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Industrial and Commercial Lighting

Company expands lighting range

12th February 2021 International lighting solutions provider Signify has expanded its Philips Hue portfolio in the US. This expansion includes an outdoor light to further personalise gardens and porches, a new wall switch module that makes existing light switches smart, and a redesigned Philips Hue dimmer switch.... 

Magnitech

12th February 2021 Magnitech was founded in 1969. Our reputation for providing quality innovative technology and service-excellence has made Magnitech a market-leader in the South African and International lighting industry. Our products can be found in mines, power stations and factories, and are sought after by... 

Magnitech

Range provides dependable power distribution

12th February 2021 Electrical and digital building infrastructure provider Legrand’s range of Zucchini busbars includes the LB PLUS range of busbar trunking systems, designed for the distribution of power from 25 A to 63 A. This durable busbar trunking system is an efficient single product solution for dependable... 

DEPENDABLE POWER DISTRIBUTION
Key advantages of this power distribution system over conventional busbar systems include a simple design, quick installation and improved performance
DEPENDABLE POWER DISTRIBUTION Key advantages of this power distribution system over conventional busbar systems include a simple design, quick installation and improved performance

Solutions light up local lodge

By: Cameron Mackay     12th February 2021 Lighting products supplier BEKA Schréder has supplied exterior lighting solutions to Skukuza Safari Lodge, which was officially opened last November. Located in one of the largest game reserves in Africa, the Kruger National Park, the newly built lodge offers tourism facilities for local and... 

LIGHTING THE WAY
This solution includes BEKA LEDPOST installed throughout the lodge’s facilities and BEKA SERIES 30 installed at the back-of-house area
LIGHTING THE WAY This solution includes BEKA LEDPOST installed throughout the lodge’s facilities and BEKA SERIES 30 installed at the back-of-house area

LED lighting affects factories positively

14th February 2020 Ensuring that a workspace is fitted with adequate lighting is of paramount importance as lighting plays a role in security, safety and overall productivity, says specialised lamps supplier The Lamphouse. Converting factory lighting to light-emitting diode (LED) light fixtures will promote a safe... 

Manufacturer provides high-quality lighting solutions

14th February 2020 Lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder offers high-quality solutions that result in reduced energy and maintenance costs while ensuring safety and comfort. As the average yearly energy bill continues to rise, owners, operators and managers of industrial facilities need to cut costs and improve... 

LIGHT IT UP BEKA Schréder’s LED luminaires offer a low watt per square metre to provide the right light output
LIGHT IT UP BEKA Schréder’s LED luminaires offer a low watt per square metre to provide the right light output

More trade-focused lighting solutions for the construction industry

By: Thabi Madiba     22nd February 2019 With lighting being a critical factor on any job site, as workers need to be able to see properly in order to carry out their work safely and correctly, heavy-duty, portable electric power tools and accessories manufacturer Milwaukee is investing significantly in the development of its lighting... 

WERNER KOCH Lighting is a critical factor on any job site, as workers need to be able to see properly in order to carry out their work safely and correctly
WERNER KOCH Lighting is a critical factor on any job site, as workers need to be able to see properly in order to carry out their work safely and correctly

Magnitech

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd February 2019 Founded in 1969, this year, Magnitech celebrates 50 years of excellence in service to the lighting sector. Its reputation for providing quality technology and expert service has made Magnitech a market leader in the South African lighting industry.  

Magnitech

Energy efficient lighting solution successfully installed

By: Thabi Madiba     22nd February 2019 Luminaires and glass-fibre-reinforced polyester poles manufacturer BEKA Schréder is proud to have worked with consulting engineers and project managers firm Bicon Consulting Engineers, consultant company WSP, and information technology specialists RM Consulting in providing a successful energy... 

ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTS BEKA LEDpost bollards and LEDduo up- and downlighters illuminate the hotel
ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTS BEKA LEDpost bollards and LEDduo up- and downlighters illuminate the hotel

Interactive lighting – a first for SA stadium

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd February 2018 Electrical engineer and light-emitting-diode (LED) supplier Maritz Electrical completed the installation of an interactive lighting system at the St George’s Park cricket stadium, in Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape.  

