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ABB Provides Public Power Utilities with a Broad Range of New Smart Grid Solutions

ABB helps rural electric co-ops, municipalities and utilities maintain affordable, reliable electric service through smart grid solutions to power, protect and grow communities. New Orleans, Louisiana – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced plans to help empower Public Power and rural electric utilities with future-proofing their systems for a reliable,...

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Robotic Workpiece Positioners suit metal finishing applications.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Robotic Workpiece Positioners suit metal finishing applications.

Available in 9 models with load capacities from 250-5,000 kg, workpiece positioners are designed for arc welding, thermal cutting, deburring, and other metal finishing applications. Systems use same drive systems and software as ABB robots so axes are coordinated with robot during programming and operation. Included dynamic modeling software compensates for effects of gravity, inertia, and...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Robot Controller features integrated PLC.

Combining AC500 PLC with IRC5 robot controller, integrated unit provides up to 3 local I/O boards plus bus communications for remote I/Os, offering single point of control for range of production cell functions, including grippers, feeders, and ancillary machines. All main communications standards, including DeviceNet, PROFIBUS DP, CANopen, and Modbus TCP are supported, as well as wireless...

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Controls & Controllers

Industrial Automation Platform integrates with smart devices.

By integrating power and process systems on common System 800xA 5.1 platform, customers can optimize design and performance of electrical and automation systems. Program includes advanced alarm management capabilities, simplified bulk data handling when engineering FOUNDATION Fieldbus projects, and communication interfaces for PROFINET, DeviceNet, and WirelessHART. Task Analysis Tool lets user...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Condition Monitoring System tracks essential plant machinery.

Mounted close to monitored machinery to minimize field wiring requirements, MCM Series 16 packages MCM800 monitor module into 16-channel, self-contained vibration monitoring system. System can be configured for single and multiple machine applications and can perform standard vibration and position monitoring functions as well as accept analog inputs. Designed to graphically display monitored...

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ABB Announces New Generation of Controller and Indicator Instruments
Agricultural & Farming Products

ABB Announces New Generation of Controller and Indicator Instruments

Elevates process monitoring and control to a higher level Houston, TX - ABB introduces its latest generation of process controller and indicator instrumentation. Called ControlMaster, the new line-up includes four models that are highly intuitive and powerful, as well as easy to operate. A comprehensive portfolio of capabilities makes these units suitable for a wide spectrum of industries....

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Software

OG&E Selects ABB Network Manager(TM) DMS for Positive Energy-® Smart Grid

ABB Distribution Management System application to increase energy efficiency Sugar Land, Texas - ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, has received an order from Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OG&E) for its industry-leading ABB Network Manager(TM) Distribution Management System (DMS). OG&E, a recipient of a $130 million U.S. Department of Energy ARRA stimulus grant, plans to deploy...

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ABB Control Systems Help Capture 12 Million Tons of Carbon Dioxide
Agricultural & Farming Products

ABB Control Systems Help Capture 12 Million Tons of Carbon Dioxide

Zurich, Switzerland, April 26, 2010-- - ABB process control systems have successfully managed the world's first large-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility since 1996. To date, nearly 12 million tons of carbon dioxide have been captured and safely stored 1,000 meters below the seafloor. More than half of the world's large-scale CCS facilities are now controlled by ABB technology....

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Static VAR Compensator features scalable energy storage.

Offering rated power and capacity of storage scalable up to 50 MW for 60 min and more, SVC LightÂ-® with Energy Storage enables dynamic control of active, as well as reactive power in power system, independent of each other. Active power control is enabled by levelling out power fluctuations from intermittent generation sources such as wind and solar energy. This technology also facilitates...

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90-Inch Wastewater Magmeters in Columbus, OH
Test & Measurement

90-Inch Wastewater Magmeters in Columbus, OH

Columbus, OH, April 06, 2010 -- Two 90-inch MagMaster electromagnetic flowmeters from ABB will measure the effluent from the city's new $45 million pump station at the Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant. The two meters each have the capacity to measure 225 million gallons daily. The piping configuration provides for adding a third 90-inch magmeter in the future. ABB (www.abb.com) is a leader in...

