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Digital transformation has become one of the major strategic drivers to ensure future business success.

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated adoption of technology to not only ensure business continuity but also accelerate growth. This trend has been going on for many years and will only become more prevalent in the future. 


Future technology is not as daunting as it may seem, but it does require decisive planning and actions in order for businesses to withstand the threat of disruption and to thrive in an ever-evolving environment.

The first chasm to cross for an organisation is to understand why digital transformation applies to them.  The further challenges include (and in many cases are not limited to) “how do we start this transformation process?”, “how do we maximise the benefit of digital transformation?” and “what is the scope or extent of digital transformation we need?”. Furthermore, when an organisation decides to embrace the digital transformation process, they face the challenge of where to find the applicable know-how to make the right changes and to deal with the issues that will be faced.


Aerosud has gained real-life skills and experience across multiple business functions and systems in the innovative and competitive world of aerospace design and manufacturing. We have become an internationally recognised supplier to the most significant aircraft manufacturer’s such as Boeing and Airbus. With this wealth of experience we have developed unique techniques to deal with business challenges and to find new business opportunities. We are product agnostic and focus on satisfying our customer’s needs through the leveraging of existing and new technologies, best practices, and our unique skill sets. We are also able to identify the right resources via access to our best-of-breed eco-systems and networks.


We believe that we can share and transfer our skills and know-how to other businesses in a way that  provides workable solutions that have a measurable effect on the growth and development of a business.

Our abilities range from integrating fit for purpose Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) systems, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and Manufacturing Execution System (MES) solutions. We are also proficient in industrial and business process automation as well as lean and agile management methodologies. Included in our services, and often overlooked, is change management where the softer skills (e.g. business culture) that are crucial to ensure successful transformation is key.


Our aim is to assist companies on their journey by sharing our skills and knowledge.


Contact us, we would love to start a conversation with your company.

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The Team

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Johan Pretorius

Johan has 25 years of Information and Communications technology experience.


He joined Aerosud in 2005 as the Senior IT Manager. His primary objective was to align and maintain Aerosud’s IT Operations with the ISO\IEC 2700 standards and to comply with customer Information Technology  security mandates. He gained his experience working for major international companies Alcatel Telsaf, Munich Reinsurance and locally for the South African Revenue Services.


He has a passion for continuous improvements and new technologies and strives to stay abreast of industry trends.

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