About Avocet Scales and Labels


Formed in 2001, Avocet Scales and Labels have grown their initial footprint of representation in Johannesburg and Cape Town into a national South African owned company with its Head Office, National Warehouse and Label Production facility, based in Johannesburg supplying its 9 strategically situated branches in South Africa. Avocet Scales and Labels offers a wide range of Weighing Scales, Label Printers and solutions along with supplying consumable wrapping film and labels that come with guarantees when used in our equipment.


With both dedicated Sales personnel and Sales/Service Technicians based in all 9 of our branches, on request we will visit your business and offer the best advise possible on your weighing and labelling requirements.

On-going consumable supplies

Avocet Scales and Labels supplies a wide range of Thermal Scale and Printer Labels and consumables, which meet the requirements of the South African and Africa market alike. We also have the capability to manufacture all types of self-adhesive labels to meet our customers growing requirements.

After Sales Service

We pride ourselves on our After Scales Service. Offering on the road After Sales Service in South Africa based in 9 centres in South Africa and distributor or fly in Service throughout Africa, we will ensure that your equipment is kept up to date and regularly serviced, keeping your assets in perfect working order. We also boast a well-stocked Spare Parts Department with spares to meet every eventuality as well as a hi-tech repair centre in Johannesburg which focuses on the repair of PC Boards.

Verification Services

As an SANAS Accredited Verification Laboratory whose accreditation meets the General Requirement for the competence of verification laboratories and registered with the NRCS Legal Metrology department as both a repairer and verifier, our repair and verification teams can offer.

It is important for all customers to understand that if they are trading over a weighing scale, it is a legal requirement that the scale be verified at least every 2 years. Avocet Scales and Labels can offer all customers access to our Verification Services for Weighing Scales of a Maximum Capacity between 3kg and 1500kg.

The company has been built on its strong technical background and ability, offering full on-road Maintenance, Service and Repair services and is a SANAS accredited Verification Laboratory with the ability to verify any approved electronic weighing device within a capacity range of 3 to 1500kg as is a legal requirement.