1996 - Kethem imported the first steam machines from LAVOR Italy
2002 - Kethem became the main distributor for the full range of LAVOR cleaning equipment.
2003 - Kethem formed IndVac as a trading arm to specialize in industrial vacuum technology.
Since then IndVac has become a market leader in industrial, heavy duty, ATEX coded and all types of specialist vacuums. IndVac counts De Beers, AECI, Prestige, Kelloggs among its clients.
2004 - IndVac became the Southern African distributors for Osawa (Japan), Tiger-vac ( Canada), Big Brute (UK), Mosmatic (Switzerland), SALLA (Italy), HydroForce (US), Guardair (US)
2009 - IndVac started the hiring, maintenance and repair of the full range of cleaning machines.
2010 - IndVac started manufacturing heavy duty electric motor and compressed air vacuums.
2012 - IndVac expanded its cleaning equipment range into janitorial trolleys, cleaning chemicals and paper products under the Kleenz label.
2013 - Kleenz was established as a ‘One stop cleaning shop’ to supply all aspects of cleaning equipment, repairs, janitorial trolleys, brushes and mops etc, chemicals and paper products.