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Ericsson, ABB partner to spur wireless automation

April 11, 2019

Ericsson and ABB a technology leader focused on digital industries have strengthened their collaboration to accelerate the industrial ecosystem for flexible wireless automation. The partnership will e... View more

Saudia unveils ABB FIA Formula E Championship livery

December 3, 2018

National flag carrier Saudia has unveiled the dramatic new racing livery for the historic 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E Championship which makes its Middle East debut at a stunning Unesco heritage site on... View more

ABB wins $79m order for Abu Dhabi onshore project

November 13, 2018

ABB has been awarded an integrated automation electrification and telecom order valued at 79 million for the upgrade of the Bab Onshore Field in Abu Dhabi by China Petroleum Engineering and Constructi... View more

ABB unveils latest digitalisation tech at Wetex

October 23, 2018

ABB a pioneering technology leader is showcasing its latest technologies with a key focus on enabling a digital grid at the ongoing Water Energy Technology and Environment Exhibition (Wetex 2018) in D... View more

ABB wins Emiratization Award

October 2, 2018

ABB a pioneering technology leader announced it won second place in the first UAE Emiratiszation Awards under the category of medium enterprise. HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President... View more

ABB wins contract for world’s tallest floating wind turbines

September 27, 2018

Pioneering technology leader ABB said it has secured a major contract from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind a joint venture between Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) to deliver its... View more

ABB wins deal to upgrade, digitalise Egypt’s power grid

September 26, 2018

ABB has been selected by the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) to help upgrade and digitalize the electrical grid in the Port Said region located along the country s Mediterranean coast... View more

ABB presents digital grid at Malaysia summit

September 18, 2018

ABB a global pioneering engineering and technology group will present its latest ABB Ability-based technology solutions at CEPSI 2018 from September 17-21 in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. CEPSI is a leading ... View more

ABB becomes Nobel International Partner

September 16, 2018

ABB a global pioneering engineering company has joined a select group of innovative companies to become a Nobel International Partner. The partners program operates in collaboration with Stockholm-bas... View more

ABB enables green power to pioneering dockyard project in UK

September 6, 2018

ABB a leading technology company said its new shore-to-ship technology minimises environmental impact and secures reliable electricity to Her Majesty s Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth in the UK. The nava... View more

ABB to equip Belarus substation with digital technology

August 29, 2018

ABB a leading technology company will enable the world s largest digital substation with the upgrade of one of the biggest air insulated substations (AIS) ever built for the Belarus Ministry of Energy... View more

ABB unveils 3D VR tool to design, plan projects

August 29, 2018

ABB a global technology leader is demonstrating its innovative new 3D/VR design and planning tool to enable customers to walk through projects at CIGRE 2018 in Paris France from August 27-31. The ABB ... View more

ABB sees 7pc orders growth from AMEA in Q2

July 19, 2018

ABB a Swedish-Swiss industrial corporation said that its orders in Asia Middle East and Africa (AMEA) grew 7 per cent (11 per cent in US dollars) with good order demand from China India and the UAE du... View more

ABB to upgrade historic New Zealand HVDC link

July 4, 2018

ABB a pioneering technology leader has received an order from Transpower New Zealand to upgrade its high-voltage direct current (HVDC) link which interconnects the transmission grids of the North and ... View more

ABB acquires GE Industrial Solutions for $2.6bn

July 2, 2018

ABB a pioneering technology leader has announced it has completed its acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions (GEIS) GE s global electrification solutions business in a 2.6 billion transaction. The tra... View more

ABB invests $30m in new Sweden unit

June 28, 2018

ABB a leading global technology company in power and automation said it is investing more than 30 million in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing unit under construction at the company s complex in Lu... View more

ABB commissions 500MW interconnector in Canada

June 13, 2018

ABB a leading power and automation technology company said it has completed the Maritime Link formally handing over the interconnector to Emera a leading energy and services company headquartered in e... View more

ABB to set up turbocharging service point in Cyprus

June 6, 2018

ABB Turbocharging a leading provider of turbocharging systems and Cyprus-based Multimarine Services (MMS) have agreed to open an ABB Turbocharging Service Point at the MMS shipyard facility at Limasso... View more

