Established in 1948 by George “Monty” Pratley, the Pratley group of companies rests on a foundation of research and innovation. The group, which has filed over 350 patents worldwide, is involved in mining/minerals analysis and the manufacturing and marketing of brand leading electrical, adhesive, mineral and many more products to global markets. View Pratley’s History.
Pratley actively processes two minerals called Perlite and Clinoptilolite (Zeolite) from a unique deposit in South Africa. 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 plasters, pollution-control, water treatment, swimming pool/pond filtration and farming. Clinoptilolite was also used to clean up the Chernobyl and Three Mile Island and Fukushima nuclear disasters.
The divisions of Pratley include:
- Pratley Electrical
Drawing from 65 years of industry experience and the expertise of nearly 200 staff members, we pride ourselves in the manufacture and distribution of highly innovative Electrical Cable Glands, Electrical Junction Boxes and related accessories for normal and hazardous locations.
- Pratley Adhesives
Brand leading, ultra-high performance DIY and industrial adhesive producer. 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.
- Pratley Minerals
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.
- Pratley Craft and Decoupage
Pratley’s Craft and decoupage division produces some of the world’s most advanced decoupage products. Enter a world of creative journey and discovery using Pratley Kraftex products. The range includes, high gloss epoxy coatings (Pratliglo), high performance varnishes, seal coats, crack effect coatings, hand mouldable plastic and more.
- Select Hairdressing Supplies
Founded in 1983, Select Hairdressing Supplies (Pty) Ltd began operating in Randburg, Gauteng. By distributing some of the world's leading hair brands to salons through a professional sales team, Select quickly earned a reputation as a highly respected supplier to the professional hair care industry in South Africa.
"We have a Policy Statement that says, Pratley policy is to produce products that out-perform all other directly competing products on the world market. Every Pratley employee lives and breathes by this statement. It is the cornerstone of what we do."