A big order from BMW boosts ABB's annual sales
By RBR Staff
February 21, 2013
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, is poised to start the New Year with a bang following the order of 2,400 robots by BMW Group. Over the next three years the robots will be installed at factories in Regensburg and Leipzig, Germany, as well as in Tiexi, China.
The ABB robots will mainly be used for material handling tasks, as well as gluing and spot welding processes. BMW’s choice of ABB for the blanket supply of so many robots is telling. This is not the first such order BMW has made with ABB and is evidence of a strongly renewed relationship between the two companies.
‘’BMW is a world class and forward thinking customer,” said Per Vegard Nerseth, Head of ABB Robotics. “We are proud, that they…
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