ABB wins big Iraq substations order

June 5, 2018

ABB a pioneering technology leader said it has won orders from the Iraqi government to deliver five fixed and 15 mobile 132 kilovolt substations that will help strengthen the power grid and provide el... View more

ABB, Heliospectra to collaborate for agriculture solutions

May 7, 2018

ABB a pioneering technology leader and Sweden-based Heliospectra are joining forces to explore innovative solutions that will boost the productivity and the sustainability of greenhouse and controlled... View more

ABB inaugurates innovative microgrid solution in India

April 29, 2018

ABB a pioneering technology leader has inaugurated an innovative microgrid solution at its Vadodora manufacturing facility in Gujarat India. This is the company s largest facility in India with over 3... View more

ABB committed to Egypt’s energy hub plan

April 25, 2018

ABB a pioneering technology leader has expressed its support to Egypt s energy hub vision during a meeting of its chief executive officer Dr Ulrich Spiesshofer with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-... View more

ABB deploys microgrid solution at Australia plant

April 19, 2018

ABB a pioneering technology leader has supplied a containerised microgrid solution to support a gas-fired power station to optimise and automate its operations increase energy efficiency reduce fossil... View more

ABB demonstrates innovative electric water taxi

April 15, 2018

ABB a pioneering technology leader demonstrated a futuristic zero-emission new design of water taxi called SeaBubbles on Lake Geneva in Switzerland. The vehicle represents a milestone in the developme... View more

ABB wins contract for 400kV substation at Dubai solar park

April 5, 2018

ABB said it has won an order worth over 90 million from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) to build the Shams 400 kV substation at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park. A pioneering... View more

McMenon Engineering acquires major ABB facility

February 6, 2018

Aberdeen-based McMenon Engineering Services has acquired a major product manufacturing facility from power and automation technology giant ABB at Workington in England UK. A fully-owned subsidiary of ... View more

ABB, Davos collaborate for sustainable mobility

January 22, 2018

ABB a pioneering technology leader and the city of Davos Switzerland have teamed up in a long-term partnership to provide an e-infrastructure for public and private transportation at this year s annua... View more

ABB, Formula E partner for e-mobility

January 9, 2018

ABB a pioneering technology leader and Formula E the number one all-electric international motor sport are teaming up in a ground-breaking partnership to champion e-mobility for a sustainable future. ... View more

ABB, Arkad to set up Saudi oil and gas EPC venture

December 21, 2017

ABB a pioneering technology leader said its industrial automation division has joined hands with Saudi-based Arkad Engineering and Construction to set up a oil and gas EPC (engineering procurement and... View more

ABB completes EPC business model change

December 20, 2017

Swiss-based ABB a pioneering technology leader has announced actions across three divisions to complete the business model change for engineering procurement and construction (EPC) as it ends its tran... View more

ABB unveils world’s most powerful HVDC transformer

December 7, 2017

ABB a pioneering technology leader has set another pioneering innovation record with the successful testing of the low and high voltage units of the world s most powerful ultrahigh-voltage direct curr... View more

ABB flash-charging technology used for buses

December 7, 2017

ABB a pioneering technology leader revealed that its 20-second flash-charging technology was a hot topic recently as two articulated electric buses the first-of-their-kind in the world went into servi... View more

ABB named global leader in SCADA systems

December 4, 2017

ABB a leading global technology company has been named as the global market leader in SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems for the power transmission and distribution sector by ARC... View more

ABB, Hewlett Packard partner to provide innovative solutions

November 29, 2017

ABB a pioneering technology leader and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have agreed a strategic global partnership that combines ABB s industry-leading digital offerings ABB Ability with HPE s innovat... View more

ABB, Kawasaki Heavy Industries to collaborate on robots

November 27, 2017

ABB and Kawasaki Heavy Industries two global industrial automation and robot suppliers will join forces to share knowledge and promote the benefits of collaborative robots in particular those with dua... View more

ABB names new investor relations' head

November 12, 2017

ABB a pioneering technology leader has announced the appointment of Jessica Mitchell an industry veteran as the new head of investor relations effective November 15. She succeeds Alanna Abrahamson who... View more

ABB to help develop new smart solar systems for Dubai

November 6, 2017

ABB technology has revealed it is supporting the development of new smart solar power systems for the city of Dubai UAE. Dubai Electric & Water Authority (Dewa) is using the ABB Ability Electrical Dis... View more