Lighting company launches linear light

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd February 2018 Designer and manufacturer of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting solutions LEDWise is taking advantage of the definite trend towards using linear LEDs in industrial and commercial applications by launching its ACE continuous linear light.  

CONTINUOUS LUMINOUS Osram LEDs and an advanced lens-design of the ACE light ensures lower glare and creates an aesthetically pleasing continuous band of light
CONTINUOUS LUMINOUS Osram LEDs and an advanced lens-design of the ACE light ensures lower glare and creates an aesthetically pleasing continuous band of light

New products to cater for industrial, commercial applications

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd February 2018 Earlier this month, leading lighting solutions company Beka Schréder launched nine new luminaires, of which seven are designed to be used in industrial and commercial applications.  

OPTIWAY
Beka Schréder’s optional Optilink plug-in system is designed to simplify the installation process, while making it vandal- and theft-proof
OPTIWAY Beka Schréder’s optional Optilink plug-in system is designed to simplify the installation process, while making it vandal- and theft-proof

German premium lighting distributed in SA

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd February 2018 Electrical solutions and lighting specialist organisation Magnet Group has been appointed to exclusively distribute and support the German market-leading premium range of manufacturer Trilux’s lighting solutions in South Africa.  

ENLIGHTENING Luminaires are no longer just sources of light and are becoming far more intelligent technologies
ENLIGHTENING Luminaires are no longer just sources of light and are becoming far more intelligent technologies

Electrical product supplier launches range of switches and sockets

By: Nadine James     24th February 2017 Electrical product supplier Legrand South Africa (SA) – a subsidiary of multinational industrial product supplier Legrand – launched the Ysalis switches and sockets range in South Africa earlier this month. This forms part of the company’s strategy to introduce chic wiring devices to local... 

VERSATILE PRODUCT The modular design allows for any configuration to be adapted to suit present and future need
VERSATILE PRODUCT The modular design allows for any configuration to be adapted to suit present and future need

Company launches LED luminaire for industrial applications

By: Nadine James     24th February 2017 Luminaire manufacturer BEKA Schréder launched a high-performance light-emitting diode (LED) luminaire, the LEDbay-midi, late last year for industrial applications. The main objective was to enhance their low- and high-bay luminaire range. This luminaire has been very well received by warehouse... 

A LEADING LIGHT The energy-saving luminaire has specialised light distribution options
A LEADING LIGHT The energy-saving luminaire has specialised light distribution options

Refurbished fashion outlet receives new LED lighting

By: Nadine James     24th February 2017 Electrical solutions provider Magnet supplied a range of light-emitting diode (LED) light fittings to the newly refurbished Q’Dos fashion outlet at the Gateway Theatre of Shopping in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, last year. Magnet lighting solutions engineer Kaylen Reddy explains that the design... 

BRIGHT IDEA The use of LED lighting in a retail environment ensures that customers can accurately perceive the colour of the product being displayed
BRIGHT IDEA The use of LED lighting in a retail environment ensures that customers can accurately perceive the colour of the product being displayed

Installed lighting system reduces electricity consumption

By: Kimberley Smuts     19th February 2016 Branded electrical equipment and industrial instrumentation suppliers Magnet Group – sole distributors for  Mars light-emitting diode (LED) Lighting System –  were appointed technology suppliers for the installation of an energy efficient lighting management system for a Boxer Superstores... 

ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION REDUCED
Energy efficient lighting management system installed for Boxer Superstore in Cape Town at the end of 2015
ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION REDUCED Energy efficient lighting management system installed for Boxer Superstore in Cape Town at the end of 2015

Interactive lighting solution attracts interest from various projects

By: Kimberley Smuts     19th February 2016 Since the launch of its Shuffle one-pole lighting column in October, luminaires manufacturer Beka Schréder has received a number of enquiries for various projects at universities, playgrounds and fitness parks. Beka Schréder marketing manager Sibusiso Skosana tells Engineering News that the... 

