About us


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 license 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. Brand names include Signode, Strapex, Itipack, Cader, Paslode, Senco, Holzher, Rapid, Ramset, Spit, Marsh, Siat, Sellotape, Tesa and Vertex.

Bidvest Afcom is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Bidvest Group Limited, which is an international services, trading and distribution Company, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, South Africa and operating in four Continents employing over 105 000 people worldwide with revenue in excess of R133 billion.

Bidvest Afcom's well trained team focuses on providing customers with solutions, supported by quality product and service excellence. Providing customers with up-to-date, state of the art technology has always been a key feature in Bidvest Afcom's philosophy.

Our service levels, benchmarked by international standards, are driven by a commitment to meet or exceed customers' needs and expectations.

We subscribe to a philosophy of transparency, accountability, integrity, excellence and innovation in all our business dealings.

Bidvest Afcom’s vision is to be the leading innovative solutions and services provider of end-of-line packaging and fastening solutions across the African continent, through being an organisation that is able to offer real solutions to customer’ business challenges.