The Company Behind the Vision.

About Barracuda Holdings (Pty) Ltd.

Barracuda Holdings (Pty) Ltd. is an owner-driven company established in 2010 by the founding partners, each of whom has over 20 years of experience in the contract manufacturing industry. We take pride in our close relationships with our customers and suppliers, as well as our ability to adapt to their needs in a rapidly changing technology sector. At Barracuda, we offer end-to-end services to our customers, backed by our certifications and commitment to quality.


  • ISO 9001:2015
  • IPC member with certified operators
  • B-BEE level 4


ISO 9001:2015

IPC member with certified operators

B-BEE level 4

Our Diverse Industry Experience

Barracuda has accumulated significant experience in manufacturing for a wide range of industry sectors, including but not limited to:

  • Automotive accessories, diagnostic tools, fleet management, and SVR products.
  • Supply of utility products such as electricity meters, water meters, and day-night switches.
  • Commercial and home automation and access control.
  • LED lighting.
  • Agricultural monitoring for both crop and livestock.
  • Satellite sub-systems PCBs.
  • Specialized and avionics applications.
  • Industrial control and monitoring systems.
  • High-end networking and telephony systems.
  • IoT devices.


For these sectors, the majority of the products we manufacture are exported worldwide by our customers. We customize traceability requirements for each customer and product to meet their specific needs.

High-end networking and telephony systems.

Precision production for networking systems.

Specialized and Avionics Applications

Manufacturing for specialised applications

Satellite sub-systems

Precision PCBs for satellite systems.

Agricultural monitoring

Agricultural monitoring for both crop and livestock.


LED lighting and LED strips

Supply Utility Products

Products such as electricity meters, water meters and day night switches
Our State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Capabilities

In summary, Barracuda Holdings (Pty) Ltd. offers an array of capabilities and resources:

  • A 2800 m2 factory.
  • A dedicated team of 180 skilled staff members.
  • Industrialization and manufacturability consultation.
  • Stencil engineering service.
  • Full product configuration service.
  • Materials procurement and management.
  • Advanced SMD assembly lines with a total placement capacity of 258,500 components per hour.
  • Automated printing with 2D solder paste inspection on high-speed SMD lines.
  • Multiple automatic optical inspection stations.
  • Flexi and flexi-rigid PCB assembly.
  • BGA and LGA rework capability.
  • X-ray capability.
  • Prototype SMD assembly service.
  • Leaded component preparation and forming.
  • Wave soldering lines with Pb and Pb-free soldering options.
  • Robotic selective soldering.
  • Operator manual soldering.
  • Automated PCB washing (if required).
  • Thick film and thin film conformal coating.
  • Automated potting and encapsulation.
  • Ultrasonic welding stations.
  • Laser marking.
  • In-house CNC machining for custom tooling and housing.
  • In-house software development for process and test equipment integration.
  • Product testing, enclosure assembly, and final packaging and shipping.