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ABB Robotics
Background
ABB provides power and automation technologies. The company operates under segments that include power products, power systems, automation products, process automation and robotics. ABB Robotics is a leading supplier of industrial robots--also providing robot software, peripheral equipment, modular manufacturing cells and service for tasks such as welding, handling, assembly, painting and finishing, picking, packing, palletizing and machine tending.

ABB offers complete capability in robotics solutions and supports its customers with manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America, and dedicated sales and service operations in more than 45 countries. ABB pioneered the world’s first electrically powered industrial robot and the world’s first industrial paint robot almost 40 years ago and has installed more than 250,000 industrial robots worldwide. In 2015, the company acquired Gomtec GmbH to expand its offering in the field of collaborative robots.

Key markets include automotive, plastics, metal fabrication, foundry, electronics, machinetools, pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries.

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Contact Info
Affolternstrasse 44
PO Box 8131
Zurich, 8050
Switzerland
Tel: +41.43.317.71.11
Fax: +41.43.317.44.20
http://new.abb.com/products/robotics
Company Leadership

Peter Voser, Chairman, ABB Group
Ulrich Spiesshofer, CEO, ABB Group

Pekka Tiitinen, Head of Discrete Automation and Motion Division, ABB Group
Anders Jonsson, Head of Division, ABB Robotics
Keith Fox, VP, ABB Robots & Applications, United States


Market Segments


ABB Robotics Analyst Outlook
By 2017, there will be more industrial robots in China than in either the EU or North America.

ABB Robotics in the News
The RBR50 company's action is expected to strengthen robotics, and manufacturing, in that technology-oriented nation.
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