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ABB (Asea Brown Boveri, S.A.)

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Postal address San Romualdo, 13
E-28037 Madrid. Spain
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Management team

Country Holding Officer: Antonio Freije. Country Finance Manager: Luis Peregrina. Country HR: Antonio Freije. Country Integrity Officer: Isabel Pérez Coca. Country Communications & Government Relations Manager: Ricardo Martín. Country Health, Safety and Environment Manager: Sandra Vidal. Motion Manager: Juan Bachiller. Robotics & Discrete Automation Manager: Sergio Martín. Industrial Automation Manager: Enric Giner. Electrification Manager: Alfonso González.

Activity (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 105,000 talented employees in over 100 countries.

ABB has a long history of providing innovative and energy-efficient technologies to the rail sector, manufacturing and servicing all components and subsystems in urban, intercity and high-speed networks for rail infrastructure and rolling stock. We also provide life-cycle service support, including retrofits and maintenance for our large global installed base.

Main products and services

Rolling stock: compact converters BORDLINE, (traction converters, auxiliary converters, battery chargers, energy storage modules) traction motors & generators, auxiliary motors for HVAC and braking systems, turbochargers, surge arresters, semiconductors, low voltage products and services (wide portfolio for on-board applications), cable ties and protection systems and asset optimization and management solutions.

Infrastructure: High voltage switchgears, trackside power & distribution transformers, medium-voltage outdoor modules, medium voltage switchgears and breakers, traction rectifiers, low-voltage switchgears, panels and equipment, energy management systems ENVILINE (energy storage, energy recovery, energy dissipation), UPS, complete AC & DC traction substations, SCADA, flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS), static frequency converters, programmable automation, consulting, asset optimization and management solutions.

E-mobility: Electric vehicles chargers, DC chargers fast and semi-fast. Products and solution for truck and electric buses traction (on board components, DC fast chargers, prefabricated e-bus substations, TOSA system).

Service activities throughout the lifecycle of your assets, lifecycle management, performance improvement, operational efficiency, software-based solutions to facilitate the integration of operational and information technologies and enable asset health management. Remote and/or face-to-face support, as well as failure analysis by recording records in operation/maintenance, etc. Stock of spare parts with immediate access available to the client. Global qualified service staff in the drive chain (motors, transformers, converters, chargers, etc.).

Top products: ROLLING STOCK AND TRACTION EQUIPMENT: 1. BORDLINE® Traction solutions. 2. BORDLINE® Energy Storage Systems. OTHERS: 3. ABB Ability™.


Activities by year

ABB won orders worth around $80 million from Stadler for energy-efficient traction and high-performance battery technologies for high-capacity commuter trains. The orders were booked in the fourth quarter of 2021 and they include state-of-the-art compact traction converters and high-power lithium-ion battery based on-board energy storage systems to power 59 new generation high-capacity double-deck commuter trains for Spain’s state-owned rail operator Renfe, which will strengthen the short-distance transportation network in Spain serving more than one million commuters every day in some of Spain’s largest cities such as Madrid and Barcelona. The orders also include traction equipment for new locomotives.

Areas All over the World.

Certifications Quality and environment: IEC 60076-11. ISO 9001:2000. UNE - EN- ISO 14001. IEC EN 60076-11. CENELEC HD 464. DIN 42563. IQNET (AENOR). EMAS (CE 761/2001, 196/2006 y 680/2001). OHSAS 18001:2007. IEC 62271-1. EN 50152-1. IEC 62271-100. IEC 62271-200. TMB: FMB-UGE-ET-TRSE. FGC: M.MI.ET.105.

Activities Mechanical construction, Electrification, Air conditioning equipment, Auxiliary electric equipment, Engineering and consulting, Maintenance, Others.
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