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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.

Automation applications: perfectly protected with PMA

10th June 2015 - Automation

Screen Shot 2015-07-06 at 11.12.13  As you know, here at PMA we've very recently been fortunate enough to celebrate our 40th anniversary. For an incredible four decades, we've been providing our clients, from across the world, with the highest quality cable protection systems available.   What you may not know, is that although we are best known for our range of products used within the railway industry, a great number of our 6,500 products are also used in the automation industry.    Automation - manufacturing…

New and improved support systems

31st May 2015 - What's New, Technical Information

6As the summer months approach; the days get longer and the flowers bloom, it's not just Mother Nature preparing a change for the new season ahead - here at PMA, we also have some exciting changes happening to our new injection moulding tools for the popular BGP and SGP conduit support clamps.    From 30th June, 2015, this new generation of BGP and SGP support systems will be made available from stock, offering improved and additional features to existing systems, whilst retaining 100%…

ABB's new low voltage UK product range

25th May 2015 - Rail - Rolling Stock, Rail - Infrastructure, ABB

Low volAs global leading suppliers of innovative technologies for transportation, it is imperative that we continue to improve the performance of our products whilst lowering emissions, the impact of our work upon the environment and, in turn, that of our customers. Launched at Railtex 2015, 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…

Fire and ice draw in the crowds at Railtex 2015

20th May 2015 - Rail - Rolling Stock, Exhibitions, ABB

FullSizeRender (3)Earlier this month, the biggest Railtex exhibition for more than a decade welcomed over 10,000 railway industry professionals from around the world, across three days, to the NEC, Birmingham. As one of 468 of this dynamic industry's leading suppliers, exhibiting the latest railway technology, equipment and innovations, ABB showcased its innovative technologies for transportation with a comprehensive range of solutions for rolling stock and infrastructure, in conjunction with PMA; including…

NEW! PARTcommunity 3D CAD data app

13th May 2015 - What's New, Technical Information

AppCADENAS have now launched the PARTcommunity 3D CAD models app for iOS and Android mobile devices. This free service, specifically designed for use by purchasers and engineers in the building, automotive and mechanical engineering industries, provides users with instant and direct access to thousands of certified parts, made available from over 400 of the world's leading manufacturers, including PMA.  Features include: the download of 2D & 3D CAD models for free CAD models can be easily…

PMA’s Ship Building Applications: Bon Voyage!

7th May 2015 - Ship Building

3As the leading brand in cable protection, PMA has been consistently providing systems of the highest quality for 40 years. Although we're best known for our services to the rail industry, our range of over 6,500 products are used in a variety of other industries, including ship building.  We pride ourselves on creating strong, versatile cable protection systems that can easily withstand a range of environments, extreme weather conditions and temperatures - from heavy industry to salt water;…

Machine Building applications from PMA

27th April 2015 - Machine Building

Machine_building_1At PMA Cable Protection, we have been creating cable protection solutions for 40 years; adapting and expanding our locations and product range with an ever evolving market.    Today, we are a leading brand in cable protection, with 6,500 products to our name, supplying over 45 countries across the world; best known for our work in the rail infrastructure and rolling stock industry.   However, we don't only supply the rail industry with cable protection systems; a considerable number…

Solar Impulse: testing the limits

20th April 2015 - Company News, ABB

CDQVG2yW8AARErr  Supported by our parent company ABB, Solar Impulse - the first plane that can fly day and night without fuel or subsequent polluting emissions - in March, 2015 began its first round-the-world flight powered by the sun.    Once thought impossible, this ground-breaking project has the world on the edge of its seat, consistently testing the limits of Eco-friendly technology, as it takes on this mammoth challenge.   Currently in Nanjing, China, Solar Impulse was recently grounded…

Railtex 2015: PMA Product Launch Preview

13th April 2015 - What's New, Rail - Rolling Stock, Exhibitions, Company News, ABB

Screen Shot 2015-02-02 at 14.13.14  We're delighted to be joining ABB for the biggest international exhibition of railway equipment, systems & services in the world; the 12th bi-annual Railtex.    This vast exhibition will take place between 12 & 14th May at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham, and will see over 430 organisations, from across the world, exhibit their work to an estimated 10,000 visitors.   With numbers up during Railtex '13 by 19% on 2011, Railtex continues to grow, with…

New PMA Strain Relief Fittings with Fire Barrier Function

6th April 2015 - What's New, Rail - Rolling Stock, Hazardous Areas

Fire Barrier Fittings  During Railtex '15 at NEC Birmingham in May, we are excited to be launching our brand new range of fire barrier solutions fittings with strain relief for the rail industry, developed in conjunction with Pflitsch.    Our new fire barrier connector solutions allow cables and wires within cable protection systems to be fed through a firewall without loss of integrity or therefore compromising the fire safety function.   Fire barriers are a vital component in fire safety for…