ABB Drives and Controls Names B&D Technologies as First U.S. Authorized Value Provider

The coveted Authorized Value Provider designation is a sign of consistent and quality services from the official members of the ABB Value Provider Program.

Macon, GA  –  Newly released within the United  Sates, ABB's Authorized Value Provider label distinguishes the best of ABB Drives partners and carries the full support of ABB, Inc.  B and D Technologies is pleased to be the first partner into the U.S. program.

Headquartered in Georgia with over 20 locations throughout the Southeast, BD Technologies, a division of BD Industrial, has been a top ABB Low Voltage (LVD) and Medium Voltage Drive (MVD) distributor for over 15 years with comprehensive breadth and depth of ABB products.  B&D Technologies features 15 certified ABB Drive Ppecialists, five certified ABB Drive Experts and two state-of-the-art engineering and testing labs specific to ABB, Dodge and  Baldor.  The  exclusive testing labs allow engineers the opportunity to provide valuable application engineering and pre-testing, ensure complete compatibility with other automation products and offer value-added customer training and testing.

ABB Authorized Value Providers are fully trained in products, tools, databases, processes and service. Like B&D Technologies, providers are audited to confirm that their company facilities and tools fulfill the specified criteria. The authorization program ensures that ABB Authorized Value Providers provide high-quality and globally consistent customer support and services.

"B&D Technologies is proud to partner with ABB, a leader in its field. As the first ABB Value Provider in the U.S., we are honored to receive this exclusive endorsement as it further strengthens the dynamic relationship between B&D Technologies and ABB. B&D Technologies will continue to provide robust solutions, top-notch service and value to manufacturers, OEMs and utility customers throughout  the Southeast," said Ben Nations, vice president  of B&D Technologies.

ABB ( is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility, industry, and transport and infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The  ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 140,000 people.

"One of the qualifications of an Authorized Value Provider is in-depth knowledge of local markets and expertise in ABB products," said Todd M. Brown, general manager, ABB Drives and Controls U.S., "B&D Technologies has been a valued drives partner for many years, and certainly fits that bill. We look forward to continuing to grow the program with other such quality companies."

To learn more about B&D Technologies and its products and services, visit More information about  ABB's Value Provider Program is available here:

About B&D Industrial:

Founded in 1947, B&D Industrial is an applications-driven, independent distributor and solutions provider to OEM's and companies with MRO and automation needs in both heavy and light manufacturing. B&D Industrial is parent to three specialty divisions: B&D Technologies, Scale Systems and B&D Service, which operate over 30 facilities in Georgia, Florida, North and South Carolina, Tennessee and Louisiana. B&D Industrial is headquartered in Macon, Georgia. For more information, visit

Erin Lake

Director of Marketing

B&D Industrial

(478) 746-7623 Ext. 1220

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