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Smart, self-managing lighting the future for municipalities

By: Irma Venter     2nd November 2018 The time of humans controlling light fixtures is fading rapidly, says BEKA Schréder product development manager Daniel Kasper. “The luminaire will control itself; it will react and adjust by itself to the conditions around it. Soon there will be no need for light switches.” 

40 Years of BEKA Schréder

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd October 2018 We at BEKA Schréder wish to convey our sincerest gratitude to our customers for their unwavering support as we celebrate our 40-year anniversary. BEKA Schréder has been supplying high-performing, energy-efficient and high quality lighting solutions since 1978. When our company was founded with... 

BEKA Schréder Launches World First App

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th August 2018 BEKA Schréder is excited to announce the launch of its Augmented Reality (AR) App, a first in the world with street lighting applications. It offers an arsenal of scaled and accurately detailed products in the palm of your hands. BEKA Schréder’s App is the first in the world to use augmented... 

Latest LED luminaire range to be showcased at AUW

By: Melissa Zisengwe     4th May 2018 Luminaires manufacturer BEKA Schréder will showcase its latest light-emitting diode (LED) luminaire range at African Utility Week (AUW), which will be held in Cape Town from May 15 to 17. The range – designed and manufactured in South Africa – includes the Ziya LED street light, the Kazelle... 

New products to cater for industrial, commercial applications

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd February 2018 Earlier this month, leading lighting solutions company Beka Schréder launched nine new luminaires, of which seven are designed to be used in industrial and commercial applications.  

Schréder And Huawei Announce Strategic Partnership To Light And Connect The City With Shuffle Site

17th November 2017 At the Eighth Global Mobile Broadband Forum, Huawei, with the leading global outdoor lighting solutions provider Schréder, launched the Shuffle Site, a multi-functional light column co-developed by the two companies. Shuffle Site is based on the modular Shuffle lighting-based system and the... 

South Africa steadily keeps pace with global LED shift  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     3rd November 2017 With the UK expecting that all conventional street lights will be converted to street lights fitted with light-emitting diodes (LEDs) by 2021, manufacturer of luminaires and glass-fibre-reinforced polyester poles BEKA Schréder product development manager Daniel Kasper laments South Africa’s... 

Lighting solutions company adapts to changing technology

By: Nica Schreuder     23rd June 2017 Leading lighting solutions company Beka Schrèder is succeeding in adapting to rapidly changing lighting technology, in its manufacturing process, while maintaining focus on cost benefits for consumers. Beka Schrèder product development manager Daniel Kasper says the company prioritises cost... 

Luminaire manufacturer expands product offering 

By: Simone Liedtke     16th June 2017 Energy efficient luminaires manufacturer Beka Schréder launched a new standalone solar luminaire – the SOL-ONE – in May 2017, which uses the most efficient light-emitting diodes (LEDs), says Beka Schréder marketing manager Sibusiso Skosana. 

BEKA Schréder illuminates the Rea Vaya BRT Bridge over the M1 highway

17th May 2017 Africa's leading manufacturer of energy efficient luminaires, BEKA Schréder, has recently completed lighting the BRT Bridge on the M1 highway. Rea Vaya's new route will form the backbone of Johannesburg's Louis Botha Development Corridor, connecting Alexandra not only to central Johannesburg but... 

LED lights beneficial to beer industry

By: Johane Turkstra     17th March 2017 Luminaire manufacturing company Beka Schréder advocates that using light-emitting diode (LED) lights is more effective for beer brewing and bottling facilities because the type of light source used could negatively affect the beer brewing process. Using artificial lighting within the beverage... 

Company launches LED luminaire for industrial applications

By: Nadine James     24th February 2017 Luminaire manufacturer BEKA Schréder launched a high-performance light-emitting diode (LED) luminaire, the LEDbay-midi, late last year for industrial applications. The main objective was to enhance their low- and high-bay luminaire range. This luminaire has been very well received by warehouse... 

Government initiatives result in more road lighting projects

By: Nadine James     28th October 2016 The South African government’s drive to implement energy efficiency practices and maximise energy savings, along with its work with municipalities and State-owned power utility Eskom in the electrification of informal settlements and rural areas, has ensured that there are more opportunities for... 

BEKA Schréder, leading local manufacturer of LED luminaires, is a proud sponsor of the Tshwane Green Ride 2016, hosted by the City of Tshwane.

17th October 2016 On 29 October, the City of Tshwane will be hosting the annual Tshwane Green Ride, which is a cycling event with the purpose to mobilise communities to consider alternative transport, incite and promote cycling infrastructure while at the same time promoting healthy lifestyles through cycling.... 

Toll Plazas Get Energy-Efficient Lighting Retrofit

4th October 2016 BEKA Schréder, leading local manufacturer of LED luminaires, is proud to have supplied an LED lighting solution for four major toll plazas along the N3 Toll Route in South Africa. The lighting in and around De Hoek Plaza, Wilge Plaza, Tugela Plaza and Mooi River Plaza has been retrofitted with... 

New Operations Manager for BEKA Schréder

8th March 2016 BEKA Schréder, Africa’s leading manufacturer of luminaires and glass fibre reinforced polyester poles, has appointed Steven Kuyper as its new operations manager, effective 1 February 2016. “I am excited to be a part of the BEKA Schréder team, and look forward to driving operations while... 

Interactive lighting solution attracts interest from various projects

By: Kimberley Smuts     19th February 2016 Since the launch of its Shuffle one-pole lighting column in October, luminaires manufacturer Beka Schréder has received a number of enquiries for various projects at universities, playgrounds and fitness parks. Beka Schréder marketing manager Sibusiso Skosana tells Engineering News that the... 

LED streetlights installed in Western Cape

By: Dylan Stewart     30th October 2015 By June this year, the Swartland municipality, in the Western Cape, had retrofitted 69% of its existing streetlights with locally designed and manufactured light-emitting diode (LED) streetlights from luminaire manufacturer Beka Schréder. 

Paul Nicolai, the Industrial Branch Manager of BEKA Schréder, has decided to retire after seven years.

1st August 2014 Paul successfully established the BEKA Schréder Industrial branch in September 2007, the purpose of which was to incorporate all of the company’s industrial lighting activities. We wish to thank Paul for his dedication and hard work.Phillip Vermeulen has taken over as branch manager from Paul... 

Introducing BEKA Schréder

By: Yolande Botes     30th January 2014 We are excited to announce an important change at BEKA (Pty) Ltd. From the beginning of January 2014, we will be changing our name to BEKA Schréder. This new name is a result of a full rebranding effort, which is instrumental to the continued growth of our company and overall positioning in the... 


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