Historical Timeline


mr mrs allan Founders John and Jean Allan

Allbro was founded out of an idea to manufacture insulated products to compete with Epoxies, which were expensive, slow to produce and labour intensive. This was our first experience with GRP materials.

1979 - 1991


Breakthroughs with new materials & design on 11kv insulators as well as the Air type through bushings

1995 - 2001

ryan bushings

  • 1995 Allbro achieved approval to supply bushings for Eskom.
  • In 1998 Allbro becomes an ISO 9000 company.
  • In 2001 saw the launch of Allbro’s lock and hinge division.

2003 - 2013

york fibreglass pressings

  • 2003 Allbro launches Enclosures & Custom moulding division
  • In 2011 Allbro acquires ABB York

2013 - 2016

allbro products

During this period Allbro launched a series of new and innovative products.

  • 2013 Allbro acquires Koponang Converters and increases its capacity and capability with plastic injection moulding & tool making.
  • 2014 Allbro launches the manhole access chamber range.
  • 2015 Allbro launches the Allbrox range.
  • 2016 Allbro introduces the first high security pole top box known as the “AllVaultTM.”

2017 - 2018

allbro factory

  • 2017 Allbro Acquires Demco which introduced phenolic thermoset moulding info companies capabilities.
  • 2017 Allbro also opens an additional 5 000sqm2 factory (Apex factory).
  • 2018 Allbro opens a new bulk storage warehouse & New raw material compounding factory.

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