Table of Contents
- Aberdare Cables
- Cable Mack
- Preformed Line Products (PLP)
- Fibre Aid
- Malesela Taihan Electric Cable (Pty) Limited
- AM Hengtong Africa Telecoms (AMHT)
- Dartcom Fibre Solutions
- The Falcon Group
- Fibre Optic Services & Cabling
- JAYCOR International
- Macotech Services (Pty) Ltd
- FibCo South Africa (Pty) Ltd
- VH Fibre Optics
- Official website: https://www.aberdare.co.za/
Aberdare Cables is a 75-year-old South African leading cable manufacturer. Aberdare Cables has 3 manufacturing sites in South Africa, with Customer Service Centers in each province and Maputo. The company employs 1500 people and currently holds a Level 1 BBBEE status, with 55% Black ownership and 30% Black Women Owned.
Aberdare Cables is a leading supplier of intelligent energy interconnection products and services in Africa. The company has highly trained and motivated employees who make it the employer of choice. As a technology leader, it is driven by cutting-edge R&D, providing world-class innovative solutions, processes, products, and customer service.
In 2016, Aberdare Cables was acquired by a Chinese cable manufacturer, Hengtong. The Hengtong group operates in 120 countries, has 9 overseas manufacturing bases, and owns 5 brands, including Aberdare.
- Official website: https://cablemack.co.za/
Cable Mack was established in 2004. This continued the involvement of the Mackintosh family in the Southern African cable industry, dating back almost 50 years. Over the years, accompanied by skillful and professional staff, Cable Mack rapidly progressed through the industry and has now positioned itself as the most progressive and dynamic company in this sector.
Cable Mack is structured to embed quality, quantity, and range of products with services such as length-specific sales, state-of-the-art storage facilities, and logistical innovation.
In 2015, Nexans, the second largest cable manufacturer in the world, chose Cable Mack as its distributor in Southern Africa. Due to this partnership, Cable Mack has access to the highest quality cable in the world. This also ensures the largest range of cable and technical support available.
Cable Mack employs more than 40 people of different races, genders, and physical abilities. In the spirit of Ubuntu and government guidelines, management formed the BEIT in 2013, which holds a 51% stake in a company called Praesidio Cable and Wire. Praesidio Cable and Wire aim to uplift the previously disadvantaged by adhering to incentives and preferences provided by government legislation. Praesidio Cable and Wire is now a Level 2 BBBEE company. This company offers preferential procurement points to suppliers while uplifting qualifying employees within Cable Mack.
- Official website: https://www.iclogistix.co.za/
ICLogistix is the leading fiber equipment and tools supplier and the sole authorized distributor of Fujikura in Southern Africa.
ICL was founded in 2011 when an opportunity opened to attain distribution rights for Fujikura Ltd, a Japanese group with a wide range of equipment for fiber-optic telecommunications. As an importer and distributor of specialized technology and equipment, ICL is presently the sole distributor for Fujikura Ltd splicer equipment and AFL (American Fujikura Limited) test and inspection department in Southern Africa.
Customers hold ICL in high regard for its professional service, highly knowledgeable staff who are keen to assist, and its integrity – a rare characteristic in this day and age. Their focus is on people, quality, and integrity.
Preformed Line Products (PLP)
- Official website: https://preformed.com/za/index.php
Preformed Line Products (PLP) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and supplier of high-quality transmission and distribution hardware, cable anchoring, fiber optic, copper hardware, splice closures, and high-speed cross-connect devices.
Its core markets are divided into three distinct categories: communications, energy, and special industries.
With groundbreaking and innovative solutions like its line of COYOTE® Fiber Optic Products, and THERMOLIGN® family of power transmission products, PLP has consistently pioneered modern advances in communications and power utility networks since 1947.
Its expertise and unparalleled customer support deliver added value to customers. Its flexibility and global presence allow it to respond to customers’ needs quickly and precisely.
Lean and modern manufacturing technologies ensure that PLP can quickly and efficiently produce various products. PLP holds ISO 9001:2015 certificate and meets testing specifications defined globally and locally.
- Official website: http://www.fibreaid.co.za/
Fibre Aid has been offering specialized fiber solutions to the optical fiber market since 1997. Their services have been provided to various sectors around South Africa and many African countries. With vast knowledge and experience, they can offer solutions to multiple industries where fiber plays a vital role in the network infrastructure.
Over the 20 years, they have provided services and built relationships with quality suppliers that can offer products to their various fiber solutions/services. They pride themselves on work quality and professionalism in approaching every job.
Over the years, they have learned the importance of growing with the ever-changing fiber optic industry, ensuring they stay abreast of the new developments and changes affecting the fiber optic industry.
