ABOUT MENDELSON & FROST
Established over 90 years ago, Mendelson & Frost (Pty) Ltd boasts a proud history as specialist suppliers of raw materials to industry. While servicing the footwear, tanning and leathergoods industries remains our primary focus, we have expanded over the years to service other markets with promotional gifting, rubber duck repair, belt, tarpaulin and concrete manufacture – to name a few.
INDUSTRIES WE SERVICE
Raw components that go into the manufacturing of a shoe. This includes anything from soles, to uppers, to thread, to adhesives, to shoe finish creams.
LEATHER FINISH CHEMICALS/
Different chemicals make different leather finishes. Here, M & F has a diverse range of leather finish chemicals that can make whichever type of finish you require. Whether it is aesthetic or a functional requirement, M&F has what you need.
M&F’s adhesive and solvent range is as diverse as our leather finish one. With solvents, hardeners and adhesives endless application, our variety stretches through industries such as footwear, leather goods, tarpaulin and tent, truck tarpaulins, rubber duck repair and many more.
SHOE FINISH & LEATHER GOODS SOLUTIONS/
Whether it is manufacturing, finishing or repairing, M&F is excited to introduce our new Easy Crust system for shoe finish, all in one “easy” application for anyone. Antique and repair pastes, polish bars, edge paints, dyes and self-shining creams are just a click away.
EDGE PAINT SOLUTIONS/
M&F offers edge paint solutions for leather goods, belts and shoes. Irrespective of the shape of your edge, colour or the gloss level desired, we have the solution for you.
GENERAL LEATHER CARE & MAINTENANCE/
Keep your beloved leather bag or shoe looking like new with the essential service and aftermarket repair and maintenance range at your disposal.
There is little better than a high-quality laptop bag or a luxury duffel bag for your travels. Whether you have been manufacturing for decades or just starting off, M&F has the full range of leather goods components to help you reach those top requirements.
From menu and diary covers, to PU wraps and linings, come and explore the vast range of synthetics, stiffening material and bespoke leather articles for your promo gifting.
RUBBER DUCK REPAIR, TENTS & TARPAULINS/
Experience the reliable solvents, hardeners and adhesives manufactured for PVC and like materials along with our technical service staff readily available to help with your application requirements.
Surface specific coating requirements require speciality finishes. M&F provide solutions that improve product performance, such as surface damage resistance, hardness or flexibility, enhanced durability or the creation and retention of product aesthetics.
Different belts go with different occasions. Whether you prefer a leather or synthetic belt with edges or not, M&F have vast experience in the belting industry.
Concrete superplasticisers have a lot of benefits in application, environmental footprint and performance. Click to see more.