Welcome to FLO-TEK
A BRIEF HISTORY
The FLO-TEK Group was started in the year 1998 in Botswana. The promoters of the company are some of the leading businessmen of Botswana. The idea behind floating such a company was to manufacture P.V.C Pipes in a market that had great growth potential. The company had started manufacturing rotational moulded products from July 2003. FLO-TEK started operations in Angola in 2005, South Africa in 2006 and Namibia, in 2015.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
FLO-TEK has grown leaps and bounds during the years since its inception. It is now, one of the leading manufacturers of PVC & HDPE Pipes, Tanks and Rotomoulded Products, PVC Fittings and Packaging Materials in Southern Africa, having operations in Botswana, South Africa, Angola and Namibia and India. The products manufactured by FLO-TEK are distributed in the entire SADC Region.
1. PRODUCTION CAPACITY & PRODUCT RANGE
FLO-TEK produces PVC Pipes in Botswana with an installed capacity of 18000 metric tons per annum with ten twin-screw extruders. Our water reticulation pressure pipes ranging from sizes 20mm to 500mm. Our sewer pipe range includes 110mm to 500mm. We also manufacture cable ducts according to Botswana Telecommunications specification. Our casing pipes range is manufactured as per DIN 4925 Standards from 2” to 12” (63mm to 315mm) nominal diameter.
In addition to PVC Pipes, FLO-TEK produces Rotational moulded tanks and other products in Botswana. MOULD-TEK, a subsidiary of FLO-TEK Botswana manufacturers PVC Fittings for Soil Waste and Vent and Under Ground application.
FLO-TEK produces HDPE pipes in South Africa ranging from 20 mm to 630 mm for mining applications and water reticulation. Our production capacity is 12000 metric tonnes per annum with 8 extruders.
In Angola, FLO-TEK produces, Rotomoulded Products, HDPE Pipes and packaging products.
2. QUALITY STANDARDS
All FLO-TEK factories are ISO 9001-2008 approved. In addition, we have various Certification approvals from SABS for various products manufactured in different locations. FLO-TEK is also a member of SAPPMA.
3. QUALITY CONTROL
All our quality control laboratories are fully equipped to test the pipes and other products manufactured as per various SABS standards attached to those products. All the measuring instruments used are calibrated by recognized institutes to ensure the correct test results. All our raw material received is accompanied with manufacturers test certificates.
4. OUR HUMAN RESOURCES
Human resources are one of the most valuable assets of a company. We have a work force of nearly 600 employees. We have given extensive training to our employees in all aspects of manufacturing and quality control. We have a number of personnel trained specifically for various machine operations, mixing of compounds, quality control etc.
6. OUR VALUABLE CUSTOMERS
FLO-TEK enjoys a wide range of customers varying from Government Departments, Municipalities, Mining Companies, Parastatals, Multinational Construction Companies, and Building Material Suppliers etc. Currently our operations are exporting to Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo and Malawi in addition to the countries where we have presence.
7. FLO-TEK DISTRIBUTION NETWORK
FLO-TEK distributes all water and sewer reticulation, pipes, fittings and accessories through all our sales outlets. We are also an authorized distributor of NETAFIM irrigation products. Our sales outlets are currently spread in 4 countries over 9 cities. They are as follows: Gaborone in Botswana, Luanda; Lobito in Angola. In Namibia our outlet is in Windhoek and in South Africa we are spread over in a wide network, in cities of Johannesburg, Dundee, Port Elizabeth, East London and Nelspruit.