Formex Industries holds numerous certificates and qualifications that are an assurance of quality to our customers. One of the certifications Formex holds is the British Standard Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (BS OHSAS) 18001:2007. This certification is an international standard for occupational health and safety management systems.

The BS OHSAS 18001:2007 certification is awarded to companies that have identified and set up management systems for workplace safety and health risks. Formex was awarded its BS OHSAS 18001:2007 for the manufacturing of pressed parts and tubular components for the automotive industry.

The certification is based on numerous health and safety principles, including creating the safest possible working conditions, identifying hazards, minimising workplace accidents and employee illness, engaging with employees about their health and complying with safety regulations. The BS OHSAS 18001:2007 certification is an assurance that Formex is aware of its employees’ safety and health needs.

See our BS OHSAS 18001:2007 certification below:

BS OHSAS 18001 certification


Formex Industries is a metal forming and assembly company that supplies a variety of complex products to the local automotive industry and export market. The company is based in the Nelson Mandela Bay metropole, South Africa’s foremost region for automotive manufacturing and export.

Formex specialises in producing components for the catalytic converter industry, as well as metal components and assemblies for the various vehicles. Formex aims to become one of the foremost suppliers for the South African automotive industry by 2035, aligning itself with the South African Automotive Masterplan (SAAM) which takes effect in 2020.

Formex is a Level 2 B-BBEE supplier with over 80% black ownership, of which more than 40% are black women. The company is owned by Deneb Investments Limited – a subsidiary of Hosken Consolidated Investments Limited (HCI) – one of South Africa’s biggest true B-BBEE companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

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