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At Probe, we have a distinctive corporate culture that encourages developing our employees and the local community. We have clear ideas for our customers and suppliers that result in close, long-term relationships.
We see training as an investment in our business and our people, because an ‘upskilled’ workforce is more productive and motivated to enhance their performance in the workplace.
The variety, flexibility and efficiency of LED lighting is unmatched, offering unprecedented opportunities to increase productivity in farming applications at a fraction of the cost of traditional incandescent and HID lighting. LEDs are also friendlier to the environment, an important consideration for farmers, as they don’t use glass bulbs, pressurised gases, toxic chemicals or burning filaments, instead emitting light by flowing electrical energy through a semiconductor.
Compressed air is a vital utility used in countless ways to benefit everyday life. While those in manufacturing and industrial plants recognize the ‘plant workhorses’ importance as a source of process and instrument air, most people associate compressors with the small compressor in their garage used to inflate tires. They do not realize that compressed air is the energy of choice to power a great variety of applications. Probe’s Petrus Pretorius explains.
Probe has been exhibiting our products at the Hartebeesloop Bonsmaras Information Day which is held in the lead-up to today's show-stopping cattle auction, a highlight on Namibia's farming and agricultural calendar.
From 15 until 18 May, NAMPO is being held just outside Bothasville in the Free State. Probe can be found at the LA Sport dedicated truck-stand which is located at the 4x4 track. Probe is showcasing a number of our auto-electrical products, including VisionX lighting, Schumacher chargers and Probe’s truly sealed, fit-and-forget batteries.
The big question everyone has when they switch on their car to find that the battery is flat is: what could have caused it? People find it hard to understand how their car battery could suddenly have become flat when it had been working perfectly the day before. Besides the immediate inconvenience, there also lurks the possibility of having to cough up more money for a new car battery.
A shortage of skilled individuals can lead to a slow-down in the economy, making training and education essential to becoming competitive in the global market.
The much-anticipated Billfish 15000 tournament has just been held in Sodwana Bay from 13 to 17 November. Probe, South Africa’s leading importer, wholesaler and distributor of batteries, starters and alternators as well top quality air compressor products and leading industrial lighting solutions, is one of the sponsors of this prestigious event.
When purchasing a battery, there is a reasonable expectation that it will both meet its intended use and endure for a reasonable period of time, which for an average battery can be up to three years.
This year’s automechanika, hosted in September, proved to be the best show yet in what was the fifth staging of the biennial event in South Africa. With almost 13,000 visitors and 620 exhibitors representing 26 countries, it served as an ideal platform to gain insight into the latest product offerings from the local and global automotive after market, as well as connect with like-minded people and automotive specialists.