South Africa includes, diesel forklifts, gas or petrol versions from one to seven tonnes, electric four-wheelers up to two tonnes. The Unicarriers (Nissan) brand includes various pallet transporters, pallet stackers, order pickers and reach trucks.

  • Vulcan Catering Equipment specialises in the manufacturing, exporting and distributing of industrial and commercial catering and bakery equipment to the foodservice industry in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. Vulcan represents a number of world-leading reputable, international brands of food preparation equipment, cooking equipment, dishwashing equipment and point-of-sale display equipment, thereby offering a comprehensive and wide range of products ideally suited for all types of business in varying market sectors.

  • Berzacks Brothers distributes industrial machinery and accessories to the clothing, luggage, upholstery and embroidery industries, as well as houseware to the retail trade.

  • Bloch and Levitan are distributors of metal fittings and accessories, PVC, plastic sheeting and upholstery materials, press and peel fasteners and metal trimmings for the leather, upholstery, stationary, luggage, clothing and bag manufacturing industries.

  • G. Fox manufactures and distributes a complete range of industrial supplies including workwear, safety equipment, industrial footwear, cleaning chemicals and paper products.

  • Sanlic House of Locks is a leading stockist and reseller of a vast and comprehensive range of locks, keys and associated hardware, including local and international suppliers and their brands such as ABUS and SILCA. The company is divided into three main supply and distribution business units; being wholesale, retail and specialised businesses; each catering to a specific need within a focused client base.

  • Quinton McGeer

    BPlumblink is a specialist plumbing, bathroom and kitchenware merchant currently operating throughout South Africa. More than 10 000 quality products are sourced from over 600 of the best local and international suppliers including state-of-the-art and exclusive ranges, as well as a recently added "home brand" Plumline. Plumblink offers a wide range of products, including plumbing materials and accessories, bathroom and kitchenware and plumbing supplies. Products are carefully selected to ensure they are of the highest quality, offer excellent value and are SABS or JASWIC approved.

  • Home of Living Brands specialises in the sale and marketing of branded household durables. Their vast range of quality products consists of the best known local and international brands. At Living Brands, the strength is in their brands, their people and partnerships. This is why they choose to partner with reputable brands which share their value for excellence, efficiency and affordability – so your business can reap the rewards.

  • Brandcorp is a value added distributor of niche Industrial and Consumer products.

  • Matus services the needs of the industrial, building and construction, engineering, agricultural, retail DIY and mining sectors.

  • Renttech South Africa is specialises in the rental of industrial welders, compressors and generators and sale of consumer products.

  • Burncrete's core business is the supply of lifting, rigging, pulling and lashing equipment to the mining, industrial, construction, transport, railways and harbours sectors, via re-sellers, agents and distributors. Burncrete is strictly a wholesaler and does not sell to end users.

  • MotoQuip provides quality vehicle accessories; sources and supplies products to various retail outlets.

  • Leisure Quip is the leading brand in camping and outdoor accessories. Our innovative products are used by campers, hikers, boating, and caravan enthusiasts as well as many home executives.

    MotoQuip and LeisureQuip products are sold by most leading stockists nationwide.

  • This business unit distributes tableware, gifting, kitchen utensils and non-food catering products to the retail and hospitality markets.

    MIC distributes leading houseware, giftware and tabletop products through all the major retailers in South Africa. MIC also exports products to sub-Saharan Africa.

    The main brands distributed by MIC include:

    Noritake Dinnerware – a premium brand in porcelain and bone china dinnerware

    Maxwell & Williams – a quality and affordable range of houseware, giftware and dinner ware products

    Other main brands distributed by MIC include Forum Cutlery, Jonelle Glassware, Royal Porcelain, Portmeirion and Luigi Bormioli Glassware.

  • Interbrand is a global market leader that has achieved international recognition as the prestigious brand of luggage and travel related accessories. Interbrand comprises of three business units: distribution, retail and international. Interbrand's distribution hub distributes nation-wide to hundreds of specialist independent retailers as well as mass market, chain and department stores.

  • The luxurious Cellini brand was designed and developed by Interbrand, with the aim of providing functional and aesthetically pleasing luggage and accessories to the travelling consumer. Other brands include Polo, Sissy Boy, Character Licenses, Hunt and Serenade and House brands.

  • Clockwork Clothing was founded in 1982. The company's line of business includes the retail sale of specialized lines of apparel and accessories.

  • Innovative home use products, which vary from clothes dryers to desk lights, which are value for money. They are functional, trendy and ideal for modern day urban living.

Chief executive: Howard Greenstein
Financial director: Craig Turnbull
Commercial director: Shanilla Chuturgoon
Contact person: Tracy Winter
Tel: +27 (11) 627 7001

Contact us address:
Block C First Floor – Freestone Office Park,
135 Patricia Road,