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Infrastructure maintenance should not be up for debate

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th September 2020 By Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director, SEW-Eurodrive Johannesburg, 10 September: South Africa is starting to experience the real cost of decades of inadequate infrastructure maintenance as the latest round of load shedding batters an already fragile economy. 

Lockdown highlights food supply importance

By: Darren Parker     1st May 2020 The Covid-19 outbreak and consequent measures taken by government to combat its spread have highlighted the importance of food supply, says motors and drives company SEW Eurodrive MD Raymond Obermeyer. “We will ensure that we reconsider the areas that we believe will benefit the agriculture... 

23 HK Series gearmotors supplied for electrified monorail system at automotive manufacturer

26th February 2020 A leading systems integrator for the automotive industry has adapted a MAXOLUTION® electrified monorail system (EMS) and 23 HK Series gear units for overhead trolley systems from SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. for a major local upgrade and expansion project. The major benefit of the state-of-the-art... 

SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. sets the benchmark for Industry 4.0 in South African industry

27th January 2020 With the advent of Industry 4.0 set to change the face of industry and production, SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. has a range of solutions for its concept of the Lean Sm@rt Factory. This is based on the paradigm shift introduced by new technologies such as big data, embedded computing, the Internet of... 

64 MOVIGEAR® units supplied for major German food-and-beverage project

31st October 2019 Leading drive and automation specialist SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. has supplied 64 MOVIGEAR® geared servo motors from its Cape Town branch to a major local Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) based in Paarl, H.G. Molenaar that, in turn, designed, manufactured, and supplied a weighing conveyor... 

Global OEMs, smart factories drive efficiencies

By: Cameron Mackay     27th September 2019 Global original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with branches in South Africa could assist in pushing the African continent towards the implementation of Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) smart factory technologies. This will increase efficiency and energy savings in the materials, bulk handling... 

SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. Durban passes international audit with flying colours

20th September 2019 The Durban branch of SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. has passed an internal audit by its German parent with flying colours. This means that not only does it comply with the latest standards such as ISO 9001:2015, but is on par with other group companies globally in terms of quality and internal policies... 

Versatile drives ideal for HVAC industry

By: Cameron Mackay     20th September 2019 Many features of the variable-speed drive (VSD) solutions provided by drive technology provider SEW-Eurodrive can be applied to projects in the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) industries, says SEW-Eurodrive mechatronic sales engineer Paul Strzalkowski. He states that here VSDs... 

Agriculture sector driven to spend more upfront on innovation 

By: Darren Parker     9th August 2019 Amid current economic pressure, high energy costs and power grid uncertainty, the agriculture sector in South Africa is starting to favour higher capital expenditure on advanced technology because of the resulting long-term reductions in operating costs, says drive engineering company... 

SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. provides on-site training and service in Africa

24th June 2019 A key differentiator for SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. in Africa is its capability to offer on-site training and service. This not only familiarises clients with the drive automation specialist’s complete range, but also gives it a foot in the door for electronics and automation products like Variable... 

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