Advanced Materials Solutions (AMS) is a well-respected mechanical engineering firm that offers innovative consulting and manufacturing services.


Headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa, it specialises in the design and manufacturing of mechanical systems and structures using advanced materials and processes. Advanced Materials has extensive experience in design, analysis, and manufacturing. This enables the firm to provide its high-end clients with the best possible solutions to their unique engineering requirements.

It has access to the latest computer-aided design (CAD), finite element analysis (FEA), and computer-aided engineering (CAE) tools reflecting its modern approach to engineering. The expert team at AMS is committed to continually achieving excellence in design and development.

The firm adopts a process engineering approach when it comes to developing the client specifications. It does this from the point of identifying the needs of the client and performing a functional analysis right through to design, development, production, and implementation.


The AMS focus areas are:

  • Design and testing

  • Analysis

  • Manufacturing

  • Research and development

  • Support


  • Johan van Niekerk
    Johan van Niekerk Managing Director

    Johan has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pretoria and has more than 12 years’ experience in design and analysis utilising composite materials as well as classic engineering materials. With an extensive background in a number of mechanical engineering applications, Johan focuses on problem-solving while utilising the best design tools and materials for the most efficient solutions possible.

  • Zoon Cronjé
    Zoon Cronjé Financial Director

    Zoon completed his articles at an audit firm in Pretoria. He has gained considerable accounting experience while working in the construction industry for the past seven years and joined AMS in 2014 to head up the Finance Department.


As an organisation focused on providing only the highest level of customer service and quality, AMS complies with the strict ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System.

This standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation of top management and the impact it makes on the business, the process approach, and continual improvement. More information on ISO 9001:2008 can be found here.

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