The Specialized Commercial Crimes Court in Johannesburg on June 2, convicted Abdool Kadar Omar Khan (55) – sole proprietor of the businesses trading as Akronix and South Star Technologies in Lenasia, for contravening the Counterfeit Goods Act 37 of 1997 and the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) Act 5 of 2008, for his role in importing nearly 124 000 counterfeit CBI earth leakage devices and circuit breakers from the Peoples’ Republic of China.
CBI-electric had much to showcase at African Utility Week this year, with the launch of their new NanoView Energy and Water Monitor, USB Socket Outlet as well as showcasing their comprehensive range of DC products.
CBI-electric commemorated World HIV AIDS day on the 1 December this year with their Tree of Remembrance. Employees were able to place a ribbon on the tree in remembrance of someone who has died from, or living with, HIV AIDS. Awareness packs were also distributed
In a series of countrywide presentations, CBI-electric: low voltage launched their new innovative and completely web-enabled CBI³ design tool to complement their now comprehensive range of products.
Customers at the event held at the Vodacom Dome in Midrand in November, participated in a technical question and answer session and were rewarded by winning official South African cricket support jerseys. The winner’s names are: Tyler Roberts, JDL Electric; Jeff Forman, Citilec and Doris Ralulimi, Azali Engineering Projects.
In a series of countrywide presentations, CBI-electric: low voltage launched their new innovative and completely web-enabled CBI design tool to complement their now comprehensive range of products.
CBI³ is a real time on line web based tool that provides workflow integration, design verification, design to quote and value add, product search and configuration control capabilities. It is an intelligent electrical systems design software tool that is web-based requiring no software installation. The new design tool provides improved user interface as well as improved system analysis functionality.
CBI-electric is a truly South African success story. As the only manufacturer of circuit breakers and related devices on the African continent this locally grown organisation, established in 1949, exports the majority of its products to countries across the world.
CBI-electric: low voltage is an established global supplier of world class products and solutions and continues to develop their extensive expertise through the application of the latest technologies and trends.
In line with this, CBI-electric’s channel partnership campaign aims to empower and develop their Distributors through training programmes that ensure that end-users not only receive a world class value added service, but are also protected through the correct use of products as required by their respective application. Only Distributors that attend CBI training programmes are certified as an Authenticated Distributors.
The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Solar Team was awarded the Technology and Innovation Award at the end of the 2014 Sasol Solar Challenge in Cape Town on Saturday, 4 October. The Sasol Solar Challenge is an international event with solar cars participating from South Africa, Cypress, Holland, India, Iran and Turkey.