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Modular Building Systems

Portacom operates from two primary facilities in Auckland and Christchurch supported by a wide network of aga`ncies and hire yard operations. It is the largest manufacturer, hirer, and seller of portable modular buildings in New Zealand.

Waco International is a:


  • scaffolding, forming and shoring,
  • relocatable and modular buildings.

Waco International has operations in Africa, the USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Chile and Mauritius.

Trading under the brand names of SGB-Cape, Form-Scaff, Waco USA, Premier Transline, Ausco, Waco Kwikform and Portacom, the company offers the following services: -

  • the manufacture, sale and rental of scaffolding and associated access equipment
  • the provision of specialist formwork systems and solutions
  • the hire and sale of portable, relocatable and modular buildings for a wide range of applications


Our vision is to be regarded by our customers as the preferred provider of the products and services in the geographies in which we operate.

Waco at a glance

Waco international employs over 4000 people world-wide, has an annual turnover of US$ 350m (R3bn), and capital employed in excess of US$ 295m (R3,5bn).

The major shareholders are a consortium of leading global financial institutions.

Waco International offices are situated in Sandton, South Africa and the Waco Africa Head Office in Elandsfontein, South Africa is home to both SGB-Cape and Form-Scaff.

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