Philco Systems (PTY) LTD was established in May 1992. The company was established to fulfill a perceived opportunity and shortcoming in the process control automation disciplines in the local industry and to provide a high quality service to personal computer users.

Prime Objectives
To safely provide QUALITY service, backed by a professional support team, to industry in the following areas:

  • Sales and technical support of the Rockwell Automation product line
  • Turnkey projects of high tech process control solutions
  • Modification and maintenance of existing software specifically in the PLC and SCADA arenas
  • Implementation of networking solutions
  • Project management in the above areas for both minor and major projects
  • PC and peripheral supply and maintenance
  • Software systems and applications

Philco Systems’ expertise lies specifically in these areas and the company has a staff compliment of approximately 50 dedicated and experienced employees.

Major Customers

  • Richards Bay Minerals (Mining & Metals)
  • RIO Tinto Madagascar (Mining & Metals)
  • Hillside Aluminium (Metals)
  • Sohar Aluminium (Metals)
  • Qatar Aluminum (Metals)
  • Island View Storage (Petro Chemical)
  • Portnet (Transportation and Bulk Material Handling)
  • Kynoch (Chemical)
  • Transitional Council (Water)
  • Eskom (Electricity Supply)
  • SABS Coal Division (Analytical)
  • Mozel Mozambique

Key Areas of Expertise

The following industrial sectors have provided the bulk of our design, engineering and implementation experience & services.

  • Mining
  • Metals
  • Water
  • Chemical
  • Transport & bulk material handling
  • Electricity supply
  • Regional councils

The Philco Systems team consists of: Professional Engineers (BSc) in Automation; Senior Technologists; Automation & Electrical Technicians; a Design Team; E&I Construction teams, as well as Safety and Admin personnel.

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