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Since 1948, ACTOM’s Medium Voltage (MV) Switchgear division has grown to become the largest manufacturer of medium voltage switchgear in the Southern Hemisphere.

This article first appeared in ESI Africa Edition 2, 2019. You can read the magazine's articles here or subscribe here to receive a print copy.

Currently employing a workforce of over 700, with a factory area of 25,752m2, ACTOM MV Switchgear is well established to cater for the medium voltage switchgear requirements of Africa. With an installed base of more than 70,000 indoor switchgear panels throughout Africa, the business should be the first choice when considering medium voltage equipment.

ACTOM MV Switchgear has grown a presence in over 30 countries in Africa. With the support of local agents, MV Switchgear products are in a number of countries including Botswana, Namibia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Tanzania and many others.

The business is the leading manufacturer and supplier of air-insulated (AIS) and gas-insulated (GIS) switchgear for use up to 36kV. The product range consists of indoor switchgear, containerised switchgear solutions, compact substations for renewable energy applications, miniature substations, free-standing outdoor kiosk RMUs and bulk metering units.

We are constantly pursuing avenues for improvement and modernisation of our equipment, while remaining true to our desire to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations, foster long-term relationships and guarantee customer satisfaction. We are proud that all our service offerings are ISO 9001-2015 certified and accredited.

Alongside the manufacturing capabilities, ACTOM MV Switchgear boasts an after-sales division specifically aimed at product support, maintenance and spares holding. With strategic, accredited installers throughout Africa, ACTOM MV Switchgear is ready to provide all those essential services in good time…by Africa, in Africa, for Africa. ESI

www.actom.co.za

This article first appeared in ESI Africa Edition 2, 2019. You can read the magazine's articles here or subscribe here to receive a print copy.