Seartec acquires Limtech Biometric Solutions

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A constant market leader and innovator, Seartec actively works to expand the Sharp footprint and engage in new opportunities. In March 2014, Seartec acquired Limtech Biometric Solutions (Pty) Ltd, an organisation that shares the Seartec vision of bringing cutting-edge technology solutions to clients. Limtech is a leading provider of electronic security solutions.

Limtech has a solid strategy of forward thinking and offering clients the best in local and international products, whilst remaining committed to supporting local manufacture. Their expertise in providing the full spectrum of services from manufacture, customisation, installation and technical support made them an excellent option as a partner to Seartec. Seartec is a key market player that caters to the requirements of individual and corporate clients, a name synonymous with offering the right set of products at the right price. Now these products are extended to access control and time & attendance solutions specialising in biometric fingerprint recognition; fire detection; CCTV surveillance; hotel keycard management; and a range of physical barrier equipment including boomgates and turnstiles. This adds to the diverse portfolio of products Seartec offers as the first and longest-running distributor of Sharp products in South Africa. This portfolio includes multifunctional printers, cash registers, calculators, microwaves, and interactive display panels such as the interactive whiteboard. The Limtech offices in Johannesburg and Durban add to Seartec’s extensive representation across the country.

According to Chris Snell, Limtech MD, “We are very excited about the opportunityChris Snell and Byron Grainger from Limtech of joining forces with Seartec.Limtech has a solid and reputable customer base and we see massive opportunity to leverage off each other’s customers, support infrastructure and expertise. We have been providing Security Solutions for 14 years and have a complete Security Solution product range, with the latest technology. The new opportunity allows us to not only service our customer’s security requirements, but also more of their technology requirements”.

To date, Limtech have installed systems in over 720 sites in diverse market sectors such as the legal, pharmaceutical, education and retail sectors. Limtech clients include: Boxer Superstores, Wits University, Ellerines, Gordon Institute of Business, Waltons Stationers, Woolworths Distribution, demonstrating the quality of Limtech’s products and service.

Limtech is proud to offer ongoing support to clients, such as training and maintenance, ensuring the highest level of client engagement and satisfaction. The Limtech collaboration exemplifies how the dynamic Seartec team is pioneering the ethos of Solving Smart and creating change in the SA technology industry. This is the first giant leap of many for Seartec. For more information on any of our products, or an obligation free quote, visit or