Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao visits ABB’s GIS plant in Switzerland

Zurich, January 23, 2016

Li Yuanchao, Vice President of the People's Republic of China visited ABB's Zurich plant for high-voltage power products on January 20, during his travel to the 46th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

Li's visit to ABB was companied by Peter Voser, Chairman of the Board of Directors, ABB Ltd, Claudio Facchin, President of Power Grids division and Member of the Group Executive Committee of ABB Ltd, and Dr. Chunyuan Gu, Senior Vice President of ABB Group, Chairman and President of ABB (China) Limited. During the visit, they exchanged in-depth ideas on how to drive the Fourth Industrial Revolution by innovative power and automation solutions.

ABB is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. The ABB plant visited by Li is dedicated to manufacturing ABB's most advanced high-voltage power products including generator circuit-breakers and GIS (gas insulated switchgear).

ABB is a Global 500 company and a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility, industry, and transport and infrastructure customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 140,000 people. ABB has a full range of business activities in China, including R&D, manufacturing, sales and services, with 19,000 employees, 39 local companies, and an extensive sales and service network across 126 cities.

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