Customised manufacturing software can help you jump start your journey to digitization with confidence
Industry analyst IDC predicts that by the end of 2022 half of all manufacturers will be invested in improved resilience, data analytics, and artificial intelligence to drive smart manufacturing.
As a leading provider of customized software development, we’ve worked with some of the world’s leading manufacturing companies, as well as small-to-medium manufacturers. In every case, we’ve exceeded expectations.
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Sappi is a leading global provider of everyday materials made from wood fibre-based renewable resources, with a customer base that extends across over 150 countries.
SCAD Software was engaged to rewrite many of the 1,000+ legacy software systems at its Entra Paper Mill, SCA. Many of the systems had been developed in Oracle forms, Visual Basic, and dBase.
De Beers Group is the world’s leading diamond company, with expertise in diamond exploration, mining, grading, marketing, and retail.
We helped the company develop a custom manufacturing software system that would restrict the level of access to high risk areas of the mine. These areas not only represented a safety risk, but also potential for thefts.
The system we developed required complex integration with Siemens and Johnson Controls SCADA system for access control and camera integration. It was developed and deployed within four months and remained live in the mines for over a decade.
The Huguenot Tunnel is a major transportation link between the coastal plains of the Western Cape and South Africa’s interior.
Almost four-kilometres long, the tunnel eliminates a 500 metre climb over the Du Toits Kloor Pass, saving travel time, vehicle wear and tear, and reducing accidents.
SCAD Software was selected to develop a traffic control system for the tunnel. The mission- critical project involved complex integrations with a wide range of systems including the SCADA and PLS based systems.
Manufacturers in every industry need to increase agility so they can adapt to changing market conditions.
The pandemic highlighted the limitations of legacy systems and outdated processes, as well as introducing new challenges, such as supply chain disruption and complexity.
Success in any industry depends on addressing outdated processes and mission-critical systems to develop the products your customers need, within the timescales they demand.
This is where we come in.
As more than a technology vendor, we operate as your manufacturing software industry partner, committed to understanding your needs and finding the most direct paths to making those needs a reality.
But that’s not all
Our manufacturing software solutions don’t only get you where you need to be today; They future-proof your enterprise for tomorrow, ensuring scalability and adaptability.
Today’s manufacturers need to prepare for a world where 5G, IoT, Industry 4.0, machine learning and predictive analytics will transform the sector.
When you opt to partner with SCAD Software, platform, you get a bespoke manufacturing software solution that is engineered to interact seamlessly with your existing processes.
And that’s not all – our manufacturing software solutions enable you to identify process improvement and cost improvement areas, boosting your bottom line and keeping it there.
Our fast and flexible approach helps you innovate at the speed you need to remain competitive and our business model means that payment is directly linked to successful delivery.
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With an illustrious career spanning three decades, Dawie Martins has cultivated expertise in diverse technology-related businesses across various sectors, including Retail, Hospitality, and Consultancy. His journey, which has taken him from a developer's role to Product Management, uniquely positions Dawie to lead the charge in Customer Success and Product Management services for our clients.
In his role as Head of Customer Success, Dawie operates at the intersection of commerce and technology. His mission is to ensure the seamless translation of commercial imperatives into highly effective software applications that not only meet but exceed the outcomes specified by our clients.
For clients engaging SCAD Software to build applications destined for the market, Dawie and his team offer Fractional Product Management Services. They become invaluable partners in crafting and maintaining a product roadmap, assuming the mantle of the product champion within the client organization. This collaborative approach ensures that our clients' visions are realized efficiently and effectively.
Dawie's wealth of experience and his dedication to driving success for our clients make him an indispensable part of SCAD Software's commitment to delivering excellence in every project we undertake.
Shawn De Wet brings to SCAD Software over two decades of unparalleled expertise in software systems delivery. His career exemplifies a relentless pursuit of problem-solving excellence and a commitment to end-user satisfaction, achieved through meticulous system architecture and design. Proficient in core enterprise ERP systems, Shaun's recent achievements stand as a testament to his prowess, including the conception and successful launch of two cutting-edge SaaS products on the robust Azure platform.
While Shawn's professional accolades are impressive, his vitality extends beyond the confines of the office. An ardent lover of the outdoors, as evidenced by his passion for mountain biking, Shawn's dynamic and adventurous spirit infuses our technological endeavors with a fresh perspective and boundless energy.
At SCAD Software, Shawn leads the charge in Operational Delivery of Client solutions. He heads the development team and works closely with our valued clients to ensure they realize their desired outcomes from our technology solutions. His commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction is a driving force behind our success.
Andy Fensham's journey is a testament to his unwavering commitment to reshape the software development landscape. With a background in global banking software consultancy, he founded SCAD Software in 1998 with a visionary goal – to address the mounting technical debt that was becoming a liability for businesses worldwide.
Andy's unique blend of technical expertise and business acumen empowers our clients with pragmatic, robust software solutions that yield tangible results. Recognizing the risks posed by outdated software, he pioneered an innovative approach to custom software development, consistently delivering large-scale projects at an astonishing pace – 75% faster than traditional methods.
Andy's dedication not only safeguards our clients' future but also cements SCAD Software's position as an industry trailblazer. He continues to lead our innovation roadmap, constantly seeking new ways to enhance our offerings with more examples of how we can turn “minutes to seconds”.
With an impressive career spanning over three decades in the Technology and Telecoms sectors, Shaun Orpen brings a wealth of experience to his role as Group CEO. His journey began with the groundbreaking entry of Microsoft Excel into the UK market, a stepping stone that eventually led him to play pivotal roles on the UK Executive Board during Microsoft's meteoric rise from £10 million to £1 billion in revenue.
During his tenure at Orange, Shaun spearheaded the division responsible for catering to Small and Medium Businesses in the UK. Since then, he has continued to shape the success of a number of small and global technology enterprises, leveraging his strategic acumen and commercial leadership.
Shaun's unwavering commitment to the convergence of technology and business is evident in his track record of elevating every organization he's been a part of. As the driving force behind SCAD Software's commercial endeavors, Shaun is leading our expansion across the UK, Europe, and the USA.
His steadfast ethical stance, mirrored by his partner Andy Fensham, forms the bedrock of SCAD Software's principles, defining our approach to client interactions and business dealings.
Stephen Moore's illustrious career speaks volumes about his leadership capabilities. With a rich background spanning diverse industries such as Retail, Events, Technology, Telecoms, and Media, he has consistently demonstrated his ability to craft and execute growth, differentiation, and exit strategies in highly competitive markets.
As the visionary Founder/CEO of multiple successful ventures, Stephen has guided five companies from their inception to remarkable exits and IPOs, including the noteworthy £117 million listing of Expocentric Plc on Techmark 2000. His track record extends beyond entrepreneurship; he has played a pivotal role in over 40 companies as a Non-Executive Director, Chairman, Consultant, and Advisor, raising more than £85 million in private and public markets.
What sets Stephen apart is his global perspective, cultivated through extensive work in the UAE, US, Singapore, Hong Kong, and EMEA. This international experience enriches SCAD Software's strategic direction, making him an invaluable asset in our mission to navigate the complex landscape of digital transformation and empower our clients to achieve enduring success.