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Industrial and Commercial Lighting

Funding agreement confirmed for technology roll-out

23rd February 2024 Technology developer, licensed technologies supplier and joint venture project developer Conflow Power Group (CPG) confirms the final agreement of $250-million funding from Cede Bank. The transaction resulted from 18 months of detailed analysis and structural discussions to establish the value... 

Lighting system advances energy efficiency

By: Lynne Davies     23rd February 2024 Luminaire manufacturer BEKA Schréder’s wireless control system Schréder ITERRA offers a wireless control solution for lighting applications, providing a “robust, cost-effective and futureproof platform” for customers to manage their infrastructure to adapt the lighting while maximising energy... 

The above image depicts a facility, which comprises a lighting solution that enables managers to dim the luminaires as needed
EXTENDING THE LIFE SPAN Dimming of the luminaires when and where needed will result in energy saving, as well as increase the lifespan of the luminaire and its components, providing a better return on investment

Lighting provider upgrades two buildings

By: Halima Frost     21st July 2023 Lighting solutions provider Infinite Blue Energy (IBE) has successfully completed the conversion of outdated lighting solutions to new energy efficient lighting technologies at two older buildings in the Johannesburg central business district, in Gauteng. IBE operates as a turnkey solutions... 

a hallway with lights across the length and breadth of the structure which are lower energy LED lights installed by Infinite Blue Energy at two older buildings in the Johannesburg CBD
LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL A lighting solution has been installed by Infinite Blue Energy at two older buildings in the Johannesburg CBD

Light manufacturer expands range

21st July 2023 Global lighting solutions manufacturer ams OSRAM bolstered its horticultural lighting offerings in June, announcing the addition of two new products. The company continues to provide important innovation based on customer input by creating light-emitting diode (LED) solutions that produce high... 

Solar installation lights way for shoppers

By: Halima Frost     21st July 2023 South African lighting solutions manufacturer BEKA Schréder completed the supply of a solar streetlight installation for a shopping centre in Alberton, Gauteng. A total of 24 BEKA Schréder SOLARPOLEs were supplied to the Blue Crane Ridge Shopping Centre, in Meyersdal. 

An aerial shot of the Blue Crane shopping centre at night well lit by all of the BEKA Schréder SOLARPOLE Lighting systems whch have been installed in the parking area
DE-LIGHTING SHOPPERS The new lighting solution installed by BEKA Schréder at the Blue Crane shopping centre offers increased visibility and safety

Examining the hype around solar highmast solutions: Are they a real solution or just political grandstanding?

21st July 2023 Loadshedding has residences, businesses and even municipalities scouring to find affordable solutions that can provide relief from the dark of night. With the focus on municipalities, this means solar solutions for public street lighting, public space lighting and area lighting. For the last... 

Genlux Lighting

Magnitech: Pioneers in advanced lighting solutions

21st July 2023 Setting the gold standard since 1969, Magnitech has consistently transformed lighting within the mining and engineering sectors. Our distinguished reputation stems from our commitment to innovative technology, exceptional service and superior lighting solutions. Global Footprint, Local Expertise 

Magnitech light

Make the right connection

21st July 2023 Boksburg-based Victor Industrial Equipment (VIE)  has been supplying electrical connectors for underground and open-pit mining ever since its foundation in 1979. VIE is also a distributor for LED lighting solutions company x-Glo in South Africa. The LED light strip designed by x-Glo has been... 

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Firm rolls out sustainability project

21st July 2023 Second-hand vehicle buying and selling company WeBuyCars has successfully executed various sustainability solutions across its showrooms nationally, including the adoption of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting. The project aims to promote eco-friendly practices and ensure a more sustainable and... 

a photo of hundreds of cars inside the Northgate Dome which is now the showroom for WeBuyCars in the north of Johannesburg
LED-ING THE WAY The installation of light-emitting diode lighting at all of its locations is part of WeBuyCars plan to reduced the company's ecological footprint

LED lighting solution for university auditorium

24th February 2023 Lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder has supplied the light-emitting diode (LED) lighting solution for the new auditorium at the Ga-Rankuwa Campus of tertiary institute Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), located in Pretoria in Gauteng. TUT is the largest contact university in South Africa,... 

