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ABB Ability™ Symphony® Plus

Simple, scalable, seamless, secure.

ABB Ability™ Symphony® Plus delivers total automation for the energy and process industries.

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Introducing ABB Ability™ Symphony® Plus

One common offering for digital end-to-end solutions

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ABB Ability™ Symphony® Plus is a distributed control system (DCS) designed to maximize plant efficiency and reliability through automation, integration, and optimization of the entire plant.

For more than 35 years, ABB has evolved the Symphony family, with each new generation enhancing its predecessors and backwardly compatible with them - all in accordance with our long-held policy of evolution without obsolescence. With Symphony Plus, ABB is connecting the long standing spirit of control technology innovation to the digital revolution, representing its roots to the future.

Symphony Plus is designed to meet the requirements of plant owners in all geographic markets and in all types of energy and process industries. In all, there are more than 7,500 Symphony Plus control system installations in operation all over the world with more than 5,000 of which are supporting energy applications.

Distilled from many decades of ABB experience in the industrial automation sector, ABB Service provides customers with best practices and solutions in such areas as life cycle management, diagnostics and sustainability solutions, cyber security, and process optimization.

ABB’s service portfolio extends well beyond the standard field service and telephone support. ABB’s service programs offer a customized bundle of services that are tailored to the requirements of your plants and your business goals. ABB’s vast experience in power and process plant support provides the highest level of competence and deep understanding of your systems, applications and processes.

ABB supports customers to upgrade and evolve their installed systems to our latest generation offerings by offering a complete service that raises the performance of the plant’s automation and electrical assets, its operations and maintenance staff, and the production process during the life cycle of the facility.

Why ABB?

  • The ABB Ability™ solution leads to improved reliability, availability, effective forced outage rate and human resource allocation
  • More than 7,500 installations in operation all over the world, with over 5,000 energy applications. 
  • ABB's evolution without obsolescence policy always protects customer financial and intellectual investment through the stepwise evolution and upgrading of electrical, control and instrumentation systems
  • ABB services – from spare parts, repair, training, technical support, Advanced Digital Services, to upgrades and evolution – help to improve productivity, to minimize the consumption of energy, prolong asset operating life, and minimize the cost of ownership

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