The Building Company
The Building Company sources, distributes, wholesales and retails general and 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.
The Building Company comprises of three divisions
The Building Company comprises of three divisional businesses:
Our purpose is “Building Lives, Building Homes, Building Communities” this is the reason for our existence and our mission statement explains it.
Our mission statement is “We provide quality building materials and services, at the customers’ convenience, with a personal touch”.
Our vision statement describes what we as a company desires to achieve in the long run. Our vision statement is “To be the Nr1 building material provider in the markets we serve.”
Our values describe the core principles which we will abide by, no matter what. They inspire our best efforts and drive the way we influence, how we interact with each other, and how we work together and behave to achieve results. Our values are best remembered with the acronym Honesty is RARE!