Formex Industries has an established customer base that includes original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and 1st Tier suppliers. Our quality automotive parts are delivered to local vehicle manufacturers and international suppliers that directly sell our products to numerous vehicle brands overseas.

Some of our biggest local OEM customers include Volkswagen South Africa, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa and Daimler South Africa. Formex Industries is currently in negotiations with BMW, Toyota and Nissan to broaden our South African customer base and increase the percentage of locally manufactured components on vehicles produced in the country.

Formex Industries is also a major supplier of components to the 1st Tier catalytic converter industry. Our products are exported all over the world – Europe, Asia, North America and South America. We have a number of 1st Tier suppliers in these regions, such as Faurecia, Tenneco Automotive, Benteler, Mahle, Katcon and Eberspӓcher. 

These companies supply vehicle components and sell our products to other vehicle brands, such as Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Renault, Citroën, Volvo and Suzuki, to name a few. Formex Industries is compliant with international standards. We hold numerous certifications that guarantee the quality of our products for vehicle brands around the world.


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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