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Ram-Tec Systems (Pty) Ltd established in 1987 has over 15 years of experience in turnkey solutions for industrial automation and control systems. The company based in Johannesburg, South Africa has been in the forefront of the engineering and implementation of the latest automation and control technologies based on PLC, SCADA and MES technology.

Ram-Tec has established an excellent reputation in automation and control systems based on the following principals:

  • Quality
  • Expertise
  • Innovation
  • Service
  • Focus
  • Partnerships

Ram-Tec Systems has a core of full time highly qualified and skilled engineers, but works closely with well known industry specialists in its field as well as having access to a reliable contractor base should specific projects require.

The company provides the following services and supplies the following equipment on a turnkey basis or in part as required:

  • Project Management & Quality Control.
  • Low Voltage Electrical, Instrumentation & Network Design.
  • PLC, SCADA & MES Programming & Configuration.
  • Specification and Procurement of all Automation equipment & Control panels.
  • Associated Project Documentation including specifications and drawings.
  • On Site Commissioning with Site Supervision.
  • Training for Maintenance & Operating Personnel.
  • Maintenance Support.

Ram-Tec Systems today has 24 full time employees, but works closely with well known industry specialists in its field as well as having access to a reliable contractor base should specific projects require.


Ram-Tec's mission is to
optimize and improve the manufacturing operations of our clients and thereby assist them to become highly competitive world class organisations. Ram-Tec Systems will do this through three key strategies based on a bottom up approach:

Engineering factory automation and control system on the most advanced PLC & SCADA technologies that are designed to become an integral part of the total manufacturing process.

Installing advanced industrial software solutions that provide:

  • LScaleable and extendible infrastructure
  • Centralized and common engineering standards
  • Integrated security
  • Plant Intelligence through sharing of production data.
3. The implementation of MES and MIS solutions to provide the channel between the company business system and the factory floor.


A better balanced organizational structure based on the concept of “Service Centres”  



  • Service is both an internal and external requirement.

  • Clearer responsibility on interface issues.

  • Greater control and more effective contribution.




2005    -      Official opening of new Rivonia offices.

            -      Winner of top SI by Wonderware SA at X-Change Conference 2005.

            -      Awarded ArchestrA certification by Wonderware SA.

2004    -      Awarded top SI by Wonderware SA.

2003    -      Exceeded the R20 million sales figure.

2000    -      Purchased 50% shareholding in Phase 3 Manufacturing.

1999    -      Winner of Schneider productivity improvement award for Avmin Nchwaning underground conveyor system.

1998    -      Winner of Schneider productivity improvement award for Rand Water filter wash water recovery plant.

1997    -      10th Anniversary.

1995    -      Move to Bedfordview offices.

1994    -      Management buyout from Schneider Electric.

1991    -      Joined SAIMC as patron member.

            -      1st R1 Million contract – Iscor Sishen load out stations.

1987    -      RTS established as a 50% partnership with Telemecanique.




2005    -      Nestle, Harrismith – Infant Formula Plant.

            -      Coca-Cola, Wadeville – Canning Plant.

2004    -      Scaw Metals, Germiston – High Chrome Ball Plant, Rolled Steel Mill and Flat Steel Mill.

2003    -      Nestle Waters, Olifantsfontein – Bottling Plant.

            -      Seravac, Cape Town – Biotechnology Plant.

2002    -      SAB, Chamdor – Brewhouse Upgrade.

            -      Pioneer Seed, Rosslyn – Seed Sorting System.

2001    -      Iscor, Newcastle – Water Treatment System.

            -      Good Hope International Beverages, Cape Town – Juicing Plant.

2000    -      Fedmis, Phalaborwa – Filtration Plant.

            -      Lekoa Water Company, Sebokeng – Sebokeng Water Care Works.

1999    -      Rand Water, Zuiker-bosch – Filter Wash Water Recovery Plant.

            -      Distillers Corporation, Germiston – Amarula Plant.

1997    -      Cereal & Malt, Industria – Cereal & Malt Plant.

1995    -      Sentraalwes Co-Op, Orkney – Maize Grading Plant.

2005    -      SCAW Metals, Germiston - Train wheel Plant Project with RFID tracking.