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The Building Company sources, distributes, wholesales & retails general & specialised building materials.

The Building Company is the building material division of Pepkor, with over 180 stores and sites throughout Southern Africa. Our branches are located in major centres of South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland and Botswana and are managed as either corporate, joint venture or franchise stores.

Our brands serve the full spectrum of the construction industry, including the residential, commercial and industrial markets. Our brands enjoy the partnership with professional and private developers, project managers, building contractors, builders, plumbers, electricians, joiners, cabinetmakers, tilers, roofing specialists, owner-builders and home improvers. For more than 30 years our brands have been proudly providing personal and expert advice and services to support our product offering.

We are proud of our brands- our family includes retail powerhouses BUCO, Timbercity and Chipbase and speciality brands Tiletoria, Floors Direct, B-ONE, Bildware, Buchel and W&B Hardware. Our wholesale brands include MacNeil, Cachet, Brands 4 Africa and Citiwood. We have brands that cater for the needs of the building industry.


Ramona Franke’s career at TBCo started eight-years ago as a cashier at PennyPinchers Hardware. At the time her working experience was in food, clothing and telesales, but that did not stop her from learning more about the hardware and construction industry. Her love for working with people made it even easier for her to build [...]

The history of BUCO’s Brits store is of the historic fabric of the town - in fact, it’s origins even precedes the official establishment of the town itself! In 1921, shortly after emigrating from Poland and settling in what we today call the town of Brits, Sender Dreier established a building materials business to service the [...]

BUCO, the specialized building material retailer, has agreed to a three-year sponsorship with the prestigious Paarl Boys’ High School in the Western Cape, which will include the naming rights to the historic Brug Street facilities, now known as BUCO Brug Street.