Since its establishment in 1935, Shatterprufe has grown to become the leading manufacturer of laminated and toughened automotive safety glass in Southern Africa.
The company is a major exporter of automotive replacement glass to Africa, Europe, the USA, the Middle East and the Far East, and has been named “Exporter of the Year” on numerous occasions.
Shatterprufe is the only automotive replacement glass supplier in South Africa that supplies glass to the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) standards. The company has invested in the latest technological innovations, and is committed to manufacturing high quality products and providing superior customer service. Shatterprufe is a member of the PG Group.
Shatterprufe has replacement automotive glass sales centres in Johannesburg, Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, East London, Windhoek (Namibia) and Gaborone (Botswana).
Shatterprufe has three manufacturing plants which produce over 4 million pieces of safety glass per annum. The Struandale plant, in Port Elizabeth, is the exclusive producer of original equipment toughened rearlights and door glasses for South African motor manufacturers. The plant supplies replacement glass locally and exports to international markets. The Neave factory, also in Port Elizabeth, manufactures laminated windscreens for the same markets. Additionally, the Neave plant manufactures large glass required for the bus and truck market. The Shatterprufe plant at Ga-Rankuwa, outside Pretoria, produces laminated and toughened automotive glass, primarily for local motor manufacturers.
Shatterprufe will remain a recognised premium brand supplier of automotive glass to selected domestic and global markets.
Shatterprufe will build a global premium brand through:
- A commitment to our customers
- An investment in technology
- The investment in and retention of good people
- A world class manufacturing philosophy
- A culture of creativity, flexibility and rapid response