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  • Locally sourced
  • Wide range
  • Focused choice per range
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The Building Company sources, distributes, wholesales & retails general & specialised building materials.

The Building Company is the Southern African operations building material division of Pepkor. The Building Company’s retail activities expands to 124 outlets throughout Southern Africa. Our branches are located in major centres in South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland and Botswana and are managed as either corporate, joint venture or franchise stores.

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Steinbuild changes its name to “The Building Company”

28 January 2019

Steinhoff Doors and Building Materials (SteinBuild), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pepkor Holdings, is proud to announce its new name - The Building Company – effective 28 January 2019. The name change was approved by its board and parent company, Pepkor Holdings.

The Building Company incorporates brands such as BUCO, Timbercity, Tiletoria and Brands 4 Africa, among others. The new name more accurately reflects the company’s mission and purpose of sourcing, distributing and retailing general and specialized building materials and related services throughout southern Africa.

Sharing the news of the name change, CEO Steve du Toit announced “today we usher in a new name, and a new era for our organization… Let’s continue to grow the company under a new name, and a bright new future. Here’s to The Building Company!”

Associated administrative changes will follow in due course and are expected to be completed by the end of February 2019. Interested parties can learn more about the company from the following sources:

Marketing: 021-927-5000 marketing@the-building-company.com