Designing electrical panels has become increasingly complex and demanding for panel builders. With challenges like decreasing energy consumption and solution size – coupled with increasing productivity – integrating reliable terminal blocks into the panel design is essential. With the right terminal block solution, panel builders can increase the safety and functionality of their panel designs.
In part one of this exclusive four-part series from EPLAN, discover why you should be automating your panel building process!
Panels are often overlooked in grander industrial strategies like digital transformation. However, panels need to be seen in the holistic view of a digital factory; a key part of the factory of the future. It’s not just the panels themselves, it’s the communications protocol that they utilise and the capabilities they bring to the table.
PBSI spoke with Graham Lockhart, Head of Sales at Eastron Europe Limited, about the company’s product offering, business during COVID-19, customer support, and its competitive edge in the marketplace.
Fortunately, I love travelling, which is just as well, as six years ago I was asked to source a large volume of low-voltage control and automation products for a major global distribution customer. Every year since then, I've spent a lot of time in India, China, Taiwan, America and the EU at exhibitions and visiting factories to assess manufacturing quality and negotiate volume prices with many manufacturers.