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Versalec Cables Pty Ltd is one of the leading cable distribution companies in South Africa. The company was founded as a stand alone specialist company in 1985 by its present CEO Trevor Schmidt. Today, Versalec having developed a strong partnership with the local manufacturers is able to supply a complete range of electrical cable from low voltage PVC insulated cables to 33kv PILC and XLPE cable as well as aluminium overhead conductors for various line applications.

Versalec is currently a level three contributor…AAA rating qualifying for 110% procurement recognition level. Historically, Versalec Cables became part of the Bidvest group in 2005, with Bidvest owning 74% and Versalec retaining 26%. The company became fully owned by the Bidvest group in 2010 and is now part of the Bidvest Electrical Division. In terms of BBBEE status Versalec is currently a level two contributor, AAA rating and qualifying for 125% Procurement Recognition Level.

Versalec customers mainly consist of a select group of electrical contractors and consulting engineering firms involved in low voltage and high voltage electrical reticulation projects and Eskom subsidiary companies involved in the upgrade and refurbishment of power stations. Versalec also supplies cable to electrical contractors involved in mining projects in Africa,outside the borders of South Africa.

Thus Versalec is able to provide comprehensive commercial proposals with supporting technical data as appropiate customised to the needs of each particular project. In addition they are able to assist electrical engineering consultants with budgets related to forthcoming projects.

Versalec is able to offer the additional service of delivering cable to site with its own crane trucks,operated by trained personnel, ensuring correct off loading and handling techniques are adhered to as required by the manufacturers.

With a team of dedicated, hard working and experienced staff Versalec continues to strive towards service excellence empowering its customers with confidence and trust.