Permoseal (Pty) Ltd
Established in 1949, Permoseal has maintained a solid
reputation as a leading manufacturer and supplier of a wide range
of adhesives, sealants and DIY products for general and specialised
applications in both the consumer and industrial markets. The
first company to launch Cold Glue to the South African
market (in 1954), PERMOSEAL concluded a licensing agreement with
Ebnother of Switzerland and began to manufacture locally in
The Jacobs family acquired the business in 1984 and built a state
of the art manufacturing plant in Montague Gardens, Cape
Town in 1990. Later, branches were established in
Gauteng and Kwa-Zulu-Natal.
When the family first took over the Company, Alcolin Cold Glue
alone accounted for over 65% of the total sales! The Jacobs
brothers built up the Company on the strength of the Cold Glue
market, continuously adding innovative new products to the range.
The Alcolin brand is synonymous with quality DIY products and has
remained the brand leader in South Africa since its launch.
Close international ties ensure our product ranges are manufactured
to exacting standards.
In 1999, Permoseal signed a licensing agreement with Bostik
Ltd. This added a whole new dimension to Permoseal’s
offering, providing a quality platform for expansion
into stationery markets.
PERMOSEAL boasts advanced adhesive laboratory facilities, with
quality control being of the highest standard. Ongoing
research and development is always a top priority, and has resulted
in the regular launch of new products in both the industrial
and consumer markets.
PERMOSEAL was the first chemical company in Africa to be awarded
the coveted ISO 9002 quality management system accreditation and
the company still manufactures according to ISO standards, having
being awarded ISO 9001:2000 accreditation in 2009.