About ABB, Inc.
The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 117,000 people.
ABB Robotics (www.abb.com/robotics) is a leading supplier of industrial robots %u2013 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, pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries. A strong customer focus helps manufacturers improve productivity, product quality and worker safety. ABB has installed more than 160,000 robots worldwide.
ABB, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of industrial robotics, has reached a major milestone as a new IRB 6640 six axis robot became the 200,000th robot ABB has delivered worldwide since it first entered the business in 1974.
ABB to feature complete packaging portfolio, including new robots, software and a compact controller at Pack Expo 2010, including ABB System Integrator partner exhibits, over 20 ABB robots and robot systems to be featured at Pack Expo.
ABB raises the bar once again for workpiece positioners used in robotic applications as it introduces nine new and improved models to take on heavier parts and manipulate them with greater accuracy than ever before.