Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

EMP 2015 Handbook Directory

EMP Handbook 2015 Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Select company type: All | Cable and harness manufacturer | Contract manufacturer | Electronics industry association | Industrial designer | Labelling products and solutions provider | Liaison between education and industry | Original equipment manufacturer | PCB layout and design | PCB manufacturer | PCB supplier | Static control supplier | Test fixture manufacturer | Tool, equipment and consumables supplier | Turnkey project management

Select supplier: All | AAW Electronic Enterprises | Actum Electronics | Afrisol | Allan McKinnon & Associates | AREI - Association of Representatives for the Electronics Industry | Barracuda Holdings | Beta-LAYOUT SA | Bosco Printed Circuits | Cadshop | C-Boards | Central Circuits | Centurion Systems | ChipOnBoard | Cirtech Electronics | Communica | Craman Electronic Control | DBA Technology | DDZ Technologies | Deman Manufacturing  | Denver Technical Products | Designer Cables | Eagle Micro Systems | EDA Technologies | Electronic Industry Supplies | Grand Tellumat Manufacturing | Hot Tools | IDS (Inhep Electronics Holdings) | IJ-CCAL | Impro Technologies | Industratech  | KM Product Design | Lanner Precision | Lauren Manufacturing | MANTECH Electronics | Martin Electronics | Mernok Elektronik       | Mernok Mechanika    | Metalgrapho | Microtronix Manufacturing | Mimic Components | Montar Manufacturing | Mykay Tronics | NewElec   | Omnigo | Parsec | Phahama Systems Development | Proactive Marketing Sales | Production Logix | Projects Concern Manufacturing | Quamba Technologies | RDC | RS Components | Sabertek | Screenvision Special Technology    | Tau Di A Rora Technologies | Techmet | Technique Electronics | Technology Station in Electronics | Test Fixture Technologies  | Testerion | Thata uBeke Manufacturing t/a TUB | TraX Interconnect   | Truth Electronics | Tycom | Vardaan Enterprises | Vektronix | Vepac Electronics | ZA Electronics | Zetech

AAW Electronic Enterprises

Brands: Alpha, Blaster, Caterpillar, Cramolin, Fluke, Jet-Lube, Kester, KillStat/Bondline, Knipex, Loctite, Magnum, Plato, Siglent, Tech-Spray, Weller, Wiha.

Tool, equipment and consumables supplier

AAW Electronic Enterprises is an importer and distributor of ESD equipment, solder wire, bar and paste, soldering and rework equipment, precision and general tools, bench top and field test equipment to the electronics manufacturing and electrical industries.

392 Umbilo Road, Durban

Contact: Bradley Baillache

Tel: +27 (0)31 206 0604

Actum Electronics

Brands: ACL Staticide, Altico, Cleantex, Georg UTZ, Hans Kolb, Laja, Polyflor, Simco, Wiha.

Static control supplier

Altico, a division of Actum Electronics, is the only business in ­southern Africa focusing exclusively on ESD control for the past 20 years. Exclusive SA representative for many of the world’s leading suppliers of ESD products. Product offerings: complete ESD audit and recommendation, ESD packaging, test and measurement equipment, ESD consumables and cleaning materials and the complete supply and installation of various types of ESD flooring.

Unit A8, The Stables Business Park, 13 3rd Road, Linbro Park, Johannesburg

Contact: Kevin Klaff

Tel: +27 (0)11 608 3001


Primary Business Sector: Manufacturer and distributor of solder and fluxes for the industrial and electronic sector.  

402 Murray Road, Wadeville, Germiston

Contact: Lieb Prinsloo, Karen Bergh

Tel: +27 (0)11 865 4141,,

Allan McKinnon & Associates

Brands: Heller Reflow, ITW/Cramolin, JUKI SMD Placement, Kester, Weller Tools.

Tool, equipment and consumables supplier

Allan McKinnon & Associates has been serving the South African ­electronics industry for 35 years through the sale and rental of high-technology SMT production equipment and the distribution of European made production consumables. Its mission is to remain a major supplier of production equipment, related consumables and technical information for the companies operating within the industry.

