Meet our four focused leading businesses

ABB is a pioneering technology leader with a comprehensive offering for digital
industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB is
today a leader in digital industries with four customer-focused, globally leading
businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics &
Discrete Automation, supported by its common ABB AbilityTM digital platform.
ABB’s market-leading Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020.
ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.


Writing the future of safe, smart and sustainable electrification.

ABB’s Electrification business offers a wide-ranging portfolio of products, digital
solutions and services, from substation to socket, enabling safe, smart and
sustainable electrification. Offerings encompass digital and connected innovations
for low- and medium-voltage, including EV infrastructure, solar inverters, modular
substations, distribution automation, power protection, wiring accessories,
switchgear, enclosures, cabling, sensing and control.

Industrial Automation

Writing the future of safe and smart operations

ABB’s Industrial Automation business offers a broad range of solutions for process
and hybrid industries, including industry-specific integrated automation,
electrification and digital solutions, control technologies, software and advanced
services, as well as measurement & analytics, and marine and turbocharging
offerings. Industrial Automation is #2 in the market globally. Working closely with
customers, ABB’s Industrial Automation business is writing the future of safe and
smart operations.


Writing the future of smart motion

ABB’s Motion business is largest supplier of drives and motors, globally. We provide
customers with the complete range of electrical motors, generators, drives and
services, as well as mechanical power transmission products and integrated digital
powertrain solutions. We serve a wide range of automation applications in
transportation, infrastructure and the discrete and process industries.

Robotics & Discrete Automation

Writing the future of flexible manufacturing and smart machines

ABB’s Robotics & Discrete Automation business provides value-added solutions in
robotics, machine and factory automation. Our integrated automation solutions,
our application expertise across a wide scope of industries and our global presence
deliver tangible customer value. Our focus on innovation includes extensive work in
artificial intelligence, an ecosystem of digital partnerships and the expansion of our
production and research capabilities through our $150-million investment in a new
world-class robotics factory in Shanghai.
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