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.

Ty-Rap® cable ties: Now available to the railway industry through PMA

12th January 2015 - Rail - Rolling Stock, ABB

Screen Shot 2015-02-02 at 13.45.54  First invented by Thomas & Betts in 1958, the humble cable tie is now a universal necessity used in all manner of products from toy packaging to fencing and everything in between. Cheap, adaptable and reliable, cable ties are a revolutionary development in health and safety; Ty-Rap® being the original brand, the one to start this revolution!   More than half a century on, Thomas & Betts offers hundreds of different types of Ty-Rap® cable ties, including one specifically…

Exhibition overview - 2015

5th January 2015 - Exhibitions, ABB

Screen Shot 2015-02-02 at 14.13.14  2015 is quickly shaping up to be one of our most exciting yet, with the ABB calendar already packed with an incredible array of major international industry exhibitions and events; where PMA are appearing as the premium cable protection brand, giving us the opportunity to showcase our comprehensive portfolio across the world.   March sees us appearing at two international rail exhibitions: Eurasia Rail in Istanbul, Turkey, between 5th & 7th and SIFER in Lille, France, from 24th to…

Happy holidays to one and all from PMA UK!

18th December 2014 - Company News

elf thumnailAs 2014 draws to a close and the Holiday Season is upon us, we'd like to take this opportunity to say: We sincerely hope you have a very 'Elfy' holiday and a wonderful New Year.      

PMA Cable Protection: the world's finest cable protection solutions

11th December 2014 - Telecommunications, Ship Building, Rail - Rolling Stock, Rail - Infrastructure, Machine Building, Hazardous Areas, Automation

Header  At PMA we have been providing our customers with custom made, top-quality cable protection systems since 1975. Our customers benefit highly from our range of technical expertise, experience in the field and commitment to achieving the best and most efficient results possible. Our innovative products have been developed to provide our customers with reliability and practicality that is also cost-effective; with in-house testing that goes beyond International Standards, indiscriminate of age,…

Pflitsch Blue Globe strain relief: state-of-the-art cable gland series already specified in first rail projects

26th November 2014 - Rail - Rolling Stock, What's New

Pflitsch Blue Globe Strain ReliefPflitsch Blue Globe Strain Relief - a brand new and state-of-the-art cable gland series - has already been specified in its first rail projects. Pflitsch are promoting the major advantages of the Blue Globe system over the UNI Dicht System such as: A removable ring on the inside of the blue clamping element allows a wider range of cable diameters to be accommodated Higher cable retention force without damage to the cable insulation Better identification of the cable gland through type markings engraved…

PMA cares: PMA in low voltage division for a cleaner, healthier planet

21st November 2014 - Rail - Infrastructure, Automation, ABB

Screen shot 2014-11-26 at 17.50.03  Conserving energy is one of the biggest global challenges we face today and ABB, together with PMA, are very much at the heart of this ongoing issue.   As global leaders within the automation technology, power & energy sectors, it is imperative that we improve performance whilst lowering emissions, the environmental impact of our work and, in turn, that of our customers.   In all areas of our work we have specifically designed a broad range of products and services to decrease…

ABB's vital role in Oktoberfest 2014 – quietly keeping events running smoothly

16th November 2014 - Case Studies, ABB

O-fest_0624  Oktoberfest 2014 played host to 6 million visitors; enjoying 7 million litres (2 million gallons) of beer, devouring mountains of bratwursts and over 500,000 roast chickens; industrial sized dishwashers, fitted with ABB components and made specifically for the festival celebrations, helped keep everything clean & tidy (check out the great infographic opposite)!    Behind the scenes, ABB components in Winterhalter's commercial dishwashers played a vital role in keeping the entire…

PMA Next Generation Cable Protection: accessible, efficient Cable Protection innovation

11th November 2014 - Technical Information, Protection From Rats

PMAFixPro  PMA has been providing the highest quality cable protection systems for almost 40 years; giving us a well-earned reputation for excellence within the market.  A handful of simple examples demonstrating the quality of our products can be seen in:   The PMAFix Pro range - for all PMA Conduits - has many advantages, including: uses 2 component injection moulding for optimised sealing and easy push in assembly for correct installation.    PMAFlex Pro - multilayer conduit -…

PMA UK launch brand new Facebook page!

6th November 2014 - Company News

PMA Facebook pageJoin us on Social Media to get the latest news straight from our UK office.   In September, we launched our brand new Facebook page in order to keep all our readers and customers up-to-date with the latest news and events from our UK office in the beautiful county of Hampshire.    This page provides up-to-the-minute information on PMA Cable Protection's innovative products, success stories, developments and a place to meet the team behind it all!   Please visit our Facebook page…

Are your cables providing tasty treats for vermin?

1st November 2014 - Rail - Infrastructure, Protection From Rats, Hazardous Areas

rat attack   Throughout the years, there have been many stories in the media and on television about Rats causing chaos for railway lines. Back in 2010, millions of pounds had to be spent on the repair and replacement of 20,000 miles of rail track, across the UK, solely due to Rats gnawing and damaging cables. Of course, with damage to this cabling comes serious implications to trains and their passengers; severe delays, break downs and, in some tragic cases, even crashes. July, 2014 saw a collision…