467 Felstead Avenue, North Riding, Randburg

Contact: Vangeli Glyptis

Tel: +27 (0)11 704 3020

AREI - Association of Representatives for the Electronics Industry

Electronics industry association

AREI, the Association of Representatives for the Electronics Industry ­(formerly ADEC) recently changed its name and constitution, to represent and grow the entire electronics industry. To promote and encourage a close partnership between suppliers, distributors, EM services and OEMs and to foster the local design and manufacture of electronics products.

5 Carroll Avenue, Olivedale Ext. 2, Randburg

Contact: Jenny Gooding

Tel: +27 (0)11 462 3256

Barracuda Holdings

Contract manufacturer

Barracuda Holdings is a privately-owned and dedicated high ­technology contract electronics manufacturer,  offering a complete service from materials procurement to final product assembly and packaging.  The company is ISO 9001:2008 certified and is a BBBEE Level 2 contributor.  A passionate and highly experienced team span all disciplines.

Unit 1, Bataleur Park, Olive Grove Industrial Estate, Ou Paardevlei Road, Somerset West

Contact: Rob Steltman, Ryan Webb

Tel: +27 (0)21 851 3357,


Primary Business Sector: PCB manufacturing, prototype and small to medium volume.

19 Induland Crescent, Lansdowne 7780, Cape Town

Contact: Jerry Cahill

Tel: +27 (0)21 691 7499

Bosco Printed Circuits

Primary Business Sector: Printed circuit board specialists.

Cnr Andries Pretorius & Terrace Roads, Eastleigh, Edenvale

Contact: Peter Verheul

Tel: +27 (0)11 452 1413/4


Primary Business Sector: Circuit board prototyping.

Shop 5B, Moulton Centre, cnr Moulton & Codonia Street, Waverley, Pretoria.

Contact: James Chalmers

Tel: +27 (0)12 332 4062


Primary Business Sector: Cadence/OrCAD PCB Design software and LPKF PCB rapid prototyping systems.

211A Valyland Office Suites, Upper Recreation Road, Fish Hoek

Contact: DC Power

Tel: +27 (0)82 377 0052 +27 (0)72 910 9797

Central Circuits

PCB manufacturer

Central Circuits is an ISO 9001 and BEE-certified manufacturer of bare printed circuit boards, satisfying all its customers’ procurement ­requirements in partnership with its import company, Central Electronic Technologies. Together, the companies offer PCBs serving both the defence, aerospace and commercial markets, offering small batch, fast turnaround prototyping, to high volume competitively-priced quality products.

19 Pieter Street, Highveld Techno Park, Centurion 

Contact: Rudi Koekemoer

Tel: +27 (0)12 665 4860

Centurion Systems

Primary Business Sector: Manufacturer of access control and access automation products.

Unit 13, Northlands Production Park, intersection of Epsom Avenue & Newmarket Road, North Riding

Contact: Rose Porter

Tel: +27 (0)11 699 2400


Primary Business Sector: Electronic contract manufacturing.

10 Kinsman Road, Unit 9, Kinsman Industrial Park, New Germany, Durban

Contact: Mahendra

Tel: +27 (0)31 811 4626

Cirtech Electronics

Primary Business Sector: Distributor of printed circuit boards.

Cirtech House Unit A, Stibitz Road, Westlake Business Park 2, Tokai, Cape Town

Contact: Leon Poulton

Tel: +27 (0)21 700 4900


Pretoria, Cape Town

Brands: 3M, Afrisol, Bho Tech, Chomerics, E-Tech, EMI-tec, Feinmetall, Hirschmann, K & H Mfg., Kester, Magnum, Pros Kit, Schuetzinger, Weller, Xytron.

Tool, equipment and consumables supplier

For over 37 years Communica, a wholly black-owned and managed distributor has proudly serviced the southern African electronics industry. The company offers a broad array of carefully selected top quality, yet cost-effective tools, production equipment, test and measurement instruments and accessories from its many partners globally. 

