Mon, 8 Aug 2022
22.7 C

ABBsolutely big boost for Gqeberha machine builder

Home Engineering Automation & Control ABBsolutely big boost for Gqeberha machine builder

GQEBERHA-based machine builder and systems integrator MSG Systems has been officially appointed as a value provider for ABB Robotic Systems.

The ABB value provider programme is a global channel partner programme for system integrators. Authorised members of the programme are called ABB value providers.

Linda Eales, who leads the robotics division for ABB’s SubSaharan Africa region, said the company had worked with MSG Systems for more than 20 years and they had several successful projects and technology exchanges between them.

“This forms part of a strategic drive to strengthen our brand and work closely with our customers and integrators,” she said.

The authorisation programme is a procedure to guarantee that the services the customer receives from the ABB value providers are on the same leading level as the quality of the ABB products, both globally and locally.

MSG Systems owner and founder Mark Gaskin said he was proud to receive the recognition from ABB Robotic Systems. “Our employees and partners are key to our business and make it possible for us to be a leader in the design, manufacture and installation of robotic-based turnkey machinery.”

MSG Systems employs 110 people through its various entities and subsidiary automotive design company, MSGN, in India. It is a local and international supplier of predominantly automotive and food and beverage specialist manufacturing equipment.

ABB Robotic Systems employs about 105,000 employees in more than 100 countries. One of its focus areas is the increased collaboration between robots and humans to reduce workplace injuries.

Most Popular

WRAS approves Vesconite’s Hitemp 160

High-temperature-resistant bearing material Hitemp 160 has been certified for contact with water up to 65ºC (150ºF). This is according to the maker, Vesconite Bearings, which...

Why telemetry should form a critical part of your water management systems

By Johan Potgieter, software leader: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric In a time when the consistent provision of water, hampered by challenges like aging infrastructure,...

Energy efficiency is key to sustainable wastewater infrastructure

With no end in sight for loadshedding, municipalities need to start engaging in energy-efficient mechanisms in their water and wastewater infrastructure. This infrastructure is one...

Videoscopes offer non-invasive diagnostics

WHILE videoscopes are commonly used in many applications, industrial inspections require a powerful, high-resolution videoscope that clearly displays the condition of internal equipment components....