How it all started – What you need to know

We take pride in being one of the largest national suppliers of aftermarket components for over 50 years in the South African market. McNaughtan’s is an International company with branches in Australia that distributes our range of products in Australia and across the world. We purchase our products from all around the world, but the business has established exceptionally strong links in China where we have set up representative offices and factories. All of our International suppliers are visited and carefully vetted, and to keep abreast of new and improved products and to ensure market competitiveness, McNaughtan’s management annually attends all relevant major automotive shows in Europe, Turkey, the Far East and South America.

Our mission statement

Our vision is to be the preferred supplier in Southern Africa of bus, truck and trailer components and accessories. This will be achieved through availability of existing competitively priced quality products, new products, technical support, customer relationships and service excellence

We are a diversified South African company specialising in the manufacture and distribution of:

  • Bus Accessories (Locks, Lamps, Flooring, Seats etc.)
  • Truck components (Hinges, Door locking gears, Catches, Fasteners, Lashing rings, T locks, Paddle locks, Cargo equipment, Corner castings etc.)
  • Trailer Equipment (Winches, Jockey Wheels etc.)
  • Automotive paints and abrasives (Sister company is the manufacture of quality decorative, industrial, Automotive and Marine Paints).
  • High-quality fiber-reinforced plastic flatsheets (GRP)
  • Gas stays, struts for automotive, marine, industrial & medical sectors

Business Objectives

  • Customer relationships and loyalty
  • Profit
  • Growth – market & products
  • Market leadership
  • Commitment to employees

Service Manufacturing

We further offer customers the service of manufacturing to their request from any of the following facilities:

Forging Factory – Mild steel and Stainless steel
Casting Factory – Mild steel and Stainless steel
Stainless steel Factory – General Stamping
General stamping Factory