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Extra Support for Extraordinary Results.

Supplying you with the best products is just one part of our job. At Protea Chemicals we go above and beyond to deliver real value for businesses through our specialised offerings and integrated solutions. In the Water Care, Consumer Care and Animal Nutrition sectors we provide technical, laboratory and quality management services as well as advisory support. We believe in building long-lasting partnerships and enabling every customer to develop their unique formula for success. 

We act as a partner, not just a supplier and can assist you with:


  • Product management and logistics solutions
  • Technical assistance and support from suppliers
  • Supplier management
  • Application development, support and assistance
  • Strategic sourcing

Supply Chain

  • Full-service shipping team for inbound logistics
  • In-house national warehousing and distribution systems
  • Inventory management
  • Efficient local delivery solutions
  • Flexible supply options

Quality Assurance Process


We believe that what sets us apart from competitors is the intensity with which we pursue quality. We take extra, precise measures to ensure we deliver only the best products and follow a strict quality assurance process.


Products from Emerging Markets that are bound for sensitive industries are tested prior to shipping. Test results are then verified by our Quality Team and only shipped once approved. On arrival in South Africa, another sample of each batch is tested by a SANAS accredited laboratory, by Chemtech (the Omnia group laboratory in Sasolburg). Once results are verified the products are released for sale. Bulk products are tested at our in-house laboratories prior to offloading and after packing.


We work with top, leading suppliers and have a stringent on-boarding process. Local and international supplier audits are conducted annually.

Safety Above All Else


At Protea Chemicals we don’t compromise when it comes to protecting our people. For us, safety is not a priority but a value. We are passionate about our Zero Harm policy and are dedicated to creating a workplace free from incidents. We believe in empowering people to manage risk, not statistics.


We have worked with a highly-qualified team of experts to develop and implement simple, sustainable SHERQ (Safety Healthy Environment Risk and Quality) solutions. Effective risk management allows us to promote business efficiency and growth, while ensuring our employees return home safely after every shift. 


Our key safety initiatives:


•            Bulk installation inspections

•            Product training 

•            Risk assessments 

•            Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) audits 

•            ISO migration and setting up ISO systems