ABB – Company profile

ABB is a technology leader that works with utility, industry transport and infrastructure customers in about 100 countries worldwide. ABB was founded in 1988 (through a merge) but has roots in 1883, when Elektriska AKtiebolaget was founded. ABB has installed more than 70,000 control systems connecting 70 million devices.


The 800xA helps ABB in being the no.1 global DCS supplier, with more than 10,000 installed systems in over 100 countries, which monitor and control over 50 million loops. The 800xA is not just a DCS, but also an electrical control system, a safety system and a collaboration enabler with the capacity to improve engineering efficiency, asset utilization and operator performance.