About Us

has been providing engineering solutions to the South African manufacturing sector since the 1940’s. We have grown and changed with the industry and the country, anticipating and adapting to the needs of our customers.

TA Online is the brand new online division of . While our site is small now, it’s growing every day, and our objective is to offer you, our clients exceptional service and the best industrial solutions, be they technical products, information, expertise, or services.

Our Long History

1940’s: Putziger (Pty) Ltd founded by Bruno Putziger

1960: Allied Machinery (Pty) Ltd founded by Warwick James

1965: Tool & Equipment (Pty) Ltd founded

1993: Putziger and Allied Machinery merge to form Allied Putziger

1998: Allied Putziger and Tool & Equipment merge to form . The amalgamated moves to our new premises in Crown Mines.

2008: Business premises expand with the completion of an additional 3 500m2 warehouse

2010: Branch network expands with the opening of our Middelburg branch

2011: Our new branch opens in Rustenburg. becomes part of the industrial division of

2012: Acquires Pietermaritzburg-based Braziers Mechanical, branching into the industrial woodworking sector

2016: ecommerce to be launched.

2018: purchased the business of Allied Putziger (Pty) Ltd trading as - the effective date of the acquisition was 1st September 2018.