The Hindu Business Line  Sep 28  Comment 
ABB, power and automation technology group, has energised the first pole of the North-East Agra 800 kilovolt (kV) ultra-high voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission link, which will supply cle...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 15  Comment 
Power and automation technology group ABB has won orders worth around Rs 119 crore to provide plant electrification, automation and substation solutions for solar power plants. Spread ac...
Reuters  Sep 14  Comment 
* ABB restructure could facilitate sale of Power Grid business
Clusterstock  Sep 13  Comment 
ZURICH (Reuters) - ABB Chairman Peter Voser said he opposed the idea of breaking up the engineering group's two main businesses and was not facing pressure from its big shareholders for change. His comments, published by SonntagsZeitung...
Reuters  Sep 11  Comment 
* ABB restructure could facilitate sale of Power Grid business
Financial Times  Sep 9  Comment 
A company born in the 1980s needs a fresh look
Financial Times  Sep 9  Comment 
Engineering conglomerate pledges $2bn for R&D and acquisitions
Wall Street Journal  Sep 9  Comment 
ABB has lowered its five-year growth outlook and plans to streamline its power and automated equipment operations to confront more sluggish than expected global demand, notably from emerging economies including China.


Business Profile

ABB (ABB), a partly-owned subsidiary of ABB Asea Brown Boveri of Switzerland, provides power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The company was incorporated on Dec. 22, 1949 as Hindustan Electric Company. Pursuant to a scheme of amalgamation of Asea with HBB, the name was changed to Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) with effect from Oct. 13, 1989. The chairman is Gary Steel and the Vice Chairman and Managing Director is Biplab Majumder.

ABB operates through its business divisions of power products, power systems, automation products, process automation and robotics. It manufactures a wide range of transformers, switchgears, breakers, capacitors, cables and utility automation products and executes projects for power generation, transmission and electrification. It has eight manufacturing facilities in Bangalore, Faridabad, Haridwar, Mumbai, Nashik, and Vadodara.

ABB has a large range of products to offer its clients. The list is exhaustive and so this link will take care of the same: ABB Offerings A-Z

ABB and IIT, Delhi signed an MoU for technology development and knowledge sharing through specific development projects and research in power and automation. The company bagged a turnkey order worth approximately Rs 4,300 million to provide an enterprise wide supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system for ONGC; contracts worth Rs 3.11 billion power and automation systems from Grasim Industries and Ultratech Cement for installation of 220/132kV switchyards and supply of switchgears; a Rs 2.89 billion order by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to supply the turnkey electrification package for Phase II of the Metro line spanning ten corridors across parts of New Delhi and surrounding areas of Gurgaon and NOIDA.

ABB operations in India include 14 manufacturing facilities and over 6500 employees. Customers are served through extensive countrywide presence with around 30 marketing offices, 8 service centers, 3 logistics warehouses and a network of over 750 channel partners. The ABB Group is increasingly leveraging the Indian operations for projects, products, services, engineering and R&D. Also, as part of ABB’s new regional approach, India has been designated as the hub for the South Asia region.

The corporate office and registered office are at Khanija Bhavan, 2nd Floor, East Wing, No. 49, Race Course Rd, Bangalore-560001.

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