South Africa

Katcon Exhaust Systems South Africa is situated in the city Port Elizabeth, the hub of Automotive Manufacturing in the Eastern Cape. We have a variety of tooling and press part manufacturers on our doorstep.


The South African facility manufactures converters, DOC and DPFs, as well as converter components for the European market and procures components and parts for other Katcon facilities.


  • 1.3L DOC-DPF system
  • 1.7L UF DOC
  • Gasoline Catalytic Converters
  • Converter tubes and shells

Manufacturing Facility

  • Robotic canning lines for complex converters
  • Automated canning line for cone to cone assemblies
  • Shell manufacturing lines with CNC blank rollers
  • Fully equipped lab with PDQ capability


  • MIG / TIG Welding
  • Robotic Welding
  • CNC Shell Rolling
  • In Line TIG Welding

Plant Capacity

  • Converters – 2,500 per day
  • Shells – 3,200 per day


Katcon South Africa employs a highly skilled team capable of managing all aspects of our business.

Our field of expertise are as follows:

  • Direct Material purchasing specialist
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Project Engineering
  • Quality Management
  • Lab personnel
  • Material Management
  • Financial Management


  • General Motors QSB
  • TS16949
  • ISO14001