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Operating Company Name: Buckman Africa
Services/Products: Industrial chemicals, equipment, and services for Pulp and Paper, Leather, and Water Treatment which includes the sugar, mining, paint, petroleum industries, power industry, and performance chemicals.
Areas/countries: South Africa, and Sub Saharan Africa
Exporting to: Sub Saharan Africa
Date Established: 1971
No. of Current Employees: 188



Accreditations: The Hammarsdale manufacturing operation has been significantly upgraded, and the refurbishing of equipment has increased production by 40% in order to support the requirement for ongoing growth in product demand, improved efficiencies, and ensuring our ability to meet and exceed acceptable safety and risk standards. Buckman has ISO 9001:2007, ISO 14001:2004, and OHSAS 18001:2007 accreditations, which ensure the highest standard of Quality, Environmental, Safety and Health being consistently maintained. We are also signatories to Responsible Care (International - Chemical Allied Industries Association).

BEE status: Level 6 contributor, BBB Rating by Empowerdex
Buckman is committed to Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) and is currently a Level 6 contributor. Our approach entails using our technical expertise and talents in applying unique, innovative, and competitive technologies to actively promote the participation of historically disadvantaged South Africans in the mainstream activities of our business.

Board of Directors
Managing Director: Jonathan Job
Human Resources Director: Mtuku Goba
Non-Executive Director: Kathy Buckman Gibson

Paper Technologies Divisional Manager: Stefan Terblanche
Direct Water Treatment Divisional Manager: Rob de Bruyn
Human Resources Director: Mtuku Goba
Financial Manager: Trevor Fryer
SHERQ Manager: Vacant
Director Manufacturing Excellence: Mogambury Pillay
R&D Manager: Bheeran Parthiephal
Logistics Manager: Vacant
Strategic Sourcing Manager: Kamani Naidoo 

Contact Information
Head Office
Physical Address:
1 Buckman Boulevard, Hammarsdale, Kwa-Zulu Natal, 3700
Postal Address: PO Box 591, Hammarsdale, 3700
Tel: +27 (0) 31 736 8800
Fax: +27 (0) 31 736 1593
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Documentation & Accreditations
BEEE Certificate
VAT Registration Certificate
Company Registration No, and
Banking Details
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Signatory to Responsible Care


Member of the Durban Chemical Cluster






Member of the Chemical and Allied Industry Association of South Africa






Patron Member of Responsible Packaging Management Association of Southern Africa








Member of the American Chamber of Commerce in South Africa



Member of the Durban Chamber of Commerce & Industry






Certain of our products are Halal and Kosher certified

ISO and OHSAS certification


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