About Us

Drawing on our Japanese heritage, LIXIL Africa delivers pioneering innovations through our well-loved brands. Our portfolio includes the iconic Cobra brand, which for more than 60 years, has been a familiar brand in many homes. Its wide range of bathroom and kitchen fittings are beautifully designed, flawlessly functional, and made according to the highest international standards. At Cobra we’re here for it all. Real life in all its messy, glorious, everyday imperfections. Whether you’re a homeowner, an architect, an interior designer, or a plumber, Cobra is here for you in countless ways every single day. The portfolio has recently been expanded to include basins, toilets and urinals offering the customer a full Cobra solution they can trust. From back-of-wall to front-of-wall products, the brand is well positioned at affordable prices with the guaranteed quality that Cobra is renowned for. 

​​​​Our portfolio is further complimented by GROHE,  the world’s leading brand in luxury sanitary fittings for kitchens and bathrooms. As an international brand, GROHE pursues the brand values of technology, quality, design, and sustainability, seeking to offer the “Pure joy of water”. GROHE has been developing new product categories since its inception, and as a result, the products carry the “Made in Germany” seal of quality. In the last ten years alone, GROHE has received over 300 design and innovation awards as well as several top rankings as one of “Germany’s most sustainable large brands”, confirming the success of the brand and its commitment to the plight of our planet. GROHE was the first in its industry to win the German government’s CSR prize and was also featured in the renowned Fortune® magazine’s ranking of Top 50 companies that are “Changing the World".

Vaal Sanitaryware has the longest heritage in the stable, with over 70 years of expertise in supplying high-quality basins and toilets. Their wide range of products offers the perfect choice for home renovations and has been specified in numerous large commercial and industrial projects.  

Apex Valves rounds off our brand portfolio. Apex has become a well-known name for quality geyser and plumbing valves as well as low and high pressure hot water control systems.