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 –  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
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. Anton will take o
Michael Allan Training Manager
Michael Allan Training Manager Michael has retired from 1 March 2018 and will be consulting where necessary.. Michael started his apprenticeship at ES & A Robinsons in 1975, which later become DRG.  Qualifi