ABB

ABB 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 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. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees. ABB set up its first permanent office in Beijing in 1979, and established the holding company, ABB (China) Ltd in 1995. Today, ABB in China has a full range of business activities, including R&D, manufacturing, engineering, sales and service, with and 40 local companies and 17,000 employees located in 142 cities. ABB has participated in many key national projects including the south-to-north water diversion project, the west-to-east power transmission project, the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, and venues for the Beijing Olympic Games, Shanghai Expo, APEC summit and Hangzhou G20 summit.

As a pioneering technology leader, ABB regards innovation as a key to keep its long-term competitive edge. In China, ABB has continuously improved its local R&D capabilities through investment and R&D footprint optimization. ABB China maintains the global leadership in the fields of insulation materials, small-piece assembly robot, hybrid HVDC and renewable integration technology. The application of technological patent by ABB China rose by 20% CAGR over the past six years, making China the fastest growing region in R&D capacity. Today, ABB China has one of the seven global research centers, over 20 business R&D centers and about 2,000 professionals dedicated to local innovation. The ABB China R&D team led or participated in the research and development of smart sensors, 1100 kV UHVDC transformer, 800 kV GIS, new type of ring main unit (RMU), dual-arm robot YuMi, i-Jia smart home system and Terra 63Z DC fast charger in recent years.

ABB Innovation Seminar

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