About Alligator

We are leaders in design, manufacturing
and sourcing, supplying uniforms and
merchandise to clients throughout Africa.

Alligator is a second-generation company that was acquired by the Marks family in 1988. The company has a rich history that started as a small bag manufacturer and has since grown into a major supplier of a branded products and clothing to both corporates and retailers.

The company has 250 employees across its HQ and factory in Cape Town, sales office and warehouse in Johannesburg, and sourcing offices in Hong Kong/China.

Whether for a one-off order or a long-running programme, we’re constantly innovating how we design / manufacture / source products for our clients.

At the heart of the company is our own factory and branding facility in Epping, Cape Town. This in-house manufacturing capability gives our clients greater flexibility, a wider range of choices and quicker turnaround times.

Our trusted reputation and passion for design has secured accounts with blue-chip brands like SAB, Nedbank, Diageo, KFC, Engen, Ernst & Young, Woolworths, Clicks, Sportsman’s Warehouse, Cape Union Mart, and many more.

We are proudly BBBEE Level 1, Black Woman Owned, with a value-add of 125% claim as well as Sedex Smeta 4 Pillar.

Meet the Team

Stephen Marks
Group MD
Anthony Marks
New Business Development Director
Gavin Marks
Sales Director - CPT
Sandy Naidoo
Sales Director - JHB
Adam Closenberg
Business Innovation & Sales Director
Nic Misplon
Marketing & Sales Director
Robyn Schafer
Gillian Caroline
Group HR Manager
Aneska Ramtahal
Group Financial Manager

We Care

Alligator takes immense pride in the multitude of CSR initiatives in which it participates. Just some of the beneficiaries of these initiatives include:

The Red Cross Children’s Hospital

MATCH Tennis Foundation

Little Lambs

A number of schools

Accolades &

BBBEE Level 1, Black Woman Owned

Sedex SMETA 4 Pillar

Woolworths Code of Business Principles

Canon ‘Green Procurement’

Lean Manufacturing Principles in Conversion

SAB supplier of the year award

Avroy Shlain supplier of year award