Integrating the Group’s Strengths

The combination of the varied and diverse strengths of the Group’s companies has given us a strong position in a range of industries.

the bud companies


& minerals

Manufacturer of commercial trailers for all leading transport & logistics companies within the southern hemisphere.

Augusta Steel

A world class steel tube producer with a division that manufactures formwork and scaffolding to international quality standards


Supplier of aluminium & iron cast machined components to local & international automotive industries and the mining industry.


Offering tailor-made products including funeral cover, life cover, savings products & retirement annuities.

Botswana Ash

Largest supplier of natural soda ash in Africa, Botash is the supplier of choice for natural sodium products in Africa.

Bud Rental Services

Bud Rental Services offers bespoke industrial rental and sales solutions that encompass a shared but tailored product offering.


A long established business with a strong internationally known brand which is the market leader in the retail salt market in South Africa.

CJP Chemicals

A leading importer, stockist and distributor of raw chemicals in the Food, Beverage and Wine, Personal Care and Pharmaceuticals, Oil Lubricants & General Industrial sectors.

Concord Cranes

Boasting a fleet of +180 cranes, Concord offers mobile crane hire, specialised transport solutions, rigging services and turnkey solutions throughout Southern Africa


The leading South African manufacturer of clay masonry products & pavers, able to distribute five million products daily.


The Technology Based Speciality Chemicals and Performance Materials Company that manufactures well respected global products and brands.

FFS Refiners

The leading supplier of industrial heating fuels in South Africa and the preferred provider of speciality energy solutions.


The Group has been supplying, servicing & renting industrial and construction equipment to the South African market since 1984.


A world-class, market-leading producer & supplier of industrial minerals & lime that are widely used in numerous industries.

NCP Chlorchem

The leading manufacturer of chlorine, caustic soda & chlor alkali derivatives in South Africa.

Prowalco Tatsuno

With the largest pump infrastructure in Africa they manufacture, supply & maintain fuel pumps & dispensers in South & sub-Saharan Africa.


Uni-Span offers a diverse range of formwork & scaffolding solutions (rentals & sales), a range of support and decking systems and specialised formwork solutions.

Walvis Bay Holdings

The Namibian-based company is the largest producer of solar sae salt in sub-Saharan Africa. It exports salt to various markets internationally as well as to neighbouring countries, including South Africa.

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