AssetTagz celebrates a 15-year Partnership
Created with specific solutions to problems identified across Oil & Gas and Mining in South Africa in mind, AssetTagz Africa has gone on to secure customers including Seriti Power and Seriti Coal, Barloworld Equipment, MegChem and South32.
AssetTagz Africa was first conceived in 2008 following a successful AssetTagz implementation at Heaton Valves Africa, the expert valve stockists and distributor of premium products to the oil and gas, petrochemical, mining, power and processing industries. Its Managing Director, Grant Harris, saw an opportunity to promote asset management software in the Oil & Gas and Mining sectors in South Africa.
AssetTagz had been deployed at Heaton Valves to automate its valve inspection processes, manage non-conformities (NCRs) and the associated stock and consumables. It quickly became apparent that AssetTagz had a big future in Africa with solutions to problems immediately identified across oil & gas exploration and mining.
With its robust RFID tags and rugged mobile hardware designed to work in tough environments, AssetTagz was a natural fit to provide visibility, traceability and to remove manual paper-based processes.
“We had experience of working in harsh and remote conditions so the knowledge and understanding was already there.” explains Hiten Kantelia, CEO of AssetTagz in the UK.
“However, AssetTagz Africa has built significantly on our experience, and as industry leaders have led AssetTagz to become an invaluable tool for difficult work sites where Health and Safety (confined space and ATEX zones) are stringently regulated”.
“With AssetTagz Africa, AssetTagz has become an invaluable tool for difficult work sites where Health and Safety (confined space and ATEX zones) are stringently regulated.”
“Our experience of partnering with AssetTagz in the UK has been a journey based on four core pillars; Communication, Openness, Support and Trust,” explains Stuart Walker, Operations Director at AssetTagz Africa
Enables us to be quick to market, accelerating implementation processes and customer satisfaction;
An open dialogue about how each business is performing, how the product is meeting customer requirements and the market challenges each face;
A fast and effective support service enables us to provide an efficient level of support and training to our customers;
The backbone to every partnership and testament to our 15 year relationship.
AssetTagz Africa has secured an impressive array of customers, including Seriti Power and Seriti Coal, Barloworld Equipment, MegChem and South32.
Hiten Kantelia, CEO of AssetTagz in the UK, summarises: “Setting up our partnership was the start of an ongoing commitment to our joint vision for Africa. We are delighted to celebrate 15 years of working closely with AssetTagz Africa and the continued confidence in the African market and are looking forward to securing many more exciting new opportunities.”
“AssetTagz Africa’s clients have been so impressed with their Compliance and HSE benefits, that we are now implementing in their Australian operations too. An equally exciting new territory to explore.”
Hiten Kantelia, CEO, AssetTagz UK