Established in 1948, Pratley is a diverse and versatile manufacturing, mining and research group, respected for its innovation and quality.
The Pratley range of leading edge electrical products, high performance DIY and Industrial adhesives, decoupage craft products and unique mineral products serve the industrial, construction, petrochemical and consumer markets.
Pratley (Pty) Ltd and its affiliate companies manufacture over 800 products and are ISO 9001:2008 accredited.
The Pratley Manufacturing and Engineering Company was launched with 3 employees in 1948 in a rented garage in Hillbrow, South Africa, with the company’s main focus being jobbing work for both large and very small mines. A business George Montague Pratley commenced with 349 pounds.
Besides jobbing, the company imported reconditioned “Fordson” tractors from the UK and on sold them to local farmers. Pratley Engineering soon took on the agency for “Tungsten Carbide Tip Lapping and Honing Tools” emery wheel dressers and Pratley hand cleaner.