Columbit was first established in 1937 in Cape Town, South Africa. Columbit had its roots in the wine industry, supporting its significant growth post WWII. While Columbit maintained its commitment to the wine industry, it soon became a more diversified operation when realizing it could add value to the wider beverage and food industries.

Columbit is a dynamic organisation and value-added supplier of high-quality processing and packaging equipment, food ingredients and packaging materials to the wine, food and beverage industry in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Thailand.

Columbit represents a range of principals supplying top quality, consumables, processing, and packaging equipment to the meat & poultry, dairy, vegan & vegetarian, beverage, bakery, and pet food markets.

Currently Columbit has over 100 employees with offices in South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. All divisions are backed by first class individuals, technical support, service, and spares.