Established in 1948 by George “Monty” Pratley, the Pratley stable of companies rests on a foundation of research and innovation. Drawing from over 74 years of experience, Pratley has filed more than 350 patents worldwide and is involved in the manufacturing and marketing of brand leading electrical cable termination products to global markets.
With expertise of over 200 employees, we pride ourselves in the design and production of highly innovative electrical cable glands, electrical junction boxes and related accessories. Those variants for use in hazardous locations comply with international IECEx Standards for Ex n, Ex e and Ex d explosion protected equipment. Many Pratley cable glands and junction boxes also comply with the European ATEX directive.
Pratley products can be found in many international mines, petrochemical plants, offshore oil rigs, and collieries including those of Sasol, Chevron, Natref, Anglo Platinum, Anglo Gold, Mosgas Offshore, AECI, De Beers, Exxaro, Amcoal and many more. Our market leading electrical products serve the industrial, mining, construction, petrochemical, and consumer markets in many countries around the globe.
Other operating divisions of Pratley include:
Brand leading, ultra-high-performance DIY and industrial adhesive producer. One of our products, Pratley Putty is the only South African product to have gone to the moon! The range includes high strength Epoxies, Anaerobic Thread Lockers and Gasket Makers, Silicones, Acrylics, Cyanoacrylates, Tapes and Epoxy/Urethane Hybrids.
This affiliate division actively produces unique Perlite and Clinoptilolite (zeolite) mineral products. 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 & energy saving plasters, food & beverage filtration, chemical filtration, pollution-control, liquid spill clean-ups, water treatment, soil remediation, swimming pool/pond filtration and farming. Clinoptilolite was also used to clean-up the Chernobyl, Fukushima and Three Mile Island nuclear disasters.
Certifications, Memberships and Awards:
ISO 9001:2015 - Certification by Intertek
International Electro-technical Commission (IEC) compliance of hazardous area products
South African National Standards (SANS/IEC) marks for all hazardous area electrical products
CENELEC, BS EN and ATEX certification for electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres
CSA/US approval on selected electrical equipment
NSF International approval of Zeolite for use in Drinking water filtration (NSF61)
Registration of Zeolite for use as a stock remedy at the South African Department of Agriculture
Member of the South African Flameproof Association
Member of the Electrical Contractors Association of South Africa
Member of the Concrete Society of South Africa
Member of the Johannesburg Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Member of the Krugersdorp Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Registered Exporter with SA Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)
Winner of the prestigious Technology Top 100 Award
Pratley manufactures over 800 products, has filed more than 350 patents world-wide and is an ISO 9001:2015 accredited organization.
Mission Statement: “To do what we do, better than any competitor on the world market and to do it honestly.”