SHUFFLE LIGHTING COLUMN 
The different features that the Shuffle incorporates is aimed at connecting people to their social environments
SHUFFLE LIGHTING COLUMN The different features that the Shuffle incorporates is aimed at connecting people to their social environments

Light-testing laboratory aims to obtain Sanas accreditation  

By: Kimberley Smuts     19th February 2016 State-owned power utility Eskom’s Swan Edison Illumination Laboratory is in the process of obtaining accreditation from the South African National Accreditation System (Sanas) to enter the commercial and residential lighting market. Eskom opened the laboratory in 2014, at its Research and... 

SWAN EDISON ILLUMINATION LAB 
Eskom opened the laboratory at its Research and Innovation Centre in Rosherville to test and verify the performance of lamps and luminaires
Photo by Kimberley Smuts
SWAN EDISON ILLUMINATION LAB Eskom opened the laboratory at its Research and Innovation Centre in Rosherville to test and verify the performance of lamps and luminaires

Companies collaborate to establish lighting lab

20th February 2015 In cooperation with electrical solutions company Magnet, lighting solutions provider Energywise Systems has established a specialist lighting service laboratory in Riverhorse Valley, Durban, which offers complete photometric, electric and thermal testing for light sources and luminaires.... 

LIGHTING LABORATORY Energywise's lighting laboratory’s service and equipment are available from the company for hire or purchase
LIGHTING LABORATORY Energywise's lighting laboratory’s service and equipment are available from the company for hire or purchase

Newly launched LED products well received

By: Pimani Baloyi     20th February 2015 Johannesburg-based luminaire designer and manufacturer Beka Schréder has registered significant growth in the past year, having recently secured various contracts in the municipal, industrial, mining, floodlighting and solar light-emitting diode (LED) lighting sectors for its newly launched LED... 

LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY In the past 12 months, Beka Schréder has designed and manufactured more than eight new light-emitting diode products
LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY In the past 12 months, Beka Schréder has designed and manufactured more than eight new light-emitting diode products

BE Lite Technologies

20th February 2015 BE Lite Technologies manufactures and distributes light-emitting diode (LED) lights and employs a dynamic engineer who is able to develop custom-designed lights. The company currently provides a number of products for the mining industry, but aims to become more involved in other industries. The... 

BE Lite Technologies

Upgraded system saves lighting supplier up to 60% in energy costs

By: Pimani Baloyi     20th February 2015 Electrical systems supplier Legrand has upgraded its lighting and motion management system to incorporate an additional dimming functionality, as well as a switch sensor, or motion management system, says sales manager Johan Bosch. He tells Engineering News that the system’s new features ensure... 

SYSTEM UPGRADE
Legrand’s lighting and motion system, which reduces the time the lights are left on unnecessarily
SYSTEM UPGRADE Legrand’s lighting and motion system, which reduces the time the lights are left on unnecessarily

LED market shows dynamic growth

By: Donna Slater     21st February 2014 Johannesburg-based luminaire designer and manufacturer Beka Schréder says the light-emitting diode (LED) market is showing highly dynamic development, particularly in the areas of general lighting. 

KOLOMELA MINE
Beka Schréder industrial lighting products installed at Anglo American Kolomela iron-ore mine
KOLOMELA MINE Beka Schréder industrial lighting products installed at Anglo American Kolomela iron-ore mine

LEDs for aesthetic performance

By: Donna Slater     21st February 2014 Light-emitting diode (LED) solutions were chosen as part of the aesthetic upgrades for the stores of cellular services provider MTN. Designers and manufacturers of LED solutions LED Lighting South Africa (SA) worked with MTN’s store design team for the first time at the end of 2012 to use LED... 