53 Landmarks Avenue, Samrand​

Contact: Thandi Khambule, Bongi Ntul

Tel: +27 (0)12 657 3500​​


Craman Electronic Control

Primary Business Sector: Industrial electronics, control automation and testing, electronics manufacturing.

11 Quinn Street, entrance on Victory Road, Parkhurst

Contact: Graham Bates

Tel: +27 (0)11 442 4808

DBA Technology

Labelling products and solutions provider

DBA Technology provides high-quality labels and RFID labelling solutions for electronics manufacturing and asset tracking. Application areas are high temp, high chemical, cryogenic, textiles and security tamper evident. Contact the company for a sample pack to test the suitability in your application. DBA Technology’s YAG-laser markable materials are leaders in durability.

Suite 211A, Valyland Centre, Upper Recreational Road, Fish Hoek

Contact: David Power

Tel: +27 (0)72 189 0953

DDZ Technologies

Contract manufacturer

DDZ Technologies specialises in giving a complete manufacturing solution to the small to medium volume customer in the electronics industry, meaning that we can easily produce 1 to 1000 of a product, from concept to final testing. High quality standards and personal customer service is of the utmost importance at DDZ Technologies and the company prides itself on being an open and accessible company.

Wesrihan Park B7, 160 Edison Crescent, Hennopspark, Centurion

Contact: Dirk du Preez

Tel: +27 (0)12 653 7865

Deman Manufacturing 

Contract manufacturer

Since 1991, Deman Manufacturing has been one of SA’s leading contract manufacturers, operating a system of manual and automated production lines interconnected through an ISO 9001 management system. The vision at Deman Manufacturing is to continue making products of superior quality, to international standards, backed up by exceptional service.

10 Steenbok Street, Koedoespoort, Pretoria

Contact: Jeandre van Molendorff

Tel: +27 (0)12 403 800,

Denver Technical Products

Primary Business Sector: Tool and equipment supplier.

32 Bessemer Road, Heriotdale, Johannesburg

Contact: Calder Sacks

Tel: +27 (0)11 626 2023

Designer Cables

Cable and harness manufacturer

For specialty cable and harness needs in electronics and electrical markets, Designer Cables boasts custom cable manufacturing as well as connector assembly capabilities. The company is always prepared and willing to provide design and engineering support to its customers, and to accommodate urgent needs for prototyping or replacement.

Contact: Meshack

Tel: +27 (0)11 791 3815 +27 (0)84 983 3326,

Eagle Micro Systems

Brands: Blue-Ray Wireless GSM Controllers and Smart Parking Meters, Secure Track Technologies Vehicle Trackers and Active-RFID.

Contract manufacturer

Manufacturer and designer of custom-made electronic solutions. Electronic design, PCB layout and microcontroller programming, with the intention of manufacturing the products. Medium and small runs of SMT and conventional PCBs. Complete product manufacture with custom enclosure, faceplate, etc. Surface-mount prototyping done in-house. AMR panels and electrical panel wiring.

Shop 29 Kilburn Shopping Centre, 117 Kilburn Street, Discovery, Roodepoort

Contact: Kobus Roux

Tel: 086 111 1660

EDA Technologies

Cape Town

Brands: Altium, NCAB PCB, Tecan Stencils.

PCB supplier

EDA Technologies is a ‘concept to complete’ electronics solutions company, founded in 1997. Core services include PCB layout, PCB manufacturing, CAD/CAE software sales and educational services. As the exclusive representative of NCAB Group, EDA is able to offer all the benefits of the world’s largest PCB supplier, including a quality standard of the highest in the industry.

13 Berkley Office Park, 8 Bauhinia Street, Highveld Techo Park, Centurion

Contact: Nechan Naicker

Tel: +27 (0)12 665 0375

Electronic Industry Supplies

Brands: Asmetec, Batten & Allen, ECD, Haldemann & Porret, Haver & Boecker, Heraeus, Holders Technology, Holland Shielding Systems, Ingun, JBC, Mekko Technologies, Metro, Petroferm, PBT, Vliesstoff Kasper, Weetech Germany, Zestron.

