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ABB factory in Quebec manufactures industrial analytical measurement devices and systems and has more than 400 employees. Courtesy: ABB
Process Instrumentation and Sensors November 28, 2023

Are you measuring sustainability with reliable sensor, analytical instruments?

Detecting greenhouse gas emissions such as methane requires accurate industrial analytical measurements.

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ABB has completed its acquisition of the Siemens low voltage NEMA motor business. Courtesy: ABB
Motors and Drives May 4, 2023

Low-voltage NEMA motor acquisition completed

ABB has completed its acquisition of the Siemens low voltage National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) motor business.

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Robotics March 16, 2023

Robotics factory expanded in Michigan

ABB started construction starting on the expansion of its robotics headquarters and manufacturing facility in Michigan, which will create 72 highly-skilled new jobs.

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Automation September 15, 2022

Re-industrialization at risk from automation education gap

A survey by ABB finds there is a growing desire to reshore or nearshore manufacturing, but there's a major automation education gap, which could hamper efforts.

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Robotics March 17, 2022

Three robotic automation trends in 2022

Post-pandemic acceleration continues for robots in new sectors like logistics and retail, and speeds up for EV production as well as increased robotic adoption by manufacturers.

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Vision and Discrete Sensors January 25, 2021

Optical sensor used for greenhouse gas detection

An optical sensor is being used with the satellite Hugo to detect greenhouse gas emissions from outer space.

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Discrete Manufacturing August 12, 2019

Global manufacturer names new CEO

ABB's board has appointed Björn Rosengren as chief executive officer (CEO) effective March 1, 2020.

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Motors and Drives February 28, 2018

ABB completes integration with Baldor

Starting March 1, 2018, Baldor Electric Company, a member of the ABBgroup for more than seven years, will be known as ABB.

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Energy, Power September 25, 2017

Manufacturer acquires electric solutions company

ABB announced the acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions, GE’s global electrification solutions business, for $2.6 billion.

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Industrial Networking April 4, 2017

Machine, factory automation provider acquired

ABB announced the acquisition of B&R, a global product- and software-based open architecture company, as they looked to expand in industrial automation and take advantage of the fourth industrial revolution.

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Discrete Manufacturing July 23, 2016

Safety light curtains with optoelectric protective device

ABB's Orion safety light curtains are available in three models, each with a different light curtain or light grid configuration.

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Robotics July 3, 2016

Robot monitoring system for collaboration between robots and factory workers

ABB's SafeMove2 includes a host of safety functions, including safe speed limits, safe standstill monitoring, safe axis ranges and position and orientation supervision.

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Process Safety June 30, 2016

Safety sensors to prevent hazardous movements

The Eden OSSD safety sensor operates as an output signal-switching device (OSSD) for “stop” commands to prevent hazardous movements.

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Process Safety March 16, 2016

Plugs and connectors for washdown, food and beverage applications

ABB IEC 60309 plugs and connectors are IP69K rated, making the connectors ideal for applications requiring liquid ingress protection such as wash-down operations in food processing plants, dairy farms, and breweries.

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Robotics February 10, 2016

Robot series designed for fast, repeatable movements

ABB's IRB 910SC line of selective compliance articulated robot arm (SCARA) robots is designed for applications such as small parts assembly, material handling, component placement, parts inspection, and laboratory automation.

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Robotics November 23, 2015

Industrial robot for material handling applications

ABB's IRB 8700 is a multipurpose industrial robot designed for material handling applications in the automotive, transportation and other heavy industries and it has a reach of 3.5 m and is capable of handling a payload of up to 800 kg.

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Asset Management September 9, 2015

Loop tuning accelerator for process applications

ABB's Loop Tuning Accelerator Service is designed to reduce the time between diagnosing control loop issues and tuning the loops to improve performance and is designed for process industry applications.

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Energy Efficiency August 4, 2015

Miniature circuit breaker for warm-environment applications

ABB's SU 200 M miniature circuit breaker (MCB) from ABB offers an extended ac and dc rating of 40 amps at 277Y/480 volts ac designed to protect larger loads and is UL- and CSA-approved for warm-environment applications.

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Robotics May 20, 2015

Robot manufacturing plant opens in United States

ABB announced that it will start producing robots in the United States from a new robotics plant in Auburn Hills, Mich., making it the first global industrial robotics company to fully commit and invest in a North American robotics manufacturing footprint, ABB said.

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Robotics April 20, 2015

Collaborative dual-arm robot has camera-based part location, lead-through programming

ABB's YuMi, is a collaborative dual-arm industrial robot and features include dual arms, flexible hands, a universal parts feeding system, camera-based part location, lead-through programming, and precise motion control, allowing it to work in close proximity with humans.

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Ethernet March 13, 2015

Servo drives with integrated Ethernet and motor-feedback capability

ABB's MotiFlex e180 servo drives feature integrated Ethernet and motor-feedback capability and are designed for OEMs and automation engineers.

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System Integrators January 21, 2015

Advanced PLC for machine control applications

ABB's AC500 PM595 is a PLC designed to handle demanding machinery and motion automation control and communication tasks. like maintenance-free controllers in harsh conditions to safety-critical applications in equipment.

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Energy, Power December 4, 2014

Switchboard program for original equipment manufacturers

ABB’s Tmax Link OEM UL 891 Switchboard Program is designed to enable OEMs to assemble a UL 891-compliant electrical distribution switchboard by properly fabricating parts to mount molded case circuit breakers.

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Mechatronics and Motion Control October 6, 2014

Enclosed soft starter for smaller pump applications

ABB’s enclosed PSE soft starter features two-phase torque control and a built-in bypass contactor and has built-in electronic overload for motor protection in small pump applications.

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