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
19735 Meters Of Guillotine & Granulator Blade Edges Sharpened
45156 Units Of Anvils, Dish Blades & Crush Cutters Sharpened
232967 Units Of CNC Engineering Components Machined

Our Recent Posts

  • Non-Woven Products & Packaging
    June 2, 2017 / No Comments » / Barkev Graphics Bulletin,Bulletin

    Quality Control In Non-Woven Products & Packaging New kinds of non-woven and composite engineered structures have come on the scene in the last few decades and in some areas of industry have had a profound impact. For instance in civil engineering, non-woven geo-textiles are highly valued for sub-surface drainage and erosion control applications. Associated composite
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  • Print Resposibly
    June 2, 2017 / No Comments » / Barkev Graphics Bulletin

    The composition of wastes from printing and converting varies but in general, source reduction of these wastes will benefit printers and converters that print by reducing material needs, disposal costs and energy consumption, etc.  The control of waste in the pressroom and in other departments not only makes the workplace and surrounding environment safer and
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  • Specialized chamber blade units
    February 23, 2017 / No Comments » / Barkev Engineering Bulletin,Bulletin

    These custom chamber blade unit were manufactured for a customer in Zimbabwe, He wanted to upgrade his Flexographic printing press to utilize modern printing techniques. Aircraft grade billet aluminum was used with stainless steel fittings. Chamber blade units enclose the doctor blades that control volume of ink transferred to the anilox roller. General Engineering CNC
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What Our Client's Say

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.

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 🙂

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 –  Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Barkev. Kevin is a printer by trade and involved in the print packaging industry for the last 48 years.  Saw a
Peter J Piper Group General Manager
Peter J Piper Group General Manager Peter brings broad management experience both locally and internationally to Barkev and drives business development, marketing, sales and group performance.
Grant Jolliffe Group Financial Manager
Grant Jolliffe Group Financial Manager Grant Jolliffe Professional Accountant (SA): Grant joined the Barkev Team after serving 10 years at a medium-sized audit firm in Cape Town and heads up the Finance, HR and Admin te
Barbara Allan Group Human Resource
Barbara Allan Group Human Resource Barbara Allan – HR. Barbara has been with Barkev since inception 1988 and takes care of all the confidential documents and many other duties within the Group.
Brett Allan Operations Manager
Brett Allan Operations Manager Brett Allan – Operations manager. Brett joined Barkev in 2005 after completing his Tool jig and die making trade. He continues to study and gain further knowledge to assist him w
Marc Allan Export Manager
Marc Allan Export Manager Marc Allan – Export Manager. Marc joined Barkev in 1996 and was part of the KZN sales team, moving to Johannesburg in 2007 to manage the Gauteng sales office.  In 2013 he return
Vincent James Elsom Sales Manager Gauteng
Vincent James Elsom Sales Manager Gauteng Vincent joined Barkev Gauteng with almost three decades of sales & marketing experience as an operational service provider to many national & international blue chip &
Anton de Bruijn Sales Manager KwaZulu-Natal
Anton de Bruijn Sales Manager KwaZulu-Natal Anton joined us in January 2017, he brings many years of high-end sales and sales management to the team and he is tasked to lead our sales team in KwaZulu-Natal.
Renato Costa Sales Manager Cape Town
Renato Costa Sales Manager Cape Town Renato joined Barkev on 1 May 2017, he brings many years of corporate Pharmaceutical sales, contract manufacturing knowledge and owner business knowledge to the team and he is task
Michael Allan Training Manager
Michael Allan Training Manager Michael Allan – Training Manager. Michael started his apprenticeship at ES & A Robinsons in 1975, which later become DRG.  Qualified as a Gravure Machine Minder in 1979.