ABB deploys key automation system at Dubai tower

October 25, 2017

Global technology leader ABB has successfully deployed its full building automation system - that can control everything from public areas to individual living spaces - at a residential building in Du... View more

ABB to present digital solutions at Oman expo

October 17, 2017

ABB a pioneering technology leader will be presenting its digital substation concept at the 13th GCC CIGRE International Exhibition and Conference taking place in Oman from October 16 to 18. Changes i... View more

ABB wins Dubai Hills substation contract

October 16, 2017

ABB a pioneering technology leader in electrification products has won an order worth around 45 million from Dubai Hills Estate a joint venture between Emaar Properties and Meraas Holding to construct... View more

ABB, Northvolt partner for Europe’s largest battery factory

September 26, 2017

ABB and Northvolt have signed a major supply and technology partnership including products and services for Northvolt s upcoming state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery factory the largest in Europe. The... View more

ABB to acquire GE Industrial Solutions for $2.6bn

September 25, 2017

ABB today announced the acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions GE s global electrification solutions business for 2.6 billion. GE Industrial Solutions has deep customer relationships in more than 100 ... View more

ABB wins major order for rapid charging columns

September 20, 2017

ABB has received another major order from energy supplier EnBW for the expansion of the charging column network on German motorways. By the end of 2017 ABB will have delivered an additional 117 rapid-... View more

ABB wins $30m substation order for Iraq plant

August 2, 2017

ABB a leading supplier of substations has won an order to supply and install a substation at the 3 000 megawatt (MW) Rumaila power plant located in the Basra region of southern Iraq. The completed pow... View more

ABB completes acquisition of B&R

July 9, 2017

ABB a pioneering technology leader has completed its acquisition of B&R (Bernecker Rainer Industrie-Elektronik) the largest independent provider focused on product- and software-based open-architectur... View more

ABB buys German group's communication business

July 5, 2017

ABB a pioneering technology leader has announced plans to acquire the mission-critical communication arm of German group Keymile in a major boost to strengthen its communication networks portfolio. Ke... View more

ABB helps build floating solar PV project in Singapore

May 30, 2017

ABB a Swiss pioneering technology leader is providing critical components for a landmark one megawatt floating solar photovoltaic test-bed in Singapore. The project measures 1 hectare or 1.5 football ... View more

ABB wins $30m DR Congo order

May 4, 2017

ABB has won an order worth more than 30 million from Société nationale d électricité (SNEL) the national electricity company of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) for a partial upgrade of... View more

ABB opens traction transformer plant in South Africa

May 3, 2017

ABB has inaugurated a new traction transformer production facility adjacent to its South African headquarters in Longmeadow Johannesburg. ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer inaugurated the new factory with th... View more

ABB string inverters to power Dubai's all-electric city

May 2, 2017

ABB a leader in electrification products industrial automation and power grids said that the solar energy generated by its string inverters will be used by Dubai s first all-electric city. Inverters c... View more

ABB, IBM partner in industrial AI solutions

April 25, 2017

ABB and IBM have partnered in a strategic tie-up that brings together ABB s industry leading digital offering ABB Ability with IBM Watson Internet of Things cognitive capabilities to bring real-time c... View more

ABB showcases key digital solutions at Hanover Fair

April 24, 2017

ABB a pioneering technology leader will present its industry-leading portfolio of digital solutions ABB Ability at this year s Hanover Fair which opens today (April 24) connecting with the trade fair ... View more

Alstom, ABB, Siemens eye $1bn Saudi-Egypt power project

April 24, 2017

Global technology giants including Alstom ABB and Siemens are in the race for a 1.6 billion interconnection electricity project being jointly developed by Saudi Arabia and Egypt said a report. The two... View more

ABB appoints new managing director for Gulf

April 13, 2017

ABB a leading power and automation technology group has appointed Mostafa AlGuezeri as its new managing director for operations in the UAE and Gulf countries. AlGuezeri replaces Frank Duggan who holds... View more

ABB names new presidents for AMEA, Europe

April 11, 2017

ABB a leader in electrification products industrial automation and power grids today announced that Chun-Yuan Gu managing director of ABB China will become president of its the Asia Middle East and Af... View more

