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Metro Business Train Seat
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Business relationships:    

The company has formal business relationships with leading seat and component suppliers in order to offer the best seating solutions in the country.

2.1. Gibicar (Italy) and Vogel (Germany) - Bus and coach seats.
2.2. KAB Seating (U.K.) - Driver and Operator seats.
2.3. John Holdsworth (U.K.) - Trim fabrics.
2.4. COMPIN (France) - Train seating and vandal resistant technology.
2.5. PRIMA and RUSPA (Italy) - Interior accessories.

In-house manufacturing capabilities include:

  • CNC tube bending
  • Argon / CO2 mix welding
  • Zinc-phosphate metal treatment                                           
  • Powder coating
  • Polyurethane foam mouldings
  • Cutting
  • Sewing
  • Trimming
  • Mechanical assembly 

Management Profile:            


Financial / Administration - C.H. Olivier    B Comp (Hons) CA(SA)  MBL

Technical / Manufacturing - C.E. Brittz       Bsc Eng. (Indust) MBL                           

Non Executive - P Nodada 

Operations Management:

Contracts / Technical C E Brittz
Factory/Production R van Rooyen
Purchasing F van Staden
Deliveries D Mulaudzi
Administration/Finance/HR A Viktor
Reception Z Wesaba

 Head Count

Hourly Staff                80


5.1 Manufacturing 4800 m2
5.2 Offices 400 m2
5.3 Location Midway between Johannesburg and Pretoria in the Midrand Industrial area.

Optimally positioned for :

  • Logistics - road, rail, air
  • Labour - Kempton Park / Tembisa / Pretoria residential areas.
  • Market - all the major bus / coach / train body builders are within a 200 km radius.


The business was established in 1986.

The present company was established in1991, following a management buy-out .

A majority BBBEE shareholding agreement was concluded in 2009.

Shareholders :

C.H. Olivier 22.0 %
C.E. Brittz 22.0 %
Gibicar srl (Italy) 5.0 %
Matsheloni Seat Consortium (Pty) Ltd. 43.5 %
Ulrich Seats Staff Trust (Pty) Ltd 7.5 %


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