Malesela Taihan Electric Cable (Pty) Limited
- Official website: https://www.m-tec.co.za/index.htm
As a Black Economic Empowered Company, Malesela Taihan Electric Cable (Pty) Ltd is a pioneer in manufacturing nonferrous products in South Africa.
The company bases its business principles on striving for a high degree of excellence in all manufacturing areas.
M-TEC’s reputation is built on an absolute insistence on the highest quality. At M-TEC, quality assurance does not end with the manufacturing process. Innovation is based on developing new products and continuously improving the current developments, with the consumer in mind.
On the environmental front, M-TEC continues to improve its performance and is committed to reducing its carbon footprint.
The company has maintained stringent quality management programs, resulting in several accreditations such as ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001, and the SABS mark.
- Official website: http://www.globalsix.co.za/
GlobalSIX, established in South Africa in 2001, was born from the demand for an infrastructure solution brand to connect Africa’s emerging economy.
Its African success has allowed it to expand into the Middle East via its distribution partner EIS IT ME.
Its dedicated manufacturing, logistics, and warehousing in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Dubai, and China ensure that it can sustain and exceed current demand.
All products are manufactured in ISO 9000 and ISO 14001 certified factories.
Furthermore, they guarantee pre and post-sales support and provide qualified advice on all professional networking planning, deployment, and maintenance.
AM Hengtong Africa Telecoms (AMHT)
- Official website: https://amhengtong.co.za/
AM Hengtong Africa Telecoms (AMHT) is a South African-based company specializing in the manufacturing of optical fiber cables, including underground fiber cables, aerial fiber cables, and FTTH optical fiber cables.
The company is a venture between Alcon Marepha (Pty) Ltd, a 100% black-owned South African-based company specializing in manufacturing overhead aluminum power conductors, and Hengtong Optic Electric, a China-based company ranked as one of the top 3 optical fiber and accessory producers internationally.
It holds a Level 1 BBBEE status and obtained an SABS-certified ISO 9001:2015 certificate.
- Official website: https://www.hellermanntyton.co.za/
50 Years of Perfect Solutions for your Cable Needs.
HellermannTyton is a leading manufacturer and supplier of products for fastening, fixing, installing, connecting, insulating, protecting, and identifying electrical cables and data network infrastructure. It also develops parts for customer-specific industrial applications.
It offers over 50 years of experience and is an IATF 16949:2016 quality approved manufacturer and distributor of cable accessories, test instruments, connectors, and components for use within the electrical and associated industries.
The head office and factory are strategically located on the N3 freeway near Sandton in Johannesburg, and there are stocking branch offices in Durban, Port Elizabeth, and Cape Town.
Dartcom Fibre Solutions
- Official website: https://dartcomfibresolutions.co.za/
Dartcom Fibre Solutions is a South African-based manufacturer of world-class fiber optic cables produced under license to OFS Fitel, LLC. Dartcom Fibre Solutions is a BEE Level 2 contributor and distributes throughout Africa.
Dartcom Fibre Solutions is a partner of Furukawa Electric Company, a pioneer in optical fiber cables since 1884. This relationship ensures compliance with global quality standards, reliable access to stock, competitive pricing, and cutting-edge developments in technology.
Dartcom Fibre Solutions manufactures a wide variety of high-quality cables, with an annual manufacturing capacity exceeding 12,000km. It specializes in the production of:
- Drop cables
- Micro cables
- Heavy-duty duct cables
- All-dielectric self-support cables
- E-glass layered cables
- Warehouse and logistics
Dartcom Fibre Solutions can produce customer-specific fiber coloring and ring markings. All products undergo rigorous inspections and quality checks to meet all required standards and specifications.
- Official website: https://metrofibre.co.za/
Highly Managed Fiber Optic Broadband Connectivity.
Established in 2010, MetroFibre Network is a South African-owned and managed open access fiber network and broadband fiber provider with its Head office based in Gauteng. Now operating nationally, MetroFibre owns and manages South Africa’s first globally compliant Carrier Ethernet 3.0 (CE 3.0) open access fiber network, which connects businesses and individuals to the internet, cloud, data centers, voice, and Internet Service Providers with their customers.
Its ability to connect to a host of world-class providers, provide broadband services, as well deliver data and applications across the cloud – all on the same fiber installation, enables its customers to choose, match and integrate the right connectivity solution for their business – at a cost that they can afford.
MetroFibre Network is a MEF Forum member of Digital Council Africa and licensed by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) to provide electronic communications and network services.
The Falcon Group
- Official website: http://falcon-elec.co.za/
Falcon Electronics (Pty) Ltd. started in 1984. Today, with branches nationally and three manufacturing divisions, the company is far from its early humble beginnings. Falcon has developed into one of the premier suppliers of Network Infrastructure Solutions, Data Centre Power Management, Racking and KVM Solutions, Data/Voice Cables, CAT5e and CAT6, Network Tools, SAN, and Network Switches, Routers, and Copper and Fiber Test Equipment in Southern Africa.
