Susan


Abacus is well on its way to complete 9 rubber tyred gantry crane upgrades before the mad Christmas rush. The cranes are being upgraded from old Siemens Masterdrives to new Sinamics S120 drive systems. The upgrade was necessary due to the unavailability of spares and the unreliability of the old […]

Helping Transnet gear up for Christmas


Panel1
Abacus designed a multi product dosing system, using Lamas TLB4 and S7 1200 PLC on profinet communication, for a customer. The first of 4 panels, ready to be shipped.

Dosing System




Laumas1
Here’s to building stronger ties with Laumas! Nico Erasmus from Abacus (center in photo) receives a traditional green Laumas tie after training and negotiations at Laumas headquarters in Italy last week.      

Stronger ties with Laumas


Old extruder
After a decade of solid performance, a customer requested Abacus to re-upgrade their plastic extrusion line and include additional features. The photos show a section of the 5 tier panel that was replaced: Before (left) and after (right).

Re-upgrade after 10 years!




Brandon
    A warm welcome to new technical team members Andrew and Brandon, who recently joined the Abacus staff. We are looking forward to a long and happy relationship.

Our new team members



Jerry Stevens
It is with sadness that we share the news of the loss of one of Abacus’ shareholders, Mr. Jerry Stevens, who passed away over the Easter weekend. Our prayers go out to his family during this difficult time.

Sad News



Abacus successfully completed the S5 to S7-1500 upgrade of a multi-product palletiser at FMCG company in Pietermaritzburg. Well done to the team, who rose to the challenge!

Siemens S5 Upgrade