Global Wheel (Pty) Ltd is undisputedly South Africa’s, if not Africa’s, leading manufacturer of STEEL WHEELS/RIMS for trucks and trailers working in Mining, Construction, Commercial, Agricultural and Military.

Up until October 2012 Global Wheel (Pty) Ltd formed part of a global network of 15 related companies spearheaded by OTR Wheel Engineering Inc. (USA). As of 31 September 2012, Global Wheel (Pty) Ltd was acquired by a consortium consisting of: Management, Tamela Holdings (Pty) Ltd, employees and the National Empowerment Fund (NEF), a division within the South African Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

Being of 81% black ownership, Global Wheel (Pty) Ltd far exceeds the South African Mining Charter’s minimal requirement of 25.1% black ownership. In terms of industry support towards Black Broad Based Employment Equity (BBBEE), Global Wheel (Pty) Ltd also ranks high as a "Level 4" contributor.