Acoustex has been a supplier of quality Sound Deadening, Acoustic Insulation, Carpets, Parcel Tray, Injection-Moulded and Extruded Products to the Automotive Assembly Industry for more than 40 years.
The company originates from a local management buy-out from Bostik, which then became Formex Industries. The company’s name was later changed to Genkem (Pty) Ltd and Formex Components was then established as a stand-alone business unit, with its focus on the Auto Assembly and allied industries.
The company name was changed to Acoustex in 2007 and subsequently became a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Automotive Division of Ukuvula Investment Holdings. Ukuvula also acquired General Upholsterers, which then became Acoustex Trim.
To be a proudly BBBEE South African automotive component manufacturer, supplying products tailored to the needs of our world-class customers.
The Technical department has some 40 years’ experience in the development of products that meet or exceed the stringent international requirements of the Auto Assembly Industry.
Sound Deadening products offered include bitumen-based melt-on, adhesive-coated and magnetic parts. Sound Deadener Vibration Loss Factor testing is carried out in an in-house facility, the only such test facility located in South Africa.
Sound Insulation products include Moulded Heavy Layer, Moulded Polyurethane Foam, Moulded Felt and Composite Material products.
Carpets are supplied in needle-fleece or vinyl coverings.
Injection-moulded parts are manufactured in polypropylene, ABS, PVC and polyethylene materials.
The Company is certified to IATF 16949 Quality Management System and also to ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.