PMA Cable Protection UK

Welcome to the PMA UK news blog. As the world's leading brand in cable protection systems, our 6,500 high-quality Swiss products have earned us an excellent reputation across several industries. We're constantly developing, producing and evolving to create revolutionary new products and here, we can keep you updated with all the latest news, offers and events.

The workforce with a difference: Meet PMA's latest employee

15th July 2016 - Company News, Automation, ABB

IRB2600 robotAs part of the ABB family, we’re well-known, not only for our outstanding products available to the rail industry, but also our innovative and ground-breaking contributions to automation and robotics; associated with some of the world’s most high profile projects of the moment in this forward-thinking field. It should come as no surprise then that, just weeks after ABB proudly won the IERA Award at Automatica2016 for the revolutionary YuMi robot, we’ve taken the decision to introduce…

PMA’s innovations in rail with Rail Live 2016

30th June 2016 - Rail - Infrastructure, Company News

PIC6-minAs we expand our product ranges and the industries we’re able to support - venturing into Food & Beverage, Automation, and Ship-Building to name but a few of our most recent additions - we will never forget our place as the global leading brand in cable protection solutions for the rail industry. Rail is where we began; honing our craft and developing our offerings for this complex and invaluable infrastructure – ensuring the world’s railways are suitably protected against…

Solar Impulse strikes again: another world-first for clean living

27th June 2016 - Energy, Company News, ABB

tumblr_inline_o97p6sGWG11tfbwvh_500“We want to represent the new world, the world of #cleantechs. Because the #futureisclean and it starts now!”, mused Bertrand Piccard on social media as he steered the ground-breaking solar-powered plane Solar Impulse across the Atlantic Ocean. Making history for clean living Although not a first for aviation, this monumental journey across the second largest ocean in the world marks a massive event in the history of clean living; as Solar Impulse makes its name, not only the as first…

Optimising our production with Automatica2016

24th June 2016 - Exhibitions, Automation, ABB

Automatica2016Here at PMA, we’re incredibly proud of our heritage, with over 40 years’ experience in creating the highest quality cable protection solutions available to the global market. We’re also proud that, for the last 4 years - since 2012 - we’ve been a significant division of our wonderful parent company ABB; creating power and technology for a better future. Since joining ABB, we’ve been associated with some incredible projects - such as the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland…

PMA supports the largest rail tunnel project in the world - the Gotthard Base Tunnel

1st June 2016 - Rail - Infrastructure, Company News, Case Studies, ABB

gotthard_1183x350When PMA became part of ABB in 2012, we inherited a 120+ year history in leading not only Switzerland but the world’s technological progress - from efficient energy production, to sustainable mobility, and everything in between. Consequently, we are proudly and irremovably linked to the entire history of Swiss rail traffic; a leading name in the field and a global leader in innovation and quality. ABB PMA Cable Protection and our unique position in the rail industry Steeped in history yet…

Solar Impulse: better today, cleaner tomorrow

23rd May 2016 - ABB

We’re so excited to be affiliated – through our wonderful parent company ABB – with the ground-breaking, innovative, and eco-friendly project Solar Impulse; now active and taking the world quite literally by storm for over a year.   The very first of its kind, Solar Impulse truly tests the limits of what is achievable with today’s technology; the very first plane to fly without fuel.   In today’s eco-conscious society where we’re continuously trying…

PMA’s all new Electromagnetic cable protection

16th May 2016 - What's New, Technical Information, Rail - Infrastructure

general-infos-emc_1183px-width  At PMA, we pride ourselves in leading the way within our field; offering the most innovative, high standard cable protection solutions, created specifically to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers.   Keen to continually develop within our existing areas of expertise, and become leaders within new ones, PMA works tirelessly to ensure all our products are at the cutting edge of technology; regularly updating current ranges, and launching new ones.   Our new PMA EMC range…

Setting New Standards: PMA’s new 3D Scanner

9th May 2016 - What's New, Company News

Screen Shot 2016-06-08 at 14.50.17Here at PMA, our Research & Development team are dedicated to ensuring we remain at the forefront of the cable protection industry; setting new standards and beginning new trends that others may follow. Our wish is to continue to be the global leading brand in cable protection solutions, and to produce the highest quality, most reliable, and respected products available - standing at the edge of modern technology. This is why we’ve now invested in a brand new, state-of-the-art 3D Scanner.…

Kopex: making hazardous areas safe

2nd May 2016 - What's New, Hazardous Areas

oil rig safetyAs the ATEX Directive - EU organisations responsible for describing what equipment and work equipment is allowed in an environment with an explosive atmosphere - has changed its policies and standards for hazardous applications, PMA has reacted in the most effective way we know how - leading the change and developing a whole new product range for this industry. Aptly named Kopex-Ex - acknowledging the now defunct PMA Ex range - this brand new, much broader line of cable protection systems is both…

ABB's new low voltage rail overview brochure launched

27th April 2016 - What's New, Rail - Rolling Stock, Rail - Infrastructure, ABB

Low Voltage 2016 Launched at Infrarail 2016, ABB's new brochure provides a clear overview of the entire range of low voltage products and solutions now made available through ABB for infrastructure and rolling stock applications.   PMA is proudly identified under ABB's low voltage division - continuing to work together for a cleaner, healthier planet.  For help and advice on cable protection solutions call the PMA team on 01264 333 527 or email [email protected]