ABB Process Automation moves to Houston, TX

  • June 19, 2007
  • ABB
  • News
Houston, TX, June 19, 2007 — ABB is relocating its global Process Automation division headquarters from Norwalk, CT, to Houston, TX, effective August 1, 2007. This move brings key division management closer to numerous oil and gas, petrochemical and energy industry customer facilities and headquarters in this region. "As part of our ongoing commitment to best serve our customers, we are relocating our global Process Automation division headquarters and management team to Houston. This will allow us to be closer to the management and operations of some of ABB's largest customers. This move complements the well-established ABB engineering, service and support teams which already exist in Houston," said Veli-Matti Reinikkala, head of ABB's Process Automation division. "This move also underscores our continued focus on growing our business in the North American market." Centrally located within the North America region, over 150 industrial companies are headquartered in Houston, and some of the largest oil, gas and petrochemical complexes in the United States are located in the nearby Houston Ship Channel. ABB's Process Automation division delivers integrated solutions for control, plant optimization, and industry-specific application knowledge and services to help process industry customers worldwide meet their critical business needs in the areas of operational profitability, capital productivity, risk management and global responsibility. These industries include oil and gas, power, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, metals, minerals, marine and turbocharging. ABB 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 109,000 people. Learn More

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