Form-Scaff & Doka – A New African Partnership

Form-Scaff – a Division of Waco Africa (Pty) Ltd – has signed an exclusive agreement with Doka GmbH for sole distribution rights across sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.

This is according to Waco Africa CEO, Mike Els.

Mike Els, CEO of Waco Africa

The agreement, which came into effect on 1 August 2019, makes Waco Africa the largest formwork provider on the continent in terms of presence and capacity through its subsidiary Form- Scaff, who will continue to work with Doka as its engineering and technology partner.

Commenting on behalf of Waco Africa, Mike Els, Chief Executive Officer said, “We are extremely excited about the long-term prospects that this partnership will bring. One of the most technologically advanced formwork companies in the world, Doka will add enormous value to Form- Scaff – the African market leaders – who are renowned for their extensive branch network and stockholding as well as their robust product range supported by detailed designs, engineering services and on-site technical support.”

Speaking on behalf of Doka GmbH, Member of the Management Board Paolo Zumaglini said; “Doka’s top priority when working in any market is to understand the demand and deliver suitable, cost- effective solutions that make construction sites safer, while ensuring projects are delivered on time thanks to our innovative products and systems. In signing this exclusive agreement with Waco Africa, we are gaining a strong, reliable partner whose footprint covers more than 30 branches in nine sub- Saharan countries and whose experience extends to over 55 years. Doka looks forward to supporting Waco Africa through its engineering expertise and contributing towards the development of a region that includes several of the world’s fastest growing economies.”

“Form-Scaff will integrate Doka’s existing South African branches located in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban as well as the Mozambique and Nigeria operations into their branch network extending Form-Scaff’s African footprint to 19 local and 13 African branches, making Form-Scaff the largest and most significant formwork company on the continent,” says Els.

Form-Scaff: the new bridge in Ashton, Western Cape
Doka: the new Makoko bridge in Hazyview, Limpopo

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