An image of the inside of Tshwane University of Technology's new auditorium at the Ga-Rankuwa Campus with the LED lighting solution
INSIDE TUT'S NEW AUDITORIUM BEKA Schréder supplied a LED lighting solution for the new auditorium at the Ga-Rankuwa Campus

Solar fitting illuminates loadshedding shadows

By: Nadine Ramdass     24th February 2023 Ongoing loadshedding has put significant pressure on the South African building industry, as productivity can be affected if companies do not have backup power or reliable alternative lighting solutions. It also causes significant damage to electrical products, resulting in them failing... 

An image of Spazio's Easybat ambient lights used in a car park
FIT FOR PURPOSE Colour temperature changing Easybat LED batten is available in standard, motion sensor and emergency light versions

Ex-classified lighting solution for alcohol manufacturer

22nd July 2022 Lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder has supplied a light-emitting diode (LED) solution for alcohol manufacturer AlcoNCP in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. This new lighting installation needed to comply to zone specifications while providing a highly reliable and energy-efficient lighting solution. 

An image depicting the AlcoNCP distillery
LED LIGHTING SOLUTIONS BEKA Schréder has supplied the LED lighting solution for AlcoNCP in Durban

Technology beneficial for lighting sector

By: Sabrina Jardim     22nd July 2022 Technological advancements have become prominent in commercial and industrial lighting applications, which has created additional benefits for the sector, says lighting manufacturer Regent Lighting Solutions MD Randal Wahl and technical sales manager Chris Gijzelaar. Technological trends include... 

An image depicting a well-lit building interior
LOCALLY MADE Regent Lighting Solutions supplies locally designed and manufactured light fittings

Lighting manufacturer embarks on local projects

By: Sabrina Jardim     22nd July 2022 Johannesburg-based lighting manufacturer Regent Lighting Solutions embarked on various projects for the industrial and commercial lighting industry last year. The company took on a project for online retail company Takelot in Johannesburg and Cape Town from July to May of this year. 

An image depicting luminaries installed by Regent Lighting Solutions in the outdoor spaces of the Steyn City Estate, in Midrand at dusk
luminaries in the outdoor spaces of the Steyn City Estate, in Midrand

Energywise

22nd July 2022 Energywise (EW) specialises in the design and manufacture of LED light fittings for industrial, commercial, retail and horticultural use. With multiple accolades and awards to its name, including Energy Company of the Year on two occasions (awarded by the South African Association for Energy... 

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New industrial lighting solution beneficial for industry

By: Sabrina Jardim     22nd July 2022 Industrial lighting specialist Magnitech is expected to release the MAGFLOOD – its new industrial floodlight – this month. The fit-for-purpose industrial floodlight will provide optimal lighting in the harshest of environments through the use of precise optics, world-class components and a truly... 

An image depicting Magnitech's industrial floodlight, the MAGFLOOD
LIGHT IT UP Magnitech is expected to release its new industrial floodlight – the MAGFLOOD – this month

LEDVANCE lighting the way to a greener future

By: Simone Liedtke     18th February 2022 Inspired by a strong customer focus and a commitment to high quality standards in all its processes, international lighting company LEDVANCE considers sustainability a “fundamental component” of business ethics, and crucial to the company’s strategic decisions. This approach, the LEDVANCE team... 

A collage of LEDVANCE's latest product.
NEWLY LAUNCHED The latest addition to the company's portfolio will be available in February 2022.

Manufacturer provides tailored lighting solutions

By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah     18th February 2022 Lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder carries out a full evaluation of a site, including lighting audits and design, to ensure that the lighting effectively performs according to the necessary standards of the application. The visual tasks in various manufacturing and processing industries are very... 

Warehousing lighting at a Polokwane-based warehouse
BRIGHT SHINING LIGHT The correct lighting characteristics within a luminaire for an application vary in terms of wattage, lumen output and optics

Light range expansion increases safety and productivity

18th February 2022 Global technology and engineering company Emerson added new models to its Appleton TL light emitting diode (LED) temporary work light family last month. These new models enable electricians; maintenance, repairs and operations crews; mechanics and construction professionals to leverage extremely... 

