Volkswagen invests to up the automation of several plants
October 20, 2020The Volkswagen Passenger Cars and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brands are working flat out on the transformation to the e-mobility era and the conversion of plants to e-mobility.
ABB robots accelerate COVID-19 testing in Singapore
October 09, 2020As part of Singapore’s efforts to enhance its nation-wide COVID-19 testing capabilities, ABB’s high-precision robots have been deployed in a new automated laboratory system, known as the Rapid Automated Volume Enhancer (RAVE).
Peter Kruk takes the helm as the new CEO of NCAB Group
October 01, 2020After 17 years as CEO of NCAB Group, Hans Ståhl will retire from his position October 1st and Peter Kruk will be the new CEO as previously announced.
ABB strengthens its presence in Switzerland
September 08, 2020The company is investing CHF 40 million (EUR 36.9 million) in new R&D facilities and office space for its Motion and Industrial Automation Business Areas at the company’s largest Swiss location in Turgi in the canton of Aargau.
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 yearsLoad more news
October 16, 2019Universal Robots, the Danish robotics company that many analysts credit with both creating and taking over the collaborative robot space.