First South African Partnership Conference for the Automotive market


South African Partnership Conference 24th to 26th March

Bodo Möller Chemie South Africa (Bodo Moller) will, for the first time in South Africa, organise a partnership conference to bring together Bodo Möller, Feltex Automotive and its divisions and DOW Automotive. This initiative is to reinforce Bodo Möller’s position in the South African Automotive market.
“Our goal is to enhance the long-term partnership between Bodo Möller South Africa, Dow Automotive and Feltex”, explains Frank Haug, CEO of Bodo Möller. “The most important topics will be highlighting capabilities, current projects and potential opportunities.”
The conference will be held from 24 to 26 March 2017 and Mark Hepburn, managing director, looking forward to the event.

Emphasis on future developments
Bodo Möller Chemie South Africa, founded in 2011, was the first location outside of Europe. Since then, its collaboration with DOW Automotive and Feltex Automotive has been very successful and showed great results and increased sales. “The automotive sector is the most important market for us in South African business,“ states Frank Haug. “At this special meeting we want to present DOW´s innovative technology possibilities applicable to the requirements of Feltex Group to provide optimum value added solutions.”

About the participating companies:
Feltex Automotive

Feltex Automotive is a Division of KAP Manufacturing Proprietary Limited which is a 100% subsidiary of KAP Industrial Holdings Limited.
The Automotive Division comprises seven business units that supply products directly and indirectly to the South African OEMs [Original Equipment Manufacturers], with its Head Office in Durban. This Division is now one of South Africa's largest automotive component manufacturers with manufacturing facilities situated in Durban, Rosslyn (Pretoria), Ga-Rankuwa (Pretoria), Port Elizabeth and East London, in close proximity to the assembly plants to facilitate "just in time" and "just in sequence” supply. Feltex Automotive's information technology systems interface into the OEM's production planning systems.

DOW Automotive
Dow Automotive Systems provides advanced materials for original equipment manufacturers, tier suppliers, aftermarket customers and commercial transportation manufacturers. We collaborate with customers to create solutions that will meet and exceed their goals. Our materials focus includes structural, elastic and rubber-to-substrate adhesive solutions; polyurethane foams and acoustical management solutions; films; fluids; and innovative composite technologies.


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