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Our History

The History of Ouch!

Our history is rooted in innovation and a passion for building businesses and driving them toward success. From humble beginnings to humble successes, our passion for optimising time management has taken our team on a journey spanning over a half a century that has been far beyond our dreams and expectations.

Originally called Record Control Instruments

1965
Part of the Record Group of Companies.
1971
Record Engineering Sales starting mechanical clocks.
1999
Develop one of the first local T&A packages.
2001
Develop tag based hardware.
2003
Develop the first locally manufactured biometric terminal.
2005-2007
Open branches in Pretoria and Kathu.
2010
First cloud-based T&A system launched in South Africa.
2010
Rebrands to Ouch!
2010
Over 3500 terminal sold country wide. 800 clients on our Cloud based solution.
2013
Ouch! enters into a strategic partnership with LabourNet.
2017
Release Ouch! Android App.
2018
Release Ouch! iPhone App.
2018
Strategic partnership with Payroll Specialists and PaySolutions.