MATCH TRADING was founded in 1977 in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. The Cape Town branch in Parow followed shortly in 1982.
MATCH TRADING is family owned, which translates to personal and prompt decisions, great service and putting our customers first. We are known for our reliable and stable service. Our readiness to deliver and focus on customer satisfaction in both product and service, makes us one of the leading suppliers of precision cutting tools in South Africa.

Our 40 years’ experience stands for stability, quality and consistent service to you, our client.


  • We hold the largest variety of SOMTA products of all SOMTA stockists locally
  • We are the largest stockists of BT tooling in South Africa. More than 120 different tools are stocked in the BT 30, BT40 and BT50 range
  • We have over 6000 brazed tools and over 2000 ER collets on the shelf at any given time
  • We stock over 120 different sizes of metric fine taps and dies
  • We have the largest range of threading dies, both hexagonal and circular, in more than 600 different sizes

Our Team

Cape Town Team

Tim Gebhardt

Susanne Gebhardt

Trevor Christian

Mariette Kruger

David Louw

Christopher Kemp