Metair was formed in 1948, and became a supplier of automotive components to a single OEM in South Africa in 1964. As Metair has grown, we’ve evolved to meet the challenges of competing in the global automotive industry.

Today the group manages an international portfolio of 15 companies based in Turkiye, South Africa, Romania, Kenya and the United Kingdom (UK). Metair’s two business verticals – Automotive Components and Energy Storage – manufacture, distribute and retail energy storage products and automotive components which serve the global automotive industry.

Our success is built on a culture of excellence in manufacturing, which is essential to meet the exacting quality and reliability that our customers expect from our products. Manufacturing excellence is also critical to achieving the efficiencies necessary to generate sustainable economic returns. This is complemented by marketing excellence delivered through Metair International Battery (MIB).