ABB, the global leader in power and automation technologies, has announced it is to start producing robots in the United States, making it the first global industrial robotics company to fully commit and invest in a North American robotics manufacturing footprint.
The company made the announcement at the opening of a new robotics plant at its facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Production is to commence immediately.
“Today, we are marking and celebrating the next stage of our commitment and growth in North America with the start of local robot manufacturing in Auburn Hills, US,” said ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer.
“ABB is the first global automation company to open a robot manufacturing facility in the United States. Robotics is a fundamental enabler of the next level of North American industrial growth in an increasingly competitive world. With our continued commitment and investment, our local team is well positioned to support our customers with robotics solutions made in the United States. Our leading technology of web-enabled, collaborative and safe robots will contribute to job security and quality of work.”
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