Physical asset management has become a trend in the fight to increase margins, says Adriaan Scheeres, CEO of Pragma.
Existing infrastructure keeps the wheels of the economy turning, says Pragma Africa.
Facility owners should not view the outsourcing of facilities management as a panacea, says Gerrie Olivier, marketing director of Pragma Africa.
Forty percent of CEOs view physical asset management as a focus in strengthening financial performance.
Clover has deployed production monitoring technology from Pragma Products across the group`s 72 packaging lines.
PPC has entered a multimillion-rand contract with Pragma Products to develop and implement a software solution.
Petro-Logic has partnered with Pragma Africa for the provision of call centre operation services.
As part of a five-year facilities management contract, Pragma`s initial focus is on Shell`s operations in SA, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland.
Updates to the International Financial Reporting Standards enable organisations to achieve greater value extraction from their assets, says Pragma.
There are only 15 000 engineers in SA for a population of 45 million, says Mdu Nene, MD of Pragma Africa.
The local small to medium-sized manufacturing industry focuses on the wrong things when it comes to the maintenance of physical assets, says Wyhan Jooste, an engineer at Pragma.
Cape-headquartered Pragma has landed a five-year contract with petrochemical giant Shell SA Marketing for the maintenance and management of its retail facilities and assets.