Group Overview
  • Non–differentiated
  • Locally sourced
  • Wide range
  • Focused choice per range
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Our specialised building materials is comprised of two divisions:

Specialised Building Materials

The Specialised Building Material Wholesale Division (SBMW)

This division of The Building Company specialises in the wholesale of differentiated or value-added building materials. A significant percentage of our goods are imported, specialised goods that offer an extensive choice per range.

SBMW is comprised of the following:


MacNeil was established in 1993 in Western Cape, and have become a leading wholesaler and distributor of building products.

They specialise in sanitaryware, brassware, plumbing fittings and timber products i.e flooring, board products and doors.

With a clearly defined route to market through Corporate Retail, Building Merchants and Independent Retailers, their aim is to be a long term strategic partner to both their customers and suppliers, and adding value to a diverse range of quality building products and brands.


Cachet is an established wholesaler and distribute plumbing, hardware and ironmongery products. With an extensive wholesale and retail distribution network, we are able to service different markets within the building and renovation industry.

Brands 4 Africa

Brands 4 Africa is the holding company of the four export divisions below. Each division specialises in offering our clients a full turn key solution in the different areas of expertise, as well as the all procurement, logistics and border clearing services throughout Africa.

  • One Owl Enterprises: Export Distributors of Building and Hardware Supplies
  • Lodge Stock & Barrel: Building and Maintenance Suppliers to the Hospitality Industry
  • Design Supply Partners (DSP): Hospitality Design and DĂ©cor
  • Dung Beetle Logistics: Distribution and Logistic Services


Citiwood sources and distributes a range of chipboard, melamine board, shutterboard, hardboard, formica, plywood, panelling, and related products and accessories. Well-known brands, which can be found in-store, include PG Bison, Sonae and Masonite.

Established in 1980, Citiwood is a trusted brand with outlets in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape and Western Cape. We serve as a wholesaler and retailer, supplying products in bulk or loose bundles. Customers include kitchen manufacturers, shopfitters, furniture manufacturers, maintenance departments and building contractors.


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