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Gambica Association Ltd

St Georges House
195-203 Waterloo Road
London
SE1 8WB
United Kingdom

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Editorial archive;

Industrial wireless blackout looms 19/08/2014
Andrew Evans, technical executive at GAMBICA – the UK trade body for instrumentation, control, automation and laboratory technology industry – is calling for the harmonisation of the new EN62657-2 industrial wireless co-existence standard, which otherwise could lead to a major industrial wireless failure. Full Story...

VSDs - still delivering the best energy-saving solutions 12/11/2013
Every day we see a new invention that promises greater energy efficiency. However, a big part of a genuine solution has been staring us in the face for more than two decades. Steve Brambley, deputy director of GAMBICA, explains how technologies that are already at our disposal, such as variable speed drives, can still deliver huge energy savings. Full Story...

GAMBICA forms industrial network security group 07/05/2013
GAMBICA, the trade association for instrumentation, control, automation and laboratory technology in the UK, has formed an industrial network security group to identify standards and best practice for its members and their customers to help counter the threats of viruses, industrial sabotage and terrorism. Full Story...

Installation guide for power drive systems 30/10/2012
GAMBICA and REMA have updated their joint publication titled ‘Installation Guidelines for Power Drive Systems’, which is available free of charge as a download from the GAMBICA website. Full Story...

Sweating assets overlooks the energy efficiency gains 17/08/2012
There is no question that the same austerity versus growth political argument in the Eurozone is spilling over into boardrooms too. At the microeconomic level of individual companies, the decision is whether to expand or cut back, and investment in new machinery always hangs in the balance, especially in the aftermath of staff cuts. Steve Brambley, deputy director of GAMBICA and convener of the organisation’s VSD group, outlines the situation with regard to industrial automation. Full Story...

Variable speed drive energy savings calculator 02/08/2011
GAMBICA has launched a simple calculator that estimates the energy savings that installing a variable speed drive (VSD) on a relevant application can achieve. Full Story...

New Chief Executive for GAMBICA 04/01/2011
GAMBICA the UK-based organisation which represents the instrumentation, control, automation and laboratory technology industry, has announced the appointment of Dr Graeme Philp as its new Chief Executive. Full Story...

GAMBICA launches inter-connection technologies group 05/03/2010
Nine GAMBICA member companies have joined forces to form an Inter-Connection Technologies Group. The new group will fall under the UK trade association’s Industrial Automation Sector and will be chaired by Stuart Jaycock’s, from Weidmuller. Full Story...

A warning from GAMBICA 04/03/2010
GAMBICA has welcomed the recent publication of IEC 61439 but warned that manufacturers working to the new standard still need to exercise a high level of skill and caution in relation to the ratings they adopt for components used in their assemblies. Full Story...

Reduce motor speed, save energy 24/02/2010
If half of Britain’s electric motors were reduced in speed by 10 per cent the carbon emission savings would equate to that of 9.8 million cars, according to GAMBICA, the UK body representing automation and control manufacturers. That equates to one in three cars on UK roads. Full Story...