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DRAKEWOODS, a specialist supplier of hardware, engineering, machinery and industrial tools celebrated 50th anniversary at the end of 2011. This noteworthy achievement is a milestone that represents five decades of service excellence and unwavering commitment to the industry.


Founded in 1961, Drakewoods quickly established itself as a major player in the industry. Drakewoods Pietermaritzburg is owner-managed and family-operated with strong values and prides itself in the strong principles of honesty, integrity and service excellence. In addition, Drakewoods Pietermaritzburg enjoys Level 1 BBBEE accreditation.

Drakewoods takes the unique approach of cutting out the costs associated with the ‘middleman’, by buying directly from the manufacturer and selling to the end user. It is the official distributor for most well-known branded tools, including Gedore, Bosch, Metabo, Makita, Somta, FEW, Lasher and Irwin Record, to name a few. Its customer base is extensive and covers various sectors including manufacturing, motor, sugar, agriculture, shipping and petrochemical.

   
 
 

Drakewoods provides highly competitive pricing, the availability of quality branded stock items and flexibility. Drakewoods supply base is continuously updated, ensuring that the latest technology is implemented. Drakewoods is also able to draw on supplier expertise in providing solutions to specialised problems.