Alexander and Poole

About Alexander and poole

Anderson Power Products (APP), an international leader in high-power interconnect solutions. Alexander & Poole are the Sole Distributors in Southern Africa.

Originally, Poole Engineering Products had two principal agencies, one of which remains today, Anderson Power Products (APP), an international leader in high-power interconnect solutions. As their designated local representative, with a history stretching back to 1877, APP brings significant value-add to what is now known as Alexander and Poole.

About ALEXANDER AND POOLE

Established 37 years ago, Alexander and Poole has become synonymous with quality throughout the mining, industrial and materials handling sectors. We are a proudly second-generation South African company, founded by John Poole back in 1980, as Poole Engineering Products (Pty) Ltd, and now headed by his son, Andrew Poole, as Managing Director.

Originally, Poole Engineering Products had two principal agencies, one of which remains today, Anderson Power Products (APP), an international leader in high-power interconnect solutions. As their designated local representative, with a history stretching back to 1877, APP brings significant value-add to what is now known as Alexander and Poole. 

In 1997 Alexander left the company and in 2000 the Starrett agency and all related staff and assets were transferred to another group company, First Cut (Pty) Ltd.

Alexander and Poole manufactures-  are the sole distributors of SB® connectors based on the design pioneered by APP in 1953. The two pole SB® connectors set the standard for DC power distribution and battery connections. While the SB® connector is widely used in the forklift industry, variations of the connectors power everything from wheelchairs to golf carts and more. (used in material handling, 4×4 market, solar energy and much more)

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Overview and Expercience

Andrew Poole

Managing Director

Overview and Expercience

Andrew Poole started his career at the Goscor Group, which specialised in floor maintenance equipment, where he spent four years. He then joined Alexander and Poole  as a shipping clerk, where he made steady progress, ultimately being appointed as the Sales Director from 1992 to 1998.

In 2003, Alexander and Poole merged with leading local distributor of cutting technology and equipment First Cut, and Andrew took his place as the Managing Director of First Cut. He is now also the Managing Director of Alexander and Poole.

Andrew has a Bachelor of Commerce from Natal University.

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Juanita Fisher-Hill

Area Manager & National Sales Manager

Area manager & National sales manager for A & P, Juanita Fisher-Hill is used to wearing many hats, having worked in industry from the start of her career.

After matriculating, she joined the corporate world in 2010 as Personal Assistant to the Managing Director of a numberplate manufacturing and embossing company; and went on to running her own business manufacturing glass and aluminium.

Moving thereafter into the steel fabrication sector, she showed her mettle by carrying out numerous duties, including being the Executive Personal Assistant to the CEO

Amongst many other roles. The pressured environment equipped her with mental agility which serves her well as the Area Manager (National sales manager) for A & P.

Juanita, the face of Anderson Power will increase A & P market share and service variety of targeted markets – including material handling, alternative energy, e-Mobility and data communication, to mention a few – she aims to create a nationwide distribution channel to enhance on-time service delivery of the vast range of Anderson power products.

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Alexander and Poole  manufactures-  are the sole distributors of the ANDERSON POWER PRODUCT (APP) range. Through the years the company has evolved and innovated, retaining the lead in the international industrial sector. By 1953, Anderson Power Products® had patented their SB® connectors, which provide cost-effective reliability, design flexibility and mistake-proof capability for product manufacture, installation and maintenance, gaining global recognition for this flagship product range, which remains to the present day.

Through the years the company has evolved and innovated, retaining the lead in the international industrial sector. By 1953, Anderson Power Products® had patented their SB® connectors, which provide cost-effective reliability, design flexibility and mistake-proof capability for product manufacture, installation and maintenance, gaining global recognition for this flagship product range, which remains to the present day.

Also known as APP, Anderson Power Products is the leader in the design and production of -power products. Accredited with ISO 9001:2008, the company produces a variety of interconnect solutions for specific electrical systems. With a vast number of registered patents, APP is widely regarded as a trailblazer, especially in the field of cable mounting applications.

  • SB® Family Multipole Connectors
  • SBE® & SBX® Family Multipole Connectors
  • DIN/ Euro Plugs & Sockets 

For many years, Anderson Airmotive has designed connectors for ground power, proven in commercial and military use worldwide, supplying rugged, simple to assemble connector plugs and receptacles to industry.

All of their connectors have excellent chemical and abrasion resistance, as they are made from high quality, specially formulated Hypolon® rubber. Each connector has heavy silver-plated tellurium copper contacts with quad beams and engineered steel springs that assure consistent contact for thousands of cycles. Anderson Airmotive is the only manufacturer with a complete line of military-tested and approved Attachables®, as well as moulded-on AC and DC power plugs, cable assemblies, receptacles, and battery connectors.

The patented F-3 cartridge-type deioniser is the most convenient, small-sized, portable ion exchange water deioniser, which enables the user to obtain water typically lower in conductivity and total dissolved solids (TDS) than distilled water; and which dispenses wholly with the troublesome procedure of resin generation. 

Our deionisers are used in a multitude of applications, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Research Laboratories
  • Municipal and Mining Substations
  • Telecommunication Exchanges
  • Battery Depots
  • Service Stations
  • Electric Golf Carts and Forklifts
  • Any application where high quality deionised water is required

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Dear Valued Customers and Partners, While Alexander and Poole are open for business, we take the safety of our employees, suppliers, and partners seriously, practising the strictest protocols around CV-19.

We ensure regular cleaning and disinfecting of all workspaces, the wearing of face masks in our facilities, and when possible, working from home to minimise the risk of spreading the virus. While we are extremely vigilant with travel, we are available by phone and video meetings as needed, until further notice.

As the South African economy emerges from this global pandemic and our national lockdown, we are extremely appreciative of the support of our loyal customers, and remain optimistic and excited about the future.

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