Emydex Partnership in Southern Africa

Johannesburg – South Africa:
Emydex Technology, based in Dublin Ireland, is a leading supplier of Factory Floor data capture, Production Reporting and Traceability Software systems to Meat, Fish, Poultry & Food processors around the world.

Emydex are pleased to announce details of an exclusive partnership agreement with Summit Process Solutions (SPS), based in Johannesburg, South Africa. SPS integrates factory floor Industrial hardware including weighing, labelling, inspection, processing, data capture, and IT systems to create tailor-made solutions for meat, fish, poultry and food processing companies operating in Southern Africa.

Summit Process Solutions

Summit Process Solutions partner with leading international suppliers of Industrial weighing, processing, labelling, packing and inspection systems such as Scanvaegt Systems in Denmark. Through such international partnerships, SPS are ideally placed to source, supply and maintain all Industrial hardware needed to operate Emydex software systems including Industrial touch-screen PCs, hand-held scanners, weighing scales and printers.

Lead by a hands-on, committed and experienced team comprising of Rodney Macer-Wright, Wilfred Koekemoer and Jeffrey Macer-Wright, SPS has over 50 years of combined Hardware & Software knowledge in the Southern African food industry.

“The partnership with Emydex enables Summit Process Solutions to provide Southern African food processors with comprehensive factory floor production systems with focus on full traceability, stock/warehouse management, yield and quality control. With the Emydex Factory Floor Software and the Scanvaegt weighing and data collection equipment, we can provide complete end to end factory floor software solutions to fit our customer’s requirements.” said Macer-Wright commenting on the Emydex partnership.

Meat Corporation Namibia

Emydex Technology have been active in the Southern African region since 2013 when they rolled out Emydex factory floor data capture, production control and traceability reporting systems to Meat Corporation Namibia (MeatCo)’s multi-site beef processing operations spread across Namibia. This installation included a full Emydex rollout to MeatCo’s head-quarter site in Windhoek that includes beef primal slaughter and deboning operations, a wholesale operation, value-added plant as well as a cannery operation. The Emydex solution deployed included kill line & payments, carcass management, processing and packing, warehousing & dispatch, value-added processing, yield and cost reporting, traceability, quality and compliance management.

Botswana Meat Commission

Emydex’s Packing and Processing software system has also been installed across Botswana Meat Commissions’ three beef production plants in Botswana at Lobatse, Francistown and Maun for Outer case marker (OCM) weighing and labelling operations in each plant. Plans are in place to complete the Emydex rollout from factory door-to-door in the group’s main HQ site in Lobatse by end of 2017. Furthermore, Emydex are about to begin implementation of the Emydex Coldstore Warehouse Management System in the Table Bay Cold Store in Cape Town South Africa.

Klein Karoo

In 2016 Emydex successfully installed its factory floor systems into Klein Karoo’s multi-site Abattoir, Deboning and Value added operations located in Oudtshoorn, Graaff-Reinet and Swellendam, South Africa. Klein Karoo being the largest Ostrich Processor in the world.

“Our partnership with Summit Process Solutions enables Emydex to provide a full turn-key solution to Southern African meat, fish, poultry and food processors by combining best-of-breed software solutions from Emydex, coupled with world-leading industrial hardware solutions that are supplied and maintained locally in Southern Africa by Summit Process Solutions. SPS have over 50 years’ experience working in our core industries in Southern Africa. They know the industry, they know the market, they know the customers. They are the ideal fit for Emydex as our dedicated partner and distributor within the region”

David McMahon, Emydex CEO

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