As a leading supplier of world class metal components, CRH-Africa is known for its complete product development process, engineering, tooling, and manufacturing expertise and capacity to produce value-added pressed metal components and assemblies.
CRH-Africa’s two modern manufacturing plants are in the automotive hub of Port Elizabeth. With a staff complement of 977 personnel, CRH-Africa manufactures over 40 million pressed components and assemblies a year.
The Adient-PPC plant, owned by CRH assembles over 200 000 seat frames for Tier 1 seat assemblers as well as vehicle original-equipment manufacturers in South Africa, including BMW, Nissan, Ford and VWSA.
Adient-PPC’s core competences includes:
- Robotic Welding
- Laser Welding
- Tube Bending & Forming
Adient Inc. and P Pather Capital are the main shareholders, and CRH-Africa can add manufacturing proficiency and close collaboration between product and design engineers, to deliver superior products. CRH-Africa strives to maintain the highest standards of quality and safety and is proud to be IATF16949:2016 accredited and compliant, providing customers with industry-leading metals technologies and expertise, a broad product portfolio and global customer service excellence.
CRH-Africa boasts a wide range of products, including:
- Stainless steel Pressings
- Metal seat frame structures
- Welded assemblies
- Stainless & Mild steel assemblies
- Metal Seat assemblies
A large portion of pressings are manufactured and sold to local Tier 1 catalytical converter assemblers, who export globally from South Africa. CRH-Africa also exports directly to South America, the US, Russia and the EU, providing world class pressed components and metal seat systems
that offer safety, functionality and comfort with proven quality and on-time delivery.
The technological demands of the modern-day automotive sector require expertise which meets stringent criteria, and, with its strong team and project management focus, CRH-Africa is structured to support various industry sectors in South Africa and can supply the most relevant technologies and services.