Posts tagged as Endress+Hauser

Bavaria in Benoni at temperature production facility

Endress+Hauser’s temperature production centre Pyrotemp recently held a Bavarian-style Oktoberfest or “Innovation Fest” at its premises in Benoni, complete with oompah band and lads and lasses in traditional German outfits – an acknowledgement of the Bavarian origins of Pyrotemp and its network of companies in Germany and worldwide. Approximately 60 clients and the members of […]

A year of achievements celebrated at annual banquet

  SAIMC president Vinesh Maharaj, in his presidential overview at the annual banquet held on Friday 2 October in Johannesburg,  said  that during the past year the institute has made progress on several fronts. He said the African Automation Fair 2015 held in May had been an outstanding success with over 4399 visitors which is […]

Customised surge arrester for sensors and communication systems

  Direct and indirect lightning strikes and switching operations in plants create overvoltage in supply lines and communication lines (as in fieldbus systems). This overvoltage consists of temporary rapidly changing pulses, also called transients, which can reach several kilovolts (up to 10 kV) within microseconds. The sensors are tested for these pulses according to EMC guidelines (EN 61000-4-5) […]

Skills development – a necessary but costly business

I recently had the opportunity to have a conversation with Rob MacKenzie, MD of Endress+Hauser. The company opened its doors in South Africa in 1984, having been represented by agents prior to that. The agents had focused mainly on process measurement and management in the mining industry. Markets have now expanded with major developments in […]