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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.

Celebrating Women’s Month at Formex

August is Women’s Month in South Africa and we’d like to shed some light on the wonderful women at Formex. We spoke to Claudette Van Rooyen, one of our longest-serving employees, to gain some insight into her role and views of the industry. Claudette has been with...

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Five of the cheapest new cars in South Africa right now

The South African car market is currently experiencing growth after 2020’s turmoil. This is incredible news for local vehicle manufacturers, dealerships and automotive components suppliers, such as Formex. We manufacture various assemblies and individual parts for a...

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VW Polo milestone: 400 000 units manufactured in SA

Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) has celebrated yet another manufacturing milestone recently as the 400 000th VW Polo rolled off the production line in Kariega, Eastern Cape. That’s 400 000 latest-generation units, which began production towards the end of 2017 and were...

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