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With many years of relevant experience and the appropriate tooling and facilities on hand, we are well placed to manufacture and supply EWIS (electrical wiring and interconnect systems) assemblies of all degrees of complexity on a “build to print” basis to the aerospace industry.

Our quality management system is EN9100 Rev D certified and several of our special processes are Airbus approved.



Serving customers in various fields of application within the defence industry since 2000, we have established an impeccable reputation for being able to supply quality products at fair prices, while most importantly being able to achieve tight deadlines.

Our experience and skills in design, proto-typing, qualification, industrialisation and production processes for small to large volume production projects, as well as dedicated after sales service, have made us a market leader in this field, with a well-established global customer base.

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Electrothread has served the Rail Industry in South Africa since 2002 when we started manufacturing high quality wire harness assemblies for train’s electronic braking systems. Since then we have successfully expanded our product portfolio to include wiring harnesses, power cables and modules, control units, electro-mechanical assemblies, lanyards etc.

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Working with several international partners since 2004 and serving the motorsport industry globally, we are very proud of having supplied from wiring harnesses to full electrical and management systems to many formulas and categories of racing around the world, some of them being:

  • USA – Formula Atlantic, Champ Car, Indy Car, Nascar

  • Europe – Superleague Formula, F2, A1 GP, FIA Endurance Racing

  • Japan – Formula Nippon

  • Cross Country – Dakar Rally

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