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 Africa with its branches in Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town and authorised distributors across the continent.

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Get comprehensive pneumatic services, from single components to fully custom pneumatic systems, for any industry in Africa from Bosch Rexroth Africa.


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 available through Tectra Automation.


Process Valves

Ensure precise flow control in your industrial applications with OMAL Automation process valves and actuators available through Tectra Automation.

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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. With a complete range of process valves, assembly, linear motion, vacuum and pneumatic technology, we have the capabilities to design and build completely bespoke machines and systems to meet your application's requirements.

From ergonomic workstations and packaging lines to the ctrlX Automation platform and the innovative ctrlX CORE control, our solutions speed up your production tasks, lower overall costs, and improve worker safety.

Tectra Automation continues to respond and adapt to market requirements by serving customers with quality products and leading technical expertise through our extensive distribution network across Africa, 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 across 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 the continent returns to work following the Covid-19 pandemic, Tectra Automation is helping workspaces to protect their teams with these easy-to-use protective screens.

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