Chemserve Systems will become a world class speciality chemical company.


Through competent staff in autonomous business units, backed by professional administration, manufacturing and distribution services we will :

Make use of superior technology to satisfy and exceed the expectations of our customers.
Care for the safety and health of our customers, employees and environment.
Conduct our business in an open and ethical manner to the benefit of customers, shareholders and employees.

Quality Commitment

We, the management and employees of Chemserve Systems (Pty) Ltd commit ourselves to supplying quality products and services which continually meet the needs of our customers while at the same time ensuring the profitability of our company, by applying the following objectives:

Customer Satisfaction
Strategic Quality Planning
Defined Organisational Structure
Leadership in Quality Excellence
Sound Design Principals
Quality Performance Measurement
Employee Training
Maintaining the Quality Management system
Chemserve Systems is a SABS ISO 9001 listed company.

Safety, Health and Environment

Chemserve Systems is a signatory to the Responsible Care pledge and manufactures its products in a NOSA graded factory.

Regular air, water, dust, noise and lighting monitoring is undertaken according to the requirements of the Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Substances.


Chemserve Systems (CSS), one of Chemical Services' oldest subsidiaries, serves a diversified customer base in industrial cleaning, non-destructive testing, fire protection, marine, specialised lubricants, metal conversion coatings and silicone based products.

The company has gone through numerous changes over the years, often used as a nursery for development and to establish independent companies.

Consisting of six autonomous sales divisions, all serviced via a central technical division,where new product design and development is carried out. A production division is responsible for products manufactured at its Chloorkop site (approximately 70% of turnover).

Most major industries in South Africa are serviced with a wide product range.

Using technology supplied by major companies based in the UK and Europe new products and processes are constantly being introduced to the South African markets, this coupled with local design and development allows Chemserve Systems to remain a market leader in its fields of expertise.

Some successful local developments have been:

Class A - Aerial Bombing foam concentrate
Concentrated Oil Spill Dispersants (non-hydrocarbon based)
Graphite based tube drawing lubricants
Ore hydraulic enhancer
Chemserve Systems products are sold under the following trade names :
Ardrox, Chemserve, Magnus, Molub-Alloy, Tribol, Metasal, Becosal, Kanasal, Dow Corning,Silpro, Molykote, Sthamex, Traxit, Phosgrip and Blackfast.

Technology Partners

As part of its strategic plan, Chemserve Systems strives to align itself with leading world players. To this end we have formed alliances with the following global players:

Brent Europe - Aviation cleaners and non-destructive testing (since 1982)
Dow Corning - Silicone based products (since 1995)
Dr Sthamer Hamburg - Fire fighting foam concentrates (since 1995)
Grünau - Fire fighting powders (since 1982)
Molykote - Specialised lubricants (since 1998)
Tribol - High performance lubricants (since 1963)
Traxit - Wire drawing lubricants (since 1999)


The Chloorkop plant manufactures our range of approximately 450 products. It is a highly sophisticated plant with what is probably the widest range of powder, liquid and paste mixers in South Africa. It is able to toll manufacture for other companies.


Our technical centre at Chloorkop is a modern facility and certainly the largest of its kind in the Republic.Our complement of qualified technical staff directly support our field consultants and ensure that our products are correctly formulated, manufactured, quality controlled and subsequently used. Our chemists maintain very close ties with their counterparts in the numerous companies of our principals and associates.

Telephone numbers:
+27 11 922 1801
+27 11 922 1838
+27 11 922 1803

Fax numbers:
+27 11 976 1706
+27 11 976 2216


Street address:
200 Bergrivier Drive
Chloorkop 1624
South Africa

Postal address:
P O Box 12055
Chloorkop 1624
South Africa