Versalec Cables is one of the leading electrical cable distribution companies in South Africa with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town. 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 copper and aluminium PVC insulated cables to PILC and XLPE (11kV-33kV) cable as well as aluminium overhead conductors for various line applications and service connection cables.
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 Bidvest in 2010 and is now part of the Bidvest Electrical Division. In terms of the BEE status, Versalec is currently a Level Two contributor, AAA rating, qualifying for 125% procurement recognition level.
Versalec customers mainly consist of a select group of electrical contractors and consulting engineering firms involved in electrical reticulation projects and Renewable energy projects. As such, Versalec Cables is able to provide comprehensive commercial proposals with supporting technical data as appropriate, customized to the needs of each particular project. In addition, they can assist electrical engineering consultants with budgets related to forthcoming projects.
Versalec offers the additional service of delivering cable to site with its own crane trucks, operated by trained personnel, ensuring that correct off-loading and handling techniques are adhered to, as required by the manufacturers.
With a team of dedicated, hardworking and experienced staff, Versalec Cables continues to strive towards service excellence, empowering both customers and suppliers with confidence and trust.