SRE Developments is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of process control and automation products and systems. SRE celebrated its 20th anniversary in August 2008. During its 20-year existence, SRE complied with the requirements to become a full distributor of Legrand and Omron products. SRE’s probation period with Legrand in 1993 was successful and SRE was awarded full distributorship for 1994. In this first year as a full distributor, SRE became Legrand South Africa’s number one distributor, a position which it held for the next four consecutive years. The greatest achievement during this time was in 1996, when SRE became the first Legrand distributor to exceed R1mil turnover with Legrand in one year. This achievement was repeated in 1998 when SRE was Legrand’s number one distributor for industrial products. Legrand has since appointed SRE as a Preferred Panel Builder. SRE has also achieved a top 10 distributor rating for Omron electrical control components as well as being awarded Autopage 4Warn dealer of the year for 1996/1997.
Apart from it’s distributorships for standard components, SRE has a patented range of DIN rail mount plugable timing and process modules. SRE also manufactures its own range of alarm annunciator panels, continuous level controllers, water quality controllers, power supplies and radio monitoring equipment (to name but a few). SRE also undertakes instrument and light current (2500A) control panel design and assembly. Over the last 20 years, SRE has supplied complete process control design and manufacture of water treatment plants from drinking to injectable quality, dosing systems for various applications, hospital gas monitoring systems, process monitoring systems, various process control and automation systems for the mines and industry in general as well as alarm systems for the financial market and national RF networks.
Together with its clients, SRE has developed many life support systems for humans and animals alike. In conjunction with process control systems and panels, SRE designs and manufactures D/B boards for industrial, commercial and domestic use based on Legrand and Omron equipment.
SRE offers the prospective client a full turnkey operation including design, development, assembly, and commissioning. All PCB design and assembly, software development for micro’s (on selected products) and automation development, is done in-house offering the prospective client complete confidentiality. SRE is the sole manufacturer of equipment for a number of corporate clients and undertakes to manufacture equipment exclusively for clients.
Although itself not ISO certified, SRE has been approved to supply ISO certified clients, both in South Africa and Africa. SRE manufactures to ISO and SANS standards and only uses approved equipment. SRE is a proud member of ESASA (Electrical Switchgear Association of South Africa) and a Patron member of SAIMC (South African Institute of Measurement & Control).
A well known fact about SRE is its home for wayward kitties. What might not be so well known is SRE’s support of environmental biodiversity, particularly the Marine environment. Apart from being an avid supporter of Bayworld in Port Elizabeth, a Patron Member of the Animal Keeper Association of Africa (AKAA) and a Patron of Pan African Association of Zoos & Aquaria (PAAZAB), SRE supports Students, Scientists and Technicians in the advancement of the Sciences through their support of Bayworld Centre for Research and Education, as well as assisting in the skills development of Animal Keepers.