ABB acquires Austria-based B&R

April 4, 2017

ABB a leading global technology company in power and automation has announced the acquisition of B&R the largest independent provider focused on product- and software-based open-architecture solutions... View more

ABB launches new portfolio of digital solutions

March 15, 2017

ABB a Swiss pioneering technology leader has commercially launched ABB Ability its industry-leading portfolio of digital solutions which will help drive digitalisation and the Fourth Industrial Revolu... View more

ABB, DigiValet to offer GenNext hotel room solutions

February 20, 2017

DigiValet the company behind the world s first tablet-based guest room solution used by leading hotels across the world said it has entered into a strategic alliance with leading Swiss power and autom... View more

ABB inks strategic alliance with DigiValet

February 20, 2017

DigiValet the company behind the world s first tablet-based guest room solution used by leading hotels across the world said it has entered into a strategic alliance with leading Swiss power and autom... View more

ABB wins $70m power gear deal for Europe rail

February 17, 2017

ABB a pioneering technology leader has won orders worth 70 million from Swiss train manufacturer Stadler to supply state-of-the-art traction and onboard power equipment to three European rail operator... View more

ABB delivers substation for Dubai solar park

February 15, 2017

ABB has successfully energised a major substation that will help evacuate power from the Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MBR) Solar Park in Dubai. The 400/132 kilovolt (kV) gas-insulated switchgear (GI... View more

ABB to focus on four core divisions for growth

October 17, 2016

The company is a hidden digital champion. It is ideally positioned with new and existing end-to-end digital solutions that build on the intelligent cloud and close the loop with connected devices usin... View more

ABB wins sub-station orders worth $60m from Dewa

December 28, 2015

The power solutions company has previously won contracts from Dewa to build and extend GIS substations that will integrate power from phase II of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park one of t... View more

ABB to provide power solutions for new Angolan oilfield

July 27, 2015

Malaysian offshore vessel company Bumi Armada Berhad has selected the power and automation technology firm to supply reliable electrical and automation systems to Eni FPSO vessel in deep water off Ang... View more

PEOPLE: ABB appoints new head of UK unit

October 9, 2014

DAVE Hawley has been appointed as ABB s local business unit manager for motors and generators in the UK. The UK business unit is responsible for the sales of ABB s motors and generators through direct... View more

Asry seals ABB unit workshop deal

March 24, 2014

Bahrain s Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard (Asry) said it has signed a major agreement with ABB Industries Dubai clearing the way for a dedicated service point workshop at the yard s facilities in th... View more

ABB to provide power to Dana Petroleum’s $400m FPSO

July 24, 2013

ABB the leading power and automation technology group has been awarded an oil and gas contract worth 20 million for providing power and automation technologies to a floating production storage and off... View more

ABB wins Sadara automation project

July 11, 2013

ABB the leading power and automation technology group has won a project from Foster Wheeler for the automation of bulk inventory operations management of the chemical complex that is under constructio... View more

PEOPLE: ABB names electrical system group head

May 22, 2013

RAMACHANDRA Karamongikar has been appointed head of ABB s newly formed electrical systems group within its UK oil gas and petrochemicals business covering the UK and Caspian regions. The substantial i... View more

ABB unveils 8MW flameproof motor

January 3, 2013

ABB has launched a new high voltage flameproof induction motor that is certified up to IEC frame size 900 and rated up to 8 megawatt (MW). The new motor offers considerable benefits for the chemical o... View more

ABB opens hi-tech, flagship learning hub in Abu Dhabi

December 26, 2012

ABB a global leader in power and automation technology sector has announced the official opening of its learning zone a flagship facility set over 1 000 sq m inside the company s headquarters in Abu D... View more

ABB wins $17m Yanbu contract

June 25, 2012

THE Switzerland-based leading power and automation technology group ABB has won a contract from South Korea s Hanwha Engineering & Construction Corporation to extend a substation at a power plant at Y... View more

ABB offers range of IE2 motors

December 15, 2011

ABB can now offer a complete range of high-efficiency motors for explosive atmospheres with the launch of IE2 motors in frame sizes 80 to 132. The full range of ABB IECEx/Atex certified motors now cov... View more

