ABB is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels.
ABB was formed in 1988, when the Swedish Asea and the Swiss BBC Brown Boveri merged under the name of ABB, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 105,000 talented employees in over 100 countries.
ABB's relationship with China dates back to 1907, when it delivered a steam boiler to the country. After decades of fast development, ABB today has a full range of business activities in China, including R&D, manufacturing, sales and services, 27 local companies with 15,000 employees located in nearly 130 cities and online and offline channels across around 700 cities.
China is ABB’s second-largest market worldwide, with over 90% of sales from locally-made products, solutions and services. As a pioneering technology leader in digitalization, ABB is focusing on China’s ‘New infrastructure’ initiative, making strategical presence in such key areas as digitalization, industrial Internet, artificial intelligence, smart manufacturing, smart transportation and smart energy infrastructure, and working closely with Chinese customers and partners to drive the digital transformation of industries.