Tool, equipment and consumables supplier

Since its inception in 1988, Electronic Industry Supplies (EIS) has established a reputation of such reliability and high quality that the likes of Siemens has given it the go-ahead to ship to stock, without prior inspection. The trust and respect afforded EIS by its customer is built on consistently excellent service as well as the quality of the products it imports from leading engineering nations, such as Germany, England, Belgium, Switzerland, USA, Japan and Hong Kong.

25 Loch Avenue, Parktown, Johannesburg

Contact: Helmut Reussenzehn

Tel: +27 (0)11 726 6758

Grand Tellumat Manufacturing

Primary Business Sector: Electronic manufacturing service.

64-74 White Road, Retreat, Cape Town

Contact: Murison Kotzé

Tel: +27 (0)21 710 2400

Hot Tools

Brands: Blackjack, Bosch, Brother Label Printers, Fluke, Forbatt, Force, Gedore, Hanlong Tools, Hot Tools, Knipex, Magnum, Makita, Norbar, Oryx, Portasol, Stanley, Steinel, Weller, Wera, Wiha.

Tool, equipment and consumables supplier

Hot Tools is a manufacturer of tool bags and tool kits. The company is a distributor of electronic hand tools, soldering equipment and measurement equipment. It supplies the electronic and manufacturing industry with all ESD, hardware and consumables requirements. Founded in 2007, Hot Tools strives to deliver quality handtools and prides itself on its service.

103, 7th Avenue Edenvale

Contact: Michael Jacobs

Tel: +27 (0)11 452 4446

IDS (Inhep Electronics Holdings)

Primary Business Sector: Manufacturing and distribution of security products.

91 Escom Road, New Germany, KwaZulu-Natal

Contact: Alison Renwick

Tel: +27 (0)31 705 1373


PCB layout and design

IJ-CCAL is all about integrity and using 27 years of collective knowledge to take any electronic concept, from schematic to PCB layout through to production with companies involved in the arena of aerospace, defence, industrial and commercial designs. What is the best way to predict the future? Invent it!

Zandspruit Road, Farmall, Randburg, Johannesburg

Contact: Pam Landman

Tel: +27 (0)82 894 4145

Impro Technologies

Primary Business Sector: OEM

47B Gillitts Road, Pinetown, Durban

Contact: Vikki Vink

Tel: +27 (0)31 717 0700


Primary Business Sector:  Industrial electronics and design solutions.

20 Stableford Road, Bluff, Durban

Contact: Bradley

Tel: +27 (0)31 467 7019

KM Product Design

Industrial designer

KM Product Design has specialised in the industrial design of proprietary electronic enclosures for the past 21 years. The company offers a turnkey design service from concept to tooling for production. Modern 3D CAD software and rapid prototyping assures an efficient product development cycle. See the company’s portfolio at

112 10th Avenue, Edenvale

Contact: Peter Dreyer

Tel: +27 (0)11 452 7999

Lanner Precision

Primary Business Sector: A team of experienced professional engineers and technical personnel who specialise in contract development and manufacturing of dedicated electronic products.

Unit A4, Olive Grove Business Estate, Old Paardevlei Road, Somerset West

Contact: Ferdi Kidd

Tel: +27 (0)21 852 2374

Lauren Manufacturing

Primary Business Sector: Magnum soldering products.

1 Caroline Street, Eastgate Gardens Commercial Park, Marlboro, Sandton

Contact: Angelo Angeli

Tel: +27 (0)11 444 9009

MANTECH Electronics

Cape Town, Durban

Brands: APPA, CT Brand, Dow Corning Silicones, Easyhold, EIE, Herschell, Kester, Kontakt Chemie, Magnum, Natsol, Olimex, Oryx, Salipt, Solomon, Spanjaard, Techgear, Weller.

Tool, equipment and consumables supplier

MANTECH is a distributor and retailer of tools, equipment and accessories for the manufacture and maintenance of electronic products. Through its three offices across South Africa, the company offers a comprehensive range of products from stock, enabling it to deliver to most areas within 24 hours. As a subsidiary of the MOBICON group, listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange, MANTECH is also able to deliver from the various warehouses in the group.

