Welcome to Vulcan



Vulcan has for more than 60 years been a proud manufacturer and supplier of quality commercial and industrial catering equipment and accessories to the South African and Sub-Saharan food service equipment markets, consistently developing, innovating and adapting to meet ever changing market trends, all for food sake!

Vulcan is equipped to undertake projects of all sizes - highly skilled, experienced and professional teams combine their expertise with the comprehensive range of equipment offered by Vulcan, to meet client’s needs across diverse market sectors including:

  • Retail & Franchising
  • Hotels & Restaurants
  • Stadia & Conference Facilities
  • Commercial & Industrial Institutions
  • Government & Parastatal Facilities
  • Bakery
  • Export
  • Contract Caterers
  • Healthcare
  • Container Kitchens


The Vulcan brand is synonymous with reliability, service and quality, which contributes significantly to our clients’ profitability.

Vulcan represents numerous, world-leading, international brands which compliment locally manufactured Vulcan equipment.

This wide, readily available range of reputable equipment includes storage solutions, food preparation equipment, refrigeration, extraction, cooking equipment, food distribution, point-of-sale display, ware-washing, bakery, bespoke units and more.

All equipment carries the manufacturers’ warranty and Vulcan guarantees availability of essential spares for a minimum period of 10 years after a product has been discontinued.

Vulcan remains steadfast in its commitment to supply a cost-effective, nationwide, one-stop service to clients, from brief inception to design, project planning, manufacture, sourcing, installation and after-sales service and maintenance.


Vulcan offers clients professional and experienced assistance in making the best and most cost-effective choices. All advice is supported by an underlying resolve that “quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten”.

Design and planning expertise sets Vulcan apart in the food service industry. The company is renowned for designing and installing commercial kitchens that operate at peak efficiency. Ongoing equipment innovation focused on specific market sectors allows for customer needs to be met.

Vulcan offers Project Management support, including liaising with clients, architects, consultants and mechanical engineers from budget management to delivery and installation.

Vulcan has Test Kitchen facilities available to the industry in Johannesburg, Cape Town as well as Durban for product development and training.

Representation in Sub-Saharan Africa meets the needs of clients beyond South Africa’s immediate borders. An after sales service call center ensures quick response times and attention by highly qualified technical teams.


Vulcan’s experience and expertise in the field of kitchen design and catering engineering sets us apart in the food service industry.

Our design and planning departments are focused on meeting clients’ requirements by designing modern functional kitchens; the idea with creating custom designs is to last the test of time while serving their present and future needs.

Our team prepares turnkey packages and provides project management support, from budget management to delivery and installation.

Our team works closely with the client and architect from stage one of a project, advising on the overall area and cost, through to specification and tender – including:

  • Cooking equipment
  • Preparation
  • Refrigeration
  • Service
  • Ware-washing equipment
  • Ventilation
  • Turnkey design packages

Equipped to undertake projects of all sizes

Highly skilled, experienced and professional teams combine their expertise with the comprehensive range of equipment


Growing solid sustainable relationships with our clients/business partners is at the core of our business. As a proudly Bidvest company, Vulcan subscribe to an unwavering philosophy of transparency, accountability and integrity in all our business affiliations.


We also provide a Test Kitchen facility, where products manufactured by Vulcan are tested and demonstrated. Through the Test Kitchen facility we are able to provide training to staff and customers, giving them the knowledge and familiarity they need to use their purchased products with confidence.


  • Retail and franchising
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Healthcare
  • Financial institutions
  • Corporate facilities
  • Government and parastatal institutions
  • Industrial and commercial institutions
  • Stadia and conference facilities
  • Contract caterers
  • Bakery
  • Export
  • Fast food
  • Coffee shops
With a team of highly skilled and experienced professionals, we are equipped to undertake projects of any size. From small scale remodeling to large-scale renovations, our focus is always on quality.