About ram

Quality belts and hoses

ram manufactures and supplies quality automotive belts, automotive hoses and automotive accessories to the replacement aftermarket across the African continent.

More than just a product, ram offers expert advice, project solutions and tried and tested product quality that improves every customer’s motoring experience.

All fan belts, plus the majority of poly-v belts, are manufactured locally at our factory in Uitenhage – making us the only local manufacturer of fan and poly-v belts.

The factory is assessed and listed by BVQI Belgium as being compliant to ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001 and OSHAS 1800.

ram’s history: becoming a leading automotive brand!

  • Rubber & Associated Manufacturers, or ram, was formed in 1981.
  • In 1983, Goodyear South Africa appointed ram as their sole distributor, purchasing the company outright in 1991.
  • In 2014, Continental and ram joined forces to bring our customers even more products and services.
  • Throughout our history, our bold red and black ram logo has become an instantly recognisable brand that signifies our superior products.

ram's conduit to the market is primarily through the major national automotive spares outlets, the larger independent spares outlets and export Houses.