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Pratley Electrical



Established in 1948 by George ‘Monty’ Pratley, the various companies in the Pratley stable rest on a foundation of research and innovation in both the manufacturing and mining sectors. The various Pratley companies, drawing from over 70 years of experience, have filed over 350 patents worldwide, and are ISO 9001:2015 certified. Operating divisions are Pratley Adhesives, Pratley Electrical, Pratley Analytical, Pratley Perlite & Zeolite Mining, Pratley Craft & Decoupage and Select Hairdressing Supplies. View Pratley’s History


Pratley Head Office & Manufacturing Facility - Krugersdorp, South Africa

For more than 70 years, the Pratley brand has been fixed in the minds of D.I.Y enthusiasts and industrial users as a market leading manufacturer of ultra-high performance adhesives. (One of which, Pratley Putty®, is the only South African product to have gone to the moon!) The range includes: DIY and Industrial Epoxies, Acrylic Adhesives, Anaerobic Adhesives, Cyanoacrylates, Sealants, Hybrid systems, Special Performance Industrial Adhesives and Decoupage Craft Products. Pratley manufactures over 800 products, has filed more than 350 patents world-wide and is an ISO 9001:2015 accredited organisation.


 Advanced R&D Capabilities and Facilities

Other divisions within the Group include: 

  • Pratley Electrical
    Drawing from 70 years of industry experience and the expertise of nearly 200 staff members, we pride ourselves in the manufacture and distribution of highly innovative Electrical Cable Glands, Electrical Junction Boxes and related accessories for normal and hazardous locations.
  • Pratley Analytical
    Pratley Analytical is a new autonomous Micro Analysis Division in the Pratley Group. Its aim is to provide confidential and extremely reliable sample analysis with industry leading turn-around times in a customer friendly, interactive way. This division services the needs of South African mining, mineral exploration and general industry. 
  • Pratley Perlite Mining
    This affiliate company actively mines Perlite and Clinoptilolite (zeolite) at a unique deposit in South Africa. The ores are processed using exclusively developed proprietary technology to produce some remarkable eco-friendly and energy saving mineral based products for applications such as; ultra-lightweight concrete screeds, thermally insulating plasters, pollution-control, water treatment, swimming pool/pond filtration and farming. Clinoptilolite was also used to clean up the Chernobyl and Three Mile Island nuclear disasters.

Pratley Airborne Customer Service Fleet

"We have a Policy Statement that says, Pratley policy is to produce products that out-perform all other directly competing products on the world market. Every Pratley employee lives and breathes by this statement. It is the cornerstone of what we do." - Kim Pratley (CEO)