Posts tagged as ABB

Rail infrastructure investment leads to new transformer factory

  ABB South Africa opened a new transformer factory near its Longmeadow headquarters, east of Johannesburg, recently. The 2450 m2 factory will produce specially designed traction transformers for Bombardier which has been awarded a contract to supply new locomotives to Transnet for its freight trains. The company’s group CEO, Ulrich Spiesshofer, and Lionel October, the director-general […]

SAIMC Tshwane talks robotics

  There are ten reasons why robotics finds rapid adoption in the industry, said Hennie Cilliers, ABB specialist in discrete automation and motion robotics. Perhaps the two most important ones are a reduction in operations and overhead costs and improvement of quality and consistency of manufacture. Cilliers was the guest speaker at the Tshwane SAIMC  […]