a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals was founded in 1932 but started operations in 1939 in Durban as a supplier of bitumen to municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal. a.b.e.® has over the years grown in both size and diversity to become a major supplier of specialised construction products to the building, civil engineering and building maintenance industries, supplying products directly to customers through its branch network as well as through builders’ merchants and hardware stores.a.b.e.® has manufacturing plants in Johannesburg (Boksburg) and Durban (Isipingo). Supported by a network of branches and distributors throughout South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, the Indian Ocean Islands, a.b.e.® is ideally positioned to service its customers.The a.b.e.® range of products falls into the following broad categories:
Design AcroArchitectural company offering full architectural services and project management in the Eastern Cape, leader of quality architectural design of the highest standards appropriate for the South African context and culture, developing globally respected and sound business solutions.
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Bics FireproofingContracting company specialising in the field of passive fire protection throughout southern Africa. Also approved applicators of "Audex" vermiculite plasters for acoustic and decorative purposes.