basan South Africa is an independently owned and managed company specialising in the field of cleanrooms and controlled environments. Our ever growing network of partners, suppliers and services reaches across the globe.
Through proven expertise, a superb product range and hands-on approach, basan has become a leading force in the field. We’ve been supplying manufacturers, research facilities, laboratories, hospitals and NGOs across Africa for many years.
When it comes to controlled environments, the highest degree of diligence is required. We offer secure supply from one single source - whether you need advice, specialist services or products designed to combat contamination.
Our extensive portfolio comprises of more than 8 000 high-quality products. Continuous research and training enable us to stay abreast
of emerging needs and new trends and we constantly expand our product range and services in order to fulfill our customers’ every need.
Your satisfaction is our ultimate goal and we thrive on new challenges and tailor made solutions. Please contact us, no matter how specialised your needs.
Important dates in our history
1966 : Jan Bartels launches its first cleanroom service operation in the Netherlands
1982 : basan GmbH (Germany) and basan B.V. (The Netherlands) established
1989 : basan opens Belgian operation
1990 Own Cleanroom at basan B.V. for contracted services
2003 : basan sets up operations in the UK
2006 : Development and launch of in-house Quantus® garment range
2007/8 : Acquisition of consumables and garment business from Metron Technology Inc
and the opening of subsidiaries in France, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam
2009 : Expansion into Africa through license agreement with basan South Africa
2012 : VWR International takes over the basan group – renamed “the cleanroom division of VWR”. basan South Africa operates independently, retaining name and values of basan
2013 : basan SA hosts first Cleanroom Forum in South Africa
2014 : basan SA initiates production of specialist pre-saturated wipes for the motor industry
2015 : basan SA launches fumigation service