As South Africa’s pre-eminent electrical and lighting distributor, Voltex supplies the widest range of electrical and related products through its 21 specialist supply divisions and vast distribution network strategically located within Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.

Through this diverse network, Voltex services the agricultural, mining, manufacturing, construction, wholesale, electrical and communication sectors with a variety of products and services. These include, inter alia, energy efficient products and solutions, cable and wire, power generation and optimisation, transmission and distribution, motor control solutions, commercial, industrial and residential lighting applications and a host of other highly specialised products and services.


Voltex offers both short and long-term supply contracts via structured supply agreements that suit all parties’ goals and needs. Voltex has an inventory comprising of more than 60 000 products. As such, Voltex is able to provide for all electrical product requirements with high levels of service. This impressive stock availability consists of well-known house brands and leading international brands.


Voltex is a proudly Bidvest company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Bidvest Group Limited. Bidvest is a leading South African services, trading and distribution group operating in the areas of consumer and industrial products, electrical products, financial services, fishing and materials handling, freight management, office and print solutions, outsourced hard and soft services, travel and aviation services and automotive retailing.

Listed on the JSE Limited and with roots firmly established in South Africa, Bidvest consistently broadens its product offering through organic and acquisitive growth in local as well as select niche international markets.


Voltex supplies only quality-certified products and is a founding member of the SAFEhouse Association (www.safehouse.co.za), an industry watchdog established to protect consumers, expose unsafe products, co-operate with entities which have likeminded goals and promote environmental protection. Members are bound to comply with the Association’s Code of Conduct.