About us

Africa’s largest manufacturer and supplier of input materials and technical solutions to the electric rotating machine, transformer and general industries.

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Who we are

Vision

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.

About Us

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.

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Quality control

Wilec recognises that product quality is of prime importance to its customers, and has integrated quality assurance into each stage of production, processing and control.  Raw materials are selected on the basis of quality and are then subject to rigorous incoming inspection before being released for further processing.  We pride ourselves on the test facilities available which ensure that the highest standards are maintained.

The Transwire branded copper & aluminium conductor products are accredited with the SABS standardization mark, and the company has the TUV ISO9001-2015 Quality Management listing.

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leadership team

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Nene K. Mathebula

Chief Executive Officer
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Danford Mugadza

Deputy Chief executive officer
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Samantha Wellbeloved

Chief financial officer
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Robert Spoon

Chairman
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Geoffrey Bongani Buthelezi

Non-Executive Director
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Prudence Zerath Motlanthe

Non-Executive Director
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Jacob Maroga

Non-Executive Director

Danford Mugadza

Director

Born in 1969 in Zimbabwe, Danford Mugadza is an electrical power engineer and businessman in the transformer, utility and electrical industry in South Africa and Africa.

Nene K. Mathebula

Chief Executive Officer

Nene’s working career commenced on the gold mines in 1990 and continued in an Executive capacity at Eskom. He left Eskom in 2003 to form a partnership with the JSE listed Delta Group named Bukubuhle Wire of which he was MD.

Geoffrey Bongani Buthelezi

Non-Executive Director

Geoffrey was the founder of Human Scale Printers in 1986, and has been a director since that time.

SAMANTHA WELLBELOVED

Chief Financial Officer

PRUDENCE ZERAH MOTLANTHE

Non-Executive Director

ROBERT SPOON

Manager

Robert has a BSc. Electrical Engineering obtained with Distinction from the University of the Witwatersrand, and an MBL from the School of Business Leadership.

JACOB MAROGA

Non-Executive Director
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Our Clients

Wilec manufactures & supplies a variety of products for clients in the Power Generation, Steel, Mining, Transportation, and Petrochemical Industries.

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Unit 6, City Deep Mini Park
Cnr Outspan & Heidelberg Rds
City Deep Ext 7


+27 11 629 9300  |   +27 11 613 7107


sales@wilec.co.za

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