Skema and Western Controls in Partnership Since 2009

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Western Controls and Skema entered into a partnership in March 2009 after Western Controls was named the only accredited Switchboard Manufacturer of the Skema Type Tested Modular Switchboard in Australia. The arrangement has allowed Western Controls to expand its client base in the oil and gas industry by supplying fully withdrawable switchboards.  

Who is Skema?

Skema was established in 1974 and has its headquarters in Cesano Maderno in Italy, 20km from Milan. The Skema client list boasts some of the world’s top international engineering, oil and gas companies, manufacturers, service providers and contractors.  

During its founding, Skema’s mission was to be one of the leading international players in the design, engineering and manufacture of equipment and systems for the distribution, monitoring, generation and management of electrical energy. Skema succeeded and today is on the trusted vendor list for the world’s major oil and gas and engineering companies. Part of Skema’s continued success is its dedicated in-house R&D team which works to provide the most innovative solutions for clients, improving the technical knowledge and expertise within Skema and continually working on processes and methods.   

Supplying the Oil & Gas Industry

Skema is a world leader in providing state-of-the-art solutions to the industry. Oil and gas companies rely on Skema because their solutions stand up to the:

  • Harsh environmental conditions
  • High and low temperatures
  • Remote, hard to access areas
  • Potential for corrosion and sinkage
  • Safety requirements
  • Easy maintenance without plant shutdowns

The Skema products available to the oil and gas industry include:

  • MV/LV Packaged Substations
  • Local equipment Rooms
  • Process Utilities Buildings
  • Intelligent Power Motor Control Centres
  • RTUs
  • Integrated Protection and Control Systems

Other Industries

Skema’s experience isn’t limited to the oil and gas industry. Other clients’ industries include petrochemical, energy, utilities, processing and manufacturing, mining and metals, marine and shipbuilding. Major projects have included motor control centres on cruise ships and treatments plants, MV switchgear on rail and power station, LV packaged substation for a waste treatment plant and RTU boards on a satellite instrument building.   

Certifications and Environmental Management

Skema was the first company in Italy to be awarded ISO 9001:2008, Quality System Certification, and ISO 14001:2004, Environmental Management System Certification. Skema strives for the most minimal environmental impact of its activities and achieve optimal energy efficiency.

If you are looking for a modular switchboard designed by one of the world’s top suppliers Skema, call Western Controls on (08) 6254 4000 for a discussion of your requirements.


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Qulaity ISO 9001 P: (08) 6254 4000
F: (08) 6254 4001
A: 16A Ballantyne Rd
Kewdale, Perth
Western Australia 6105