About Us


BluESP originated in 2005 stemming from a company called Aspentech Africa.

The company consists of highly qualified and experienced chemical and electronic engineers who understand business processes well that enables them to fully comprehend customer challenges and requirements.

This has resulted in BluESP having implemented a multitude of successful projects for customers locally as well as globally.


Our software and services are designed to improve a variety of business activities,
including the following:

  • Plant and Process Design
  • Plant Historians
  • Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)
  • Advanced Process Control (APC)
  • Economic Evaluation
  • Energy Management
  • Production Optimization
  • Production Planning and Scheduling
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Decision Support Systems as well as full integration of these applications to SAP or other ERP systems where applicable
BluESP Directors:

Tom Carolin
Managing Director

Louis van Wyk
Executive Director of Operations

Rudi Dreyer
Executive Director of Strategy

Hennie Jacobs
Executive Director

Richard Sato
Non-executive Director

The aim of BluESP’s solutions is to reduce operating costs, enhance productivity by utilising integrated data across the enterprise for clever decision making, reduce energy usage and through all this increase profitability and return on investment of customers’ businesses.

BluESP has a broad customer base across the Mining, Minerals and Metals industry as well as the Petrochemical industry including a multitude of successful implementations with a solid reference base.

BluESP Directors:

Tom Carolin
Managing Director

Louis van Wyk
Executive Director of Operations

Rudi Dreyer
Executive Director of Strategy

Hennie Jacobs
Executive Director

Richard Sato
Non-executive Director