About Us

Value-added security solutions

Powell Tronics is a value-added distributor of globally acclaimed, leading security technology.
Through a highly skilled team and decades of experience, the company is able to address a wide range of security challenges from access control and biometric solutions, to customised, integrated security projects.

The preferred distributor of security technology

Powell Tronics is the partner of choice for committed contractors, and brings specialist knowledge to large-scale security projects.
It examines the results its clients want to achieve then carefully plans the technology needed to achieve it.
All Powell Tronics security solutions are scalable and able to grow alongside the businesses they protect.

Value-added support for the trade

Powell Tronics works in partnership with the trade to implement security solutions for its customers.
It goes beyond recommending products and solutions, by offering the skills to install on site.
Every solution is implemented in a short turnaround time, ensuring the end user timeously gets what they want.
The company helps to bridge the gap between the product and the solution, working with installers to make any system work.

Our History

Powell Tronics began in 2008 as a distributor and soon grew to provide integrated, strategic security solutions.

Working in partnership with leading security installers

Today, Powell Tronics applies over five decades of collective experience to integrate the latest security technology into businesses across the world. Before starting the business, Managing Director, John Powell was involved in the installation process of security systems for many years and gained a deep understanding of the demands placed on security installers. He built a business that offers top products, as well as assistance and intelligence in implementing security solutions.

A team built on specialist expertise

Since inception, Powell Tronics has steadily grown its team around the skills of its staff members. This enables the company to provide a full, value-added service that includes consulting, purchasing, training, commissioning assistance and after-sale support. Each of the company’s staff members strive to be specialists in their field and every one of the company’s clients receives expert advice throughout the lifecycle of an installation and future projects.

A powerful network

Powell Tronics has stores and branches in each region in South Africa. Each of its branches has a fully equipped training centre and consultation facilities, ensuring clients receive the full benefit of all of the services. The dedicated development department tracks the latest industry progress.

Powell Tronics’ reach extends beyond South African borders and now supplies a group of dealers in Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Malawi, Nigeria and Swaziland. Recently, the company further expanded its operations into the USA, UK and Europe.

The Powell Tronics mission is to become the preferred supplier of high-end security solutions to the industry. It plans to achieve this through its dedication to customer service, and its nurturing of loyal long-term relationships with suppliers, clients and their end user clients. Ultimately, the company wants to have a positive influence on the people and the world around it. It aims to harness the loyalty and commitment of its excellent team to provide all aspects of training and support that empower the installer and ensure that all end users receive the full benefit of their solutions.

Powell Tronics intends to become the first choice supplier to the security industry for access control, time management, identification and communication solutions. The aim is to be at the forefront of new innovative RF and biometric identification and IP solutions. The company strives to embrace environmentally sound practices within all its operations and proactively prioritises a transformed workplace to build a successful sustainable business.

Powell Tronics guarantees integrity with customers, staff and suppliers, at all times. It continuously and constantly strives to do its utmost for customers, employees, the community and the environment.

Associated brands

We are proud to work in partnership with the following gobal brands.

Powell Tronics

Interested in working with us? Browse our solutions or get in touch.

Access Control

Biometric Solution

Proximity Solutions

Intercom Solutions

Portable Solutions

Door Furniture

Integrated Solutions

Time & Attendance

Visitor Management


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