Applied electronics develops, manufactures and distributes high‑technology electronics to a wide range of industries globally.

Applied electronics

  • Etion Create
  • Fuchs Electronics
  • Nanoteq
  • Omnigo
  • Reutech Communications
  • Reutech Radar System
  • Reutech Solutions

Etion Create

Etion Create

PART OF THE BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS CLUSTER

Etion Create is an Original Design Manufacturer that specialises in the design, manufacture, integration and support of advanced technology systems.

Products and services

The business unit provides professional product development, manufacturing and integration services to leading electronics equipment companies and system integrators. Our areas of expertise include software, firmware, hardware and CAD design, supported by an overarching system engineering process and directed by a sound project management process.

Distribution channels

EC distributes its products & services mostly by direct selling to its customers, but also via a select number of distributors and partners both locally in South Africa and globally.

Market sectors

Defence & Aerospace, Mining & Industrial, Cyber Security and Rail.

Intellectual property

EC’s range of own products stems from years of own and client shared investment. Some of these products are sold as end-user solutions whilst other are used as building blocks in offerings to our system integrator customers.

Fuchs Electronics

Fuchs Electronics

FUZES CLUSTER

Fuchs Electronics provides advanced electronic fuze technology.
Capabilities include electronic and precision mechanical design and high‑volume production of electro-mechanical assemblies.

Products and services

The business unit produces electronic fuzes.

Distribution channels

Fuchs Electronics distributes through partnerships with international OEMs, defence ministries and other organisations.

Market sectors

The majority of products are exported to international defence OEMs and defence ministries.

Intellectual property

Owns the intellectual property on all Fuchs Electronics’ products.

Nanoteq

Nanoteq

PART OF THE SECURE COMMUNICATIONS CLUSTER

Nanoteq specialises in the design, development and industrialisation of cryptographic products and solutions to meet cybersecurity and cyberdefence requirements

Products and services

The business unit produces high-grade hardware-based cryptographic products and cybersecurity solutions for the modern ICT and tactical communication networks. Solutions are well positioned as enablers for the Internet of Things.

Distribution channels

Nanoteq’s distributes through direct selling and via selected agents, facilitators and resellers.

Market sectors

Sectors include government, defence and finance markets.

Intellectual property

  • Cryptographic Autonomy Development Stations.
  • Crypto Module suite (QCM™).

Omnigo

Omnigo

PART OF THE SECURE COMMUNICATIONS CLUSTER

Omnigo is an electronic contract manufacturer with a specialised production facility for the population and assembly of printed circuit board assemblies (PBAs). Omnigo makes customer designs a reality by delivering a superior quality product, which allows customers to focus on their core business.

Products and services

The business unit specialises in surface mount device population of printed circuit boards (PCBs), conventional manufacturing (through hole manufacturing), harness manufacturing, sub and final assembly, testing, screening and industrialisation.

Distribution channels

Omnigo distributes through its sales team and long-term relationships with local and international defence companies as well as partnerships with development companies.

Market sectors

Omnigo can service any industry that has an electronic manufacturing need, with a specific focus on the defence market. Its major customers include local and international defence companies.

Reutech Communications

Reutech Communications

PART OF THE SECURE COMMUNICATIONS CLUSTER

Reutech Communications specialises in secure communication systems for tactical airborne, land and naval-based platforms as well as secure network-centric solutions for command and control, blue force tracking, forward observation link and messaging services.

Products and services

The business unit provides tactical, mobile and static secure radio communication systems, data tracking and information management solutions.

Distribution channels

Reutech Communications has strategic partnerships with local and international ministries of defence and parastatals for technology and product development, products and customised system solutions. These include partnerships with local and international OEMs and system houses for product and system solutions, and with international in-country resellers and support centres with a proven track record and product support capability.

Market sectors

Sectors include ministries of defence (South Africa and other countries) and local and international OEMs.

Intellectual property

Reutech Communications owns intellectual property developed through internal funding, shared and customer funding as well as various local and international brands.

Reutech Radar Systems

Reutech Radar Systems

RADARS CLUSTER

Reutech Radar Systems develops and manufactures search and tracking radar systems and subsystems for local and export markets. Its technology includes radar sensor systems used globally at mining operations.

Products and services

The business unit produces movement and surveying radars (MSRs), sub-surface profiler (SSP) radar for underground mining safety applications, 904/906 family of surveillance radars, frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) optronics radar tracker (FORT) and an RSR 210 naval air/sea surveillance radar.

Distribution channels

Reutech Radar Systems distributes through its sales team, partnerships in the defence market and consultants and distributors in the mining environment.

Market sectors

Sectors include defence, mining and security.

Intellectual property

  • Floodlight radar system for detecting and locating moving targets in 3D.
  • StealthRad™.
  • A global provisional patent on the SSP.
  • Patent in the non-level deployment functionality of the MSR.

Reutech Solutions

Reutech Solutions

LOGISTICS CLUSTER

Reutech Solutions supplies turnkey solutions in the telecommunications and sensor industry. It designs, engineers and manufactures remote controlled stabilised weapons platforms.

Products and services

The business unit manufactures remote controlled stabilised weapon platforms and engineering through-life-support of telecommunications networks and sensors.

Distribution channels

Reutech Solutions distributes through its sales team and dual distribution channels.

Market sectors

Reutech Solutions operates in the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), South African Police Service (SAPS), SOEs and export market (shipyards and vehicle OEMs) sectors.

Intellectual property

Owns intellectual property developed through internal, shared and customer funding.