/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - ABB inaugurates ultra-modern high-tech campus in Montréal/

MONTRÉAL, May 23, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - ABB will inaugurate its new high-tech centre in Montréal on May 24, 2017. The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, Government of Canada, Jean-Marc Fournier, Minister responsible for Canadian Relations and the Canadian Francophonie, Government of Québec House Leader and member for Saint-Laurent and Alan DeSousa, Borough Mayor of Saint-Laurent will join Ulrich Spiesshofer, President and Chief Executive Officer, ABB, Greg Scheu, President, ABB Americas, Nathalie Pilon, President, ABB Canada and industry and business representatives to mark the opening of this ultra-modern campus.

The campus will house the company's Canadian headquarters as well as all research and development, manufacturing, assembly and testing activities of ABB's energy value chain in Québec. Designated as a global centre of excellence for electric mobility, this new ABB facility will contribute to the Canadian innovation ecosystem and help strengthen Montréal's leadership in transport electrification.

 

When:

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.



Where:

ABB's Montréal Campus


800 Hymus Blvd., Saint-Laurent, Québec H4S 0B5

 

Photo ops: Officials touring ABB's new Customer Innovation Centre, which showcases state-of-the-art technology that is contributing to the advancement of the hydro, solar, wind, oil and gas, mining, robotics and e-mobility industries. This centre offers a highly-interactive learning environment for industry members and academic institutions.

A buffet lunch will be available following the event.

About ABB
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 132,000 employees. www.abb.com

 

SOURCE ABB

For further information: Pierre Tessier, 514-233-1636, Pierre.tessier@cominfrarouge.com; Melissa London, 1-919-649-6581, melissa.london@us.abb.com


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