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About Us

Karo’s Origins

Karo was founded in South Africa in May 1986 as a manufacturer of specialist ergonomic seating. Since then, Karo has developed many innovative chairs, including quality gaming stools.

“We believe that everyone has the right to sit on a comfortable chair, and it is our purpose to provide this”. 

Quality gaming stools by Karo

Our rapid growth in the gaming stool industry began when our management team saw an opportunity in this market. In the 1990’s casinos were legalised in South Africa which resulted in a huge demand for quality gaming stools. In 1997 Karo secured the chair order for the first large casino in South Africa.

Our philosophy

We continually strive to develop a more comfortable and durable seat. Nowhere is this more important than in the 24/7 gaming environment. Because of this approach, we have become a leading manufacturer of casino chairs.

Global customer base

Due to our philosophy, experience, 7-year warranty and commitment to ISO 9001:2015, we have sold our products around the world.

We offer many options and finishes thereby allowing our customers to modify our products to suit their specific gaming environment.

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At Karo, all our products are designed and manufactured through a joint approach between our design engineers, suppliers and – most importantly – our customers. All prototypes are refined in accordance with market trends.

Our factory is ISO 9001:2015 certified and we offer a 7-year warranty on all our casino seating (T&C’s apply).

Innovation & Sustainability

Karo was founded by two engineers in 1986. To this day we still retain our focus on designing innovative products, such as our EZI-GLIDE Disc Base. Using cutting-edge design software together with developments in moulded foam, fabric cutting and ergonomics, we keep abreast of market trends.

Sustainability is integrated into our strategic planning and we actively develop processes to reduce our impact on the environment.

Global Reputation

Karo is a specialist manufacturer of quality gaming stools. We have become a well-respected name in casino seating. We are proudly associated with some of the biggest clubs and casinos around the world.

Our products can be found in venues located in Europe, Asia, Russia, Africa, South America, New Zealand and Australia.

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Expansion Into Australasia

To capture a greater share of the global casino seating market, in mid-2004 we opened a permanent office in Sydney, Australia. Because we have a local office, we have become a leading supplier of quality gaming stools in the Asia-Pacific region.

For more insights, read about our history here.

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