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6 August 2015 SEW-EURODRIVE’s Maxolution and Variolution units merge
To provide its client base with a more comprehensive and fully-integrated service offering, SEW-EURODRIVE’s Johannesburg branch officially combined its Variolution and Maxolution business units to form the Maxo-...
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31 July 2015 SEW-EURODRIVE appoints new technical trainer
SEW-EURODRIVE is proud to announce the appointment of a new technical trainer at the company’s Johannesburg-based Drive Academy.
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23 July 2015 New system ensures a sharp rise in operational efficiency
SEW-EURODRIVE Johannesburg has improved its operational efficiency by as much as 40 percent, after rolling out its new standardisation of logistics and assembly processes (SLAP) system earlier this year.
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30 June 2015 Streamlining the automotive manufacturing process in SA
The automotive industry is based on ‘just-in-time’ (JIT) and ‘just-in-sequence’ (JIS) processes for material provision and production. JIT is a methodology aimed primarily at reducing flow times within production as...
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22 June 2015 SEW-EURODRIVE appoints new MD
After 12 years of service, SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa MD Ute Schoeman has stepped down to open up her own business as a business and marketing consultant in the industrial sector.
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12 May 2015 Automated drill improves safety and efficiency
An entirely automated nickel briquette drilling solution has been successfully developed for a South African mining operation by internationally-recognised automation and robotics expert IMP, which worked in close...
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23 April 2015 Mill gear unit powers chrome mine output
A chrome mine in Mpumalanga is able to continue production of up to 110 000 tons of chrome per month, following the installation of a technologically-advanced mill gear unit (MGU) by SEW-EURODRIVE.
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9 April 2015 Reliability and planned maintenance as key factors in ensuring uptime
It’s not just the economic times and the power disruptions that plague the profitability of customers. Much can be said about planned maintenance and putting measures into place to allow for the smooth running of a...
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23 March 2015 Optimised energy consumption lowers costs
Energy-efficient drive systems are becoming more important than ever in South Africa – given the volatile power supply from the national grid as a result of continued load shedding, as well as surging electricity...
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5 March 2015 Moving airport baggage handling into the future
The demands on modern airport baggage handling conveying systems are becoming more complex, as the number of passengers and cargo per flight increase, while equipment space subsequently decreases.
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