The Pekay Group is a family owned speciality chemical company. It was established in 1959 by the late W.Z. Poklewski–Koziell, a Polish immigrant to South Africa. The company has grown over the last half century to be the largest privately owned adhesive producer in Southern Africa. All the owners of the Pekay Group are South African. With manufacturing plants in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Botswana and Zimbabwe, it has branches and distribution depots in all the major regions countrywide.