ABB in the UK
ABB in the UK is based in Warrington, Cheshire and employs 3000 people operating from around 20 locations nationwide.With a turnover of around £1bn of power and automation solutions, products and services annually in the UK to clients in a wide range of market sectors.
Sentridge Control has been a partner with ABB for over 25 years now. Adding product ranges as we grew alongside ABB.
ABB Company History
The history of The ABB Group can be traced back to the late nineteenth century, and has a long and illustrious record of innovation and technological leadership in many industries. In many ways, The ABB Group was founded by Ludvig Fredholm (of ASEA) and Charles E.L. Brown and Walter Boveri (of BBC) in the late 1800’s.
A merger in 1988 between automation moguls ASEA and BBC merged to form the new company, ABB, with headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. The new group, which started operations on Jan. 5, 1988, had revenues of $17 billion and employed 160,000 people around the world.
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 consists of several divisions selling Automation and Control Products
As a Life Time we handle the following families of Products
- ACS Drives for Industry and Utilites. Easy to operate, powerful Energy saving Drives.
- Drives for HVAC applications
- ABB Motor Control~ Breakers, Contactors, Pushbuttons, Terminals Enclosures, Timers
- Switchfuses, Switches
- ABB Softstarters smooth controlled start ups of motors
- ABB Power Quality Filters
- ABB Power Factor Correction
ABB have launched the new era of ABB partner service, the Authorised Value Provider Program which delivers authorized services in seamless cooperation with ABB here in the UK.
The ABB authorized value providers (AVP’s) have in-depth knowledge of local markets and are conversant with the defined ABB products and processes. Sentridge Control are proud founder members of this new group launched in Feb 2014