Welcome to Feltex Automotive

Welcome to Feltex Automotive, the leading supplier of quality automotive acoustic, comfort and trim components.

Feltex Automotive is a Division of KAP Manufacturing Proprietary Limited which is a 100% subsidiary of KAP Industrial Holdings Limited.

The Automotive Division comprises seven business units that supply products directly and indirectly to the South African OEMs [Original Equipment Manufacturers], with its Head Office in Durban. This Division is now one of South Africa's largest automotive component manufacturers with manufacturing facilities situated in Durban, Rosslyn (Pretoria), Ga-Rankuwa (Pretoria), Port Elizabeth and East London, in close proximity to the assembly plants to facilitate "just in time" and "just in sequence” supply. Feltex Automotive's  information technology systems interface into the OEM's production planning systems.

The key success factors of the automotive business units are consistent quality, outstanding service and internationally competitive pricing. All the automotive business units have achieved an influential supply position in their product sectors and this has enabled the businesses to achieve competitive prices through economy of scale benefits. The company's factories are well located to serve the growing South African automotive industry and our strategic goal is to be the customer's first choice in all our product categories.

We are market driven, internationally competitive with strategic international alliances.

We strive to comply with all recognised international standard organisations.

Recent projects undertaken by Feltex Automotive include:

  • Mercedes W205

Market leadership is maintained through an on-going investment programme.


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