ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies. Its solutions
enable utility, industry, and transport and infrastructure customers to improve
performance while lowering environmental impact. With 8,500 technologists
and an annual $1.5 billion research and development budget, innovation is at the
forefront of what ABB does every day.
ABB developed and commercialized many of the pioneering technologies that
drive the modern world. From high-voltage power systems that light homes
and businesses to the world’s most-reliable trains, from factory robots that build
automobiles to sophisticated equipment that integrates solar and wind power
efficiently into the grid, ABB’s portfolio of power and automation solutions is
uniquely positioned to meet the challenges of the present and the future.
ABB’s business consists of five divisions, organized in relation to the customers
and industries they serve. The ABB Group of companies employs about 140,000
people and operates in roughly 100 countries. Its shares are traded on the stock
exchanges of Zurich, Stockholm and New York.
ABB maintains 111 websites in various countries and for various products, and this
number continues to grow.