BMEC is a Cape Town based multidisciplinary engineering consultancy. We provide our global network of clients with a one-stop-shop for project management, design and manufacture services. Our multidisciplinary team specialises in using the latest technologies and manufacturing methods to provide insightful solutions quickly and affordably.
BMEC has a no-compromise approach to quality and safety. Ethical, elegant engineering is the cornerstone of our business.
Our dedicated team coupled with our partner-network of suppliers means we can guarantee the shortest development time.
Our professional services are highly competitive and our experienced team is here to help you find balanced solutions that fit your budget and your timeline.
BMEC's multidisciplinary team specialises in using the latest technologies and manufacturing methods to create turnkey engineering solutions.
BMEC delivers projects on-time and on-budget. We've carefully crafted our development process to be fast, efficient and agile while mitigating risk.
COMMUNICATION: Continuous client engagement ensures we deliver on the requirement.
RISK MANAGEMENT: BMEC's engineers thrive on producing elegant and cutting-edge designs. Rapid-prototyping coupled with our fail-safe review process ensures our projects are realised with first-time manufacturing success.
OPTIMISATION: We use the latest project management and time-tracking technology to deliver an optimal and competitive spectrum of engineering services.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: BMEC works closely with South Africa's leading patent attorneys to develop and protect your IP.
CERTIFICATION: We have experience designing and testing to meet the stringent regulatory requirements of both the medical device and food processing industries (CE, FDA).
Our talented staff pride themselves on delivering elegant, innovative and unrivalled engineering solutions. We use the latest in computational modelling and design software to optimise and de-risk our designs. We specialise in multidisciplinary projects including the following:
MECHANICAL DESIGN: Industrial design, 3D mechanical design, composites, acoustic coupling, product rendering, simulation, automation, industrialisation, thermal dynamics, CFD and FEA.
ELECTRONIC DESIGN: Schematic and PCB design, microcontroller monitoring and control applications, BLE, 802.15.4 and GSM based low power wireless networks, IoT applications, industrial and medical X-ray, CCD and ultrasound imaging systems.
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT: Mobile, application and embedded software development, industrial and medical image acquisition and processing, remote monitoring network solutions.
We leverage our partner-network of global manufacturers and suppliers to deliver the optimal balance of lead-time, quality and cost. Design for manufacture is carefully considered throughout the development process and our capabilities include:
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURE: 3D printing, composite manufacture, vacuum die casting and injection moulding.
FORMING AND BENDING: CNC laser cutting and bending, spinning and punching.
MACHINING: CNC milling and turning.
WELDING AND ADHESIVES: Tig, mig, spot and automated welding as well as composites, plastics and metal bonding.
ELECTRONIC PRODUCTION: PCB and FPC manufacture and assembly.
PROCUREMENT: Local and foreign supplier and import management.
PRODUCTION: Using Mufasa, our bespoke production management platform, BMEC offers production line design and small to large scale production and after-market service.
Most of what BMEC does is kept carefully under wraps but we've shared a selection of our projects below.
With over 10 years of experience, our team thrives on the challenge of solving the toughest engineering problems.
Raphael has an MSc (Med) degree in Biomedical Engineering from UCT, and a BSc (Eng) degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand. His expertise include mechanical, software and mechatronic design with a passion for system integration and creating protectable IP.
Heidi is a graduate of the University of Cape Town with a BSc (Eng) degree in Mechatronics Engineering. Heidi has a wealth of experience in project management and regulatory compliance and certification as well as experience in mechanical, electronic and software design.
A selection of clients that trust BMEC to solve their most challenging technical problems.