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New distribution agreement with Gañar Group

Industrials Shields' open source based products for industrial automation to be strengthened in South Africa

Industrial Shields has strengthened its presence in the South African market by signing a new distribution agreement with Gañar Group. From now on, the African company is distributing Industrial Shields’ products -PLCs (programmable logic controllers), Panel PCs and OpenMotes, based on open source hardware such as industrial Arduino or Raspberry Pi- in its area of influence.

Industrial PLCs

Programmable Logic Controllers

  • You will be able to program using free software solutions, like Arduino IDE.

Panel PCs

Panel PCs

  • HMI solution for monitoring and control your production lines,machines or installations.



  • Ultra Low-power board to work with IoT applications.

Automation Projects in South Africa

Gañar Group was originally started in 2016.

Its main goal is to improve conventional day-to- day methods, helping in the efficient utilization of energy in Sub-Saharan Africa and become a trusted household brand in the energy conservation industry through integrity and innovation.

With a team combining 30+ years of experience in sales, energy business as well as project management, the company is always researching the latest trends and technologies that could increase the added value to its customers from implementation of any of its product lines.

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Open source based products for industrial automation

Industrial Shields designs, manufactures and sells its own open source electronic devices for industrial automation. Founded in 2012 and based in Barcelona, its main goal is to become the leading manufacturer of open source equipment for industrial use.

The tech company aims to provide its customers with a high degree of competitiveness and technological innovation and it is already a benchmark in its sector. 

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For further information, visit Gañar Group or contact us.

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