The Hytec Group of Companies

Hytec Holdings is responsible for the Group’s strategic and centralised functions. The company streamlines the Groups’ legal compliance, finance, marketing, training, human resources, information technology, property portfolio and international liaison operations with strategic management, geared towards total operational efficiency.

The company also assumes responsibility of the Groups’ finances to ensure all brands, shareholders and employees achieve operational success in the region. 

Afripower (Pty) Ltd, trading as Hytec, supplies complete hydraulic solutions that vary from highly complex hydraulic systems to simple componentry that is fit for purpose.

With a customer base spanning mining, mobile and industrial applications, Hytec is the preferred single-source supplier and solutions partner to the hydraulics industry. This is backed by expert repair, testing, calibration and installation services, including a world-class Bosch Rexroth Service Centre of Competence and the best test equipment in Africa.



Tectra Automation enables the Group to offer solutions that go beyond its strong hydraulic focus. Specialising in industrial and factory automation, Tectra Automation provides pneumatic, vacuum, electric drive and control, process valves and actuators, linear motion and assembly system technology.

Through its dedicated project team with extensive design capabilities, Tectra Automation is able to customise world-leading brands for African conditions, and is accredited by the Bosch Rexroth Group for the repair and testing of its range of electric drive and control products.

Hytec Engineering offers holistic design, manufacture, repair and testing of hydraulic cylinders. The company operates from a 4 000 m2 under-roof factory in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. Understanding that in sub-Saharan Africa where customers are looking to extract maximum value of existing assets, Hytec Engineering’s business model is geared towards heavy, mobile and industrial cylinders, with 50% of its business generated from repairs, and having a testing facility that is unrivalled in the region.


Hytec Services Africa (HSA) supports and provides the complete range of Hytec Group hydraulic, pneumatic and automation components and provides repairs and service throughout Africa via its comprehensive African network of Hytec Operations and Distributions Centres and ensures site delivery of the highest standards.

Hytec Fluid Technology (HFT) is a specialist company that provides Total Fluid Management solutions in both the industrial and mobile markets. These solutions allow end users to maximise available uptime and reduce total cost of ownership on their equipment.

With a fully fledged laboratory, HFT is able to advise on complete filtration solutions for all mobile and industrial applications. HFT also provides customised service kits for construction, mining and trucking equipment.

Hydraulic and Automation Warehouse (HAW) is a specialist supplier and distributor of hydraulic hose and fittings, mobile components and hydraulic-related accessories, providing components for the fluid power and mobile industries.

With a large stockholding backed by unparalleled product support, HAW ensures a rapid service delivery to its customers throughout sub-Saharan Africa, providing top-quality internationally branded products.

HYSA is the overseas procurement, import and export arm for all Group companies, managing the entire interlinking supply chain to ensure an effective distribution network of the Group’s entire range of products to sub-Saharan Africa.

As the central warehouse for all Bosch Rexroth hydraulic products, HYSA also provides an extensive support network to all branches, distributors and resellers.

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