32 Laub Street, New Centre, Johannesburg

Contact: Manny Moutinho

Tel: +27 (0)11 493 9307

Martin Electronics

Original equipment manufacturer

Martin Electronics has over 25 years’ experience in the security industry and is behind the trusted Sentry brand. Specialising in wireless systems, the company has expanded its product portfolio over the years, earning numerous industry awards. Sentry remains the brand of choice in a market segment that cannot compromise on quality or performance.

26 Kindon Road, Robertsham

Contact: Robert Taylor

Tel: +27 (0)11 433 4084

Mernok Elektronik      

Primary Business Sector: Electronic engineering.

Unit 1 Agnone Park, 53 Adriana Crescent, Gateway Industrial Park, Centurion

Contact: Schalk Janse van Rensburg

Tel: +27 (0)12 661 4828

Mernok Mechanika   

Primary Business Sector:  Manufacturing.

Unit 1 Agnone Park, 53 Adriana Crescent, Gateway Industrial Park, Centurion

Contact: Angelique Janse van Rensburg

Tel: +27 (0)12 661 4828


Primary Business Sector: Components manufacturer.

Cnr Alexandra & Ndabeni Roads, Oude Molen, Pinelands

Contact: Brunno Iseppie

Tel: +27 (0)21 510 5960

Microtronix Manufacturing

Contract manufacturer

Microtronix Manufacturing is a major player in the SMT industry, specialising in PC board assembly for the mining, military, automotive and commercial industries at its high-tech facility in Johannesburg. Currently one of the largest contract manufacturers in South Africa, Microtronix is capable of placing over 350 000 SMD components per hour.

67 CR Swart Drive, Bromhof, Strijdom Park, Johannesburg

Contact: Elizna Classen

Tel: +27 (0)11 792 5322/3

Mimic Components

Primary Business Sector: Mimic, desk and console manufacturer.

5 Ramsay Street, Booysens, Johannesburg  

Contact: Don Smith

Tel: +27 (0)11 689 5700

Montar Manufacturing

Montar Manufacturing is an electronic contract manufacturer specialising in prototyping and small to medium sized runs. Experts in SMT, through hole technology, modifications, rework and development assistance for manufacturability for large runs. Also cable asssemblies, testing and special requirements. IPC specialists in soldering and inspection.

Unit 5, Alltech Business Park, 3 Aries Crescent, Brackenfell

Contact: Riette Hauptfleisch

Tel: +27 (0)21 981 5682

Mykay Tronics

Brands: Conceptronic,  Dage,  Desco, Dima, Mydata, Nordson Goepel, Pace, Reprint, Spea.

Tool, equipment and consumables supplier

Mykay Tronics is a sole agency for a number of market leaders in South Africa for electronic production equipment and consumables. The company is the local distributor of most production consumables and equipment, which include pick-and-place, reflow ovens, selective wave soldering, wave soldering, rework stations, solder wire, solder paste, solder bar, flux, PCB washing machines, component counters, splicing tools, PCB cutters, ESD, etc.

27 Newquay Road, New Redruth, Alberton

Contact: Natasha

Tel: +27 (0)11 869 0049


Primary Business Sector: Motor control.

298 Soutter Street, Pretoria West, Pretoria

Contact: Stuart Loudon

Tel: +27 (0)12 327 1729


Primary Business Sector: Electronic manufacturing.

320 Kuit Street, Waltloo, Silverton

Contact: Rieel Schonfeldt

Tel: +27 (0)12 803 8218


Contract manufacturer

Parsec provides electronic manufacturing services in market sectors, ranging from high-end defence and aerospace systems, various industrial projects through to cost-sensitive, high-volume mining products. The company’s facility is geared for volume and prototype turnkey manufacturing. The services include procurement, low to high ­technology SMS assembly, X-ray process control and automated optical inspection, testing, conformal coating, environmental stress screening, system integration and configuration management.

