Article by : Christopher Whitfield, CEO Batswadi/Labotec Group (pictured on RHS).
On the left is Dr Poloko Leotlela (Labotec Director) and Stefan Harth (former Labotec CEO)

We are delighted to welcome Labotec to the Batswadi Group of Companies. For over twelve years Batswadi has focused on increasing Africa’s access to cutting edge technologies and innovations while maintaining a level 2 BBBEE rating. For nearly 60 years Labotec and the Labotec brand has stood for outstanding world-class products and service making it one of the oldest company in the scientific analytical sector in SA. The integration of these companies allows for a renewed focus on bringing the very best products and services to our clients, customers, and partners.

That effort begins with enhancing an already strong Labotec leadership team with a world-class truly diverse board of directors. Batswadi, with its funding partner, Investment Funds for Health in Africa (IFHA), has embarked on a renewed focus that will guide Labotec into local as well as international laboratory science leadership with offices in Europe, the United States, as well as sub-saharan Africa. We welcome you to join us on building on our legacy of being your preferred partner in science and technology.