Today, the company owns three manufacturing facilities, a cable and fiber assembly production facility, and a network of distribution branches throughout Southern Africa. Its knowledge base is one of the best in South Africa, spanning from network design engineers and fiber network design engineers to Cisco data center design specialists, as well as PMI and PRINCE2 project and program managers with a solid background in ITIL and Six Sigma.
Fibre Optic Services & Cabling
- Official website: http://www.fosc.co.za/index.html
Fibre Optic Services & Cabling is a fiber optic company specializing in the consultancy, engineering, design, installation, and maintenance of fiber IT and telecoms networks. FOSC has proven expertise in providing solutions required in outside/inside plants, structured cabling, and FTTH.
One of its main focus points is providing a stable, cost-effective platform for various data forms, including CCTV video transport, CCTV IP Camera transport, and Triple Play(data, voice, and video). They can guarantee bandwidth for any application with the fiber quality and the equipment they use.
- Official website: https://www.jaycor.co.za/
JAYCOR specializes in the broad distribution of technology components with a strong focus on connectivity, delivering mission-critical products for enterprises, industrial and state-owned enterprises, OEMs, tech startups, electrical wholesalers, broadcasters, and many other types of businesses.
Your Key Strategic Partner in Building Connected Infrastructure
- Providing innovative connectivity and signal transmission solutions across Africa
- Supporting and connecting Industry 4, IoT, and IIoT technologies
- Supply-chain-distribution, deployment, and implementation of products, services, and solutions for connected-infrastructure
- Servicing multiple industry sectors and verticals
- Procuring goods and services from both local and international OEMs, Software IPs, and global leaders in distribution
- Partners with industry-leading system integrators (SI’s) within various industry verticals
JAYCOR is proud to be a Level 2 B-BBEE company with 53.5% Black Ownership (34% Black Woman), a Sanari Capital and Moshe Capital portfolio company.
Macotech Services (Pty) Ltd
- Official website: http://macotech.co.za/about.html
Macotech Services (Pty) Ltd was founded in 1980 by Archie Helmstedt and Trevor Hutcheon to service the Southern African wire, cable, and tube manufacturing industry and other metal-working branches.
The original company, Macowire (Pty) Ltd, changed its name to Macotech Services (Pty) Ltd on 1st January, 2000.
Macotech Services specializes mainly in wire, cable, and tube manufacturing equipment and technologies. They continuously promote the latest manufacturing processes of their international principals to benefit the local industry.
FibCo South Africa (Pty) Ltd
- Official website: https://www.fibcosa.co.za/
FibCo South Africa (Pty) Ltd, established in 2018, is one of the leading consultants for fiber optic solutions and products. They specialize in overhead and underground fiber optic cables and accessories. FibCo South Africa (Pty) Ltd is proud to be an Agent for AFL Telecommunications Europe and AFL Telecommunications GmbH servicing the local and African markets.
AFL is an international leader in manufacturing several fiber optic cable types and accessories, including but not limited to OPGW, ADSS, DUCT, and Skywrap.
The company is 100% Women owned and headed up by Yolandi Zeelie, who has 18+ years of experience in the high voltage powerline construction industry.
- Official website: https://www.raycape.co.za/
RayCAPE was established in 2003 to service the telecommunications industry in South Africa. Its founding members, who Raytech Telecommunications previously employed, resorted to establishing a company due to restructuring, intending to service the market left by Raytech, which decided to centralize operations from its head office based in Johannesburg.
Keeping in line with Black Economic Empowerment trends, the RayCAPE board consists of five shareholders, of which majority shareholding is owned by Mr. Koos Louw, Sumaya Cupido, and the balance by Natalie Taylor Scholtz, Mr. Angus Bain, and Mr. Paul Gonsalves. Of utmost importance is the need to transfer skills, create jobs, and allow for growth in economic development. In agreement with Tyco, RayCAPE is one of the distributors of Tyco Electronics Raychem Telecommunication products and its accessories suppliers in South Africa.
In addition, geared for expansion, RayCAPE is also a service provider in the civil and construction sectors of the ICT Industry. Its highly skilled personnel are equipped to manage large-scale outside plant projects.
VH Fibre Optics
- Official website: https://www.vhfibre.co.za/
VH Fibre Optics (Pty) Ltd is a value-add distribution and installation services company specializing in passive fiber optic network solutions. VH Fibre Optics has a comprehensive product range suitable for fiber optic networks in the Telecommunications, IT, Premise, Datacenter, Security, and Industrial markets. VH Fibre Optics (Pty) Ltd is structured to provide Turnkey Solutions to clients by providing in–house capability, resources, and skills from their available resource pool.