LED TECHNOLOGIES
The latest light-emitting diode technologies, lenses and power-supply technology are sourced to provide the newest technology
LED TECHNOLOGIES The latest light-emitting diode technologies, lenses and power-supply technology are sourced to provide the newest technology

Company aims to expand growth in lighting sector

By: Yolandi Booyens     22nd February 2013 Technology manufacturer Samsung, which currently has a market share in the lighting industry of about 6%, aims to increase this number by entering the retail market early this year following the successful roll-out of its light-emitting diode (LED) retrofit lamps in February 2012. Research report... 

Product assists industry amid skills and energy shortage

By: Yolandi Booyens     22nd February 2013 The lighting industry continues to transition from traditional light sources to solid-state light sources of light-emitting diode (LED) technologies, owing to their efficiency and durability, luminaire manufacturer Beka MD Johann Schleritzko tells Engineering News. Beka locally designed and... 

Environment-friendly lighting technology launched

22nd February 2013 Lighting supplier GlacialLight, a division of the Taiwanese technology manufacturer, GlacialTech, announced in January the addition of GL-FL30S-V2, a 28 W AC-input light-emitting diode (LED) floodlight with Philips Lumileds LED chips and passive infrared (PIR) motion sensor to its popular range... 

LED-based lighting system available for powerless regions

22nd February 2013 Schneider Electric announced in January the local availability of In-Diya – a highly energy efficient light-emitting diode- (LED-) based lighting system, to provide lighting to people living with no or unreliable electricity. In-Diya is a specially designed LED-based lighting system that provides... 

Presence detector helps save on lighting costs

By: Yolandi Booyens     22nd February 2013 EBDHS is an increased-performance passive infrared presence detector by electronics manufacturer CP Electronics, which was developed for lighting control in areas with occupied spaces and increased mounting heights. As a result, it can greatly contribute towards energy savings by only emitting... 

Project to save mall about R2m over three years

By: Yolandi Booyens     22nd February 2013 The Maponya Mall project, which entails a shopping complex in Soweto that replaced its fluorescent lighting with light-emitting diode (LED) technology, will have achieved energy reduction savings of 81% by completion in February 2013 that amounted to saving about R2-million over a three-year... 

Increased need for lighting innovation knowledge

By: Yolandi Booyens     22nd February 2013 Shifting from traditional to modern lighting technologies requires a significant capital outlay, which compels lighting companies to ensure that buyers are adequately informed on the advantages, longevity and cost savings of new energy-saving technologies, states building exhibition and resource... 

Improved safety and efficiency possible with new technology

By: Yolandi Booyens     22nd February 2013 Automotive manufacturer Control Instruments Automotive (CI Automotive), a wholly owned subsidiary of the JSE-listed Control Instruments Group, aims to sell 10 000 units of the Vision X range, with its light-emitting diode (LED) technology, by the end of this year. Since the local launch of Vision... 

Multimillion-rand lighting project to be completed in April

24th February 2012 High-mast lighting manufacturer Lighting Structures is undertaking a R12-million contract to design, manufacture, supply and install a range of high-mast lighting, along with civil works and electrics at State-owned power utility Eskom's Medupi power station in Lephalale, Limpopo.  

Hospitality industry to benefit from LED technology 

24th February 2012 Lighting manufacturer Philips has launched a new light-emitting diode (LED) lamp dimming feature aimed at decreasing the hospitality industry’s carbon footprint, as well as its energy bills. 

Manufacturer offers solar lighting solutions

24th February 2012 Luminaire manufacturer Beka has introduced an off-grid standalone solar streetlight package. 

Company delivers energy efficiency lighting project

24th February 2012 Electrical equipment and industrial instrumentation supplier Magnet Group has completed a lighting upgrade project for paint manufacturer Dulux to reduce the energy consumption, load and associated costs of its Umbogintwini plant in KwaZulu-Natal. 

Lighting art installation raises awareness

24th February 2012 Electronics and electrical engineering firm Siemens and lighting company Osram partnered to create an art installation for the seventeenth Conference of the Parties (COP 17), last year, to symbolise their commitment to a sustainable future.  

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