Bosch Rexroth Africa Group of Companies

Our Group vision is to Move Now, Drive Tomorrow, Shape Africa, through our mission of being: bold, customer-focused, driving innovation, agile, seeking excellence and empowering our people. Bosch Rexroth Africa’s goal is to expand our position in Africa’s fastest-growing regions to be close to and support our customers.

Our people play a core role in our business, and our high-performance culture allows us to collaborate and overcome barriers, leading our company toward a successful future. Our focus on digital transformation helps us create solutions with lifetime support, making industry more productive and sustainable while enabling people through digitalisation.


Hytec South Africa is the preferred single-source hydraulics supplier and solutions partner to Africa’s mining, mobile and industrial applications.

Hytec South Africa supplies complete hydraulic solutions, from complex hydraulic systems to single components, drawing on a complete portfolio of technologies from the world’s leading hydraulics brands. This is backed by expert repair, testing, calibration and installation services.

Tectra Automation supplies pneumatic, factory automation, assembly technology and process valve technologies from Bosch Rexroth, Aventics, Schmalz and Omal.

Our dedicated projects team uses state-of-the-art design and engineering capabilities to deliver reliable, efficient and intelligent industrial automation and production solutions for factories and workshops across Africa.

Bosch Rexroth Africa Development supports and provides the complete range of hydraulic, pneumatic and automation components supplied by the Group companies into Africa through an established network of Operations and Distributions Centres, ensuring short lead times and aftermarket services to the highest standards.

Hytec Fluid Technology (HFT) provides Total Fluid Management solutions to the industrial and mobile markets, helping end users maximise available uptime and reduce total cost of ownership on their equipment.

With a fully fledged laboratory, HFT is able to advise on complete filtration solutions for all mobile and industrial applications. HFT also provides customised service kits for construction, mining and trucking equipment.

Hydraulic and Automation Warehouse (HAW) is a specialist supplier and distributor of hydraulic hose and fittings, mobile components and hydraulic accessories, providing products for Africa’s fluid power and mobile industries.

With a large stockholding backed by unparalleled product support, HAW ensures a rapid service delivery to its customers throughout  Africa, providing top-quality internationally branded products.

Bosch Rexroth Smart Mine revolutionises the mining industry with innovative Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) solutions that achieve streamlined processes. Smart Mine is a Tectra Automation company. 

Smart Mine's' Smart Inspection app can be downloaded from from the Apple App Store, Google Play Store or the Customer Web Platform.


Hägglunds Drives South Africa supplies the full Hägglunds range including drive systems, hydraulic motors, drive units and other accessories for your hydraulic system. Ensure high performance in the toughest applications with Hägglunds shaft-mounted hydraulic motors, freely placed drive units, accessories, and intelligent control.

Hytec Engineering is your end-to-end hydraulic cylinder specialist for mobile and industrial applications, and one of Africa’s largest cylinder manufacturers.

Our locally manufactured cylinders cover the complete fluid power spectrum up to 700 bar, and are used across Africa’s mining, materials handling, steel, oil and gas, marine and other industries.

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Product Range

From single components to complex systems, we’re Africa’s largest industrial hydraulics and mobile hydraulics supplier, with leading technologies for your fluid power requirements.



Complete range of pneumatic components and solutions for machinery applications and engineering, from pneumatic cylinders to valves, from leading pneumatic specialist Aventics



Our electric drives and controls include software, drive systems, components and integration services, catering for any factory automation and machinery applications.



Bring lean production to your assembly plant or factory. Find all the motion and assembly technologies you need, from basic mechanical elements to turnkey conveyor and transfer systems.



As specialists in filtration technology, we enhance the performance of your hydraulic systems, with complete filtration solutions for industrial and mobile applications.



We’re a specialist supplier and distributor of hydraulic hose and fittings, mobile components and accessories.



We supply over 30 linear motion technology systems from the world’s leading linear motion brands, Accuride and Bosch Rexroth.



Our Schmalz vacuum technology range includes over 3 500 components to ensure a tailored solution for your lifting, assembly and handling application.



Omal process valves include industrial valves, ball valves, butterfly valves and pneumatic and electric actuators. Certified for use in the oil and gas industry.




21 November 2023

Hägglunds Drives provides drive solution for RBCT stacker reclaimer

Hägglunds Drives South Africa recently commenced with a retrofit project.

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7 November 2023

Bosch Rexroth Ghana Opens Library for Orphanage

Library named after Home’s founder, Reverend Francis Kweku Jackson.

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31 October 2023

HAW Middelburg Welcomes New Branch Manager

Delmarie Botha appointed Branch Manager effective 1 September 2023

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24 October 2023

Hytec South Africa continues to empower schools

14th containerised library donated to Tlakana Primary School, Limpopo.

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