At our factory and head office located in Spartan near Kempton Park (close to OR Tambo airport and Edenvale), we have an large interactive showroom where you can see and test the office chairs, desks and other office accessories that we have on sale.

karo office chairs factory and showroom

Our highly qualified Office Ergonomics Risk Facilitators are on-site to professionally assess your needs and assist you in purchasing the product that best suits your requirements. At our showroom, you will be able to test all the options until you find one that best suits your needs, and of course, your budget.

We have been manufacturing business furniture since 1986 and we have always ensured that our customers receive:

  • Value for Money
  • Superior Quality Products
  • Exceptional Customer Service.

These three ideals are at the heart of everything we do.

Alya office chair with synchro mechanism, mesh backrest and adjustable armrests

Why choose Karo chairs?

We understand that purchasing a chair can be expensive, so it is important to ‘get it right’. The 5 consequences of sitting on the wrong chair. To assist you in preventing costly errors, we have a Total Solution that is based on the following principles:

Fully Assembled Chairs

All chairs are supplied FULLY ASSEMBLED and depending upon your location, are either boxed or wrapped in protective plastic. How will my chair be delivered?

Value for Money

We are a manufacturer and sell directly to our customers, thereby ensuring you receive the most competitive prices.


At Karo, all our products are designed and manufactured through a joint approach between our design engineers, suppliers and, most importantly, our customers. Having gathered all relevant information, we include current research in ergonomics, industrial physiology and market trends in our designs. Only then do we refine our design concepts and fabricate prototypes.
To ensure that we maintain our quality standards, all these processes are completed in accordance with our ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System.
Our extended warranty and integrated approach towards manufacturing high quality products, gives you total peace of mind.


Karo was established in 1986 as a manufacturer of specialist ergonomic seating. Over the years we have developed a broad range of chairs for every application. With our consistent policy of offering a quality product at a competitive price in the shortest possible time, we have captured a significant share of the corporate office chair market in South Africa.

Karo 34 year logo

Innovative Designs

Karo was founded by two engineers, and to this day we retain our emphasis on product design and innovation. Our engineering focus helps us to develop new products and components to suit your business furniture needs.
We liaise and visit our local and international partners to ensure that we include their latest components and trends in our designs. We keep abreast of new research and advances in ergonomics, and include these concepts in our product designs.


Sustainability is important to us and we include it in our Strategic Planning. At Karo, we take our social responsibility seriously and strive to reduce our impact on the environment. We actively develop processes and systems to reduce, recycle and reuse packaging, components and products.