ABB India opens new robotics facility; stock gains
ABB India has opened a new robotic facility in Bengaluru. ABB Nelamangala factory premises in Bengaluru would enable the company to deliver robotic applications and digital solutions for a variety of Indian industries, including automotive, food and beverage, electronics, and other upcoming sectors.
The facility houses a state-of-the-art shop floor that can run proof of concepts and factory acceptance tests for 1,000 ABB robots every year, which doubles the company’s capacity.
The facility includes a demonstration centre where the latest technologies in robotic welding, gluing and material handling will be showcased and can be used to carry out joint prove-out sessions with customers. ABB will also integrate an ABB AbilityTM Connected Services team that can remotely monitor an installed base of ABB robots to conduct predictive maintenance and high uptime.
A new ‘customer experience centre’ is also being set up for customers to learn about the latest in robotics technology and applications, including ABB’s dedicated robot simulation and programming software, RobotStudio. Additionally, the facility will host a paint lab, where customers can run simulations of a broad range of industrial painting applications.
ABB is one of the leading suppliers of robot, robot systems, and machine as well as factory automation solutions, having shipped over 4,00,000 robot solutions across the globe.
The stock closed at 895, up by 3.22 per cent or Rs 27.90 per share. The intraday high is Rs 898 and the intraday low is Rs 866.