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Barloworld Equipment

EQUIPMENT

Barloworld Finanzauto (Spain) – Barloworld Mera – Barloworld Mijares Barloworld STET (Portugal) Barloworld Siberia (Russia) Barloworld Bulgaria
Barloworld Industrial Distribution

Barloworld Equipment (southern Africa) – Mining – Construction – Rental – Handling – Power Systems – Agriculture Barloworld Equipment Finance (South Africa)

INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION

Barloworld Handling (US, UK, Belgium and the Netherlands) Barloworld Freightliner (US) Barloworld Finance (UK) Barloworld Vacuum Technology (UK) Barloworld Ditch Witch (US)

Barloworld Motor

MOTOR

Southern Africa (South Africa, Botswana, Namibia) – 57 dealerships in leading automotive brands – Barloworld Truck Hire – Barloworld Coachworks – Barloworld Fleet Services

Avis Southern Africa (34,7% owned) Australia – Dealerships in Holden, Mercedes-Benz and VW

Pretoria Portland Cement (67,4% owned)

CEMENT & LIME

PPC Cement PPC Lime Afripack Portland Holdings Zimbabwe

Barloworld Scientific

SCIENTIFIC

Bibby Sterilin (UK, France, Italy) Carbolite (UK, US, Germany) Techne (UK, US) Jenway (UK)

Afora (Spain) Dynalab (US) Melles Griot (worldwide)

Barloworld Coatings

COATINGS

Barloworld Plascon South Africa Barloworld Plascon Automotive Barloworld Coatings Australia

Barloworld Robor

STEEL TUBE

Barloworld Robor Tube Barloworld Robor Open Sections Barloworld Robor Precision Tube Barloworld Robor Cold Form

Barloworld Robor Pipe Systems Barloworld Robor Galvanisers Barloworld Stainless

CORPORATE OPERATIONS AND OTHER

Barloworld Capital (Pty) Limited Barloworld plc Barloworld Logistics (South Africa) Barloworld PROESA (Spain)

BARLOWORLD LIMITED ANNUAL REPORT | 2003

Built on the foundation of being a Caterpillar dealer for 76 years, we supply total solutions in earthmoving equipment, power systems and related equipment in Andorra, Angola, Botswana, Bulgaria, Guinéa-Bissau, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipé, Russia (Siberia), South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Our core Caterpillar offering to our customers in the mining, construction, marine and electrical power generation industries is supported by complementary brands which include: Bitelli (vibratory compactors), Boart Longyear (underground mining equipment), Dezzi (earthmoving equipment), Hyster (lift trucks), Ingersoll Rand (drill rigs) and Perkins (diesel engines). We also provide Amazone, Claas, Gehringhoff and Massey Ferguson agricultural products in southern Africa, Mak and VW marine engines in Spain and Portugal and Mitsubishi lift trucks in Portugal. Our business model is built upon sales, rentals and maintenance and repair supported by finance to our customers in South Africa, Spain and Portugal.

We are the world’s largest independent lift truck dealer offering our customers a full range of lift trucks and related warehouse/handling equipment in the southeast United States, United Kingdom, Holland and Belgium. We have represented the market-leading Hyster brand for 74 years and have leveraged the strength of the brand by leading the market in the introduction of innovative total solutions to our manufacturing and distribution industry customers’ materials handling needs. We distribute Freightliner trucks in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Tennessee, USA; Ditch Witch trenching equipment in Georgia, USA and we assemble vacuum conveyance systems and floor maintenance equipment in the UK for global document conveyance and money markets. We also provide finance in support of our Freightliner and Hyster sales through our UK-based leasing business.

We are a leading provider of comprehensive transport solutions representing the world’s leading passenger, light, medium and heavy commercial vehicle brands through our 53 dealership network in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. Our offering also includes fleet services, panel shops and short-term truck hire. We are the Subaru distributor for southern Africa. In Australia our motor dealership network is currently focused on the Melbourne area but includes an operation in Sydney. We also have a strategic alliance with Avis Southern Africa, the leading vehicle rental and fleet services company.

We manufacture and distribute cementitious products and aggregates in South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe for construction companies, retail DIY/builders merchants and concrete product manufacturers. Our eight cement factories can produce in excess of 6 million tons of cement per annum. In South Africa, we are also the market leader in metallurgical grade lime, limestone, burnt dolomite and related products which we manufacture in the Northern Cape. Our customers are the pyro-metallurgical industries, mining and water treatment industries. Our Afripack business, also based in South Africa, makes paper sacks for cement and food product manufacturers.

Within our Laboratory Group we manufacture an extensive range of consumables and benchtop equipment in the United Kingdom and Spain. We also have distribution centres in the US, France, Italy, Germany and Spain. Our customers are educational organisations, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and quality control laboratories. In Melles Griot we are a market leader in lasers, optics, opto-mechanical components and assemblies which we manufacture in California, New York State and Colorado in the USA, Cambridgeshire UK and Japan. Our customers include semiconductor capital equipment manufacturers and the test and measurement, biotechnology, medical and telecommunications industries.

We are the market leader in architectural and automotive coatings in South Africa with factories in Durban, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town and Johannesburg. We also have operations in Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Swaziland and Zambia, with sales in these and other sub-Saharan African countries. Our architectural brands include the premium Plascon range as well as Crown, Professional and Polycell. We also supply specialised coatings in southern Africa to industrial and furniture markets. In Automotive we supply both car manufacturers and the refinish industries with the Plascon, Spies Hecker, Standox and Du Pont brands. In Australia we are the third largest architectural paint manufacturer with factories in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. We service the DIY and trade markets through both resellers as well as our own distribution network of stores. The Bristol brand is distributed exclusively through this network of 83 Bristol corporate and 43 franchised stores. We currently export into New Zealand as well as into China through 20 franchised Bristol outlets. Our brands are Bristol, Taubmans and White Knight.

We manufacture and sell steel tube, piping systems, flanges and fittings, couplings, galvanising in both mild and stainless steel from our base in Gauteng, South Africa. We are the market leader in South Africa and export both regionally and internationally. Our customers are the building and construction, mining, automotive, agriculture, fluid handling and general engineering industries.

Our corporate operations include finance, strategic planning, property management, treasury, IT, communication, tax, legal, risk management, company administration and internal audit. They are based at sites in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Australia, Botswana and Namibia. Our growing logistics businesses are third and fourth party logistics managers, providing outsourced services in the design, implementation and management of supply chain solutions. We operate in southern Africa, Portugal, Spain, the United Kingdom and the USA providing services to manufacturing, retail and defence industries.

BARLOWORLD LIMITED ANNUAL REPORT | 2003


				
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