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Project Aarhus: 10 years of high performance with PMA

13th February 2017 - Rail - Rolling Stock, Company News

Aarhus Letbanen I/S has commissioned an order with Stadler RailAs a member of the ABB Group, PMA often collaborates with other organisations to successfully complete large scale projects; the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland being a great past example of this - and notably our biggest project to date. Recently, we were delighted to be involved in an exciting new project with our friends at the highly regarded Stadler Rail in Aarhus, Denmark. Thanks to the strength of our working relationship with Stadler and our reputation for impeccable customer service…

PMA: keeping the world’s railways running this Christmas

16th December 2016 - Technical Information, Protection From Rats, Company News

As the festive season swings into action; the nights become increasingly longer, and the weather turns ever colder; bitter winds take our breath away, and thick frosts settle on our windscreens of a morning, there’s one thing many of us are already starting to think about - making the long journey home to see family for the end of the year. It’s a journey many of us feel rather torn by; excited to see our family and friends for lazy days and over-indulgent evenings, yet apprehensive…

The world welcomes home Solar Impulse

14th December 2016 - Testing, Company News

A task once thought impossible by even the most hopeful of Ecologists, the world’s first solar airplane, Solar Impulse, has landed in Abu Dhabi; completing a groundbreaking, zero-flight mission spanning an incredible 40,000km around the world. The journey, which began in March 2015, saw 2 ambitious and visionary pilots - supported by many a team of experts - take to the skies to demonstrate the capabilities of clean energy, capturing the hearts and minds of the entire world as they did so.…

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…

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…

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.…

Leading the Rail Elite

26th April 2016 - Exhibitions, Company News

PMA wows the crowds at Infrarail 2016 For almost 4 years we’ve been part of the innovative, vibrant, and diverse family that is ABB; during this time, continuing to evolve and expand, whilst remaining the global leaders in cable protection solutions. Having developed many new products and solutions for various different industries throughout these intensely exciting years – venturing into the realms of ship building, automation, and food & beverage, for example – it’s…

PMA Online: New Year, New Look

11th January 2016 - Company News, Automation, ABB

Screen Shot 2016-03-07 at 12.28.25  With the turn of the New Year also came the opportunity for us here at PMA to refresh our brand; now more closely aligned with that of our parent company ABB, of whom we’ve been a member since 2012. Within this, you may have noticed that our overarching website – www.pma.ch – has been revamped, reflecting the ever-changing, ever-increasing consumption of information online. Now more accessible and user friendly, our new look website makes it easier and quicker to view relevant…