About Franchising

This document provides background information on the existing company and invites you to become a franchise holder for TALISMAN Hire. Joining forces with us provides an opportunity to become part of a very successful business. This is an opportunity for dynamic individuals to become independent owners of successful businesses in our industry.


TALISMAN Hire, an established and successful supplier of rental equipment to the construction, industrial, mining, farming and maintenance markets, was registered in 1997 and has been responsible for establishing a successful franchise network throughout South Africa.


Colin du Plessis founded TALISMAN in 1993 after 10 years of experience in the Hire Industry. The company was started with the concept of providing a one-stop service with professional backup and quality products to its customers.

Louis van Vuuren, the first TALISMAN franchisee (May 1998), joined in 2003 as director and shareholder. He has been actively involved in the business ever since and has enriched our business with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

TALISMAN Franchise Operations (Pty) Ltd

Our vision for Talisman Franchise Operations (Pty) Ltd is to establish a dynamic, innovating and flexible company by making use of the latest technology. Talisman Franchise Operations (Pty) Ltd was incorporated in South Africa in June 1997. By joining forces with franchisees nationally, we are providing high quality products and service to the building and related industries.

Since the opening TALISMAN's first Franchise in Centurion in May 1998, the network has expanded to a national network. Details of the network can be viewed on our website www.talisman.co.za.

Currently the TALISMAN franchise network has thousands of customers holding it in high regard as to its quality products and customer service levels. Successful applicants will share in one of the most comprehensive and competitive franchise packages available on the market today.

Franchise Partners

TALISMAN is willing to partner with selected individuals who share our vision, with the aim of forming mutually beneficial relationships. We aim to make the services and products of TALISMAN available nationally through our franchise network. By partnering we are able to offer quality products and excellent service to an extended client base.

Key Franchise Details

Registered Name: TALISMAN Franchise Operations (Pty) Ltd
Registration Number: 1997/008912/07

Physical Address: 2 TALISMAN Place, 27 Venturi Crescent, Hennopspark X56, Centurion.
Postal Address: P.O. Box 12199, Centurion, 0046

Tel: +27 (0) 12 653 7995
Fax: +27 (0) 12 653 2164
Email: franchising@talisman.co.za
Official Website: www.talisman.co.za