About Vaal


Vaal Sanitaryware has been a go-to brand among South African homeowners and contractors for decades and has been producing ceramic sanitaryware since 1946. Since then, the brand has evolved thanks to its commitment to improvement through quality, human-centred design, reliability and affordability. 

In South Africa Vaal Sanitaryware forms part of the LIXIL Africa brand portfolio.


New product design and innovation are the result of ongoing market engagement and research, with the company designing and manufacturing the products that consumers demand.  Vaal merges the intelligence and precision of German and Japanese technology to produce a range of products that meet world-class quality standards, applying the latest in high-pressure casting, glazing and pressure testing technology to its manufacturing processes. Uncompromising quality control reassures users that their Vaal Sanitaryware products will last a lifetime.


Vaal’s commitment to quality and durability has remained a constant feature since its inception, with the company priding itself that every product with the Vaal Sanitaryware mark of excellence is designed with comfort and aesthetics in mind. As part of its dedication to giving customers what they want and need, Vaal also offers customised solutions to consumer and commercial markets.


All Vaal products conform to SABS requirements and align with numerous international standards, including European Norm (EN) standards, assuring customers of its longstanding commitment to reliable quality and safety standards. The factory is also SABS ISO9001 compliantVaal also offers comprehensive plumber training facilities to ensure its products are installed correctly every time. 


Vaal Sanitaryware is known across South Africa and around the world as a brand to be trusted, with its products being one of the most widely known and recognisable of all ceramic sanitaryware products on the market. Only the best raw materials go into manufacturing Vaal Sanitaryware products, which are expertly moulded and crafted in the Vaal factory.


Vaal has conducted extensive research into the field of water-saving, resulting in the development of a 4, 5-litre flushing cistern, 6/3 litre dual-flush cisterns, and Waterless urinals. In this way, Vaal hopes to play its part in helping conserve one of the world’s most precious natural resources and make a positive contribution towards healing the water crisis South Africa is currently experiencing.