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ABB External Link is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility, industry, and transport and infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 140,000 people..
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19 May 2022

Henkel Partners with Porsche in ABB FIA Formula E World Championhip

Henkel through its well-known LOCTITE brand is partnering with Porsche in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the only all-electric and most sustainable motorsport series.
18 May 2022

ABB, Shell to Launch First Nationwide EV Charging Network in Germany

ABB E-mobility and Shell announced plans to launch the first nationwide network of Terra 360's, the world's fastest all-in-one electric car charger. With over 200 Terra 360 chargers to be launched across Germany in the next 12 months, ABB E-mobility and Shell will help to ensure greater charger availability and charging speed for more than 1.7 million German electric car drivers.
16 May 2022

Lion Electric — Electric Buses and Trucks

12 May 2022

F&P Personal Robotics

6 May 2022


This background profile explores ABB's collaborative robots, YuMi and GoFa.
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12 Apr 2022

Henkel Partners with Porsche in ABB FIA Formula E World Championship

Henkel through its well-known Loctite brand is partnering with Porsche in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the only all-electric and most sustainable motorsport series.
4 Apr 2022

Leyland Trucks

4 Mar 2022


Graphmatech is a company that specializes in the functionalization and integration of graphene. IDTechEx spoke with Marie Vennström and Torkel Bjärneman (Business Development Managers)
25 Feb 2022

Ballard & ABB Receive Approval for High-Power Fuel Cell Concept

The high-power fuel cell unit is a flexible solution that will support the energy needs of multi-megawatt scale vessels with diverse use cases. For example, a cruise vessel operating in coastal areas could either run entirely on zero-emission fuel cell power or switch to it when operating in environmentally sensitive areas or emission control zones, while a ferry with a regular schedule and frequent bunkering opportunities could operate solely on fuel cell power.
8 Feb 2022

CorPower to Begin 'Ironman Tests' Ahead of Ocean Deployment

CorPower Ocean's first commercial scale Wave Energy Converter is set to undergo an intensive 'Ironman Test' proving performance and reliable operation ahead of ocean deployment.
31 Jan 2022

How Can Mobile Robotics Impact the Future Logistics Industry?

The mobile robotics industry has grown quickly in recent years, spurred on by advances in robotics technology, autonomous navigation, and artificial intelligence (AI), and may efficiently and cost-effectively alleviate many of the labor issues that are currently threatening the global logistics industry.
14 Jan 2022

Maserati to Join Formula E

Maserati announces the first step in its motorsport strategy and will make its debut in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in 2023.
17 Dec 2021

Standard Robots

2 Dec 2021

Formula E Gen3, 40% of Energy from Regenerative Braking

Formula E and the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile have shared a first look at the third-generation all-electric racing car that will race in Season 9 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. The Gen3 is described by FIA President Jean Todt as: "a machine created at the intersection of high performance, efficiency and sustainability."
30 Nov 2021

A Scalable and Sustainable Proposal with Hydrogen as Fuel

Class society RINA, together with technology providers ABB, Helbio (subsidiary of Metacon AB), the Liberian Registry, Wärtsilä and an Energy Major have entered in a common effort to deliver a solution with hydrogen as fuel that would exceed IMO 2050 targets for 70% reduction of carbon intensity without the need for extensive infrastructure investment, offering the shipping industry a low-carbon pathway in shorter timescales.
18 Nov 2021

ABB Orders First Alkaline Hydrogen Fuel Cell System from AFC Energy

AFC Energy announces that ABB B.V, has placed its first order for the high energy dense "S" Series hydrogen fuel cell system. The order is worth £4 million, with the zero-emission power generator system scheduled for delivery ahead of schedule in early 2023.
3 Nov 2021

OnRobot A/S

IDTechEx spoke to OnRobot at the event Robotics and Automation 2021. OnRobot - headquartered in Odense, Denmark - is an end-effector tooling producer for a range of robots, and now has about 200 employees.
3 Nov 2021


ABB is a Swedish-Swiss multinational corporation headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland, operating mainly in robotics, power, heavy electrical equipment, and automation technology areas. ABB has about 105000 employees in over 100 countries, and their total revenue in 2020 is 26.5 billion USD, with a 7% decrease compared to 2019. They were demonstrating two collaborative robot arm units at the Robotics and Automation 2021 event, where IDTechEx visited their booth.
2 Nov 2021

Parmley Graham

IDTechEx briefly spoke to Parmley Graham at the event Robotics & Automation 2021. They are a distributor and reseller of automation solutions and components. They are Siemens' approved partner, and the partner of some world's top companies in industrial automation, including ABB, Festo, Rethink Robotics, etc. They now employ about 90-100 people, headquartered in Gateshead, the UK, and are active in the UK market.
2 Nov 2021

CKF systems

CKF systems is an integrator of warehousing automation solutions, specialising in robotic picking, layer palletising and conveyors. They employ about 30-35 people, and now are headquartered in Quedgeley, Gloucester, the UK. Their targeted regions are the UK, Europe, north America and east Asia.