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Shone's Automation is the mechanical and automation division and has been operating since 2015. They offer full turnkey projects to industry, which includes full 3D design and drawing work, process design and implementation, programming and full automation. 

Our dynamic team is able to assist in all aspects of industry and offer cost effective solutions to turnkey projects. We service most aspects of the automotive, food and beverage and general industry.

Shone's Automation can offer a multi-disciplinary service to all production industries. With our highly motivated and experienced staff, as well as an established office and workshop, our artisans have the backing of our reputable management and skilled office workers. 

Cost effective automation solutions and process upgrades are our focus. 


Electrical Automation
•  3D and 2D design and installation of machinery and conveyor systems.
•  Industrial turnkey solutions.
•  Project based installations.
•  Full programming facilities covering all PLC types.
•  Full project related automation from start to finish.
•  Cost effective automation solutions and process upgrades.
•  Motor control centres, robotic controls and conveyor line installations.
•  Industrial electronics.
•  Relocation of all machinery.
•  Panel design and building.
•  Robot cells.

Mechanical Automation
•  Turnkey manufacturing and installations.
•  General installation of equipment.
•  Project based installations.
•  Conveyor design and manufacturing of slat conveyors, roller beds, transfer cars, turntables and specialised conveying systems.
•  Project management services.
•  Effluent plant designs and manufacturing.
•  Instrumentation supply and installation.
•  Cost effective automation solutions and process upgrades.

Mechanical Installations and Manufacturing
•  Stainless Steel piping and process installations.
•  Manufacturing of Stainless Steel, mild steel and aluminium tanks, platforms and equipment.
•  General Manufacturing of equipment and steel components.
•  Cutting and bending facilities.

Other Services
•  Factory maintenance.
•  Plant rigging and relocations.
•  Crane and lifting equipment.

Design and Planning
•  3D Design and drawing capabilities.
•  Documentation packages for projects and safety assessments.
•  Technical guidance and drawing facilities to suit client needs.


Mechanical Division
Our mechanical division is experienced in the automotive industry ranging from installing new systems and equipment for paint shops, RO plants, filtration systems, conveyors, roller beds and upgrades to production systems. Our mechanical leader has over 30 years in the industry and qualifications as a mechanical engineer.


Electrical Division
Our electrical division, with the support of Shone's Electricals' highly qualified artisans, has nearly 20 years' experience in the automotive and electrical industry, with our staff having attended numerous PLC and electrical courses geared towards machinery, robotics and conveyor systems.

Automotive staff experience
Our team ranges from artisans, boilermakers, welders and other qualified staff with both mechanical expertise and experience in their various fields. Teamwork is our priority in getting the job done.

Design Team
Our planning and draughting team offer documentation packages of projects, safety assessments and technical guidance, with both 2D and 3D drawing facilities, to suit our client's needs.


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Many of our successful projects have been completed in partnership with both local and German companies and include:

•  Eisenmann 
•  Mercedes Benz South Africa, East London.
•  BMW South Africa, Rosslyn.
•  Little Green Beverages, East London.
•  First National Battery, East London.
•  JCI-Yanfeng, East London.
•  Twizza, East London, Middelburg Gauteng, Cape Town.


•  Demag Crane systems - Cranes, hoists and lifting equipment.
•  Lomapro, The Netherlands - Q-Filter and Q-Mag Superator systems.
•  TAMI Industries, France - Ceramic filter systems.
•  Wolftechnik, Germany - Specialised filter systems.
•  Dawning Filters, South Africa - Specialised filter systems.
•  Timmer Industies, Germany - Pneumatic and electric pumps.



Unit 9, Edison Park

Edison Road, Gately

East London


TEL:  043 731 1236

FAX:  086 558 3663

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