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ABB appoints UK partner for motion control products

SMS Machine Automation (SMS) is the first UK company to be awarded ABB Value Provider – Technical Distributor status for ABB motion control products. ABB’s motion control range includes servo motors, servo drives and programmable logic controllers (PLCs). SMS’s previous expertise as an ABB Value Provider – System Integrator enables …

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ABB’s predicted measurement trends for 2020

In this article, Dave Lincoln, digital lead, ABB Measurement & Analytics, and Dane Maisel, VP business development, ABB Measurement & Analytics Americas, take a look back at developments in industrial measurement technology in 2019, and a look forward at the expected trends for 2020. It’s hard to escape the tide of …

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ABB and Equinor sign major frame agreement for oil and gas operations worldwide

ABB has signed a new frame agreement to deliver safety and automation systems across Equinor’s installed base and greenfield projects worldwide, helping minimise cost, schedule and risk. The frame agreement continues more than three decades of collaboration, with ABB supporting Equinor to consider innovative opportunities in an era of greener, cleaner energy …

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ABB celebrates 20-year milestone in DCS leadership

In a growing market expected to reach $17.4 billion globally by 2023, a market analysis report by the ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, confirms that ABB increased its share of the Distributed Control System (DCS) market to 20.0 percent, retaining its leadership position for the 20th year running. According to …

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ABB and B&R launch first fully integrated Machine-Centric Robotics solution

B&R, a unit of ABB’s Robotics and Discrete Automation business, announced the integration of ABB robots into its automation portfolio. With the ability to offer unprecedented levels of machine flexibility and precision, merging robotics with machine control into one unified architecture will enable manufacturers to embrace the trend of mass …

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ABB proves world-first subsea power technology system, signaling new era for offshore oil and gas

ABB’s pioneering subsea power distribution and conversion technology system is commercially viable, bringing groundbreaking potential for cleaner, safer and more sustainable offshore oil and gas production, following the completion of a 3,000-hour shallow water test. For the first time worldwide, energy companies will be able to access a reliable supply …

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ABB to support Asia–Pacific clean energy project

ABB is to deliver automation, electrification and instrumentation solutions for the Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain (HESC) pilot project. The HESC pilot project aims to safely and efficiently produce clean hydrogen in Australia and transport it to Japan, in one of the world’s first efforts to commercialise technology to liquefy and …

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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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