Barzem Enterprises


Barzem Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd, as it is named now, was established over 70 years ago as the local Caterpillar Dealer. The company has gone through a number of name changes over the pastdecades with the most
recent ones being Barlows Tractor lntemational and ZEMCO, (Zimbabwe Earthmoving Machinery Company) amongst several. The company is a joint venture business
51% owned by Zimplow Holdings Limited, a Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed company and 49% by Barloworld Equipment UK Ltd.


 The company has a dealer representative agreement for Caterpillar and Hyster with Barloworld Equipment. who in turn represent Caterpillar, the USA based manufacturer of heavy earth
moving equipment, and Hyster the USA manufacturer of fork lift products. Barzem is a major supplier of equipment into almost all strategic sectors and segments of our


Our products made by Caterpillar are used mostly in mining operations where we supply bulldozers. wheel loaders. motor graders, excavators, dump trucks. compactors. backhoe
loaders and electric power generators amongst a varied list of products. Our Hyster brand of materials handling equipment is comprised of forklifts ranging from l.S tonnes to forty eight
tonnes. The Harare workshops are a modern facility that meets set Caterpillar workshop standards. Theworkshop has seven specialized bays where work is carried out to CAT standards.


To support these specialized bays the facility boasts of specialized tooling/equipment namely:

-> Dynamometer

-> Transmission test bench

-> Hydraulic cylinder center

-> Injector pump test bench

-> Service Information System and Electronic Technician.

-> Several portable tooling for specific tasks.


Our Hwange branch supports llwange Colliery and the Zimbabwe Power Company both of which are of major strategic importance to Zimbabwe. The Chiredzi depot provides support for our brands in the intensive sugar industry in the bowveld. whilst our presence in Mutare focuses on the timber industry. Bulawayo provides support to customers in that region. All workshops bays are manned by teams of highly experienced personnel with access to CAT and Hyster Technical Information to undertake any service or repair work.


 The branches and workshops are supported by an efficient Pans Department that is capable of sourcing any Caterpillar or Hyster part from various warehouses dotted around the globe. Barzem

currently employs 158 employees, all Zimbabweans.



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Head Office:10 Harrow Road, Harare, Zimbabwe

Telephone: +263 242 486600 ( 4 ), +263 242 486609 ( 16 )

Fax: +263 242 486600