ABB India opens a new robotics facility in India
August 03, 2020ABB says that its new robotics solutions delivery facility will enable Indian customers to reap the benefits of Industry 4.0 including robotics and digitalisation technologies.
ABB looking to charge the world – breaks ground on new EV charger plant
July 27, 2020The company has started construction at its new facility in San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy, which will serve as a global centre of excellence and production site for electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
The evolving GaN and SiC power semiconductor market landscape
July 23, 2020The emerging market for silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductors is rapidly evolving from a startup-dominated business to one led by large-established power semiconductor manufacturers.
ABB completes divestment of Power Grids to Hitachi
July 03, 2020ABB has reached a significant milestone in the company’s transformation towards a decentralized global technology company, with the completion of the divestment of 80.1% of its Power Grids business to Hitachi.
ABB Robotics rolls out Lexi’s procurement analytics solution
June 26, 2020Automation giant, ABB Robotics, is using a big data analytics software solution developed by Lexi Solution AB in Sweden to optimise procurement and engineering processes.
ABB adding jobs, new distribution center in Arizona
March 30, 2020ABB has announced the creation of a new distribution center in Phoenix, in a move that will bring the company closer to Western U.S. distributors, contractors, industrial customers, and retailers.
ABB completes acquisition of Chinese EV charging provider
March 17, 2020ABB says it has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in Chargedot Shanghai New Energy Technology. The transaction was first announced on October 28, 2019.
First Sensor names new CFO
March 16, 2020First Sensor AG has appointed Marcus Resch as the Chief Financial Officer of First Sensor AG effective March 14, 2020, for a period of three years.
ABB to close Hungarian plant – 1’000 jobs lost
February 14, 2020The power and automation company will close its production facility in Ozd, in northeastern Hungary, by the end of the year.
ABB completes divestment of two Electrification joint ventures in Shanghai
January 07, 2020Before year end 2019, ABB completed the divestment of all its shares in two Shanghai-based Electrification joint ventures, Shanghai ABB Breakers Co., Ltd. and Shanghai ABB Guangdian Electric Co., Ltd. to holding subsidiaries of Shanghai Guangdian Electric Group (SGEG), ABB’s joint venture partner in the two companies.
ABB partners with Exeger to speed up transition to clean energy
November 20, 2019ABB has entered into a new partnership with Sweden’s Exeger Operations AB. The partnership will enable Exeger to enhance the production quality its photovoltaic material at the company's Stockholm factory and also develop automation solutions for its new fully automated factory which will begin construction in the near future.
Cree, ABB form partnership for SiC technology
November 18, 2019Silicon carbide technology specialist Cree and ABB’s Power Grids business have announced a partnership to jointly expand the rollout of silicon carbide for semiconductors.
ABB to divest two Shanghai-based electrification JVs
November 06, 2019ABB has signed a binding agreement to divest all ABB shares in Shanghai ABB Breakers Co., Ltd. and Shanghai ABB Guangdian Electric Co., Ltd. to Shanghai Guangdian Electric Group (SGEG), ABB’s joint venture partner in the two companies.
ABB opens new production plant for energy storage systems
November 05, 2019ABB has officially opened its new plant for energy storage systems for mobility applications in Baden, Switzerland.
ABB to acquire Chinese EV charging provider
October 28, 2019ABB says the company is to acquire a majority stake of 67% in Shanghai Chargedot New Energy Technology Co., Ltd., a Chinese e-mobility solution provider.
Specialisation kept Universal Robots agile through the years
October 16, 2019Universal Robots, the Danish robotics company that many analysts credit with both creating and taking over the collaborative robot space.
ABB opens a new electrification factory in Bulgaria
September 20, 2019ABB opens its newest factory in Petrich, Bulgaria, the company's fifth production unit in the country, just eleven months after the official start of the construction.
Universal Robots still no:1 with cobots in industrial applications
September 19, 2019Universal Robots maintains top its spot in ABI Research’s ranking of cobot companies in industrial applications; but Doosan, Techman Robot and Precise Automation are closing in.
Robots making robots at ABB future Chinese factory
September 12, 2019Automation giant, ABB, has announced that it has started construction of its new robotics manufacturing and research facility in China, possibly the world’s largest robotics market.
ABB names Björn Rosengren as CEOLoad more news
August 13, 2019ABB has appointed Björn Rosengren, as Chief Executive Officer. He will join ABB on February 1, 2020 and succeed CEO, Peter Voser, in this role on March 1, 2020. At that time Peter Voser will revert to his position at ABB solely as Chairman of the Board.