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About AV Pound & Co.

Company Profile

Established in 1929, AV Pound & Co Ltd is accredited to ISO9001 and specialises in sourcing materials worldwide for supply to a global customer base.

  • An experienced sales force with expertise and in-depth knowledge of our products and customer requirements, gained over more than 85 years since the company’s establishment.
  • A logistics team giving a complete service, shipping products from manufacturer’s site to dealing with customs formalities and delivery to final destination.
  • Warehousing and distribution facilities, stock holding to enable customers to reduce inventories yet maintain short lead times.

We offer a customer dedicated service with total commitment to quality and individual customer requirements. Working closely with both customers and suppliers, we are able to respond quickly to the rapidly changing demands of today’s global market.

AV Pound & Co. is part of Hobart Enterprises, an international chemical group comprising trading globally, manufacturing and distribution in South Africa, Australia, Kenya, Ireland and United Kingdom. We work closely with manufacturers from a wide cross section of countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, China, USA and South America. Our products find application in:

  • Plastics & Rubber
  • Coatings & Adhesives
  • Animal Feed & Trace Elements
  • Oil & Lubricants
  • Glass & Ceramics
  • Chemical Manufacture
  • Personal Care
  • Food Ingredients

Companies in the Hobart Enterprises Group:

Anchor Chemicals is a manufacturer of specialty chemicals that service the rubber and adhesives industries.

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Chemox Pound represents several major multinational chemical companies on an exclusive basis.

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Davro Compounding is a specialist manufacturer of TPR compounds and thermoplastic masterbatch.

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Medex UK is a leading distributors of ingredients to the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, healthcare, food & supplement industries.

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Carst & Walker (C&W), was established in South Africa in 1934 and has become a substantial importer and distributor of chemical raw materials.

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Carst & Walker (Australia) supplies Engineering Polymer resins to the plastic injection moulding and extrusion industry.

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Carst & Walker (East Africa) works closely with manufacturers from a wide cross section of countries.

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Carst & Walker (West Africa) is a significant distributor of raw materials and technical support for a wide variety of industries.

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