ABB is leading the digital transformation of the mining, pulp and paper, metals and other process industries, with the technologies, services and solutions that help customers realize tangible operational benefits from digitalization. The company combines its deep industry knowledge and experience with an installed base of 70 million digitally enabled connected devices, 70,000 digital control systems and 6,000 enterprise software solutions.
As part of its ongoing mission to deliver the true benefits of digital technologies via its unified, cross-industry digital offering ABB Ability™, ABB is collaborating with automated drone system provider Kespry on integrated aerial intelligence solutions for its process industries customers.
The operational impact of digitalization on the process industries is significant. For example, it is estimated that the implementation of digital technologies will help the mining industry save over $373 billion by 2025. More widespread use of drones to manage field assets will help process industries operators to optimize their operations. The intelligence provided by drones will help the process industries achieve higher levels of efficiency, productive resource use, and safety.