Our Businesses: ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 120,000 people. Power Products: Power Products are the key components to transmit and distribute electricity. The division incorporates ABB's manufacturing network for transformers, switchgear, circuit breakers, cables and associated equipment. It also offers all the services needed to ensure products' performance and extend their lifespan. The division is subdivided into three business units. Power Systems: Power Systems offers turnkey systems and services for power transmission and distribution grids, and for power plants. Substations and substation automation systems are key areas. Additional highlights include flexible alternating current transmission systems (FACTS), high-voltage direct current (HVDC) systems and network management systems. In power generation, Power Systems offers the instrumentation, control and electrification of power plants. The division is subdivided into four business units. Automation Products: This ABB business serves customers with energy efficient and reliable products to improve customers' productivity, including drives, motors and generators, low voltage products, instrumentation and analytical, and power electronics. More than one million products are shipped daily to end customers and channel partners, spanning a wide range of industry and utility operations, plus commercial and residential buildings. Process Automation: The main focus of this ABB business is to provide customers with integrated solutions for control, plant optimization, and industry-specific application knowledge. The industries served include oil and gas, power, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, metals and minerals, marine and turbocharging. Key customer benefits include improved asset productivity and energy savings. Robotics: ABB 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. Key markets include automotive, plastics, metal fabrication, foundry, electronics, machine tools, pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries. A strong solutions focus helps manufacturers improve productivity, product quality and worker safety. ABB has installed more than 160,000 robots worldwide. Our Culture: Good leaders are characterized by competence, ambition and integrity. All three ensure that we create value by fulfilling our commitments to our customers, our employees and the communities and societies in which we operate, acting in accordance with sound corporate values. Strategy: ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. With about 120,000 employees we are close to customers in around 100 countries. With our technology leadership, global presence, application knowledge and local expertise, we offer products, systems, solutions and services that allow our customers to improve their operations – whether they need to increase the reliability of a power grid or raise productivity in a factory. Focusing on our core strengths in power and automation technologies, we strive for organic profitable growth. Our global manufacturing base ensures consistent top-quality products and systems – made in ABB – for customers around the world. Our customers have broad and easy access to ABB’s offerings - whether they buy from us directly or through distributors, wholesalers, system integrators or other partners. Our people work together seamlessly to deliver benefits for our customers. Our way of doing business is values-based, leadership-driven and performance-oriented. Mission: * Improve performance: ABB helps customers improve their operating performance, grid reliability and productivity whilst saving energy and lowering environmental impact. * Drive innovation: Innovation and quality are key characteristics of our product, systems and service offering. * Attract talent: ABB is committed to attracting and retaining dedicated and skilled people and offering employees an attractive, global work environment. * Act responsibly: Sustainability, lowering environmental impact and business ethics are at the core of our market offering and our own operations. Vision: As one of the world’s leading engineering companies, we help our customers to use electrical power efficiently, to increase industrial productivity and to lower environmental impact in a sustainable way. Power and productivity for a better world.