Emerson's new light models to the Appleton TL LED range
NEW AND IMPROVED Workers need bright temporary lighting to prevent accidents while handling dangerous tools and equipment

Application creates ease for lighting installation, commissioning

18th February 2022 The ARISTA Advanced Lighting Control System by global manufacturer of lighting controls Intermatic helps reduce delays and simplifies workflows by providing a seamless transition from installation through commissioning, and beyond. The system's helpful, tech-forward features allow installers to... 

New LED tech creates longer runs for tape lights

18th February 2022 Last month, premium quality light emitting diode (LED) tape lights designer and manufacturer Alloy LED announced that it had increased the maximum run lengths of its high-quality PrimaLine tape lights up to 82 ft. Featuring an innovative circuit design, the tape lights maintain the same... 

Genlux Lighting, A division of Actom.

18th February 2022 At Genlux lighting we take pride in having supplied South Africa with high quality, locally made and assembled light fittings for more than 30 years. We offer our clients a wide range of lighting technologies, always keeping up with the newest advancements in the field. Through a strong alliance... 

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Company expands lighting range

12th February 2021 International lighting solutions provider Signify has expanded its Philips Hue portfolio in the US. This expansion includes an outdoor light to further personalise gardens and porches, a new wall switch module that makes existing light switches smart, and a redesigned Philips Hue dimmer switch.... 

Magnitech

12th February 2021 Magnitech was founded in 1969. Our reputation for providing quality innovative technology and service-excellence has made Magnitech a market-leader in the South African and International lighting industry. Our products can be found in mines, power stations and factories, and are sought after by... 

Magnitech

Range provides dependable power distribution

12th February 2021 Electrical and digital building infrastructure provider Legrand’s range of Zucchini busbars includes the LB PLUS range of busbar trunking systems, designed for the distribution of power from 25 A to 63 A. This durable busbar trunking system is an efficient single product solution for dependable... 

DEPENDABLE POWER DISTRIBUTION
Key advantages of this power distribution system over conventional busbar systems include a simple design, quick installation and improved performance
DEPENDABLE POWER DISTRIBUTION Key advantages of this power distribution system over conventional busbar systems include a simple design, quick installation and improved performance

Solutions light up local lodge

By: Cameron Mackay     12th February 2021 Lighting products supplier BEKA Schréder has supplied exterior lighting solutions to Skukuza Safari Lodge, which was officially opened last November. Located in one of the largest game reserves in Africa, the Kruger National Park, the newly built lodge offers tourism facilities for local and... 

LIGHTING THE WAY
This solution includes BEKA LEDPOST installed throughout the lodge’s facilities and BEKA SERIES 30 installed at the back-of-house area
LIGHTING THE WAY This solution includes BEKA LEDPOST installed throughout the lodge’s facilities and BEKA SERIES 30 installed at the back-of-house area

LED lighting affects factories positively

14th February 2020 Ensuring that a workspace is fitted with adequate lighting is of paramount importance as lighting plays a role in security, safety and overall productivity, says specialised lamps supplier The Lamphouse. Converting factory lighting to light-emitting diode (LED) light fixtures will promote a safe... 

Manufacturer provides high-quality lighting solutions

14th February 2020 Lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder offers high-quality solutions that result in reduced energy and maintenance costs while ensuring safety and comfort. As the average yearly energy bill continues to rise, owners, operators and managers of industrial facilities need to cut costs and improve... 

LIGHT IT UP BEKA Schréder’s LED luminaires offer a low watt per square metre to provide the right light output
LIGHT IT UP BEKA Schréder’s LED luminaires offer a low watt per square metre to provide the right light output

More trade-focused lighting solutions for the construction industry

By: Thabi Shomolekae     22nd February 2019 With lighting being a critical factor on any job site, as workers need to be able to see properly in order to carry out their work safely and correctly, heavy-duty, portable electric power tools and accessories manufacturer Milwaukee is investing significantly in the development of its lighting... 

