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ABB signs global infrastructure services contracts with IBM, Wipro and BT

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced today it has signed multi-year contracts for global infrastructure services with IBM for hosting management services, with Wipro for end-user computing and with British Telecom (BT) for network-related services.

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ABB introduces YuMi®, world’s first truly collaborative dual-arm robot

YuMi, another step in ABB’s Next Level strategy, heralds a new era of robotic coworkers that are able to work collaboratively on the same tasks with humans while still ensuring the safety of those around it.

Next level automation and power transmission – from ABB

The solutions ABB will showcase at this year’s Hanover Fair represent technological mile-stones and will be of special interest to customers in its core business segments: utilities, industry and transportation and infrastructure.

ABB wins over $100 million power order to strengthen transmission grid in China

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth over $100 million to supply converter transformers and components including wall bushings and circuit breakersfor the Lingzhou-Shaoxing ultrahigh-voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission link in China



ABB, Bosch and Cisco establish open-software venture to unify smart home technology

ABB, Robert Bosch GmbH and Cisco Systems Inc. today confirmed the formation of an international joint venture called mozaiq operations GmbH to develop and operate an open-software platform for smart homes. The platform will help to unify today’s stand-alone solutions for home automation and offer interoperability across devices.

ABB and Samsung SDI join forces to develop microgrids globally

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, and Samsung SDI, the leading manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote microgrid solutions globally.

ABB unveils newest Azipod thruster to growing electric propulsion market

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today introduced a new addition, Azipod D, to its line of Azipod electric propulsion offering. This new product will allow a wider range of vessel types to benefit from the proven reliability and flexibility that have made Azipod the leading propulsion system across numerous ship types.

ABB wins $160 million power plant automation order in South Africa

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth over $160 million from Eskom, South Africa's national electricity provider, to supply control systems,software and instrumentation for the 4,800 megawatt (MW) Kusile coal-fired power station under construction near Witbank in the country’s north east.

ABB wins $900 million order to connect Norwegian and German power grids

ABB has won orders worth around $900 million from a consortium comprising leading utilities Statnett and TenneT as well as promotional bank KfW to supply on-shore high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter stations and the cable system in the German sector that will facilitate the first ever interconnection between the Norwegian and German power grids.

ABB named again as one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere

ABB, the power and automation technology group, has been named by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent research center promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance, to its 2015 list of the world’s most ethical companies.