ABB to move to new state-of-the art facilities in Wickliffe, Ohio

2017-01-18 - New facilities reflect modern needs of the new Industrial Revolution: Open spaces for collaboration and software labs
ABB today announced that it will move into a new state-of-the-art building later this year.

The new Highland Hills industrial automation service and technology center will modernize processes and increase efficiencies.

“Our history in the Cleveland area dates back over 100 years,” said James Crowl, U.S. Service Manager, ABB. “ABB is proud of our history and our future in Ohio.”

The new building will provide more modern facilities, including an open floor plan, spaces for team collaboration, high-speed internet access and technology upgrades

The Wickliffe location is one of ABB’s largest U.S. facilities and is the global R&D center for Symphony Plus, as well as home to project management and engineering of Symphony Plus and System 800xA control systems for industrial and utility customers. The site is a service call center for the U.S. and provides facilities for training and product demonstration. ABB plans for around 450 employees, including employees from ABB company Thomas & Betts in nearby Solon, to move into the new building, which will incorporate many of ABB’s leading edge technologies in building automation, lighting and energy efficiency.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees. ABB has invested heavily in North America, with acquisitions totaling nearly $10 billion. ABB employs 20,000 throughout the various manufacturing, engineering, robotics and technology positions.