Tag Archives: Ulrich Spiesshofer

EnBW orders further 117 rapid-charging stations from ABB

Major order from energy supplier EnBW for a further 117 charging stations in 2017 ZURICH, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has received another major order from energy supplier EnBW for the expansion of the charging column network on German motorways. By … Read the full press release

ABB opens new traction transformer production facility in Longmeadow, Johannesburg

ABB’s new factory in Johannesburg reinforces company’s Africa focus and supports growing need for sustainable transportation ZURICH, 04-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB today (03 May 2017) inaugurated a new traction transformer production facility adjacent to its South African headquarters in Longmeadow, … Read the full press release

ABB main partner of the longest rail tunnel in the world the Gotthard Base Tunnel

ABB is a main partner of the “Gottardo 2016” project Geneva / Zurich, Switzerland, 20-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The new Gotthard Base Tunnel, the longest rail tunnel in the world, will be officially opened in June this year. A wide … Read the full press release

ABB intends to drive $1 billion in white-collar cost savings, free up $2 billion in cash and become more active in value-creating acquisitions

Unlocking additional value through realignment of unique power & automation offering New Power Grids division brings No. 1 power & automation offering to utilities, strategic portfolio review of this division initiated New Electrification Products division combines leading low- and medium-voltage … Read the full press release

ABB to accompany Solar Impulse on the first round-the-world flight in a plane powered only by energy from the sun

ABB and Solar Impulse share vision of decoupling environmental impact from economic growth Zurich, Switzerland, 9-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, is proud to accompany Solar Impulse and its crew on the first round-the-world flight … Read the full press release

ABB developed and tested 525kV extruded HVDC cable system to make renewable energy installations more efficient and cost-effective

525 kV voltage sets world record for extruded HVDC cable technology, doubling power flow and extending range to enable greater integration of distant renewables and interconnections Zurich, Switzerland, 21-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has … Read the full press release

ABB reported strong order growth, stable revenues and significant increase in cash from operations in Q2 2014

Orders up 13%¹; book-to-bill ratio² of 1.04x Group operational EBITDA³ impacted by loss in Power Systems (PS) Decisive step change actions implemented in PS Cash from operations up by more than $300 million Successful execution of announced portfolio pruning Zurich, … Read the full press release

Christoph Sieder named Group Corporate Communications head at ABB

Experienced and acknowledged global communications manager becomes head of Corporate Communications effective July 1, 2014 Zurich, Switzerland, 9-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has appointed Christoph Sieder as head of Group Corporate Communications. Sieder, an … Read the full press release

ABB’s North Asia head Claudio Facchin appointed Executive Committee Member responsible for Power Systems

Globally experienced ABB systems business leader takes helm of division in December Zurich, Switzerland, 20-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has appointed Claudio Facchin as Executive Committee member responsible for the Power Systems division, effective … Read the full press release

ABB to supply Stadler Rail trains with traction equipment

Next generation orders to install ABB traction and onboard equipment on 76 trains Zurich, Switzerland, 8-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has received orders worth more than $60 million from Swiss train manufacturer, Stadler … Read the full press release