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ABB Instrument Transformers Support Progress Energy Smart Grid Project
Electrical Equipment & Systems

ABB Instrument Transformers Support Progress Energy Smart Grid Project

Cary, North Carolina, August 5, 2009 - Progress Energy has selected ABB's HCEP medium voltage instrument transformers for their Smart Grid implementation plans, confirming the utility's focus on high-quality solutions for the future evolution of the US power grid. Since its introduction in 2006, ABB's HCEP outdoor medium voltage instrument transformer has become recognized as the most advanced...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

ABB to Deliver Integrated Network Management Solution for Malta

SCADA to facilitate real-time control and enable Smart Grid operation Zurich, Switzerland, August 7, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order for a network management system that will help monitor and control Malta's electricity supply network and provide a foundation for the evolution of a smart grid. ABB will implement an integrated Network Manager SCADA...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

ABB Wins $540-Million Order in Brazil for World's Longest Power Transmission Link

HVDC technology to minimize transmission losses across 2,500 km power link Zurich, Switzerland, July 29, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth over $540 million from the Abengoa Group to deliver the key technology for the world's longest power transmission link to be constructed in Brazil. The power highway will link two new hydropower plants in the...

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ABB Enhances Process Analyzer Series with Green House Gas Monitoring Capabilities
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

ABB Enhances Process Analyzer Series with Green House Gas Monitoring Capabilities

AO2000 Series Continuous Gas Analyzer Upgrades enable monitoring for CO2 Houston, TX, July 30, 2009 --ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, announced upgrade solutions for the popular Advance Optima AO2000 Series Continuous Gas Analyzers (CGA), which expand monitoring capability to include CO2 green house gas emissions measurement to address expected US EPA environmental...

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ABB Wins $19 Million Automation Lifecycle Support Contract in South Pacific
Agricultural & Farming Products

ABB Wins $19 Million Automation Lifecycle Support Contract in South Pacific

Three-year contract for Vale Inco's New Caledonia nickel and cobalt plant Houston, TX, July 16, 2009 - ABB, the world's leading power and automation technology group announced it was recently awarded a three-year service contract worth approximately $19 million, by Vale Inco Nouvelle Caledonie. Under this contract, awarded during the second quarter of 2009, ABB will provide onsite process control...

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Frequency Converter suits wash-down, hygienic applications.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Frequency Converter suits wash-down, hygienic applications.

Requiring no special enclosures/cabinets, ACS350 General Machinery Drive has closed design, built to UL Type 4X (IP66) standards, that accelerates installation and operational initiation. Parameter programming is facilitated via FlashDrop technology, and communication is supported via multiple protocols. Supplied in die-cast aluminum chassis, unit comes in 0.5-10 hp range and offers 8 state...

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ABB's cpmPlus Expert Optimizer Increases Nordkalk's Production by 9%
Software

ABB's cpmPlus Expert Optimizer Increases Nordkalk's Production by 9%

CPM solution helps limestone plant in Finland optimize process, improve output, and reduce fuel consumption Baden, Switzerland, July 15, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently annouced that its cpmPlus Expert Optimizer solution has helped Nordkalk Corporation's Lohja plant in Finland increase their overall production by 9%. Expert Optimizer was installed on the...

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ABB to Support Major Biotechnology Research Initiative in Ireland
Software

ABB to Support Major Biotechnology Research Initiative in Ireland

Government, university and Life Science industry collaboration aims to improve the production of biopharmaceutical medicines Dublin, Ireland, July 6, 2009- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will provide expertise, technology and support to help advance the manufacturing of new biopharmaceutical medicines, as part the recently announced $3.3 million Enterprise Ireland...

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ABB Opts to Use RFID Technology to Avoid Shipment Errors

(UPM Raflatatac, Tampere, July 30, 2009, at 11:00) RFID technology provides significant benefits to ABB Oy in the management of outbound goods streams. An RFID-based system records movements of goods automatically in the stock control system and prevents loading errors of consignments. Moreover, the RFID-system offers ABB a significant saving in floor space used. When outbound consignments are...

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ABB Secures Contract for First Solar Power Project in U.S.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

ABB Secures Contract for First Solar Power Project in U.S.

ABB solution provides solar power plant controls Chicago, Illinois, May 12, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, today announced that it has secured its first Solar Thermal Power Project in North America with eSolar(TM), producer of scalable solar thermal power plants, based in Pasadena, California. ABB has provided eSolar equipment and engineering services in the...

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