ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a leading global technology company that manufactures the technology that underpins our economy and society. From electrical and manufacturing equipment that power our buildings, factories, and homes, to software that controls industrial facilities, to EV chargers that power our cars.
Since 2010, ABB has designed, manufactured, and deployed more than 20,000 DC fast chargers and 380,000 AC chargers across 85 countries, making us the global leader in EV charging technology.
The company also pioneered hybrid-electric drive in ships and has introduced all-electric propulsion in smaller vessels like the passenger ferry Maid of the Mist. In 2015, the company sponsored and provided technical support for Solar Impulse 2, the first circumnavigation of the globe by a solar-powered aircraft.
ABB is the title partner in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, an international racing series for fully electric single-seater racecars.
The company’s operations are divided into four Business Areas:
Electrification offers a wide-ranging portfolio of products, digital solutions and services, from substation to socket, enabling safe, smart, and sustainable electrification. Offerings encompass digital and connected power distribution systems, EV charging infrastructure, modular substations, sensing and control devices and more.
Motion is the world’s largest supplier of industrial electrical motors and drives (motor controllers). ABB’s Motion business also provides generators, mechanical power transmission products and integrated digital powertrain solutions. The company serves a wide range of automation applications in transportation, infrastructure, energy, and the discrete and process industries.
Robotics and Discrete Automation provides value-added solutions in robotics, machine, and factory automation across a variety of vertical markets from automotive to
food and beverage. ABB’s focus on innovation includes extensive work in artificial intelligence, leveraging an ecosystem of digital partnerships.
Process Automation offers a broad range of monitoring and control systems used in industries like chemicals, energy, and food and beverage. The business provides
supporting instrumentation, software, and advanced services and also includes marine (e.g., ship propulsion, port automation) and turbocharging offerings.
With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 105,000 talented employees working in more than 100 countries. In the United States, ABB employees 20,000 Americans across more than 40 major locations. More information at www.abb.com.