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We cater to:

We have a extensive history in the design and manufacture of a range of chemicals covering detergents, alkaline cleaners, disinfectants, acidic descalers and cleaners for portable toilets.

We also offer a Cash & Collect service at our Spartan Warehouse


Toll Manufacturing




Agent Opportunities.

Services we offer:

Since our humble beginnings in 1972 we’ve been singularly focussed on offering the industry’s best service within the chemical consulting and manufacturing market. Through this focussed drive we’ve expanded on our services and now offer:


Toll manufacturing with own identity products, inclusive of technical assistance and Documentation.


Tailor made cleaning programs.

  • Product Selection Guide
  • First Aid Guides (quick reference)
  • 16 Point Safety Data Sheet (SDS) in accordance with ISO 11014 standard
  • Technical Data Sheets

Microbial Evaluations done for plant hygiene.


Staff training on personal hygiene and cleaning programs.


Research and development of new innovative products as per customer requirements.

Sectors we serve:

While our product range is large and varied and cover nearly all markets, we have obtained an extraordinary large market share within the following industries:


Waste Control for:

  • Informal settlements
  • Construction sites
  • Mining
  • Pit toilets
  • Schools
  • French drains
  • Agriculture and other infrastructures

Industrial Cleaning


Contract Cleaning


Food Industry

  • Processing plants
  • Butcheries

Mining Industry

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Quality & Service, Guaranteed

GlenChem is a manufacturer and distributor of a complete range of detergents, disinfectants and specialised chemical products, recognised amongst the best available with a proven track record.

We pride ourselves in being quality driven with a keen desire to be market leaders, giving our customers absolute satisfaction. This keeps us motivated to always strive to do better.


Our story began with a strong Microbiological and Quality Assurance footing in the Food Industry. With that grounding, the need for specialised chemicals was identified.

Over the years GlenChem has become a chemical specialities manufacturer, whereby various raw materials are blended together to achieve a final finished product, that performs to customers’ expectations.




Our Mission

  • To produce products that are innovative for the benefit of our customers.

Our Vision

  • To be responsible to do it right the first time.
  • To be passionate and never give up.
  • To be innovative in providing a unique product range.

Our Values

  • To manage a well-organised, financially sound business.
  • To provide customers with a service – Beyond the Norm.
  • To provide products that are one step ahead of competitors.
  • To assist customers with their cleaning and sanitation needs

GlenChem listens to the customers and respects their needs. With this, we strive to provide innovative products to help obtain the best results.

  • NSF – Internationally recognised product formulations
  • SABS Approved Products for use in the Food Industry:
    SANS 1853: Disinfectants, Detergent-Disinfectants and Antiseptics for use in the Food industry.
    SANS 1828: Cleaners for use in the Food Industry
  • National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS):
    Registered Disinfectants and Detergent-Disinfectants

With all the various Viruses, Diseases and Bacterial infectious outbreaks occurring in South Africa and around the globe, we pride ourselves on staying on top of our game, with product compliance to the new VC8054 standard requirements which is in line with European standards. By doing this you are assured the products in use are effective in protecting your needs when used at the recommended and tested concentrations.

View our compliance certificates here…

The following Test organisms have been used for various product compliance:

Bacteriological – 5 Log10 reduction with a 5 minute contact time.

  • Escherichia coli
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Salmonella typhi (on request)

Fungicidal – 4 Log10 reduction with a 15 minute contact time.

  • Aspergillus brasiliensis
  • Candida albicans

Sporicidal – 3 Log10 reduction with a 60 minute Contact time.

  • Bacillus subtilis spores

Virucidal – least a 4 Log10 reduction of infectivity of bacteriophages with a 15 minute contact time.

  • Newcastle Virus (NCD)
  • Infectious Bursal Disease (Gumboro)
  • Avian Influenza (AI)
  • Foot and Mouth (FMDV) (30 minutes @ 4°C)


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Some of our customers and what they are saying:

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It is with much enthusiasm that I am writing to recommend the services of GlenChem (Pty) Ltd. We have been dealing with GlenChem (Pty) Ltd for more than 10 years and have always been completely satisfied with their service. They do an excellent job, are always reliable, and offer the most competitive rates. Their technical skills are superb and they are always willing to share their knowledge or help us troubleshoot any problem.

B&B Wholesalers

Services 4

Winmar is a longstanding agent and supplier of the GlenChem range of formulated chemical products in the Mpumalanga area. Initiated 20 years ago to offer technical support for local and international standards in industrial food industries , farms and pack houses , with support from the labs and production facility in Johannesburg. This includes extensive training and modules by Winmar’s technical representative in the Lowveld. This synergy will continue to grow as we service the customers and industries in Mbombela and surrounding areas.

Kind Regards,
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