ABB Builds New Transformer Factory in South Africa

Follow us on Facebook -->  Click Here.

ABB Builds New Transformer Factory in South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa -- ABB inaugurated a new traction transformer production facility near its headquarters to be "closer to our customers." 

"ABB is proud of this new traction transformer facility in South Africa, reiterating our philosophy of locating manufacturing units close to our customers," said Ulrich Spiesshofer, CEO of ABB.  "It reinforces our Next Level strategy focus on strengthening our presence in Africa and supports our ongoing commitment to sustainable mobility."

The traction transformers feed power at safe voltages to South Africa's railway network.  It allows trains to safely and properly function in terms of traction, brakes, lighting, heating, ventilation, signaling, and communication.

Read more here. 

 

 

You Might Also Like...

It is no surprise that transformers are inherently high-risk, considering the hundreds of thousands of volts that they transfer on a continuous basis. There are a ...
www.femoranshs.com/nuclear-transformers-article/
Case Study - Fire Protection for Coal Plant Transformers. F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems used their expertise, resources and efficient project management ...
www.femoranshs.com/coal-plant-case-study/
Jun 30, 2016 ... Macon County -- A transformer fire lit up the night sky near Mt. Zion. It happened near Fuyao Glass Plant. Flashes of light caught the eyes of a ...
www.femoranshs.com/transformer-fire-063016-blog/