76 Regency Drive, Route 21 Corporate Park, Irene X72

Contact: Chris Pretorius

Tel: + 27 (0)12 678 9740

Phahama Systems Development

Primary Business Sector: Turnkey electronic manufacturing and design.

19 Pieter Street, Highveld Technopark, Centurion

Contact: Hosia Matlou

Tel: +27 (0)12 665 4750

Proactive Marketing Sales

Turnkey project management

Proactive Marketing Sales has been providing turnkey project management solutions to the electronics manufacturing industry for over 10 years. With manufacturing resources for prototypes, low or high volumes, this BEE Level 2 company has a flexible policy of tailoring to clients’ needs and can, for example, source PCBs and components on their behalf. It also offers warehousing and distribution services.

Unit N2, Pinelands Office Park, Modderfontein

Contact: Lesley Bebbington

Tel: +27 (0)11 608 2762

Production Logix

Primary Business Sector: Electronic contract manufacturer.

9 Umdoni Crescent, Mahogany Ridge, Westmead, Pinetown

Contact: Dave Elston

Tel: +27 (0)31 700 4718

Projects Concern Manufacturing

Contract manufacturer

Projects Concern is an established, world-class contract electronics manufacturer, servicing the defence, aerospace, industrial, medical and communications sectors, both locally and internationally. From its 1000 square metre facility in Johannesburg, the company offers a comprehensive portfolio of services and capabilities, from through-hole to ultrafine pitch and BGA.

2 Friesland Drive, Longmeadow South, Longmeadow Business Estate, Edenvale

Contact: Sean Flynn

Tel: +27 (0)11 608 5210

Quamba Technologies

Brands: Carton Optical, ESE, Fonton, GEN3 Systems, MBTech, Mechatronic Systems, Samsung Techwin, SEC, Seho, Taiwan Drytech, TTnS, TWS Automation.

Tool, equipment and consumables supplier

Quamba Technologies is a supplier of production equipment for electronics manufacturing. It supplies products from leading global manufacturers, providing excellent local technical and after-sales support. The company’s vision is to become a leading equipment and solutions provider to the electronics manufacturing industry in South Africa, by offering its products at competitive prices, providing the highest level of service and support to its customers, and by forming lasting relationships based on honesty, integrity and trust.

32A Kloof Road, Bedfordview, Gauteng

Contact: Igmar Grewar

Tel: +27 (0)11 455 1865


Primary Business Sector: OEM

157 Van Reebeck Avenue, Edenvale, Gauteng

Contact: Andrew Stead

Tel: +27 (0)11 452 1471

RS Components

Primary Business Sector: High service level distributor of electrical, electronic, mechanical, tools and industrial products.

20 Indianapolis Street, Kyalami Business Park, Midrand

Contact: RS Components

Tel: +27 (0)11 691 9300


Contract manufacturer

Sabertek offers its clients a complete turnkey solution from concept to final product. Since its inception in 1993, Sabertek has grown from a small electronic design company into a complete solution provider for the electronics industry. The company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing technology enables it to compete with the best in the manufacturing and sub-contract manufacturing market.

140 Edward Street, Hennops Park, Centurion

Contact: Esther Uys

Tel: +27 (0)12 653 0008

Screenvision Special Technology   

Primary Business Sector: LCD display and touchscreen supplier.

17 Wright Street, Industria West, Johannesburg

Contact: Simon Grant

Tel: +27 (0)11 247 1460

Tau Di A Rora Technologies

Primary Business Sector: Electronics contract manufacturing.

14 Verwey Street, Troyeville

Contact: Tau Ndhleleni

Tel: 086 106 6868


Durban and Cape Town (sales offices).

Tool, equipment and consumables supplier

Techmet Equipment is an integral part of the Techmet group of companies, dedicated to providing sales and service to the electronics manufacturing industry. The company is proud of its qualified and experienced engineering staff, providing professional technical support to the industry, which includes installation, maintenance and process optimisation.

