Hesto Harnesses manufactures wiring harnesses and Instrument Clusters for the Automotive Industry from a factory situated in Stanger, 90km north of Durban in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.
Hesto has since inception in 1989, been a subsidiary of Metair Investments Limited, a company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Hesto remains the largest employer in the Stanger / Ilembe region with total number of employees reaching 2100.
In order to meet international standards in terms of quality and productivity, Hesto has for many years produced wiring harnesses with Technical Aid agreements.
In 2006, Hesto and Yazaki Corporation entered into a joint venture with Yazaki Corporation taking a 25,1% share and Metair Investments retaining the 74,9% remaining shares.
The relationship has been an invaluable one with Yazaki Corporation providing production process guidance and training which would not have been possible without the very close relationship.