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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.

Success with Peter Lehman!

19th September 2014 - Machine Building, Case Studies

T1 rotary tableAt PMA, we want to deliver the very best to, and for, our customers; providing the highest quality products and services. In order to do this, we first have to understand what our customers need; taking the time to listen. Our newly found relationship with Peter Lehmann AG shows exactly how important this understanding really is... Peter Lehmann AG is a Swiss company located close to the Swiss capital Bern in the Emmenthal valley. They are a small company with approximately 50 employees, manufacturing…

Built For Speed: We count down the world’s top five fastest trains

12th September 2014 - Rail - Rolling Stock

Paris_-_TGVTransport is key to the continued development of the modern world. In the Information Age, we expect everything now, now, now! 2014 is preoccupied with speed, efficiency and agility. To meet these demands, the rail industry is dramatically increasing the speed of trains. We're so excited by this, we've searched the whole world to find out which countries currently operate the world’s fastest trains. Below is our list of the top 5:   French TGV (Train a Grande Vitesse): Operated by SNCF…

NEW PMA fire barrier solutions

4th September 2014 - Rail - Rolling Stock, What's New

innovative fire barrier solutions for railway applications  At the long anticipated InnoTrans Global Rail Exhibition in Berlin - an established international industry showplace focusing on Railway Technology - at the end of September, PMA launched a variety of revolutionary cable protection solutions for fire barriers which have been rigorously tested over the last two years.     Fire barriers play an important role in fire safety for passenger vehicles in the event of an emergency; preventing fires from spreading, keeping gases contained…

InnoTrans 2014 Preview

25th August 2014 - Rail - Rolling Stock, Rail - Infrastructure, Exhibitions, ABB

inno_logoAs the summer of 2014 draws to a close and Autumn widely anticipated, so is one of the biggest events in the ABB calendar: InnoTrans 2014, taking place in Berlin, between 23rd & 26th September. Every two years, in September, InnoTrans provides a professional platform for innovative transport technology from across world. All the leading manufacturers in this industry will be presenting their latest vehicles, rolling stock, components and systems in the halls and on the rail track at the Berlin…

ABB introduces new small robot family to address the needs of modern material handling and machine tending

20th August 2014 - Automation, ABB

IRB 1200 robotABB Robotics are introducing new robots, turnkey manufacturing cells and enhanced technology. The range of new robots from ABB are an effort to increase productivity of manufacturing; making machines 10% smaller and 15% faster.  These include the IRB 1200 Robots: an entirely new small robot family that provides flexibility, ease of use, short cycle times, and a unique combination of a compact footprint and a large work envelope. The IRB 1200 Robots really are at the forefront of manufacturing…

Protecting vital data in railways around the world

13th August 2014 - Rail - Infrastructure

Screen Shot 2014-09-03 at 09.49.48PMA's plans for the future are big; particularly regarding rail infrastructure. Growth and innovation are at the forefront of these plans - protecting vital data in railways across the world.  For instance, Product Group Manager Cable Protection Systems EMEA Sandro Schwarz comments, looking forward through 2014 and beyond, PMA is continuing to focus on innovation:  “We are expanding our multilayer conduit offering to provide complete solutions for all rail applications,…

Infrarail 2014 Kindle winner announced!

12th August 2014 - Rail - Infrastructure, Exhibitions, Company News, ABB

Steve Bishopp wins a Kindle Many congratulations to Steve Bishopp, HRE Maintenance Management System Project Coordinator for Hitachi Rail Europe, who won our state of the art Kindle Fire HD which was up for grabs at this year’s Infrarail. Steve followed the codes and was presented with his fantastic new tablet by Mark Fletcher (National Sales Manager – Rail) on behalf of ABB!

Full Speed Ahead with Voith Turbo!

10th August 2014 - Rail - Rolling Stock, Case Studies

Screen Shot 2014-08-26 at 15.20.12Voith Turbo chooses to protect the cables installed on the diesel motors of their track vehicles with PMA cable protection products. Significantly increasing the reliability of the vehicles and reducing time out of operation. Probably very few people are aware that the reliability of track vehicles is partially dependent upon an inconspicuous black polyamide corrugated conduit which protects cables against stone impacts, water and dust, heat and aggressive rodents – cable protection made by…

NEW PMA Website launched

1st August 2014 - Company News

Screen Shot 2014-08-29 at 11.02.48We’re very excited to announce the launch of our brand new website! Following last year’s rebrand, we’ve now developed a stylish new site, completed at the end of July 2014, which features our entire product range, technical information, company information and news as well as an array of downloads designed to make life easier for our customers.  Probably the most useful of the new features is the 'Market' tab on the homepage, giving a full overview of our recommended products;…

What’s on for ABB this Autumn?

22nd July 2014 - Exhibitions, Company News

InnoTrans_2014 The ABB calendar is considerably full this autumn, with lots of major industry events coming up which will give us a great opportunity to showcase our extensive portfolio internationally.  Check out all the shows we’re attending with ABB & T&B here, and if you visit just one, make it InnoTrans 2014, which takes place in Berlin from 23-26 September. Check out the video below for more info.