e.POWER issue 07|2015

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Heading into the future on three tracks: SGB MY gets fit for further growth

This is a fast-paced success story: Our Malaysian group member SGB MY was founded in 1995 to manufacture distribution transformers up to 2.5 MVA. However, the high demand for SGB-SMIT quality products from Nilai was not restricted to this performance class, meaning that soon... 

SBG Neumark is making a name for itself in the high power segment for wind power

ENHANCED TRANSFORMER POWER FOR WIND POWER STATIONS Sächsisch-Bayerische Starkstrom-Gerätebau GmbH (SBG), member of the SGB-SMIT Group, is an innovative pioneer in the sunrise industry "Windpower": For many years now, the Neumark factory has concentrated on this... 

Always energized - even below ground

A representative of “Red Metal Mining“ (sales partner of SGB cast resin transformers for mining applications in Subsaharian Africa) and his customer from Zambia visited Regensburg to be present at the successful acceptance in the test department of an unusual order. A cast... 

SGB Regensburg managing a spectacular transport

UNUSUAL ROAD USER NEAR REGENSBURG With a length of almost 15 m, a weight of over 150 tons, filled with approximately 50 cubic meters of oil and manufactured with approx. 18 kilometers of copper wire: in June, SGB Regensburg completed the largest transformer it had... 

OTC Services conquers new market with competence and on-schedule delivery

SUCCESSFUL REPAIR OF A 230 KV CLASS TRANSFORMER OTC Services in Louisville, Ohio, member of the SGB-SMIT Group, has always possessed of the design know-how and the mechanical skills to repair and revamp transformers with a capacity of 230 kV. OTC managed to open up this... 

Success for RETRASIB: New group member secures large order and becomes more international.

It was only last year that we welcomed RETRASIB from Sibiu, Romania, as a new member of the SGB-SMIT Group – now we are both pleased about a challenging and lucrative order: In autumn this year, RETRASIB will deliver two 250 MVA/400 kV autotransformers to a company operating a... 

New customer, new design, new success

TenneT counts among the Top 5 European transmission grid operators and maintains approximately 21,000 km of high voltage and extra high voltage lines. Royal SMIT in Nijmegen has been cooperating with the Dutch headquarters of TenneT for a long time. With TenneT TSO GmbH in... 

SBG Neumark brings a breath of fresh air into regenerative energies

Impressive result of the five-year cooperation with a manufacturer of wind power plants: a brand-new transformer generation! Again, the proverbial Saxon inventive spirit, along with enthusiasm for future-minded power engineering, has lead to a remarkable result: SBG, the...