Posts tagged as Endress+Hauser

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 […]

Training for instrumentation and control

  Endress+Hauser hosted a talk on “Training vs Learning” during the Africa Automation Fair which took place from 5 to 7 May 2015. The talk focused on new training models which are needed in the field of instrumentation and control, and speakers also urged employers in attendance to implement these new models. Dr. Holger Knau, […]

Towards more effective training models

  Endress+Hauser hosted a talk on “Training vs Learning” during the Africa Automation Fair which took place from 5 to 7 May 2015. The talk focused on new training models which are needed in the field of instrumentation and control, and speakers also urged employers in attendance to implement these new models. Dr. Holger Knau, […]