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Company News

ABB's New Add-on Instructions Emulate Existing Drive Applications

AOI 2.0 expands ABB’s Add-On Instruction set to further streamline conversion from Rockwell Automation drives to ABB drives. ABB’s Add-On Instructions (AOI) 2.0 provide the ability to easily convert Rockwell Automation PF520 and PF750 drives to ABB drives by inserting the AOI into existing control code and creating and replacing existing tags. Pre-defined tag descriptions in the AOI mimic...

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People in the News

Costa to Lead ABB's Global Mechanical Power Transmission Division

GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA, NOVEMBER 5, 2020 - ABB, the global leader in sustainable technology and innovation, recently named company veteran Roger Costa as president of its global Mechanical Power Transmission Division, also known as the Dodge® business.  ABB's recognition as a global leader in the mechanical business stems from a strong culture that focuses on customer experience, Costa...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

ABB Enhances Portfolio of High-Speed Industrial Robots with Codian Acquisition

Strategic buy builds on industry-leading food and beverage, pharmaceutical and logistics portfolio ABB has acquired Codian Robotics B.V., a leading provider of delta robots, which are used primarily for high-precision pick and place applications. Codian Robotics’ offering includes a hygienic design line, ideal for hygiene-sensitive industries including food and beverage and pharmaceuticals....

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Company News

ABB Moves Forward with Improved Customer Service on the West Coast

MONTREAL, Oct. 1, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - In May 2020, ABB's Motion business area announced that it was reviewing how it served customers in Western Canada. Next month, ABB will enhance its operations by consolidating its regional call centers and warehouses in Edmonton. ABB sales and commercial office will remain in the Vancouver area. In order to meet increasing demand, ABB will go ahead...

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Company News

ABB Offers Augmented Reality on a Smartphone to Simplify Robot Installations

ABB’s new RobotStudio AR viewer provides a quick and convenient way of visualizing where and how robotic automation can fit into your process using a smartphone or tablet Discovering whether a robot is right for your application has never been easier following the launch of ABB’s new Augmented Reality viewer, which has been added to ABB’s powerful PC-based RobotStudio® offline programming...

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ABB To Make Digital Services Available Free Of Charge To Help Customers Maintain Production

In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, ABB’s Robotics & Discrete Automation business will offer key software services free of charge. This way, ABB is working to help customers and partners keep production lines going and to enable businesses to continue to function while many are working from home. Many companies can benefit from digital solutions that enable them to manage their production lines...

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Company News

ABB and Covariant Partner to Deploy Integrated AI Robotic Solutions

ABB accelerates expansion into distribution and e-commerce fulfilment sectors with Covariant AI technology Covariant is the winner of ABB global competition to find a leading AI partner for co-developing intelligent robotics technologies Silicon Valley start-up Covariant’s cutting-edge AI software enables ABB to launch a fully autonomous grasping solution First AI solution for logistics already...

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Company News

ABB Ranked as One of Canada's Best 20 Employers in 2020!

Montreal, Jan. 28, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - ABB is proud to announce it has been selected as one of Canada's Best Employers by Forbes Magazine for the fourth year in a row. In 2020, ABB increased its placement to #14 (up from #26 in 2019). Additionally, ABB ranked #1 within the industry category of Semiconductors, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Technology Hardware & Equipment . The strength...

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ABB Uses AI to Revolutionize Energy Management

ABB and Verdigris Technologies have developed machine-learning algorithms to predict unplanned peaks in power consumption - and identify strategies to prevent them CARY, N.C., Nov. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ABB is deploying artificial intelligence (AI) to help commercial and industrial buildings revolutionize their energy management and tackle rising electricity peak tariffs. The company has...

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ABB Ability™ Remote Insights for Service Helps Customers Bring Operations Back Online More Quickly with Remote Expert Support and Guidance

ABB, a leading provider of integrated automation solutions, is introducing a new augmented reality platform to improve the ability of ABB and its customers to speed response times, extend asset lifecycles, improve production performance and ensure operational excellence. ABB Ability™ Remote Insights for service is being introduced at the Industrial Transformation Asia Pacific EXPO in Singapore,...

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