South Africa has a long history of producing textile goods. Textile industry has been and continues to be an important source of employment in South Africa.
Textile production in South Africa is concentrated in the Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, the Free State, and Gauteng provinces, as well as cities such as Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg.
Flooring is a major part of the South African textile industry. In the following essay, the top 5 factories producing floorings, such as machine-made carpets, are introduced.
Fotakis is one of the leading flooring producers in South Africa and is located in Johannesburg city. This company provides various collections, which satisfy customers with different tastes. One of the Fokatis’s collections is named natural, including products made of Kokus, Jute, and Sisal fibers. These collections are available as wall-to-wall and custom-made rugs of any size. 100% PVC Vinyl rugs, wildwood vinyl, flatwoven rugs, and rugs made of Polyester or Propylene in different sizes, designs, and colors are among the products of the Fotakis company.
Belgotex is the leading manufacturer of carpet and artificial grass in Africa. Broadloom carpets, vinyl floorings, and artificial grass are among the Belgotex diverse product offerings. Belgotex group is proud to represent Africa to the rest of the globe as part of the international Belgotex International Group, which has seven firms spread across four continents. Its global reach allows it to stay on top of design, décor, and lifestyle trends, enabling this brand to meet customer needs. Belgotex’s vision drives the company to focus on product innovation, quality, and long-term sustainability.
Pieter Nouwens, a renowned carpet producer, launched MONN in 2012 and followed a new era of quality carpet production. The MONN is an acronym for the names of Pieter’s sons: Marcus, Oscar, and Nicholas Nouwens. This trademark encapsulates the skills, talents, expertise, and impeccable reputation of five generations of carpet-making artistry. MONN is a prominent manufacturer of bespoke and Axminster carpets for hospitality applications and luxury Wilton carpets, and cutting-edge industrial carpet tile collections. For MONN, quality, integrity, and dependability are non-negotiable and pervade every part of the company. This company emphasizes high-quality raw materials, investing in cutting-edge textile technologies, and, most importantly, value and develop its employees.
In 1969, the KBAC flooring began its activities as Kevin Bates in a small shop in Johannesburg. Today, KBAC exports its products to areas of Sub-Saharan Africa, following 50 years of professionalism. Professionalism, high-quality service, well-trained employees, and strong client connections, has contributed to the company’s success.
Albert Carpets, the KBAC Flooring Group’s 38-year-old Cape Town branch, has been synonymous with quality flooring in the Western Cape for decades. Carpetland, which is owned by the Albert family, began its activities as a furniture store before evolving into a carpet contractor and, finally, a wholesale flooring company. Albert Carpets has long had a good working relationship with KBAC, and the two recognized flooring businesses joined in 2010 to form KBAC Flooring. Custom carpets, carpet tiles, broadloom carpets, vinyl flooring, wood flooring, and laminated wood are among the products of the KBAC group.
Kleen-Tex offers a wide range of floorings, including hand-woven mats, custom printed mats, promotional mats for events, and durable mats for workplace. This company offers its products in various collections and designs. The considerable industry experience has established Kleen-Tex as a leading supplier to both major, nationally recognized corporate clients and smaller businesses and people looking for high-quality products.