2012-05-02 - ABB’s advanced PCS1000 static frequency conversion technology, developed in Napier, is part of an e-house building package designed to reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions for Bumi Armada - the largest owner and operator of offshore support vessels in Malaysia.
2012-04-23 - Mighty River Power, with ABB's support, is leading the way in Hydro generation dam safety management following the recent completion of the new fully automated Whakamaru and Maraetai stations' spillway controls upgrade projects.
2012-04-03 - Ongoing local support capabilities and ABB’s global marine knowledge is helping keep New Zealanders on the move, with the recent extension of Interislander’s Aratere ferry.
2012-02-27 - Hamilton City Council has achieved a 50% reduction in machine faults as well as annual savings of $30,000 in machine overhauls, courtesy of a comprehensive condition monitoring and preventive maintenance programme from ABB.
2012-02-14 - ABB is providing power and production protection that saves space, cost and energy for Toshiba Mobile Display Co. Ltd’s new manufacturing facility in Ishikawa, Japan. This is the first installation for ABB’s power quality products in Japan.
2012-02-03 - ABB’s power electronics team based in Napier, New Zealand is helping Carter Holt Harvey achieve greater productivity by protecting their industrial load from voltage disturbance for their microwave generators during the production process at their Marsden Point LVL Plant.
2011-12-21 - With more than 10 sags per year, with three-to-four causing shutdown, a petrochemical plant based in China has adopted ABB's PCS100 active voltage conditioning (AVC) produced in Napier, New Zealand, as part of a turnkey solution in order to protect their production line.
2011-11-24 - ABB is helping Hawaii maintain its reputation as a leader in renewable energy through the supply of its power converter system, developed in Napier.
2011-10-28 - ABB's product portfolio and tailored engineering solution capability has been showcased in the recently commissioned Te Mihi steamfield reinjection pump station for Contact Energy.
2011-10-13 - Haden & Custance, a leading NZ robotics integrator, helped paint manufacturer Dulux get back into production quickly, providing six new ABB robot systems in an unprecedented time, following the Queensland floods in early 2011.
2011-09-15 - ABB was quick to the rescue when DB Breweries phoned for urgent assistance with fixing one of their ABB robots, which was packing special edition Rugby World Cup-themed Heineken cans for the tournament which was kicking off the next day.
2011-08-12 - A high level of safety performance and culture of openness were key to success for ABB's Power Systems - substation service team based in Christchurch, who was awarded the Best Safety & Health Performance (Team) award at the inaugural Transpower STAR awards in Wellington on 10th August.
2011-08-08 - ABB has recently been awarded a Period Supply Agreement (frame contract) for Disconnecting Circuit Breakers (DCB) from Transpower, owner and operator of New Zealand’s high voltage electricity transmission grid.
2011-07-26 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, was proud to sponsor for the IEEE Region 10 Student, Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) and Women in Engineering (WIE) Congress (R10SC) held in Auckland from 7 – 10 July 2011.