To be the premier electrical material and products supplier in Sub-Saharan Africa by being the best in quality, customer value, employee talent, product portfolio and service to ensure sustainable growth and maximise returns to shareholders while fulfilling our responsibilities to all stakeholders.
Founded in 1953, Wilec is Africa’s largest manufacturer and supplier of input materials and technical solutions to the electric rotating machine, transformer and general industries. It comprises 3 product divisions:
Electrical- conductor, insulating materials and complementary products for the rotating machines and transformer industries.
Mechanical- bearings and ancillary products for motors and general industry.
Industrial- adhesive tapes and specialty films for the DIY, hardware and graphics industries.
The company has two manufacturing centres in Johannesburg, as well as stocking and distribution centres in the other main economic hubs in SouthAfrica.
Extensive capital investment by new ownership ensures that Wilec stays at the forefront of the industries in which it operates, and in-house conductor manufacture, slitting, fabrication and machining facilities ensure that local content is maximized.
Wilec’s team of technical specialists is supported by industry-leading global manufacturers, including Isovolta, Elantas, DuPont, Pucaro and Figeholm amongst others. In conjunction with our own in-house brands, Transwire conductor and Avast tapes, these long-standing partnerships ensure that Wilec’s customers have continual technical support and access to the latest technology developments in their respective fields. Our goal is to provide the market with exceptional service by providing customers with technical solutions tailored to their specific applications, and supplying quality products as an integral part of their supply chain.