About Us

Metal Badge, a family run business established in 1969, is today an industry leader in the design and manufacture of a variety of goods using high pressure die-casting, pressings, injection moulding and embossing. Our base metals include zinc, brass, copper, silver and gold.

Products for the local and international market include event medals, military insignia, fabric and embossed insignia, pin badges, name plates, buckles, coins, tokens, brass buttons, cuff links, trophies, key rings, bottle openers, fridge magnets, coasters, golf pitch repairers and ball markers, coins and jewellery.

Metal Badge uses some of the world’s leading software and cutting edge technologies including Precision CNC machining, Laser cutting and engraving as well as an array of plating solutions. This together with our experienced and loyal staff, creates innovative items of exceptional quality

1000km Medals specialises in medals for mass participation events globally.

We currently produce over 2,5 million medals annually and our factory is continually evolving as we improve systems and technologies to remain competitive as demand for our high quality products, innovative designs, reliability and competitive pricing grows.

Internationally we can supply medals to wherever your event is, like Tour de France, Porto, Lisbon Swansea, Llandell, Cardiff, Newport, Ingolstadt, Salzburg, Prague, Vilnius, Skopje, Dolomites, Romaostia, Mileto, Maui, Lake Tahoe, Kenyan marathons and many other sporting events worldwide.

Locally we supply medals for major South African events such as The Comrades Marathon, Two Oceans Marathons, Walk the Talk, Jacaranda Spring Walk, Gaborone Marathon, ABSA Cape Epic, Cape Town Cycle Tour, 947 Ride Joburg, and mass charity events such as Spar Ladies for Breast Cancer.

We have an established European base in the Netherlands to facilitate distribution.