Felix is a family business which goes back four generations and is deeply rooted in the community. We pride ourselves as being the first black-owned auto body repair business in Cape Town.We are 60% female-owned and are proudly BBEEE Level 1 compliant.
The business is owner/managed by Leslene and Varyl Felix. They have a hands-on approach, and are involved in every level of the operation ensuring that the standards, for which Felix is renowned, are maintained.
The office is supported by an administrator and the workshop is supervised by an experienced foreman.
The senior workshop team packs a powerful punch with their collective industry experience of more than 60 years. Our skilled spraypainters and panelbeaters have qualified in their trades through the Department of Manpower’s Apprenticeship programmes. All assistants have long-standing service in the body repair industry and are entrusted with preparing vehicles for final presentation to customers.
“The satisfaction I get at the end of a completed project – that’s what I love about my job” – DAVID SMALL, panelbeater
“There is nothing I don’t like about my work. To start a job and to see the end result – that’s why I do what I do” – HENRY COCKRELL, panelbeater
“I’m getting such great experience here. It’s a good challenge and I’m learning all the time.” – RODWIN SAMUELS, spraypainter intern from Northlink College
“I was one of the first guys in Cape Town to do plastic bumper repairs. You can bend and twist the material, unlike metal – it’s very interesting work.” – ASHLEY PARENZEE, panelbeater now specialising in plastic bumpers.
Our spray painters and panel beaters have qualified in their trades through the Department of Manpower’s Apprenticeship Programmes. The senior workshop team holds collective industry experience of more than 60 years. Our assistants have long-standing service in the body repair industry and are entrusted with preparing vehicles for final presentation to customers.
Felix owns a large yard which can accommodate heavy duty trucks which we repair and refurbish. We use the following restoration equipment:
- Industry-standard spray booth,
- Dry flatting extraction bays,
- Infrared Lights and computerized paint system.
For all-structural work we have a chassis repair bench and specialized areas for seriously damaged vehicles.
Our company has also restored vintage vehicles, rejuvenated caravans, motorbikes, trailers, busses and specialized vehicles for all types of auto body repairs
We are a black-owned family business which is 60% female owned and offers B-BBEE Level 1 status.
Felix was the first black-owned body repair business in Cape Town.
It positioned itself as “Cape Town’s leading panel beater”, a mantra which it continues to live by today.