Tectra Automation

Established in 1978, Tectra Automation is a leading supplier of assembly, production and manufacturing solutions, with a complete range of pneumatic and electric drive and control technology for Africa's factories and workshops.

A leader in pneumatic & automation technologies

Tectra Automation specialises in building smarter, more efficient industrial and factory automation solutions. From customised pneumatic presses to completely automated production and assembly lines, Tectra Automation helps customers improve the performance of their shop floor.

Our dedicated project team has complete design capabilities and engineering know-how, and draws on a technology bouquet of premium-quality brands including Bosch Rexroth, Aventics, Schmalz and Omal, to build application-specific machines and solutions.

Tectra Automation serves sub-Saharan Africa with from its branches in Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town and authorised distributors across Africa.

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Linear Technology

Linear technology systems deliver high-performance, cost-effective solutions in a wide range of manufacturing, production and process environments.


Assembly Technology

A range of basic mechanical elements, conveyor and transfer and manual production systems for enhanced product assembly capabilities.


Electric Drives and Controls

Enhance automation applications with faster, more efficient, reliable and economical processing electric drives and controls from Tectra Automation.


Vacuum Technology

Improve the handling efficiency of your assembly and production lines with the Schmalz range of vacuum technology. From automated and robotic handling...


Process Valves

Ensure precise flow control in your industrial or plant applications, with OMAL Automation process valves and actuators. Tectra Automation is the excl...

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Your partner in turnkey production systems and machines

Tectra Automation provides engineered solutions that help factories and production floors work more efficiently. Drawing on a complete range of pneumatic, assembly, linear motion, vacuum and automation technology, we have the capabilties to design and build completely bespoke machines and systems to meet your application's requirements.

From ergonomic workstations and packaging lines to completely automated conveyor systems and pneumatic presses, our solutions speed up your production tasks, lowering overall costs, and improving worker safety.

Tectra Automation continues to respond and adapt to market requirements, serving customers with quality products, leading technical expertise, service and repair support through our extensive distribution network across the region.

An innovative approach to control challenges, coupled with a comprehensive systems approach, we are able to guarantee customers complete solutions, from the installation and commissioning stages of a project, to service and repair.

Tectra Automation provides engineered solutions that help factories and production floors work more efficiently.

A custom-engineered pneumatic press built by Tectra Automation for an assembly application.

The Schmalz JumboFlex vacuum tube lifter for palletising boxes has improved the efficiency of this production line.

Using the Schmalz JumboFlex vacuum tube lifter for palletising boxes improves this production line's efficiency and worker ergonomics and safety.

Tectra Automation is involved in every major industry in sub-Saharan Africa, and supports its leading pneumatic and drive and control products with at-your-application services. These industry sectors include:

  • Manufacturing & assembly
  • Automotive
  • Packaging
  • Food & beverage
  • Marine
  • Logistics
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Material handling
  • General industry

Tectra Automation develops protective barrier screens

As South Africa returns to work, Tectra Automation is helping keep workspaces clean, with these easy-to-use protective screens.

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