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Formex Industries, consisting of Formex Pressings and Formex Tubing, is strategically located in South Africa, the African continent’s most vibrant economic centre. Nestling on the East Coast in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropole (which includes Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage), Formex Industries presents a primary economic driving force in the region.


Formex Tubing is a market leader in the manufacturing and supply of tubular and exhaust-related components. The company’s global competitive advantage is our world-class quality and on-time delivery to our customers. Our technology includes laser welding, TIG welding, CNC bending and forming and robotic welding. The people employed by Formex Tubing are committed towards both the company ethic as well as its customers.

Automation can aid growth of manufacturing industry

Investment in automation services could be the key to boosting the growth of the manufacturing industry in South Africa. As a major contributor to the gross domestic product (GDP), the growth of the manufacturing sector will also bring benefits for South Africa’s...

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VW SA to reach record production in 2019

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VW SA) is set to produce a record number of vehicles at its Uitenhage factory in the Eastern Cape this year. The local manufacturer of the German vehicle brand is aiming to produce 161 900 vehicles in 2019. Formex manufactures parts for...

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South Africa’s best-selling car brands in Q1 2019

South African new vehicle sales reached 133 324 up until the end of March 2019. The first quarter (Q1) of 2019 has seen a slight dip in new vehicle sales as compared to 2018. Problems with load-shedding and uncertainty with the upcoming national elections are possible...

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