classic | mobile
 

Search...

 

A taste of process automation
1st Quarter 2017, News & events


Festo recently hosted a series of whisky tastings on a national scale. Each event was backed up by a strong Festo team presence. Representatives of the senior management team from Festo’s head office included Olaf Mayer-Mader (industry segment manager: process automation), Steward Mbele (industry segment specialist: chemicals) and Kershia Beharie (national marketing product manager. Festo partnered with a professional whisky tasting company called The Whisky Rebellion. “The tastings were a fun and unique way of reaching our client base in a direct one-on-one fashion while simultaneously providing them with valuable information on process automation and our offerings in that field,” said Steward Mbele.

In addition to the actual whisky tasting, Festo gave a short presentation on its process automation offering and showcased a number of physical products and displays. These included the VOFC/VOFD range of solenoid valves, which are ideal for installation outdoors and in areas with potentially explosive atmospheres; the SRBC /SRBE/SRBG sensor boxes for quarter-turn actuators; the weatherproof SBRC – a cost-optimised, high-performance and reliable series with many switch variants; and the DFPD – a new benchmark for quarter-turn actuators. On the control side, Festo displayed the complete, comprehensive CPX-P PLC which supports intrinsically safe (IS) applications. As a result engineers can wire IS field devices directly onto input/output cards without the use of barriers. “Over and above providing a product, we truly believe in building relationships with our customers. This event allowed us to do just that,” concluded Mbele.

For more information contact Kershia Beharie, Festo, 08600 FESTO, kershia.beharie@festo.com, www.festo.co.za


Credit(s)
Supplied By: Festo
Tel: 08600 FESTO (33786)
Fax: 08794 FESTO (33786)
Email: sales.za@festo.com
www: www.festo.co.za
Share via email     Print this page  

Further reading:

  • Forestalling the future
    2nd Quarter 2017, Technews Publishing, News & events
    Amongst all the hype surrounding IIoT, there is a groundswell of change on the plant floor. One of the early killer apps has been machine maintenance, and condition monitoring is entering a new era. The ...
  • Systems integration as a total project solution
    2nd Quarter 2017, SEW-Eurodrive, News & events
    SEW-Eurodrive is embracing system integration as a new area of differentiation in order to boost the uptake of its products in the marketplace.
  • The soul of the ant
    2nd Quarter 2017, Festo, Robotics & Mechatronics
    Drawing inspiration from the delicate anatomy of the ant, Festo has transferred their cooperative behaviour to the world of technology using complex control algorithms.
  • An augmented reality calendar
    2nd Quarter 2017, Siemens Digital Factory & Process Ind. & Drives, News & events
    Siemens says it has made great strides in the products and services it offers to clients by incorporating digitalisation across the technology value chain. In order to explain these processes in a way ...
  • Production of the future
    2nd Quarter 2017, Festo, News & events
    Festo is at the forefront of developments in Industry 4.0 and the company recently held an exclusive business seminar that gave insight into the factory of the future and highlighted the myriad of business ...
  • SKF helps Ducati Team gear up
    2nd Quarter 2017, SKF South Africa, News & events
    SKF’s high performance parts and specialist technical knowledge are once again helping the Ducati Team prepare for success in this year’s MotoGP World Championship. The 2017 Ducati Team line-up will see ...
  • Schneider Electric celebrates excellence at the Connect Alliance Partner Conference
    2nd Quarter 2017, Schneider Electric South Africa, News & events
    Schneider Electric recently celebrated the winners of the Connect Alliance Partner Conference at a glitzy awards ceremony held at the Riverside Sun Hotel in Vanderbijlpark.    The awards are a commemoration ...
  • Varispeed receives Yaskawa award
    2nd Quarter 2017, Varispeed (Div. of Hudaco Trading), News & events
    Varispeed has received the 2016 Yaskawa Drives and Motion division partner of the year award for the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions and presented during the Yaskawa Europe International Partner ...
  • Two crane giants join forces
    2nd Quarter 2017, News & events
    Following the finalisation of the Konecranes worldwide acquisition of Terex MHPS, the two global crane brands will be sharing their considerable combined knowledge and technology, becoming a substantial ...
  • Hytec appointed distributor of Dabeb-Elram
    2nd Quarter 2017, Hytec (Afripower), News & events
    The Hytec Group was recently appointed as distributor of the Dabeb-Elram range of electro-hydraulic actuators. This enables the group to take the DEA range to the doorstep of sub-Saharan Africa’s major ...
  • BMG exhibits at Nampo
    2nd Quarter 2017, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG, News & events
    BMG is again exhibiting its extensive range of agricultural components at Nampo. This year’s stand highlights the importance of the company’s Boer Slim/Smart Farming concept, which was launched by BMG ...
  • ATEQ has moved
    2nd Quarter 2017, ATEQ South Africa, News & events
    Measurement specialist, ATEQ South Africa has moved premises. The new location is 26 High Street, Founders Hill, Modderfontein. General manager, Max Savioli says that the new offices have optimised space. ...

 
 
         
Contact:
Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd
1st Floor, Stabilitas House
265 Kent Ave, Randburg, 2194
South Africa
Publications by Technews
Dataweek Electronics & Communications Technology
Electronic Buyers Guide (EBG)

Hi-Tech Security Solutions
Hi-Tech Security Business Directory

Motion Control in Southern Africa
Motion Control Buyers’ Guide (MCBG)

South African Instrumentation & Control
South African Instrumentation & Control Buyers’ Guide (IBG)
Other
Terms & conditions of use, including privacy policy
PAIA Manual





 

         
    classic | mobile

Copyright © Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved.