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25 Feb 2021
Promac expansion to mark 30th anniversary

Promac Paints; a privately-owned South African paint producer has expanded its operations with the installation of additional automation and capacity at its Silverton, Pretoria…

Promac expansion to mark 30th anniversary

Promac Paints; a privately-owned South African paint producer has expanded its operations with the installation of additional automation and capacity at its Silverton, Pretoria plant.   After the company’s new expansion; and the acquisition of the 51-year-old Cedar Paints two years ago. Promac now has an impressive total production capacity of 60 million litres.  The founders’ aim The company founded in…

19 Feb 2021
Jet Demolition remains upbeat about growth prospects in 2021

Being crowned ‘Best of the Best’ at the World Demolition Awards 2020, in addition to winning the Explosive Demolition category,…

Jet Demolition remains upbeat about growth prospects in 2021

Being crowned ‘Best of the Best’ at the World Demolition Awards 2020, in addition to winning the Explosive Demolition category, in an online awards ceremony on 12 November topped out an extraordinary year for Jet Demolition. “The honour of being recognised as world leaders by our peers gave us an…

09 Feb 2021
The state of digitisation in the SA mining industry: 10 trends shaping the industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the digitisation of the work process in the South African mining industry. The industry is…

The state of digitisation in the SA mining industry: 10 trends shaping the industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the digitisation of the work process in the South African mining industry. The industry is increasingly making use of innovative and cutting-edge technologies to run more efficient operations, to manage risk, to improve health and safety, reduce the cost of maintenance and extraction, as well…

15 Jan 2021
How to use factory automation to plan for the ‘New Normal’ in food manufacturing

Food and beverage companies can now set a course for a post- pandemic world using automation to boost competitiveness and…

How to use factory automation to plan for the ‘New Normal’ in food manufacturing

Food and beverage companies can now set a course for a post- pandemic world using automation to boost competitiveness and productivity. Manufacturers should focus their resources on four market driven perspectives: workforce, product quality, flexibility and sustainability.  Opportunities and possibilities with automation The current crisis the world is facing offers…

14 Jan 2021
Danfoss ushers in the digital sensor age

With the adoption of an ever-growing digital world, Danfoss Industrial Automation has repositioned itself as Danfoss Sensing Solutions, representing the…

Danfoss ushers in the digital sensor age

With the adoption of an ever-growing digital world, Danfoss Industrial Automation has repositioned itself as Danfoss Sensing Solutions, representing the union of application-driven sensor technologies and unparalleled commitment to helping customers navigate their journey into the digital frontier. Danfoss has engineered solutions that allow the world to use resources in…

07 Jan 2021
Enabling technologies will help to build a better post-pandemic future

As industry starts to re-build itself after the devastating effect of the global pandemic, it has become clear that future…

Enabling technologies will help to build a better post-pandemic future

As industry starts to re-build itself after the devastating effect of the global pandemic, it has become clear that future proofing the world’s economy from future pandemics will take investment and technology. A recent report by KPMG and HFS Research highlighted how companies and governments need to make smart investments…

22 Dec 2020
Beyond the hype of IoT are tangible benefits

IoT can help people become more effective, track where things are, and even manage utilities and budgets. This according to…

Beyond the hype of IoT are tangible benefits

IoT can help people become more effective, track where things are, and even manage utilities and budgets. This according to Roger Hislop, chairperson of the IOT Industry Council of South Africa (IOTIC). More than the media hype The Internet of Things (IoT) is more than the sum of its interconnected…

26 Nov 2020
Ishida launches virtual showcase for food manufacturers

The launch of the Ishida Virtual World Experience will enable food manufacturers worldwide to view a comprehensive online product showcase…

Ishida launches virtual showcase for food manufacturers

The launch of the Ishida Virtual World Experience will enable food manufacturers worldwide to view a comprehensive online product showcase of the company’s latest equipment and solutions that deliver smarter and faster approaches to food packaging. With major exhibitions postponed until early next year at the earliest, the Ishida Virtual…

25 Nov 2020
How to use variable speed drives as a smart sensor in condition monitoring

BY: Norbert Hanigovszki, Jörg Dannehl, Sanjeet Kumar Dwivedi – Danfoss Engineering Variable speed drives have been used for over half…

How to use variable speed drives as a smart sensor in condition monitoring

BY: Norbert Hanigovszki, Jörg Dannehl, Sanjeet Kumar Dwivedi – Danfoss Engineering Variable speed drives have been used for over half a century, with the main advantage being the reduction of electrical energy use. With the advance of Industry 4.0 the role of the drive moves from that of a pure…

24 Nov 2020
New home lift, over 72 million customizations

Hands On Lifts new E20 Homelift; connects two or more floors of an apartment and is suitable for both indoor…

New home lift, over 72 million customizations

Hands On Lifts new E20 Homelift; connects two or more floors of an apartment and is suitable for both indoor and outdoor installation. The Home Lift E20 is the ideal solution to improve a home’s comfort; tailored to the needs of the individual and the family. Versatile and safe; it…

11 Nov 2020
MULTIVAC sells its majority holding in Trimaster Oy

The MULTIVAC company Trimaster Oy, which is based in the Finnish city of Tampere, has been sold with effect from…

MULTIVAC sells its majority holding in Trimaster Oy

The MULTIVAC company Trimaster Oy, which is based in the Finnish city of Tampere, has been sold with effect from 1 November 2020 as a management buyout under the leadership of Leo Johansson. With regards to all automation and line projects, the MULTIVAC subsidiaries will continue to work with Trimaster…

19 Oct 2020
Will automation replace architecture?

The digital revolution is having a huge impact on the world. In fact, it’s the platform that has enabled many…

Will automation replace architecture?

The digital revolution is having a huge impact on the world. In fact, it’s the platform that has enabled many professions to move online as swiftly as they have, as the globe navigates its way through Covid-19. However, the savviest of businesses have been finding their way onto that platform…

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