The award was conferred in recognition of ABB’s excellence in industrial robot automation for Asian manufacturers. Through a Total Collaborative Culture framework, the robotics team worked closely with customers and fostered active dialogue, giving spark to innovative designs and raising customer productivity to the next level.
ABB recently opened its Regional Robotics Packaging Application Hub in Singapore to develop novel robotics manufacturing solutions in hardware and software to benefit growing industries such as food and beverage, pharmaceutical, consumer electronics, and photovoltaics.
ABB celebrates 40 years in the global robotics business this year, as well as the official delivery of its 250,000th robot globally. Acknowledging the start of an exciting new era for industrial automation, ABB also unveiled the world’s first truly collaborative robot YuMi® in September, which will be commercially launched in April 2015.
“We are very grateful for the opportunity and recognition of our efforts in boosting manufacturing productivity through robotics automation. We hope to continue to serve our customers and the industries for many more years to come,” said Mr Chang Thai Nam, Vice President of Discrete Automation and Motion division, ABB Singapore.
Organised by the Manufacturing Group of publications at Contineo Media, the annual Asian Manufacturing Awards provides timely and valuable recognition for those companies providing industrial technology solutions and value-added services that are enabling regional manufacturers to reach and sustain the required levels of world-class performance.
ABB (www.abb.com) 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 150,000 people.
ABB in the region has revenues of around $3 billion and employs over 8,000 employees.