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Foxtec Ikhwezi

Foxtec-Ikhwezi (Pty) Ltd, a joint venture between OTTO FUCHS (70%) and the local partner IKHWEZI Investment Holding (Pty) Ltd. (30%) is based in East London, South Africa and started production in September 2006.

Foxtec-Ikhwezi supplies parts to the South African as well the global production plants of Mercedes Benz.

The plant covers the full requirements of Mercedes Benz globally for assembly ready forged Aluminium suspension link arms for the C-Class and E-Class. Parts for the SL-Class, GLK-Class and various AMG models are also manufactured in East London.



“A safe future lies in our control.”


Mission Statement

By supplying a product to our Customers that exceed all requirements, with particular focus on safety critical quality and on time delivery. This is done by investing in technology and our employees and continually innovating to perfect the way we produce our products. This creates value for our Customer, Shareholder and employees. While Nurturing our environment and ensuring a healthy, safe work place remains a priority.

Foxtec-Ikhwezi is committed to continual improvement of:

  • Quality
  • Speed
  • Cost
  • People
  • Safety
  • Health
  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Values
  • Live quality
  • Exceed customer expectations
  • Limitless productivity from challenged, empowered, excited teams of people
  • Trust & respect, honesty & ownership
  • Substantial growth and significant returns to our Shareholders
  • Nurture our Environment


Contact Foxtec-Ikhwezi

Contact our office on +27 (0)43 703 3500 or alternatively email us below.

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