VSI established and start of GREEN BAR SOAP production.
Diversify and new lines include Industrial & cleaning chemicals as well as red and yellow bar soap.
Approached by Diversey Pty Ltd. First 3rd Party contract to manufacture carbolic red bar soap to SABS specifications.
First SABS permit – SABS 240 (Carbolic Soap).
Period of good growth establishing VSI as leader in soaps & chemicals for tyre maintenance & repair Industry.
VSI expand, source second premises and split into 2 factories – Liquids and Soap Bars.
Second SABS permit – SABS 235.
Start producing PURITAN green bar soap on Contract for Diversely Pty Ltd.
VSI celebrates 10 year anniversary.
Awarded 2 more SABS permits (SABS 237 and SABS 825).
BEE Investment 50%
First registered Trade Mark (VITO.)
BEE Investment – VSI now 51% black owned.
Start of Covid 19 epidemic. Significant increase in demand for antibacterial soap bars. Release of new products, Vito ® toilet soap with GK10 germicide and alcohol based hand sanitizers.