Company Profile

Established in 1948 by George “Monty” Pratley, the Pratley group of companies rests on a foundation of research and innovation in both the manufacturing and mining sectors. The group, drawing from 65 years of experience, has filed over 350 patents worldwide and is ISO 9001 certified. View Pratley’s History

Mission Statement

"To do what we do, better than any competitor on the world market and to do it honestly."

Pratley Head Office & Manufacturing Facility - Krugersdorp, South Africa

Operating Divisions

  • Pratley Adhesives
    Brand leading, ultra-high performance DIY and industrial adhesive producer. Pratley Putty is the only South African product to have gone to the moon! The range includes high strength Epoxies, Anaerobic Thread Lockers and Gasket Makers, Silicones, Acrylics, Cyanoacrylates, Tapes and Epoxy/Urethane Hybrids.
  • Pratley Electrical
    Drawing from 65 years of industry experience, we pride ourselves in the manufacture and distribution of highly innovative Electrical Cable Glands, Electrical Junction Boxes and related accessories for normal and hazardous locations.
  • Pratley Analytical 
    Pratley Analytical is a new autonomous Micro Analysis Division in the Pratley Group. Its aim is to provide confidential and extremely reliable sample analysis with industry leading turn-around times in a customer friendly, interactive way. This division services the needs of South African mining, mineral exploration and general industry. 
  • Pratley Perlite and Zeolite Mining 
    This affiliate company actively mines Perlite and Clinoptilolite (zeolite) at a unique deposit in South Africa. The ores are processed using exclusively developed proprietary technology to produce some remarkable eco-friendly and energy saving mineral based products for applications such as; ultra-lightweight concrete screeds, thermally insulating plasters, pollution-control, water treatment, swimming pool/pond filtration and farming. Clinoptilolite was also used to clean up the Chernobyl and Three Mile Island nuclear disasters.
  • Pratley Craft and Decoupage
    Pratley’s Craft and decoupage division produce some of the world’s most advanced decoupage products. Enter a world of creative journey and discovery using Pratley Kraftex products. The range includes, high gloss epoxy coatings (Pratliglo), high performance varnishes, seal coats, crack effect coatings and more.
  • Select Hairdressing Supplies
    Founded in 1983, Select Hairdressing Supplies (Pty) Ltd began operating in Randburg, Gauteng. By distributing some of the world's leading hair brands to salons through a professional sales team, Select quickly earned a reputation as a highly respected supplier to the professional hair care industry in South Africa. 

Certifications, Memberships and Awards

  • ISO 9001 - Certification by Intertek
  • International Electro-technical Commission (IEC) compliance of hazardous area products
  • South African National Standards (SANS/IEC) marks for all hazardous area electrical products
  • CENELEC, BS EN and ATEX certification for electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres
  • CSA/US approval on selected electrical equipment
  • NSF International approval of Zeolite for use in Drinking water filtration (NSF61)
  • Member of the South African Flameproof Association
  • Member of the Electrical Contractors Association of South Africa
  • Member of the Concrete Society of South Africa
  • Member of the Johannesburg Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Member of the Krugersdorp Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Registered Exporter with SA Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)
  • Winner of the prestigious Technology Top 100 Award

"We have a Policy Statement that says, Pratley policy is to produce products that out-perform all other directly competing products on the world market. Every Pratley employee lives and breathes by this statement. It is the cornerstone of what we do." - Kim Pratley (CEO)