Looking for catering or laundry equipment in Windhoek / Namibia?

LEAD Laundry and Catering (Pty) Ltd is the very first equipment supplier in Windhoek, Namibia to be entirely dedicated to and focussed only on the professional laundry, catering and dry cleaning sector – It’s all we do.

With globally recognized clients in almost every country throughout Central and Southern Africa and across to Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho in the south.



The washer extractors, driers and finishing equipment vary in application from those used in coin-operated laundries to sophisticated tunnel washers found in the world’s largest industrial laundries, and it’s customers range in size from the smallest Bed and Breakfast to Central Processing Plants handling linen in hygienic conditions for upwards of 16 hospitals at one location. Laundry brands include Jensen, TullisSpeed Queen, Girbau, and Ipso.


The company’s European brand, Fagor, delivers professional catering equipment and advice from qualified chefs in everything from the smallest bar to the largest industrial kitchens in everything from the most sophisticated Hotels, to the remotest mining camps in Africa.

Dry Cleaning

Italian manufacturer Ilsa is at the centre of LEAD’s Dry Cleaning equipment division – which is also a South African industry leader. Close relationships with our suppliers who are all world leaders, ensure that LEAD’s customers remain at the forefront of new ideas and technology.

Our Windhoek offices are open!

As business in Namibia has been steadily growing over recent years, Lead sees Namibia as strategically important in its efforts to strengthen and entrench its position as a Southern African leader in the supply and after sales service of professional laundry and kitchen equipment. We believe we cannot aspire to be a leader in Namibia without having our feet on the ground.

Please join us in welcoming Bertie van der Merwe to the Lead family. Lead is excited about the possibilities Bertie’s skills and experience bring to its future Namibian operations. Bertie is responsible for ensuring Lead’s customers receive dedicated, focussed, competent and rapid NATIONWIDE technical support. We are excited about the new levels of technical skill and customer service that he will offer our customers in Namibia.

LEAD views growth outside South Africa’s borders as a strategic priority and to this end recently appointed Vincent Dawson to the position of Africa Business Development Manager. Vincent is widely experienced in the equipment supply industry and has many years of experience dealing in Africa. He is tasked with setting up the necessary service and sales channels in all sub Saharan African countries, so as to ensure our customers enjoy the world class service they deserve, regardless of where they are situated.

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Our Brands


After service and repairs in Namibia

LEAD has strictly applied a philosophy to its business that competent after sales service must always precedes any sales initiative, and to this end LEAD technical teams have always had, and continue to have a strong presence in Namibia.

We understand that faulty equipment and downtime impacts your ability to deliver a quality product at the best possible price, and that it is the difference between commercial viability and failure.

At Lead, we offer

  • State-of-the-art technology linking all our national call centres
  • Trained service controllers using unique software to log, manage and record the repair history of your equipment
  • Comprehensive spares stock holdings in all major centres
  • Expertly trained technicians employed by Lead and specialising in Lead brands.

Our Customers in Namibia

Get in touch


Vincent Dawson

Africa Business Development Manager
Mobile: +27 (0)82 9098412
E-mail: vincentd@lead.co.za

Lead Laundry Johannesburg office
Tel: +27 (0)11 553 3702


Bertie van der Merwe

Windhoek Branch Manager
Ph: +264 83 330 9793
Mobile: +264 81 141 4832
E-mail: bertiev@lead.co.na

Unit 8 Barleo Park, Kudugas Street,
Northern Industrial Area, Windhoek, Namibia.