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We are reducing our impact on the environment

By the very nature of our typical manufacturing and engineering processes, BAT is a contributor towards greenhouse gas pollution. We use a lot of electricity in the production of the armour steel comp...

Take a seat, enjoy a coffee, take it easy

Engineering and manufacturing companies are not known for providing visiting customers with comfort. Typically, these companies focus on product and process, sometimes forgetting that their visit...

If you go down to shops today (rhymes with teddy b

These days, life is no teddy bears picnic. Danger can appear at any time. Even just taking a slow drive to the shops, you might be heading into a dangerous situation. What should you do if: &hell...

How do they do it?

How do they do it How does a company take a load of raw metal and turn it into a state of the art armoured Cash-in-Transit unit? Without revealing any secrets, here’s how: ...

BAT's ballistic

In 2002, BAT was asked by a precious metals refinery to build two ballistically secure monocoque units to carry bulk loads of concentrate. The customers spec necessitated a design that could securely ...

Armoured urban emergency response vehicle

This is a true story. Mid 2017, early Friday evening in Roodepoorts’ suburbs, the weather unusually warm and perfect for family braai’s or going for a walk. A quiet weekend ahead. He ...

An armoured bodyguard in a Smart Suit

Look at the image of this pick-up. Looks like just another typical pick-up found on the roads you may say; it's good looking, modern and completely normal. But, look again. Go closer. Better...

Isuzu NMR250 AMT Cash-in-Transit unit

In collaboration with Isuzu South Africa and Barloworld Isuzu City Deep, BAT has developed an effective small cash-in-transit truck unit. The robust Isuzu NMR250 chassis-cab truck was initially develo...

Annual Engineering Industry Holiday
In line with the engineering industry, BAT will close for the annual legislated shutdown from 15th December and will re-open on 8 January, with all divisions being fully operational from 15 January.

During this time, the BAT Customer Service line will be manned on the normal 24hr basis but only emergency  customer support services will be provided. On Christmas and New Years days the Customer Support line will not be open and standby technicians will not be available.
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