CBI electric Group

The CBI-electric Group under the auspices of Reunert Holdings which is  a leading South African company listed on the JSE in the industrial goods and services (electronic and electrical equipment) sectors. Reunert manages a number of businesses focused on electronics and electrical engineering and regularly ranks among the country’s top companies.

CBI-electric group’s greatest resource is our experience. We have built a diversified group of highly vertically integrated companies, each with a major footprint in different sectors of the electrical and telecommunication industries. One of the key competitive capabilities of the CBI-electric Group is our commitment to the continual development of new technology and intellectual property.

This commitment is only enhanced through our structure, which facilitates the sharing of information. Together we can analyse the latest trends in technology, current and future market conditions as well as the economy. This allows us to provide the best possible solutions for our customers. The CBI-electric Group is a set of companies united by a common vision: To be a Solutions provider to niche markets around the world.


CBI-electric african cables has been designing and manufacturing a comprehensive range of electrical power cables at their factory in Vereeniging, near Johannesburg, since 1935. Growth of the manufacturing facility has been consistent with the demand for the product locally while technological advancement has remained abreast of international trends.

Apart from product manufacture, CBI-electric: african cables also boasts a division specialising in the installation and maintenance of medium and high-voltage cable. This division of the company, known as Power Installations, is presently the sole southern African cable installation company accredited with ISO 9001 quality certification and have a 9EE CIDB rating.

The company aims to be technical partners, with their customers and the consistent policy concentrating on technological innovation, social responsibility and quality delivery makes this a firm reality.

CBI-electric: african cables is a market driven company that is committed to a policy of delivering complete customer satisfaction by creating solutions that make life easier and more productive for the end user.


CBI-electric low voltage is a supplier of electrical protection and factory automation solutions for global applications. These solutions include products such as, Miniature Circuit Breakers, Moulded Case Circuit Breakers, wiring accessories and specialised application Circuit Breakers

CBI-electric low voltage previously known as Circuit Breaker Industries or CBI, is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. We supply world class  low voltage electrical distribution, protection and control equipment. With an exciting background of ground breaking achievements, CBI-electric: low voltage has prospered for more than five decades to become a leader in the design, development and manufacturer of circuit breakers.

CBI supplies products to sectors such as Residential Utilities, Commercial developers, Industrial and mining and general power distribution applications.

Over the past 10 years, based on our successes the majority of our production output is exported and they hold safety approvals from Europe, Germany Russia, Ukraine, China, Japan and United States of America. Export markets are served by subsidiaries in Germany Australia and the United States of America, CBI-electric low voltage has establishes itself as a supplier of World class products and solutions to niche markets globally.