Chemetrix, and in its predecessor companies, has been a supplier of Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies’ Analytical instrumentation for over 45 years and has taken with it the legacy and values of the Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies companies on its journey. Chemetrix prides itself on its expertise, dedicated services and uncompromising integrity.
Chemetrix, together with Agilent’s and other partners’ market leading support and resources, regards you as a collaborative partner, working with you to address your analytical measurement challenges emphasising the provision of solutions to your needs from sample preparation to data interpretation and management.
Chemetrix has a team of 72 dedicated employees, 63 of whom are highly qualified to provide technical sales, support and application expertise with tertiary qualifications in the natural, life and applied sciences. Chemetrix has four branches located in Midrand, Cape Town, Durban and Nairobi.
Chemetrix is playing its part in the transformation in South Africa and is committed to making a difference with its Socio-Economic Development, Skills Development and Enterprise and Supplier Development contributions to BBBEE in South Africa.
Hewlett Packard purchases F&M Scientific, a leader in the new analytical instrumentation technique, Gas Chromatography, and HP’s Analytical Group was born!
Hewlett-Packard invests in South Africa.
Hewlett-Packard sold its South African sales subsidiary to Siltek Ltd., a South African manufacturer and distributor of computer products.
The Analytical business was a management buy-out and the company Hi-Performance Systems was formed.
Part of Hewlett Packard returned to South Africa as HP South Africa and Hi Performance Systems was disbanded.
Chemetrix (Pty) Ltd was formed to become the distributor of Chemical Analysis and remained a company within and wholly owned by the Siltek Group.
Hewlett-Packard announces a strategic realignment and the creation of a separate company – to be named Agilent Technologies Inc., consisting of HP’s test and measurement, semiconductor and chemical analysis businesses.
Chemetrix became the authorised distributor of Agilent Technologies for Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry and Spectroscopy products in Southern and East Africa.
Agilent acquires VARIAN whilst Chemetrix continues to supply Chromatography products.
SMM Instruments was purchased by Chemetrix (Pty) Limited acquiring the Agilent Spectroscopy product line, focussing on supplying industrial analytical products to the market . This gave Chemetrix the full portfolio of Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry and Spectroscopy products for Southern and East Africa.
Acquisition of GE Water & Process Technologies by SUEZ.
Chemetrix became an official distributor for SUEZ and OHAUS.
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