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United Scientific (Pty) Ltd was established in 1992 by Jacques Le Roux, renowned in the industry for service excellence, with the help of core personnel skilled at serving the Scientific and Laboratory industry through out Southern Africa.

Over the years, the United Scientific staff complement has grown to 45 people.

Today we are an equal opportunity organisation that creates employment within the scientific distribution industry sector, regardless of race, colour or creed. United Scientific (Pty) Ltd keeps the focus on customers as the generation of United Scientific’s reputation is sourced from satisfied clients who have the power to create opportunities for others within our organisation.

What we do

United Scientific (Pty) is today a leading partner distributor for globally-renowned manufacturers of Laboratory and Analytical Equipment, used for Research & Development, in University laboratories and across numerous industries, including Industrial, Chemical, Petrochemical, Research, Educational, Food and Beverage, Agricultural, Environmental, Water, Mining, Materials Testing, Medical, Pharmaceutical and related industries within the Southern Hemisphere.

Which Brands do we represent?

We only offer scientific equipment from reputable international brands that include: Oxford Instruments, Kern, Snijders, Ohaus, Aqualytic, Thinky, Implen, DLAB, Buehler, Bellingham & Stanley, Infors, and Yxlon.

Our Service Guarantee

It is the objective of United Scientific to put customers first, by delivering products and value added services of superior quality at cost effective prices. 

The product brands we offer are reputable international brands with presence worldwide and our suppliers are leaders in their field of expertise. Most of our sales staff and service engineers have received training from them and are qualified to advise and service our customers on their needs.

We take pride in what we do and endeavour to ensure quality performance and service at all times. Our customers are our best investment where “We make Science Easier.”

Our Offices: Locations

We have three offices in South Africa.  Our main office for United Scientific (Pty) Ltd is situated in Cape Town, where our other office is Johannesburg.  Our third office Polychem Supplies cc, a division of United Scientific is located in Durban. 

Each office has great personnel who pride themselves in the products and service the company strives too.  We also have experts in East London,  Port Elizabeth and the DRC.

Our distribution network  in Southern Africa includes exporting to Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia and other SADAC countries.  (We also have our workshop in Cape Town, with trained technicians.)

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