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    ABB has been awarded a contract by Washington State Ferries (WSF) to serve as the propulsion single source vendor (PSSV) for its groundbreaking new hybrid electric 160-auto ferries. This project marks a significant milestone in the evolution of sustainable maritime transportation in the US and beyond, with ABB playing a pivotal role in the development and delivery of the five new build vessels. In

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    ABB in the United States and NASCAR announced the ABB NASCAR Electrification Innovation Partnership and revealed a new EV prototype at the 2024 NASCAR Chicago Street Race. This partnership brings together world leaders in EV technology and auto racing to advance NASCAR’s strategic ambitions across electrification. “ABB is a technology leader in electrification and automation, and we help customers

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    The pinnacle of sustainable mobility will once again be showcased in Portland, Oregon, when the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns to the US this weekend. Energy management will be critical at the high-speed Portland International Raceway. The permanent circuit is 3.19km long with 12 turns and is sure to see a large number of overtakes and plenty of wheel-to-wheel action. “In the U.S.,

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    More than 70% of American households have at least one ceiling fan, and nearly a quarter use four or more. Increasing demand for energy-efficient ceiling fans with integrated technology and smart features is spurring the need for properly rated support. The new Carlon® Blue™ fan-rated ceiling boxes from ABB Installation Products are engineered for easy installation and to safely support a fan’s

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    Imagine a heavy-duty vehicle or electric vehicle (EV) grinding to a halt – not due to a battery issue, but because of a faulty electrical connection. Heavy-duty vehicles endure constant vibration, impact and strain, which can compromise vehicle safety and lead to costly downtime. ABB Installation Products addresses these challenges with the first-of-its-kind Harnessflex® Interconnect system. This

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    Advancing its commitment to bringing smart, sustainable technologies to homes in the U.S. and Canada, ABB launches today the new ReliaHome™ Smart Panel - its first residential energy management software platform in these markets. In collaboration with its partner Lumin, a pioneer in responsive load management, the new cutting-edge offering provides enhanced customer experience and exceptional

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    ABB today announced a minority investment in Ndustrial, a US-based clean technology startup that has developed a leading-edge, AI-powered energy management platform. This innovative technology enables smarter, production-aware energy decisions in real time, helping customers reduce operating costs, optimize energy consumption and accelerate decarbonization. The investment was made through ABB

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    Electrification and automation leader ABB and Niedax Group, a leading global supplier of cable management systems, have entered into an agreement to form a new 50/50 joint venture. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions. Expected to close and commence operations in Q4 2024, the collaboration will integrate the North American cable tray businesses of ABB’s Installation Products

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    ABB will introduce REX615, the new, freely configurable all-in-one protection and control relay, at IEEE PES T&D, a biannual event showcasing the latest technological developments in the electric power industry. IEEE takes place in Anaheim, California, May 6-9. REX615 is a technological leap forward from the 615 and 620 series relays, offering unparalleled flexibility, cost-effectiveness, and

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    ABB has been selected by Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) to supply a comprehensive grid-to-propeller solution for the new double-ended, hybrid-electric ferry that will provide essential services between the town of Lincolnville and the island community of Islesboro in the United States. Due to replace an existing diesel-powered ferry, the new vessel will demonstrate the preference of

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    An estimated 1 million tons of abandoned, lost and discarded fishing gear (ALDFG), the equivalent of 50,000 double-decker buses, litter the world’s oceans every year, endangering marine life as a major source of ocean plastic pollution. To help address dangerous marine pollution, ABB Installation Products pioneered industry-leading cable protection crafted from 50% recycle-based polyamide using

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    ABB is collaborating with Green Hydrogen International (GHI) on a project to develop a major green hydrogen facility in south Texas, United States. As part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ABB’s automation, electrification and digital technology will be assessed for deployment at GHI’s Hydrogen City project. The Power-to-X facility will use solar and onshore wind energy to power a 2.2 GW

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    ABB today opened its refitted US robotics headquarters and manufacturing facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan, which will support ABB Robotics’ global leadership in developing and manufacturing cutting-edge robotic solutions in the US, for the US and the Americas. The expanded facility reflects ABB’s commitment to long-term growth in the US market, which is predicted to follow global growth rates

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    ABB will showcase the first virtualized protection and control solution with Smart Substation Control and Protection SSC600 SW at DISTRIBUTECH International, a leading annual transmission and distribution event. DISTRIBUTECH takes place in Orlando, Florida, February 26-29. SSC600 SW allows utility customers to use the hardware of their choice and gain access to the same proven protection and

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    Ad hoc Announcement pursuant to Art. 53 Listing Rules of SIX Swiss Exchange The ABB Board of Directors has appointed Morten Wierod as Chief Executive Officer. He will take office on August 1, 2024, and succeed Björn Rosengren, who will step down from his position as Chief Executive Officer effective July 31, 2024, and retire as of December 31, 2024. From August 1, 2024, until the end of the year,

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    ABB announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire SEAM Group, a major provider of energized asset management and advisory services to clients across industrial and commercial building markets. The acquisition will complement ABB’s Electrification Service offering, bringing significant additional expertise to customers in the areas of predictive, preventive and corrective

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    ABB has begun the construction of a new 12,000-square-foot calibration hall in the industrial park adjacent to its existing ∼200,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. The investment will strengthen the company’s calibration capabilities and provide customers with high levels of quality and accuracy in ABB’s full range of flowmeters. It will also further increase the

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    In the U.S., the multi-family segment has been growing rapidly since 2021, placing greater demand on residential products for flexible, time-saving solutions. ABB’s ReliaMod™ Modular Metering offering helps satisfy this demand and offers up to 40% reduced lead times to help complete installations faster. Modular metering is used for residential and commercial applications where individual units,

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    MAN Truck & Bus, a leading European commercial vehicle manufacturer, and ABB E-mobility have signed an exclusive cooperation agreement as the companies announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The aim of the strategic partnership is to work together even more closely together, particularly in the area of research and development. Thomas Nickels, Senior Vice President

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    As part of the United States power grid pass the century mark, increasing electric demands and extreme weather conditions are straining the aging infrastructure’s ability to support capacity. In response, ABB Installation Products broke ground today on its new manufacturing facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico to meet increased demand for ABB’s leading Elastimold® cable accessory solutions used to

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