Buffalo City welcomes ELIDZ R3-billion investment
The East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ) SOC Ltd announced two new investors (Ebor Automotive Systems and Auria Automotive Systems) and one expansion (TI Automotive Systems on 30 November 2021.

These three investments are all within the Automotive Sector and are part of the 16 new investments attracted in the sector since 2018. These investments translated into R3,3 billion worth of private sector investment with a job creation potential of 2078 new direct jobs in the Zone.

These investors are now operating their facilities in the ELIDZ and have started producing components for the new Mercedes Benz South Africa (MBSA) C-Class model.

The location of these new and expanding investors has taken just over two years to realize.