Itron Metering Solutions SA (PTY) Ltd has undergone restructuring of shareholding to become Ontec Systems (PTY) Ltd. What started as a small local company in South Africa has gone full circle and is yet again wholly focused on providing solutions to the South African market. Ontec remains the sole supplier of Itron products and solutions within South Africa. We are stronger, more agile and adaptive to the local market’s requirements. Our products include electricity, gas and water meters, prepayment metering solutions, data collection and communication systems, including automated meter reading (AMR) and Smart Metering / advanced metering infrastructure (AMI).
Ontec is a B-BBEE majority 51% black owned Level 3 contributor
To be admired for building sustainable relationships with our customers, by responding to their needs, while creating solutions that surpass expectations and sets the industry trends
Through partnering with our customers we support, enable and empower them through our innovative solutions, to efficiently manage their use of Electricity, Gas and Water resources
Angcon opens manufacturing in Atlantis
First keypad electricity prepayment meter in the world developed in 1989. Angcon Technologies starts in Atlantis manufacturing prepaid meters – receives a contract for 6000 meters which grew to 250000 by 1993.
AEG, supplier of very 1st prepayment meters and vending systems.
Angcon is acquired by AEG Energy Control.
Instrumental with industry players in South Africa to develop STS standard.
Schlumberger acquires AEG Energy Control.
First Revenue Management Operation on behalf of utility undertaken by Schlumberger.
Introduction of next generation STS meters (Talexus range) & Vending Software (IRIS / ECLIPSE).
Actaris acquires Schlumberger Metering
Introduction of ECLIPSE Vending Gateway (EVG) to increase vending
footprint to banks and other 3rd party channels.
Actaris awarded contract by Eskom for the largest on-line prepayment system in the world to cater for 4.5Million meters with a capability of 250 vending transactions per second.
Itron acquires Actaris.
Multi-Integration done to other CRM systems like SAP.
1st Vending system to Support STS and Smart Card capability for both Electricity & GAS utilities.
Itron South Africa (Pty) Ltd becomes Ontec Systems (Pty) Ltd a local company with 51% black ownership and Level 3 BB-BEE