ABB launches premium ‘Make in India’ switch of the future range

New IVIE modular light switch range offers a flexible, future-proof and sustainable solution for residential, commercial and hotel sectors

In response to Government objectives to create more energy efficient buildings and, in support of the ‘Make in India’ initiative, which aims to increase the share of manufacturing in GDP to 25 percent by 2025, ABB has introduced its first premium modular range of wiring accessories that incorporate wired and wireless building automation systems.

Manufactured in India for India, the innovative switches offer a range of functionalities, from basic switching to controlling, comfort and energy savings. This makes it ideal for use in commercial and hotel sectors.

The series is also compatible with 6/16A two pin plugs and offers a universal regulator with 360-degree rotation.
The series is also compatible with 6/16A two pin plugs and offers a universal regulator with 360-degree rotation.

The IVIE light switch range also provides additional functionality when integrated with ABB-free@home® home automation system, transforming residential buildings into smart homes.

With the installer in mind, IVIE uses a grid system that allows the integration of a combination of colors and products of different dimensions and functionalities, together with ABB-free@home® sensors, making it easier to install.

Combining strong performance with stylish design, IVIE is available in a range of modern finishes, from white, silver or anthracite to personalized color options. Aesthetics are further enhanced with the use of a convex profile plate with a sleek design, making it a perfect match for any architecture. The dust free surface also adds to the quality, while giving a contemporary look.

The double shrouded internal mechanism under the rocker prevents visibility of sparks, and it is available with a wide variety of sockets, equipped with shutters for added safety. The series is also compatible with 6/16A two pin plugs and offers a universal regulator with 360-degree rotation.

Commenting on the launch, CP Vyas, Head of Electrification Products, ABB India, said: “When creating our new IVIE range, our ambition was to combine stylish design with smarter functionality that would enhance hotel, commercial or residential buildings and improve energy efficiency. We are proud to support the ‘Make in India’ initiative and are confident that, in the smart home arena, the option to integrate with home automation solutions will make customers want to switch for the future.”

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees. www.abb.com

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