“Innovation in cable management solutions has long been at the heart of the Strutfast value proposition,” says Strutfast CEO, Tony Kinsella. “From the patented Megabow cable ladder system, the internationally accredited and heavy duty Longbow NEMA 20B and 20 C cable ladder and also the edge mounted Strongbow cable ladder, Strutfast has led the way in the South African market for innovative cable management product design since 2001.

Last issue’s article on the fall of JDL Electric and its group of companies struck a chord with many of our readers, and we received numerous emails and comments on social media remarking on the frankness of former CEO Lee Kritzinger. There were also helpful opinions on the lessons which companies, both in the electrical industry and further afield, could learn from what transpired.

Load shedding is just the tip of the iceberg when discussing bad power. We talk about the inconvenience of no power (blackout) but associated with this are other conditions causing damage and destruction to electrical and electronic equipment; poor maintenance and management of the distribution infrastructure results in load shedding, black outs (planned and unplanned), spikes and surges, power-back surges, over (high) and under (low) voltage, loss of neutral.

How do you visualise the right light for your store or city before you buy? Signify is helping its customers do just this with apps that provide an experience, showcasing the possibilities for lighting using virtual reality (VR). Now customers can step into a virtual world to visualise how lighting can transform their fashion store or city street.

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Crown Publications, one of South Africa’s largest business-to-business publishing houses, came into existence in 1986. Since then, the company has grown from producing a single magazine, Electricity SA (renamed Electricity+Control), to publishing six monthly magazines, three quarterlies, and a number of engineering handbooks.