ABB wins Sadara automation deal

November 27, 2011

ABB the leading power and automation technology group has won the main automation contract for Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) a joint venture (under formation) between affiliates of Saudi Arabian Oi... View more

ABB retains leading DCS market share worldwide for 2009

November 1, 2010

IN THE newest version of ARC Advisory Group s Distributed Control Systems (DCS) Worldwide Outlook study ABB retained its leading worldwide market position in this core automation market. According to ... View more

ABB eliminates problems in artifical lift installations

October 25, 2010

AN artificial lift installation is simply a method of increasing the flow of crude oil or water from a production well. Some wells contain sufficient pressure for oil to rise to the surface naturally.... View more

ABB and Dresser Masoneilan tie up to manage ESDV valves

October 4, 2010

ABB has announced that it will collaborate with Dresser Masoneilan a global leader in process control valves on an integrated process to monitor test and manage emergency shutdown valves (ESDV) during... View more

ABB enhances best-selling automation system

September 20, 2010

SINCE its introduction in 2004 ABB s Industrial Extended Automation System 800xA has been sold to more than 6 000 new and existing ABB customers in a diverse range of industries. This figure includes ... View more

ABB wins best product award

March 8, 2010

The readers of Control Engineering have selected ABB s cpmPlus Energy Manager software to receive the magazine s 2010 Engineers Choice award for the best new product in the Dashboard Software Energy c... View more

ABB system to manage gas unit

November 2, 2009

A GAS storage facility in Cheshire UK designed to hold over 160 million cubic metres of gas will be controlled by ABB System 800xA controllers. The facility designed as a potentially future unmanned s... View more

ABB makes it six in a row

September 21, 2009

ABB Saudi Arabia has bagged the top Saudi government award for the 6th consecutive year for its contribution in training and employing qualified Saudi nationals. The General Organization for Technical... View more

ABB maintains leading market share in automation services

July 13, 2009

In the newest version of ARC Advisory Group s Supplier Provided Automation Services Worldwide Outlook ABB maintained its leading worldwide market position. The study reports that the total worldwide m... View more

ABB leads LV AC motors market

May 17, 2009

Independent market research shows that ABB is the world s number one manufacturer of low voltage AC induction motors by revenues. A recent report issued by IMS Research - a leading supplier of high qu... View more

ABB releases new ECS version

April 12, 2009

ABB has released the latest version of its Industrial cpmPlus Enterprise Connectivity (ECS). This release includes SAP certification against the latest version of SAP s R/3 ERP system and its NetWeave... View more

ABB launches nextgen system

February 8, 2009

ABB HAS released its next generation System 800xA high integrity safety system. This SIL 3 rated safety integrated system (SIS) provides the highest level of integration of safety and control on the m... View more

ABB scores a double at Pump Industry awards

December 11, 2008

ABB has scooped two awards at the Pump Industry Awards 2008 receiving the prestigious Supplier of the Year Award for the second year running as well as seeing its drives and pumps specialist Geoff Bro... View more

ABB system improves efficiency

November 2, 2008

ABB s extended automation system 800xA serves as the foundation for integrated process and electrical automation; it provides a platform for unified operations to increase productivity and power relia... View more

TUV approval for ABB system

April 6, 2008

ABB has won approval from TÜV Rheinland for its functional safety management system for developing safety-related system integration according to IEC 61508/61511. TÜV Rheinland is one of the world s s... View more

ABB launches new AC industrial drive

November 7, 2005

ABB has launched an AC drive aimed at applications where reduced harmonics are a priority. The harmonic currents produced by many drive rectifiers can damage delicate equipment running on the same ele... View more

ABB targets blackouts

September 27, 2004

The past year saw the reality of power blackouts hit people around the world. From the US to the UK Italy and some countries in the Middle East power blackouts caused the general populace untold miser... View more

Saudi provider ABB evolves diesel refining

September 22, 2003

ABB a leader in power and automation technologies with a substantial presence in Saudi Arabia has developed a new refining process to produce ultra low sulphur diesel called the CC Deep HDS process. T... View more

ABB offers the flexible solution

September 2, 2002

ABB Limited has added a new explosion-proof version to its successful Intelligent Positioner range. Featuring HART protocol as standard the Field IT intelligent Exd positioner model TZID-C200 offers a... View more



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