Growing a panel builder’s business by digital transformation

The industrial electrical landscape is undergoing a radical transformation, and a superior performance is no longer sufficient to sustain a panel builder’s business. According to Schneider Electric, it is due to three powerful and disruptive forces. Being, evolving social needs, economic localisation, and a technological revolution reshaping the way we conduct business. Building on competitive […]

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Optimising motor control for machine performance

As machines become more complex, efficient motor control solutions are more important than ever. Motor control covers a range of functions, including switching, short-circuit protection, overload protection, and motor management. Moreover, by optimising motor control functions, machine builders can create more dependable, sustainable, and cost-effective machines that perform better. One of the leading trends in […]

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Spare parts coping strategies for maintenance managers

[Source: Shutterstock] For maintenance managers, spare parts inventory management is often an afterthought. In some cases, it is not even considered until an unforeseen incident occurs. Moreover, as companies grow, critical spare parts management becomes more complex. Over time the proportion of inactive spare parts inventory grows in comparison to the working stock. If there […]

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ABB online energy saving calculator

Although electricity costs may fall over the next couple of years, they will never return to the price levels we enjoyed. This makes saving energy and the adoption of sustainable technologies of vital importance to business. ABB’s online energy saving calculator is a tool that helps justify the business case for installing variable speed drives […]

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For 2G and 3G the writing is on the wall

With the inexorable growth of 5G and later 6G mobile networks the UK Government has announced the closure of 2G and 3G networks. This is to encourage the smooth transition to faster, more advanced 5G, and public ambition for Open RAN rollout as part of the Telecoms Supply Chain Diversification Strategy. A Radio Access Network […]

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