what does TFM Manufacturing do?

Fields of operation

  • TFM Manufacturing is a major supplier of vehicle bodies, chassis modifications and vehicle accessories on commercial vehicles, to the South African automotive industry.
  • We manufacture and fit a wide range of steel diesel tanks and additional steel diesel tanks to all makes of commercial vehicles.
  • A range of bullbars and light guards are manufactured for a variety of vehicles
  • TFM manufactures truck bodies for vehicles from 1 Ton to large abnormal load units, as follows:
    • Flat Deck Bodies
    • Dropside Bodies
    • Van Bodies
    • Taughtliner / Curtain Side bodies
    • Vacuum Tankers
    • Water Tankers
    • Tippers
    • Roll-Back Bodies
    • Breakdown / Recovery Vehicles
    • Concrete Mixers
    • Refuse Compactors
    • Skip Loaders
    • Hook-Lift Bodies
    • Fire Fighting Units
    • Ambulances
  • Light trailers, semi trailers and tipping trailers
  • TFM Manufacturing specilises in chassis modifications.
One of our mixers

Employment Equity

TFM manufacturing's equity profile

The Disability Employment Concerns (DEC) through the purchase of TFM Manufacturing in December 2005 by Fabkomp, has acquired a 24% shareholding of TFM Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd.

DEC is a Trust whose main business is to make investments in the context of black economic empowerment with a view to developing sustainable sources of income for its beneficiary organisations and to promote the employment and economic empowerment of people with disabilities.

The Trust was established by the following major national disability non-governmental organisations:

broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE)

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challenges & aims for the future

TFM Manufacturing would like to create more jobs in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. We would like to establish ourselves as a major supplier and converter of commercial vehicles in South Africa.

the company

the premises

TFM Manufacturing is based in East London.

East London boasts the only natural river mouth port in South Africa.

This port is utilized by DaimlerChrysler South Africa and other manufacturers to import and export goods.

the management team

Executive Director : Lincoln Strydom
Director (Non-Executive) : D.J. Jeffery
Finance and Administration : Julie Haasbroek
Procurement : Marnus Le Roux
Production : Dennis Strydom
Conversions : Hayden McLaren

the customers