402 Murray Road, Wadeville, Germiston

Contact: Grant Langley

Tel: +27 (0)11 824 1427

Technique Electronics

Primary Business Sector: Contract manufacturing/design.

100 Main Reef Road/Albertina Sisulu Road, Technikon, Roodepoort

Contact: Bryan Hart

Tel: +27 (0)84 626 1277

Technology Station in Electronics

Liaison between education and industry

The TSE offers electronic development, manufacturing and training services. The established electronic manufacturing platform, supported by the design capability at the Station, assist small, medium and micro enterprises with prototyping, concept demonstrators, pre-production models, re-work solutions, and short learning programmes.

Tshwane University of Technology, Building 6, Room 366, 134 State Artillery Road, Pretoria West

Contact: Annette van der Poel

Tel: +27 (0)12 382 5039

Test Fixture Technologies 

Brands: Everett Charles Technologies, Festo, National Instruments, ST Robotics, TFT.

Test fixture manufacturer

TFT is a specialist manufacturer of automated test equipment. Its team of highly-skilled and experienced engineers and technicians cover a variety of specialities, including mechanical design, electronics, software and robotics. The company works to consistently produce top quality test and automation solutions for the local electronics manufacturing industry.

Unit 3, Skyview Retail Park, Freda Road, Bromhof

Contact: Adrian Storie

Tel: +27 (0)11 791 5879


Brands: Fuji, Nutek, Plato, Speedline, Techspray, TRI.

Tool, equipment and consumables supplier

Established in October 2000, Testerion specialises in the sale of high-technology SMT production equipment and the distribution of European and USA made production consumables. Its mission is to ­continue growing as a profitable company, with a focus on providing its customers with the very best service and highest quality equipment.

467 Felstead Avenue, North Riding, Randburg

Contact: Vangeli Glyptis

Tel: +27 (0)11 704 3020

Thata uBeke Manufacturing t/a TUB

Contract manufacturer

Thata uBeke Manufacturing trading as TUB, is a South African-based ­company engaged in the design, development, manufacture and assembly of electronic and electro-mechanical components and finished products. Its strategy is to develop long standing relationships with its stakeholders by providing solutions to their problems.

5 Estee Ackerman Street, Jet Park, Boksburg, Gauteng

Contact: Warren Muir

Tel: +27 (0)11 823 6019

TraX Interconnect  

PCB manufacturer

TraX is a ISO 9001 and UL quality-approved PCB manufacturer, producing high-quality rigid PCBs from single to multi-layer on various laminates. Locally, the company offers a FasTraX prototype service and a standard service for small to medium volumes. It also offers off-shore supply in large volumes from quality approved suppliers.

2 Estmil Road, Diep River, Cape Town

Contact: Daniel Dock

Tel: +27 (0)21 712 2011

Truth Electronics

Brands: Aim, BLT Circuit Services, Cyber Optics, Desen, Dr. Storage, Edson Electronics, Edsyn, EPM, EPS, Europlacer, EVS International, Heda, Hexi, Hitachi High Technologies, Matrix, Microcare, Ovation, Quick, Rehm Thermal Systems, Seetrax, Solder Star, Sonictron, Sonotek, SpeedPrint, Takaya Corp, WEC.

Tool, equipment and consumables supplier

Truth Electronic Manufacturing prides itself in associating with leading global manufacturers in their respective fields. The company commits itself in working closely with its valued customers and suppliers to provide leading-edge products, systems and solutions. Truth Electronics offers a wealth of experience from its past 16 years in the electronics industry, specialising in the latest manufacturing techniques and expertise in process engineering.

49 Upton Park, 43 Seacowlake Road, Springfield Park, Durban

Contact: Terence

Tel: +27 (0)31 822 8555 083 284 4457


Primary Business Sector: Electrical and electronic test instrumentation.

Unit 8, 373 Kent Avenue, Ferndale, Randburg

Contact: Frank Barnes

Tel: +27 (0)11 787 8508

Vardaan Enterprises

Primary Business Sector: Research, development and prototype development in electronic engineering and software engineering.

