ABB CEO meets Swedish prime minister for talks on new battery factory and sustainable development

Zurich, Switzerland, September 27, 2017

ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer has held talks in Stockholm with Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on sustainable development. A key focus of the discussion was ABB’s new partnership with Northvolt to construct Europe’s largest and most advanced lithium-ion battery factory in Sweden. Also present were Mikael Damberg, Minister for Enterprise and Innovation (seated on PM’s left), and Ibrahim Baylan, Minister for Energy (seated right).

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 136,000 employees.

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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. www.abb.com

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