About Us

We are Printers

We are a medium sized BEE compliant Printing & Promotions Company with the aim of promoting BEE business in the mainstream of the industry. The company was established in 2004 and has since made in-rods and built itself to a significant player in the industry, with proven and traceable track record. The company provides a multi – disciplinary team with expertise and experience in each of the critical areas required to meet customer needs in terms of service excellence and quality .This service excellence and quality standard became the vehicle for its stead growth and still the guiding principle that motivates its leadership and its people

Its aim is to provide value for money to its clients and service excellence in the printing industry creating value for its clients, shareholders and employees.

Today:  Under The Tree Printers operates as a private limited company from its extended premises in Bramely, Sandton Johannesburg servicing all its clients with design, layout and printing services.

Equipment:  for the pre-production and production processes are gradually being upgraded and modern technology used in the designing and CTP (printing) processes are comparable with the best in the country. We also enter into partnerships with bigger and smaller entities for some of our bigger projects. Nhlanhla Mhlanga and Thakane Makhetha are at the helm of this company which expect to be a significant BEE player in the printing industry in the country.


Building an entity that is able to deliver service of excellence, quality products according to the client’s needs and specifications.

Establish a financially viable and reliable entity

To participate in the main stream economy and job creation.


To be a BEE service provider of choice and excellence in the printing industry.

To provide an affordable design, layout and printing services that meets the highest standards of quality and services excellence in:

Creativity and design


Customer care

Our Philosophy

It is our wish to be successful organization that works hard in attaining a steady growth of the market share in the printing industry in Southern Africa . In order to achieve this we expect to be acknowledgeable by being creative, innovative, forward thinking and efficient in relation to all aspect of our business .We consider it paramount and a responsibility to be compliant with all legislative and regulative requirements (e.g. Labour relation Act. Occupational health and safety Act, Income tax Act etc) Ethical business practice and sound corporate governance principle are values we regard highly as part of our business ethos. We are conscious as a business that we are part of a community of people towards whom we have a duty of care. We regard our business as a partnership between our customers, employees and community. We strive to empower all  our- employees through internal and external training. Under The Tree also acknowledges that the success of any business depends largely on having committed and motivated employees and as a spin-off of these values productivity is increased .It is vital that all employees feel a sense of ownership in the company and not just workers. It is this sense of ownership that will encourage teamwork and with each ones valuable contribution, success, in which everyone benefits. For these reason Under The Tree set up a fund and a group scheme and each and every employee has been given the opportunity to qualify for participation.