116 Stansted Street, Highveld, Centurion

Contact: Priyend Somaroo

Tel: +27 (0)82 850 9273 +27 (0)12 665 2214


Contract manufacturer

Vektronix is an independent contract manufacturer manufacturing many different electronic products and assemblies for local and international customers. It has two high-speed SMT-placement lines with a total capacity of 400 000 components per hour, as well as high-speed axial- and radial-placement machines.

Bert Kiping Road, Wilsonia, East London

Contact: Craig Tyzack

Tel: +27 (0)43 707 1000

Vepac Electronics

Brands: Electrolube, Hakko, Kemtron, Vero.

Tool, equipment and consumables supplier

Vepac represents global companies that are industry-leaders in their respective fields, providing cutting edge technology and innovative products and solutions to local customers across various vertical markets. These products include Hakko soldering stations, Electrolube solvents, Vero PCB accessories and Kemtron EMC/RFI products.

Unit 7, Rutland Mews, 30 Main Road, Eastleigh

Contact: Edwin Brown

Tel: +27 (0)11 609 7122

ZA Electronics

Contract manufacturer

ZA Electronics is a Cape Town-based electronic contract manufacturer that boasts quality levels to IPC Class 2, UL inspection and lead-free solder process standards. With three Mydata SMT lines, Seho wave solder and reflow ovens, Gopel visual inspection and IMO board cleaning system, the company can place components with pitch as small as 0,35 mm and up to 50 mm² in size, and resistors down to 01005 format.

Unit 64, Frazzitta Business Park, cnr Koeberg Road & Freedom Way, Milnerton, Cape Town

Contact: Riaan van Zyl

Tel: +27 (0)21 552 8235


ADT (Advanced Dicing Technologies), Autotronik, Bejing Hanson Electronic Co., Circuitmaster, DEK Printing Machines, Elsold, Essegi, Fancort, Fritsch, GE Phoenix X-ray, GPD (General Production Devices), Hengli Eletek Co., Hios, IEMME, IMO, iTAC, KD-Tek, KOKI, Kulicke & Soffa, Martin, MEK Europe (Marantz Business Electronics), Miyachi Corp., Nortec, Piergiacomi, Polaris Electronics, SEF Electronic, SEICA, Spire Corp., Thermaltronics, TWM Technology, Universal Instruments Corp., Vision Engineering, Vitronics Soltec, Yamaha and i-Pulse (div. of Yamaha).

Tool, equipment and consumables supplier

Zetech supplies industrial equipment, software, materials and technical support to the manufacturing industry in South Africa. Its strength lies in expertise, market exposure, access to international technology resources and a hard-earned reputation in the industry. Zetech provides full technical support for the majority of the equipment it supplies.

3 Francis Road, Blairgowrie, Gauteng

Contact: Zalman Orlianski

Tel: +27 (0)11 789 3230

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Saki SPI and AOI machines awarded IPC-CFX certification
Techmet Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
Saki, an innovator in the field of automated optical and X-ray inspection equipment, announced that its 3Si solder paste inspection (SPI) and 3Di automated optical inspection (AOI) solutions have been ...

3D AOI system for high-end electronics assembly
Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
The ISO-Spector M2 is a new full 3D AOI system with artificial intelligence (AI) for high-end electronics assembly. A fast-to-program solution, the Mek (Marantz Electronics) machine features advanced ...

Automatic in-circuit PCB tester
MyKay Tronics Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
The T300 is an automatic, high parallelism in-circuit test system with advanced testing capabilities that its manufacturer, SPEA, claims can boost board production throughput by 10 times. It features ...

Flexible X-ray component counter
Techmet Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
Inventory knowledge is essential for modern PCB production. Whether you are an SMT manufacturer, supplier or broker, live monitoring of inventory in your MRP system at all times minimises stock, labour, ...

Thermal management in high-performance RF and microwave PCBs
Conical Technologies Editor's Choice Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
One of the many roles that a PCB has to perform is to channel heat from the underside of semiconductor devices through to the chosen heatsinking scheme as efficiently and effectively as possible.