ArcelorMittal evolution path leads to ABB Ability upgrades

Longtime ABB steel customer orders improvement

Westerville, Ohio, USA, October 10, 2017
ABB received an order from ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada, a steel producer in Contrecoeur, Quebec, Canada, to upgrade their ABB AbilityTM System 800xA Human Machine Interface (HMI) in their profile mill to system version 6.0 with AC400 connect. ABB will also retrofit some of their DC Drives.

ABB AbilityTM System 800xA provides the functionality of a Distributed Control System, Electrical Control System and a Safety system to help plant operators make accurate and timely decisions.

ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada is a steel producer with locations in Quebec and Ontario. They specialize in the manufacture of semi-finished products such as billets, slabs, bars and rod. These products are dedicated mostly to the construction and automotive markets, but also to other industrial uses. ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada is part of ArcelorMittal's North America group.

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 and infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 132,000 employees.

For more information please contact:

ABB Industrial Automation Service Marketing
Dave Biros
O: +1 614 818 6484


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