Group Overview
  • Non–differentiated
  • Locally sourced
  • Wide range
  • Focused choice per range
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  • Differentiated or value–added
  • Significant percentage imported
  • Specialised ranges
  • Extensive choice per range
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Specialised Building Materials

The Specialised Building Material Division (SBM)

This division of Steinbuild specialises in the differentiated or value-added building materials market. A significant percentage of our goods are imported, specialised goods that offer an extensive choice per range.

SBM is subdivided into focused clusters:


Cachet is an established wholesaler and distributes plumbing, hardware and ironmongery products. With an extensive wholesale and retail distribution network, we are able to service different markets within the building and renovations industry.


This cluster focuses mainly on the specialised ironmongery market and distributes through well-established retail stores, from where we service mainly contract-based projects and also DIY customers.
Buchel is a well-known name in Gauteng, which supplies ironmongery, hardware, tools and paint across southern Africa, The brand was established in 1950.
W&B Hardware is a specialist architectural ironmongery and general builders’ hardware chain of stores in the Western Cape since 1911. We expanded our presence to include Port Elizabeth in 2007.
Bildware is a renowned brand name in KwaZulu-Natal for specialist architectural ironmongery, general hardware and building materials. We cater for residential homes, lifestyle developments and commercial projects – including major office blocks, hotels, shopping centres and casino developments.


Citiwood sources and distributes a range of chipboard, melamine board, shutterboard, hardboard, formica, plywood, panelling, and related products and accessories. Well-known brands, which can be found in-store, include PG Bison, Sonae and Masonite.

Established in 1980, Citiwood is a trusted brand with outlets in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape and Western Cape. We serve as a wholesaler and retailer, supplying products in bulk or loose bundles. Customers include kitchen manufacturers, shopfitters, furniture manufacturers, maintenance departments and building contractors.


B-One specialises in the hiring of accommodation, sanitation and storage facilities that cater for most of the construction and civil engineering sites in Gauteng and surrounding areas. We also sell prefabricated sheds that can be custom-built to specification.


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