e.POWER issue 04|2013

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First rectifier transformers "made in malaysia" prove exemplary with intra-group cooperation

The Malaysian Government is investing in the modernization and expansion of local public transport systems. To this effect, the French company Colas Rail was awarded a partial order and, in 2012, launched a tender for rectifier transformers to supply electrical power... 

Team spirit overcomes major challenges

In June 2012, SGB-USA secured its first purchase order for industrial units. For the past 2 years, the focus of manufacture was 2MVA transformers for the wind industry. The order was for 8 units 7.5MVA for the Port of Oakland. They will be used to supply power to ships when... 

transport: with know-how to all parts of the world

Being an international player in the design, manufacture and installation of transformers implies that the transformers also have to be transported all over the world. For the transport itself, specialists are hired and subcontracted, but one needs a large amount of know-how and... 

Uni|Q quality initiative for SGB cast resin transformers

Nowadays, acquiring quality certificates in accordance with the DIN/ISO standards 9001 is a matter of course for any manufacturer of cast resin transformers worldwide. The SGB-SMIT Group were awarded these certificates as early as 1993. Certificates in accordance with the... 

100 years for SMIT - a "royal" celebration

Thursday, 2 May 2013, was a special day for Smit Transformatoren B.V., as the day on which SMIT celebrated its 100th anniversary. Not only was the day special, but various festive activities were scheduled for Friday and Saturday, too. The program was officially started on... 

SGB transformator service at a glance

Smit Transformator Service is the service department of Smit Transformatoren B.V. and located at the harbour on the Maas-Waal channel in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. This harbour is also the port of transshipment of all produced new transformers of Smit Transformatoren B.V.This... 

SGB develops controllable local grid distribution transformers for existing infrastructures

The power, generated by photovoltaic plants installed in Germany represents a major challenge to grid operators regarding the control of voltage fluctuations. In principle, 90 % of all voltage deviations can be compensated by controllable local network stations.Controllable... 

SGB Transformers to secure algier's power supply

Algeria, the "giant", which, with its 37 million inhabitants, often goes unnoticed, is the largest country and the third largest economy in Africa. With its energy demand rising by approximately 18 % every year, with its urgent demand for investments in the...