About ABB

ABB is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalisation and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions.

ABB in the UK operates from more than 20 locations nationally and employs around 3,000 people. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 145,000 people.

Our businesses

Electrification Products

Offering technology across the full electrical value chain from substation to the point of consumption, enabling safer and more reliable power. A range of digital and connected innovations for low- and medium-voltage, including EV infrastructure, solar inverters, modular substations, distribution automation, power protection, wiring accessories, switchgear, enclosures, cabling, sensing and control.

 

Robotics and Motion

Offering motors, generators, drives, mechanical power transmission, robotics, wind and traction converters.

 

Industrial Automation

Offering products, systems and services designed to optimise the productivity of industrial processes. Solutions include turnkey engineering, control systems, measurement products, life cycle services, outsourced maintenance and industry specific products (e.g. electric propulsion for ships, mine hoists, turbochargers and pulp testing equipment).

 

Power Grids

Offering power and automation products, systems, service and software solutions across the generation, transmission and distribution value chain. Its portfolio includes grid integration, transmission, distribution and automation solutions and a complete range of high voltage products and transformers.


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  • Cybersecurity
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil & Gas

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ABB is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.
4,780 active patent families and about 19,890 active patent applications.
7 research centres, 6,000 researchers and developers, and 70 university collaborations.
ABB technologies propel the world's largest cruise ship across the globe.
ABB has built the world's most powerful battery storage system in Alaska.
ABB has built the world’s highest substation to power the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
ABB has built the world’s longest underwater HVDC link between Norway and Netherlands.
ABB’s FACTS SVC technology has improved the efficiency of the entire South African grid.
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