Rutherford Brands

FTS Boltworld

FTS Boltworld has developed into one of the fastest growing wholesalers in South Africa. One of the largest importers and distributors of fasteners and blind rivets to all sectors of the industry. Includes a range of riveting tools.

Makita Industrial Power Tools

Rutherford has been the sole distributor of the brand, Makita power tool, since 1985, and today Makita is one of the brand leaders in the Southern Africa region. The reputation of high quality, new technology, durability and service back-up...

Makita MT Power Tools

The Makita MT brand was introduced to retain most of the qualities of the Makita industrial range, but at an affordable price.

Makita Outdoor Powered Equipment

Power through your garden with the most powerful range of cordless Outdoor Power Equipment on the market. Of course it's from Makita so you know it's tough.

Martlet Machinery

Martlet Machinery - Light industrial and heavy duty machinery. Includes jointers, dust collectors, band saws and more.

Vacuum Lifting Tool – Grabo

This handheld vacuum-assisted lifting grabber is designed to reduce physical exertion, workload and to safely handle construction materials.

Rutherford Marine

Rutherford Marine has sole distribution rights for the Mercury Marine range of outboards and MerCruiser inboards in Southern Africa, along with the Quicksilver range of marine oils and accessories.

Rutherford Marine Accessories

From wakeboards and water skis to lifejackets and tubes, we have everything you need to enjoy yourself.

Rutherford Marine Boats

Wide range of Marine Boats available from our Rutherford Marine Boat Program.

VI Instruments

The company distributes Ruide, South, GeoMax (survey equipment and accessories) and Troxler (nuclear gauges) throughout the Southern African region.

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Rutherford - Since 1912

Today, Rutherford is a division of Hudaco Trading (Pty) Ltd and a value added company distributing world renowned brands through its four divisions, each one a leader in it’s category.

Latest Downloads

Web – Marine Outboard Catalogue

Nobody makes a more reliable, powerful, and efficient lineup of outboard motors than Mercury.

Web – Motorguide Catalogue

MotorGuide® offers an extensive line of trolling motors & trolling motor accessories.

Web – N70 South Total Station

Applicable for buildings, underground projects and tunnel monitoring

Web – Troxler NTO Oven

utilizes advanced infrared(IR) technology to measure asphalt content

Web – Makita OPE Catalogue

All Makita Garden Products with specifications can be downloaded here…

Web – Makita Accessory Catalogue

All Makita Accessory items with recommended retail price can be downloaded here…

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