The growing automation levels of plants and machinery is significantly increasing the time and labour overheads for the project planning, installation and maintenance of ever-more-complex systems with parallel wiring. Decentralisation is the only way to achieve more efficiency in today’s highly-competitive market.
Circuit Breaker Industries, in conjunction with fellow members of the Reunert Group, ATC and African Cables, recently hosted a highly successful two-day conference entitled the ‘Flip Side’. Held at the Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel in Gaborone, Botswana, it attracted an excellent turnout including engineers, consultants and contracting firms.
The association between two of the strongest and most trusted brands in the industry, namely Circuit Breaker Industries and Mitsubishi Electric, has been reinforced with the re-branding of CBI Automation and CBI Motor Control.
In an ongoing programme of support for engineering and technical education in South Africa, Circuit Breaker Industries (CBI) has donated product and textbooks to the value of R500 000 to ten technical colleges and technikons around the country.