ABB receives Golden Amper 2010 for its Relion® product family

Prague, April 16th 2010 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, received the Golden Amper award for the best product exhibited on the 18th International Electrotechnics and Electronics Fair AMPER 2010. The prize is traditionally awarded to five most beneficial exhibits by a committee of industry professionals.

ABB received the award for its Relion® product family designed for protection, control, measurement and supervision of power systems on all voltage levels of transmission and distribution networks. Relion® series of products are crucial in enhancing the security and reliability of power networks.

Lucie Jandova, head of PR and marketing communications, says: “We are indeed very pleased by the decision of the professional committee. AMPER trade fair offers a great platform for communication with our customers about their needs and our ability to help them to become even more successful through our state of the art power and automation technologies. The award winning product group Relion® represent perfect example of our sophisticated offerings”.

AMPER trade fair takes place every year in Prague. This year more than 730 exhibitors participated in the event. Visitors to ABB´s stand could see number of innovations on the field of industrial process control and electrical installations, including medium voltage AC drive ACS 2000 for reliable motor control, a new range of motor starters M132, electricity meter DELTAmax enabling four quadrant metering, new generation of moulded-case circuit breakers Tmax XT - the fruit of the most advanced design and simulation tools with excellent performances in minimum overall dimensions or intelligent building control system Ego-n® in bright new design to name just a few.

ABB ( is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 117,000 people. ABB in the Czech Republic employs about 2700 people in eight locations.