Barkev is a well-established 30 year old Durban based company with branches in Cape Town and Johannesburg. We represent a host of manufacturers who specialise in print consumables for the graphics industry, which are imported and distributed throughout South Africa, Africa and Mauritius.
To complement our product range we also have an Engineering division based at our head office in Pinetown where we manufacture and sharpen a wide range of products used within and outside the print packaging industry. Barkev Engineering also supply a wide variety of components into the industrial sector.
Barkev is a family values based business where it's about relationships not just the bottom line. We are people who appreciate our clients first and foremost and demonstrate that through our service and industry knowledge complimented by a range of world class products and services.
These graphic consumables are mainly for the print and packaging industry and specifically for gravure, flexography, lithography, corrugated, label and silkscreen printing processes. However, Barkev also has products suited to a host of other industries such as textile, non-woven, extrusion, paper mills and plastics operations.
Some of our main Principals include Scapa mounting tapes, Swedev metal doctor blades, Flexo Concepts plastic doctor blades, Recyl anilox cleaners, Mario Cotta slitting systems, Mozart slitting blades, RK Print Coat proofing systems and Dyne treatment pens to name a few.
Engineering Company, based in Pinetown, who supply a wide variety of components into the industrial sector amongst whom are in food, sanitary, paper, packaging, plastic, printing, agricultural and automotive sectors with various components unique to their market, successfully for several years.
We manufacture Pins, Bushes, Beams, Nuts, Washers and many more, working from drawings and samples from various material such as Mild Steel, Stainless Steel, PVC, Nylon and Brass.We specialise in Custom Blades in the paper, plastic, printing, packaging and tyre industry and many more with branches in Cape Town and Johannesburg and can thus supply across South Africa.
To be the preferred supplier of dynamic solutions to an ever evolving industry through great service and product knowledge
Sourcing innovative and market leading products that are cost effective to our clients and will improve efficiencies and their bottom line
Consistent product training and development while being aware of the environment and maintaining standards that aim to reduce our carbon footprint