About Us

Liquid Automation Systems (LAS) is a leading systems integrator specialising in supplying products for the measurement and control of fuel and high value liquids. LAS has delivered comprehensive and reliable fuel measurement and management solutions to major mines, refineries and fuel distribution terminals on 6 continents and over 30 countries worldwide since 1992. LAS has the biggest African footprint in the FMS field.

LAS provides peace of mind about the fuel you have received and dispensed. Our automated solutions reduce human intervention resulting in timeous, accurate, traceable information – ultimately resulting in cost savings.

We continue to provide broad based solutions across various industries, including:

  • Mining
  • Chemical
  • Petrochemical
  • Food and beverage
  • Aviation
  • Marine
  • Transport
  • Agriculture

Overview

Our Head Office is in Johannesburg, near to O.R. Tambo International Airport, with sales and support offices in all the major centres in South Africa and selected African countries.

Liquid Automation System (LAS) presently employ more than 70 staff consisting of engineers, project managers and technical staff. LAS’s innovative approach of integrating leading international technologies with in-house developed products, allows the company to tailor solutions to our customers needs.

LAS is owned by Sturrock & Robson, industrial management Group, which has a wide ranging operational presence in Africa, Australia, UK and USA.

LAS Vision

LAS aspires to be the leading company from Africa that assist bulk fuel and lubricant users with a safe, innovative and responsible technology to measure and control their fuel and lubricant usage.

LAS Mission

The company represents high quality, reputable brands in the markets we serve, supported by the appropriate skills to effectively sell, install, support and maintain these products.

Services Offered

  • Electronic fuel commerce
  • Fuel Facility Maintenance Management
  • IT Solutions for total fuel control
  • Equipment Supply
  • Fuel Measurement

Beneficiaries of las's expertise

  • Refineries and oil importing terminals
  • Suppliers of fuels and lubricants
  • Fuel Transport Contractors
  • Large consumers of hydrocarbon commodities
  • Aviation industry
  • Shipping
  • National and local Governments
  • Mines and quarries
  • Large fleet owners
  • Defence
  • Fuel retail sites

Group Values

CULTURE

Our four Robson family leaders have each inspired our culture, which we call “The Sturrock and Robson Way”. It has been lived and implemented by our employees through more than a century, embedding it into the day to day running of the Group

Working as a true partner with our customers, suppliers and affiliates is integral to “The Sturrock and Robson Way”. This is reflected in our guiding principle, which is used as a daily check by our employees:

ARE YOU MAKING A POSITIVE CONTRIBUTION?

Feeding our guiding principle are four core values:

ACCOUNTABILITY

Acting with transparency and taking ownership of our role in delivering excellent products and service levels

CREATING VALUE

Providing products and services that add value to our customers’ businesses

ALWAYS GIVING OUR BEST

Fostering a culture of continuous improvement and responsible business, while going the extra mile to make our customers’ lives easier

UNLOCKING POTENTIAL

Working as a trusted partner with our customers, while being their first port of call as a solution provider