Our Philosophy

Passion

We can help you take your idea from concept to a final product with our range of solutions.

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Passion

We are passionate about technology and solving problems.

We partner with the leading technology companies in the world to be able to provide better solutions to our customers.

Our long-term relationship with most suppliers have earned us sole-supplier status from most of them.

 

We can help you take your idea from concept to a final product with our range of solutions

People

We value our clients and are committed to helping them succeed.

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People

ESTEQ was founded in 1993 by our CEO Cobus Oosthuizen.

ESTEQ started as a company with only 1 product and 2 employees. ESTEQ now employs 70 people in 4 different cities and provides products and solutions across the whole product development process.

We value our people and believe that people are our strongest assets.

 

We value our clients and are committed to helping them succeed.

Technology

We work with the worlds leading technology companies to help our clients become industry leaders.

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Technology

We provide technology which can solve the most demanding engineering & scientific problems, in the shortest possible times.

We supply, implement and offer training and support for solutions.

We help customers with data and lifecycle management, designing better products, simulating performance, testing and validating designs, and planning and managing manufacturing.

 

We work with the worlds leading technology companies to help our clients become industry leaders.

Our Philosophy

PASSION

We are passionate to empower our clients to become leaders in their respective industries through providing technology which can solve the most demanding engineering & scientific problems, in the shortest possible times.

We do that by partnering with the leading technology companies in the world and combining that with our 26 years’ experience in the field. We help customers with problems like managing data, designing better products, simulating results, testing and validating their designs, and planning and managing manufacturing. We supply, implement and offer training and support for our solutions.

PEOPLE

ESTEQ was founded in 1993 by our CEO Cobus Oosthuizen. What started then as a company with only 1 product and 2 employees is now a company that employs 70 people in 4 different cities and provides products and solutions across the whole product development process.

We value our people and believe that people are its strongest asset. We also value our clients and are committed to helping our clients succeed.

TECHNOLOGY

We are passionate about technology and use technology as an enabler to address and solve business issues. When understood and utilized correctly technology provides cost effective solutions for better living in all areas of life.

We partner with the leading technology companies in the world to be able to provide better solutions to our customers. Over the 26 years of trading, we have built strong relationships with our technology partners and have obtained sole supplier status from most of them.

The benefit of working with ESTEQ is that you gain access to technology and expertise from us for your entire product development process. We can help you take it from concept to final product with our range of solutions.

Our History

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2019

ESTEQ employs more than 70 people in 4 cities and has grown to a group of companies consisting of 7 businesses, providing turnkey engineering solutions to customers that assists them with every step of the product development lifecycle.

2018

ESTEQ Mining was founded to use ESTEQ’s current expertise and experience to help digitalise the mining industry.

2017

We diversifyour services by including product manufacturing planning and operations management,as well as formulated product design and simulation solutions to our portfolio.

2017

We receive the award for the top partner in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) by Siemens PLM

2016

ESTEQ started trading in the Middle East, with an office in Abu Dhabi.

2013

Due to the significant industrial growth and resulting increase in demand in KZN, we decide to open an office in Durban to establish a local presence for our clients in the province.

2013

Our users conference is re-branded as the Engineering Community Conference (ECC) and is hosted at the CSIR International Convention Centre. It’s starting to become an important event on the national engineering calendar.

2011

ESTEQ opened its first official office in Cape Town to better serve and add value to clients in the Cape provinces.

2009

Our first users conference is held, bringing all our technology users together to share their experience around the use of engineering technology.

2009

We are recognised as the Top Partner in Distributors MEA by Siemens PLM

2008

ESTEQ moves into the new office building in Tijgervalley office park, where we are still located today.

2007

ESTEQ started venturing in Cape Town with a small team temporarily located in the area.

2006

We became the only engineering technology company in South Africa which could offer a complete and integrated solution for product design validation, simulation, testing and product lifecycle management.

2004

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) technologies and physical testing hardware and software was introduced.

2003

ESTEQ was officially formed and its aim as a group of companies was to provide a complete turnkey solution to the South African mechanical design and simulation market.

2000

A second company was born, which provided 3D CAD and Product Lifecycle Technologies to the South African market.

1997

A need to diversify the product offering was identified and implemented by including Multi-body dynamics simulation software, a relatively new commercial software at the time.

1993

Cobus Oosthuizen recognised the need to start an Engineering Software company which could provide the world’s leading simulation software and technical expertise to South African Engineering companies. The focus was to sell and support the leading FEA software at the time.

Our History

2019

ESTEQ employs more than 70 people in 4 cities and has grown to a group of companies consisting of 7 businesses, providing turnkey engineering solutions to customers that assists them with every step of the product development lifecycle.

2018

ESTEQ Mining was founded to use ESTEQ’s current expertise and experience to help digitalise the mining industry.

2017

We diversifyour services by including product manufacturing planning and operations management,as well as formulated product design and simulation solutions to our portfolio.

2017

We receive the award for the top partner in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) by Siemens PLM

2016

ESTEQ started trading in the Middle East, with an office in Abu Dhabi.

2013

Due to the significant industrial growth and resulting increase in demand in KZN, we decide to open an office in Durban to establish a local presence for our clients in the province.

2013

Our users conference is re-branded as the Engineering Community Conference (ECC) and is hosted at the CSIR International Convention Centre. It’s starting to become an important event on the national engineering calendar.

2011

ESTEQ opened its first official office in Cape Town to better serve and add value to clients in the Cape provinces.

2009

Our first users conference is held, bringing all our technology users together to share their experience around the use of engineering technology.

2009

We are recognised as the Top Partner in Distributors MEA by Siemens PLM

2008

ESTEQ moves into the new office building in Tijgervalley office park, where we are still located today.

2007

ESTEQ started venturing in Cape Town with a small team temporarily located in the area.

2006

We became the only engineering technology company in South Africa which could offer a complete and integrated solution for product design validation, simulation, testing and product lifecycle management.

2004

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) technologies and physical testing hardware and software was introduced.

2003

ESTEQ was officially formed and its aim as a group of companies was to provide a complete turnkey solution to the South African mechanical design and simulation market.

2000

A second company was born, which provided 3D CAD and Product Lifecycle Technologies to the South African market.

1997

A need to diversify the product offering was identified and implemented by including Multi-body dynamics simulation software, a relatively new commercial software at the time.

1993

Cobus Oosthuizen recognised the need to start an Engineering Software company which could provide the world’s leading simulation software and technical expertise to South African Engineering companies. The focus was to sell and support the leading FEA software at the time.

The ESTEQ Team