031 709 0130

About Rudnev

Rudnev S.A. (Pty) Ltd was founded in 1971 as a joint venture between Michael J. Rudnev Ltd of Australia and R.J. Southey (Pty) Ltd to supply and install Rudnev's then unique panel for cold storage.

This panel has a rigid thermosetting glue line and is produced on a continuous roll press, the only limit to the length of a panel being the length of the transport vehicle.

In 1976 R.J. Southey (Pty) Ltd bought back the Australian interest in Rudnev S.A. (Pty) Ltd, making it a wholly owned South African Company without any royalty obligation.

Over the years the company has integrated international concepts in cold store construction, which are now standard practice.

Designed and Engineered exactly for your needs.

With 45 years experience, Rudnev is a market leader in the manufacture of insulated panel and the installation of cold storage areas.

With ongoing research and development, Rudnev have now extended the application of their panel from traditional cold room and freezer construction to building components for:

  • Hygienic areas in food processing and distribution plants
  • Climatic exposure chambers
  • Display cabinets with glass doors
  • Controlled cultivation and ripening rooms
  • Clean room facilities Fireproof doors, walls and ceilings
  • As well as a wide variety of atmospheric, thermal and environmentally controlled areas

As a member of Southey Holdings (Pty) Ltd., Rudnev enjoys bases from which to operate throughout South Africa, across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.

Rudnev is an ISO 9001 accredited cold room and panel manufacturer.

Rudnev Operations

Our main factory is located in the Durban Harbour area in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. As a member of Southey Holdings (Pty) Ltd., Rudnev enjoys bases from which to operate in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Mossel Bay, Richards Bay and within various countries and islands across Africa. This also offers us the advantage of substantial resources and prestige of a well-established parent company, which has allowed export turnover to increase significantly over the past five years.

Rudnev Product Applications

The applications of Rudnev panel have extended from conventional cold room, chiller and freezer construction, to building components for:

  • Insulated or fireproof doors, walls and ceilings for low-cost temporary site accommodation or permanent office partitioning
  • Clean room facilities
  • Display cabinets/ cold rooms/ freezers with glass doors
  • Hygienic areas in food processing plants, beverage manufacturers and bottling plants
  • Abbattoirs, butcheries, hatcheries and dairies
  • Ripening rooms
  • Mortuary facilities
  • Climatic exposure chambers for high-tech electronic components
  • Provers in bakeries
  • Hydroponic production units
  • Mushroom growing rooms
  • Dye house ceilings (such that no condensate is able to drop on the fabrics in process)
  • Acclimatisation chambers in mines

About Southey Holdings

Southey Holdings (Pty) Ltd which was founded in 1939, is the driving force behind a diverse and growing number of autonomous, decentralised businesses and represents one of the largest and more respected privately owned Groups in South Africa. The Group was originally based in Southern Africa, but it now operates from permanent establishments spread throughout the whole of Africa and the Middle East.

Contact Parkhome

Durban - Kwazulu Natal
338-342 Aberdare Drive, Phoenix Industrial Park, Durban
P.O. Box 10634, Ashwood, 3605

T: +27 031 709 0130/1/2
F: +27 031 709 2149
E: rudnev@rudnev.co.za


• Sales Office
53 Galaxy Avenue, Linbro Business Park, Sandton, 2128, Johannesburg

T: +27 11 608 6500
F: 086 635 3765
M: +27 82 482 6641

• Factory
138/140 Bronkhorstfontein, Eikenhof
Email: salesjhb@rudnev.co.za

Suite 020, Grand Baie Business Park, Geranium Street, Grand Baie
Tel: +230 263 6511