Founded in the 80’s in South Africa with more than 30 years of expertise in agribusiness equipment, Bagtech International offers fertilizer equipment and management services for main players of industry with 90+ successful custom-made projects and 40+ consulting & services. Its success is due to a passion: engineering.
The Bagtech team started from a concept to produce equipment that had to be simple, sturdy, reliable and repeatable as it was required to work in very harsh environments. Bagtech has designed its own online monitoring system enable to change settings remotely accessible from anywhere. “Our online systems allow us to access client’s machine just in time to help them according to their needs” said Fred Coelho, Managing Director.
Now, the company is in the unique position of running the equipment it manufactures and sells. Currently, the company bags and blends more than 400 000 tons per annum for 10+ clients at various operational sites including clients like Omnia, Yara, Gavilon and others around South Africa. “It is this mix that allows us the understanding of clients’ needs that has made us an efficient warehouse management company” said Fred Coelho.
Over the past 24 months the company has delivered, installed and commissioned equipment for over 6 countries in Africa. One of its clients includes Toyota which encouraged and trusted in Bagtech’s AI technology and experienced team to design the project of the first fertilizer blending plant for Kenya. The plant was designed and built according to Toyota Safety Standards. This machine can blend, add micronutrients, screener the dust, and coat and then bag the fertilizer by itself with 100% precision. The capacity of the plant reaches 50 tons per hour bagging 18 bags per minute. The bagging machine can bag from 10 to 50 kilo bags. The case can be found on company’s youtube channel as well as other cases.
“The fertilizer markets have different requirements to each country and we are prepared to design the customers’ needs anywhere. We are not only a supplier we want to bring solutions to our customers” – said Fred Coelho.
Manufacturing from company’s workshop the machines are designed after extensive interaction with the client whereby the team are involved in all aspects from the warehouse design as well as the warehouse layout. All machines are made from stainless steel and Bagtech team are able to manufacture machines with capacities ranging from 40 tons per hour through to 75+ tons per hour. A smart system with integrated artificial intelligence controls all aspects of the process and allows for the memory of flow rates which leads to the efficient management of time.
No matter where you are Bagtech team will provide a solution to your warehousing and equipment needs. Bagtech is your partner in the Agribusiness industry.