ABB wins GIL 88 Latin American Companies to Watch award

Company was recognized for excellence, innovation, innovative potential and high technology in the development of process automation solutions


São Paulo, November 2015 - ABB, the leading group in power and automation technologies, will receive Frost & Sullivan’s GIL 88 Latin American Process Automation Solutions Industry Award 2015 on the 1st of December, in Miami (USA). The award acknowledges the most innovative companies – that invest in the growth of the automation market rendering innovative solutions in line with the global technological progress. The Global GIL covers over 20 countries worldwide and for the last 16 years has been sponsored by Frost & Sullivan, an international consulting and market intelligence enterprise renowned for its corporate forums.

ABB was chosen for its values, growth strategy and brand strength. The company offers a wide range of products and automation solutions for various vertical markets. Based on extensive industrial experience, their professionals are able to meet the customer needs, while delivering faster and better customization for the solution provided.

ABB developed products have crucial characteristics with regards to the capacity optimization phase: efficiency, productivity, reliability and responsibility. These include the ABB AssetVista ™ automation systems that monitor and manage assets and can be remotely metered. They also have an automation system 800xA known for offering productivity by consolidating process, energy, safety and telecommunications into one system, providing a high performance control room environment for the operator.

Regarding the Latin American market, ABB developed a series of business strategies to seize and exploit opportunities in the energy sector. A good example is DRMS (Demande Response Management System), a product that meets a growing demand with greater reliability by means of automated responses.

ABB embraces the concept of the Internet of Things, Services and People and seeks to improve the productivity and availability of intelligent information to customers; to develop cloud computing and leverage remote operability, all while increasing the value and broadness of its automated services.

Focused on sustainable growth strategies and holding a diverse portfolio, ABB maintains its market share leadership in the region. For ABB’s President in America Greg Scheu, to receive the GIL 88 Latin American Process Automation Solutions Industry Award 2015, this is an acknowledgement of the company’s ongoing efforts to assess and set new standards for product development, marketing strategies and technological innovation, in order to provide customers with the best experience – in a structured manner – offering top excellence service.

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