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Premier Valves (Pty) Ltd is a privately owned company that has grown over a period of >50 years to become one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of valves for the water industry in Southern Africa. Premier’s 22,000 sqm factory premises just outside Johannesburg, in Alrode, Gauteng obtained its ISO 9001 Accreditation in 1996, and is particularly well known for both the manufacture and repair of large bore valves of up to DN3000.

Besides specialising in the manufacture and supply of large bore Butterfly, Wedge Gate, Sleeve (Cone) Dispersal, Reflux, and Automatic Control Valves for the Water Industry, Premier also stocks an extensive range of smaller, low pressure, commodity type valves including rising and Non-Rising Spindle RSVs up to DN600, Flanged/Wafer Type Rubber Lined Butterfly Valves, Double Door Wafer Check valves that are sold mainly to the construction industry.

During 2006~7, Premier Valves significantly extended its product offering to include a new range of carefully selected High Performance valves that are considered the ‘best of their kind’ in their respective fields, for a variety of specialised Mining, Petrochemical, Power, Pulp & Paper and General industrial applications.

This extended range of products now being offered by Premier Valves knowledgeable sales staff, is increasingly being stocked at Premier Valves facility, and offered with swift deliveries and at very competitive prices.

Premier Valves, also offers valuable valve selection advice, commissioning services, and after sales field support.


Peter Thomson
Peter, originally from London, chose the world of Engineering & Construction when he joined Trafalgar House Plc as a graduate in the late 1980s. He subsequently spent 10 years working in a largely business development role in Asia Pacific including extended periods in both China and Japan. He came to South Africa in 1998 to do his MBA at the UCT GSB in Cape Town, relocated to Johannesburg the following year, and in 2000~1 successfully negotiated the MBO of Premier Valves from the Cementation Africa/Skanska Group. He is now the owner and full time Managing Director of the company.
Roelf Frauendorf
Roelf is a qualified Field Engineer (including 3 years towards Bsc(Mech) Eng). After 14 years holding various Engineering positions with Ingersoll Rand and a further 6 years in the Construction Industry, he entered the Valve Industry in 1987 as Sales & Project Manager of IPV. After IPV was sold in 1998 Roelf held senior Management positions at Paltech and Enserve and is currently serving with distinction as National Sales Manager of Premier Valves where his extensive technical knowledge of Valves and their Applications has made him a Key Manager destined to take the Company to new heights.

Head Office

Tel: +27 (011) 908 5185
Fax: +27 (011) 864 2525