Group at a glance  
CBI-electric | Nashua | Reutech
Revenue and
operating profit
Managing director:
Martin de Beer
  Managing director:
Mike Tucker
  Managing director:
James Verster
  Managing director:
Selwyn Newnes
of business


Located at Pinetown in KwaZulu-Natal, Reutech Communications specialises in technologically advanced tactical VHF/UHF communication systems for the defence environment. Products and services supplied are:
  • Tactical airborne VHF/UHF radios
  • Mobile/static ground-based VHF/ UHF radios
  • Tactical ground-based VHF/UHF radios
  • System integration and support

Reutech Communications has been a strategic supplier for communication products to the SANDF for more than 40 years. The company is an approved supplier to many international customers.

ISO 9001: 2000 accredited via BVC


Precision products

Precision Products is based at Alberton in Gauteng, also known as “Fuchs Electronics”. The company designs and manufactures the internationally recognised range of Fuchs electronic fuses and related defence products for artillery, mortar, naval and aircraft weapons applications. Capabilities include electronic and precision mechanical design, and high volume production of electromechanical assemblies. Reutech owns the intellectual property of all products produced. More than 95% of the company’s revenue is generated from export sales.

This division undertakes cellular handset repairs for Nokia.

ISO 9001: 2000 accredited


Radar systems

Develops and manufactures ground and naval search and tracking radar systems and subsystems for the SANDF, as well as customers in the export market. Significant contracts include the supply of sensors and software for the country’s Ground Based Air Defence System programme, tracking sensors for the Valour-class frigates and more recently, helicopter management radar
for the Royal Norwegian Navy.

Mining radar sensor systems used in open-cast mining operations are also supplied internationally.

Holds certified registration as an SABS ISO 9001: 2000 company



Solutions is a systems engineering and logistic support company. The company provides a full “cradle-to-grave” spectrum of services on electronic equipment to the SANDF, governmental agencies, global system for mobile service providers and clients in the mining industry. Such electronic equipment and services includes telecommunications, satellite, radar, fare management equipment for transportation services and resource and asset management. It also manufactures and supplies the Rogue remote controlled weapons platform which is used for vehicle and vessel application, to the SANDF and international clients. Solutions is based at Midrand and has support facilities throughout South Africa.

ISO 9001: 2000 accredited and a quality system has been implemented at its facilities throughout the country
  Revenue up 27%
Operating profit up 25%
136   436   125   298
CBI-electric | Nashua | Reutech
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