Asea Brown Boveri

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ABB Ltd.
TypePublic (SIXCH0012221716CHF1, OMXABB, NYSEABB)
IndustryPower technology, Industrial Automation
When it was created1988 through merger of ASEA (1883) of Sweden and Brown, Boveri & Cie (1891) of Switzerland
HeadquartersZürich, Switzerland
Key peopleUlrich Spiesshofer CEO
Money earnedIncrease$31.8 billion USD (2009)
Employees140,000 (2014)

ABB Group is a power and automation company based in Zürich, Switzerland. It is one of the world's largest engineering multinationals with operations in around 100 countries. The company has five divisions: Power Products, Power Systems, Discrete Automation & Motion, Low Voltage Products and Process Automation.