WERNER KOCH Lighting is a critical factor on any job site, as workers need to be able to see properly in order to carry out their work safely and correctly
WERNER KOCH Lighting is a critical factor on any job site, as workers need to be able to see properly in order to carry out their work safely and correctly

Magnitech

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd February 2019 Founded in 1969, this year, Magnitech celebrates 50 years of excellence in service to the lighting sector. Its reputation for providing quality technology and expert service has made Magnitech a market leader in the South African lighting industry.  

Magnitech

Energy efficient lighting solution successfully installed

By: Thabi Shomolekae     22nd February 2019 Luminaires and glass-fibre-reinforced polyester poles manufacturer BEKA Schréder is proud to have worked with consulting engineers and project managers firm Bicon Consulting Engineers, consultant company WSP, and information technology specialists RM Consulting in providing a successful energy... 

ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTS BEKA LEDpost bollards and LEDduo up- and downlighters illuminate the hotel
ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTS BEKA LEDpost bollards and LEDduo up- and downlighters illuminate the hotel

Interactive lighting – a first for SA stadium

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd February 2018 Electrical engineer and light-emitting-diode (LED) supplier Maritz Electrical completed the installation of an interactive lighting system at the St George’s Park cricket stadium, in Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape.  

Lighting company launches linear light

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd February 2018 Designer and manufacturer of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting solutions LEDWise is taking advantage of the definite trend towards using linear LEDs in industrial and commercial applications by launching its ACE continuous linear light.  

CONTINUOUS LUMINOUS Osram LEDs and an advanced lens-design of the ACE light ensures lower glare and creates an aesthetically pleasing continuous band of light
CONTINUOUS LUMINOUS Osram LEDs and an advanced lens-design of the ACE light ensures lower glare and creates an aesthetically pleasing continuous band of light

New products to cater for industrial, commercial applications

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd February 2018 Earlier this month, leading lighting solutions company Beka Schréder launched nine new luminaires, of which seven are designed to be used in industrial and commercial applications.  

OPTIWAY
Beka Schréder’s optional Optilink plug-in system is designed to simplify the installation process, while making it vandal- and theft-proof
OPTIWAY Beka Schréder’s optional Optilink plug-in system is designed to simplify the installation process, while making it vandal- and theft-proof

German premium lighting distributed in SA

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd February 2018 Electrical solutions and lighting specialist organisation Magnet Group has been appointed to exclusively distribute and support the German market-leading premium range of manufacturer Trilux’s lighting solutions in South Africa.  

ENLIGHTENING Luminaires are no longer just sources of light and are becoming far more intelligent technologies
ENLIGHTENING Luminaires are no longer just sources of light and are becoming far more intelligent technologies

Electrical product supplier launches range of switches and sockets

By: Nadine James     24th February 2017 Electrical product supplier Legrand South Africa (SA) – a subsidiary of multinational industrial product supplier Legrand – launched the Ysalis switches and sockets range in South Africa earlier this month. This forms part of the company’s strategy to introduce chic wiring devices to local... 

VERSATILE PRODUCT The modular design allows for any configuration to be adapted to suit present and future need
VERSATILE PRODUCT The modular design allows for any configuration to be adapted to suit present and future need

Company launches LED luminaire for industrial applications

By: Nadine James     24th February 2017 Luminaire manufacturer BEKA Schréder launched a high-performance light-emitting diode (LED) luminaire, the LEDbay-midi, late last year for industrial applications. The main objective was to enhance their low- and high-bay luminaire range. This luminaire has been very well received by warehouse... 

A LEADING LIGHT The energy-saving luminaire has specialised light distribution options
A LEADING LIGHT The energy-saving luminaire has specialised light distribution options

Refurbished fashion outlet receives new LED lighting

By: Nadine James     24th February 2017 Electrical solutions provider Magnet supplied a range of light-emitting diode (LED) light fittings to the newly refurbished Q’Dos fashion outlet at the Gateway Theatre of Shopping in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, last year. Magnet lighting solutions engineer Kaylen Reddy explains that the design... 

BRIGHT IDEA The use of LED lighting in a retail environment ensures that customers can accurately perceive the colour of the product being displayed
BRIGHT IDEA The use of LED lighting in a retail environment ensures that customers can accurately perceive the colour of the product being displayed
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