About Us

Company Profile

Combining almost 40 years of threading expertise – KOT strives to be at the forefront of a one of a kind business ideal ensuring and providing quality workmanship and cost effective threading solutions. KOT is passionately committed to providing its clientele with the highest standards the industry has to offer,achieved through highly trained and skilled technicians incorporated with responsible and accountable company management and ownership.

From the Founders

KOT Automotive Engineering (PTY) Ltd – King of Threads was founded and launched by Shawn Wayne Le Roux in March of the year 2014. Spearheading 15 years’ experience within the threading industry and having managed and built several affiliated threading companies across South Africa, his main aspiration and objective was to completely transform the Thread Engineering Industry with dedicated and pioneering bolt extraction and thread cutting techniques and procedures, linking KOT’s service module directly to customer convenience. To date, King of Threads has been the distinct choice of leading market icons within the Automotive, Commercial, Civil, Mining, Aviation, Rail and Marine sector.

The name King of Threads is an indication of our operational paradigm;

Fundamentally providing mobile thread repair services specializing in on-site and in-house bolt extractions and thread cutting processes that is focused on constant market innovation ensuring our clientele meet their service level agreements to their customers.


    At king of Threads we are more than happy to offer you a free, no-obligation quote for any fixes or products you may require, no matter where in Gauteng and the Western Cape you are based.

    Contact our mobile repair and installation team for a quote today.

    What to expect from us

    Excellent Service

    We pledge to provide the best service to any and all customers we work with

    Long Term Clients

    Our team is always building working relationships wherever they go

    Affordable Rates

    Our main focus is on providing a service that is available to anyone