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UK coatings firm selects ABB Ability Condition Monitoring to help reach zero downtime goal

Industrial coatings producer Transcontinental Advanced Coatings has successfully piloted ABB Ability Condition Monitoring on  critical equipment at its UK facility. The manufacturer used the pilot project to enhance the existing predictive maintenance regime on a critical oxidizer process that cleans the air before it’s released to the atmosphere. ABB Ability …

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ABB and OKEA to accelerate value creation using innovative business models

ABB and Norwegian fast-growing oil and gas producer OKEA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement to support OKEA achieve substantial productivity gains using agile and dynamic business models. The MoU reflects future potential for OKEA to leverage ABB’s global digital leadership and industry experience in sustaining lean and …

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ABB wins national award for diverse training course portfolio

ABB has won “Contribution to Skills and Training” at the annual Motion Control Industry (MCI) awards, held in Birmingham in May. The prize recognises ABB’s commitment to helping industries to tackle their biggest challenges – from cutting energy consumption and CO2 emissions to reducing the millions of litres of clean drinking …

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ABB helps improve safety and profitability of oil and gas pipelines with drone-based gas leak detection

Leaks in gas distribution and transmission pipelines present serious safety risks and result in lost revenue and profits to producers.  The ABB Ability mobile gas leak detection system is a digital solution that for the first time, enables drone deployment in the identification of gas leakages. The new solution is being …

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Safety PLC facilitates use of fail-safe condition monitoring

The first fail-safe condition monitoring integrated with a safety PLC, now complements the non-critical condition monitoring offering, extending the range of applications that can be embraced by functional safety standards. The world’s first safety PLC with integrated condition monitoring is launched by ABB to improve overall functional safety of various …

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ABB wins $79m order for Bab onshore project in Abu Dhabi

ABB has been awarded an integrated automation, electrification and telecommunication order in Q2 2018, valued at US$79 million, for the upgrade of the Bab Onshore Field in Abu Dhabi, by China Petroleum Engineering and Construction Corporation (CPECC).   Spanning 1,200 square kilometers, Bab is the largest onshore oil field in Abu …

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Motor and drives from ABB bring farm history to life for stately home visitors

A farm in Cheshire is bringing 200 years of agricultural history to life for visitors using a 21st century motor and energy-efficient variable speed drives (VSDs). ABB and its authorised value provider, Central Electrical,  supported the Tatton Hall estate’s £1.3 million Field to Fork project by  supplying an  ABB motor …

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ABB drives standard for automation and future-proofed IIoT architectures

Just as HTML spurred growth of the Web, the new Open Platform Communication Unified Architecture (OPC UA) interoperability standard will enable industrial players to unlock the full potential of Industry 4.0. In an announcement published by the OPC Foundation, the organisation states its vision of becoming the worldwide industrial interoperability …

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ABB’s UK Engineering Centre doubles in size to meet rising demand

Following a doubling in workshop space, ABB’s UK Engineering Centre now offers its customers extended services including engineered upgrades, retrofits and tailored replacements. ABB has doubled the size of its UK Engineering Centre to tackle demand for servicing variable speed drives (VSDs), developing specialist test rigs (STRs) and customer training. …

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ABB to bring reliable power supply to the largest petrochemical plant in the Philippines

ABB has won an order from JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation to supply electrical and process power management systems for its petrochemical expansion project. The project will increase cracker production of ethylene by 50 per cent to 480,000 tpa and propylene by 26 per cent to 240,000 tpa. The new bimodal polyethylene plant …

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