About 4B Africa

4B Africa Elevator Components (Pty) Ltd was created in January 2008 as a subsidiary of the 4B Group (more commonly known as “Braime” in Africa) to serve the sub-Saharan African market with the company's range of material handling and electronic components.

4B is an international market leader in the field of elevator and conveyor components and electronic monitoring equipment. With its range of components, 4B serves a large range of industries ranging from agricultural to industrial through to mining and heavy duty industries.

4B Africa's mother company, 4B Braime, celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2013 and has been a pioneer of the material handling industry, introducing the first seamless steel elevator bucket back in 1909. With the world's largest range of elevator and conveyor components, 4B Braime's material handling division has led the field in elevator bucket design and manufacture by supplying the highest quality components. 4B Braime's electronic division specializes in level controls, electric sensors and safety control systems that prevent costly downtime and reduce the risks of explosions in hazardous areas

The 4B Braime Group is one of the largest suppliers of material handling components in the world. With subsidiaries in Europe, America, Asia and Australia and a worldwide network of distributors, 4B can provide its customers with  practical solutions for all applications at any location.


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Industry Associations:

MHEA - the Materials Handling Engineers Association

Company Video:


Interview with Nicholas Braime