Our Products & Services

Printing-Packaging Consumables

Barkev is a preferred supplier of dynamic products and solutions to meet an ever evolving industrial printing-packaging and manufacturing consumables industry. Read More

Blade Design and Manufacturing

We specialise in custom industrial blade design and manufacture, whether it be for a new application or replacement blades. Read More

Blade Sharpening

We have a wide range of machinery capable or re sharpening majority of blade types. Read More

CNC Component Manufacturing

Our CNC capabilities are continuously evolving to grow our capabilities. We run specialised one offs and high volume orders. Read More

General Engineering

Our conventional machinery workshop is equipped to handle everyday needs and urgent breakdowns. Read More

Wire EDM Cutting

Barkev Group have further expanded its services by introducing in house EDM wire cutting service. Read More

Our Numbers

105 Years Of Printing & Packaging Industry Knowledge
20407 Meters Of Guillotine & Granulator Blade Edges Sharpened
46716 Units Of Anvils, Dish Blades & Crush Cutters Sharpened
243527 Units Of CNC Engineering Components Machined

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What Our Client's Say

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PT ENGINEERING /Engineering

I’ve had a positive experience dealing with Barkev, quotes and your lead time from placement of order to delivery come back in a timely manner.  I can definitely see us working together more.

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Akura – MANUFACTURING ENGINEERS /Engineering

I know I can always depend on Barkev! Thanking you in anticipation for the ongoing support and good work. We’ll be placing our next order soon 🙂

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Kenneth Nicholson HND Eng /Engineering

The service rendered from Barkev to me and my company was excellent, I would recommend Barkev to anyone in the industry. Great workmanship and service always!

Our Team

Kevin Allan Chief Executive Officer
Kevin Allan Chief Executive Officer Kevin Raymond Allan –  Kevin is the co-founder of Barkev, a printer by trade and involved in the print packaging industry since 1969
Carmen Botes Admin & Sales Assistant CT - Graphics
Carmen Botes Admin & Sales Assistant CT - Graphics Carmen Botes – heads up the admin side of the Cape team and joined Barkev in 2001.
Grant Jolliffe Group Financial Manager
Grant Jolliffe Group Financial Manager Grant Jolliffe – is a Professional Accountant and heads up Finance.  He joined Barkev in 2015 after serving 10 years at a medium-sized audit firm.
Barbara Allan Group Human Resource
Barbara Allan Group Human Resource Barbara Allan – Barbara is the second co-founder and has been with Barkev since 1988 and takes care of all the confidential documents.
Brett Allan Operations Manager
Brett Allan Operations Manager Brett Allan – Brett heads up Operations and joined Barkev in 2005 after completing his Tool, Jig and Die making trade.
Marc Allan Export Manager
Marc Allan Export Manager Marc Allan – Marc joined Barkev in 1996. Originally he was part of the KZN Team, then managed the Gauteng branch and since 2013 heads up Exports.
Vincent James Elsom Business Development Director
Vincent James Elsom Business Development Director Vincent Elsom – Vince joined Barkev in 2017 and is Group Business Development Director.  He has 30 years FMCG managerial experience and has worked with both national & inter
Anton de Bruijn Sales Manager KwaZulu-Natal
Anton de Bruijn Sales Manager KwaZulu-Natal Anton de Bruijn – Anton joined Barkev in 2017 and heads up the KZN Team.  He brings many years of high-end sales and sales management to the team.
Peter Marshall Sales Manager Cape
Peter Marshall Sales Manager Cape Peter Marshall – joined Barkev in 2017 and heads up our Cape Team. He has an extensive background in the printing & allied industries, in sales and management.