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Welcome to ABB in Sweden

ABB employs 8,950 people in Sweden and has operations in 30 different locations.In Sweden we are a leading supplier of products and systems for power transmission as well as for process and industrial automation. Västerås with about 4,200 employees and Ludvika with about 2,700 are the two largest centers of operation.Through our ten Business Centers in the country ABB has increased its customer value thanks to this local presence.

The Corporate Research Center in Sweden is located in Västerås (100 km west of Stockholm). Our main research and development efforts focus on the core businesses of the ABB Group - Automation and Power.

Together with our colleagues in ABBs' other R&D centers we develop technologies for future products, solutions and services.


We have competencies in the following main areas:

  • Software Architecture and Processes
  • Control and Optimization
  • Mechatronics and Robot Automation
  • Advanced Industrial Communication
  • Electrical Machines and Intelligent Motion
  • Power Systems and Apparatus
  • Insulation- and Nano Technologies
  • Material & Environmental Consulting & Testing
  • Power & Automation Consulting & Testing
  • Experimental Workshop

In order to be a supplier of cutting edge technology to the ABB business units, we have close collaboration with many universities both in Sweden, Europe and the rest of the world. To mention a few: MIT and Carnegie Mellon, Renssealer Polytechnic Institute (NY), Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm), Chalmers University of Technology (Göteborg), Lund Institute of Technology, Linköping Institute of Technology, Luleå University of Technology, Uppsala University and Mälardalens University (Västerås).



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