ABB Ltd provides power and automation technologies for utility and industrial customers worldwide. The company’s Power Products division manufactures and sells switchgears, circuit breakers, capacitors, surge arresters, cable accessories, high voltage components, reclosers, fuses, contactors, relays, sensors, motor control centers, ring main units, and power transformers for electric, gas and water utilities, and industrial and commercial customers. Its Power Systems division provides integrated power and automation solutions; alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) transmission systems; flexible alternating current systems technologies; land and submarine cables, as well as accessories and services for medium- to high-voltage AC and DC systems; air- and gas-insulated substations; and network management solutions. This division also offers support agreements and retrofits to spare parts, service, consulting, and training; and undertakes analyses and design of new transmission and distribution systems. The company’s Discrete Automation and Motion division manufactures and sells motors, generators, variable speed drives, programmable logic controllers, rectifiers, excitation systems, robotics, and related services for a range of applications in factory automation, process industries, and utilities. Its Low Voltage Products division provides protection, control, and measurement for electrical installations, enclosures, switchboards, electronics, and electromechanical devices for industrial machines and plants; and building control systems for home and building automation. The company’s Process Automation division develops and sells control and plant optimization systems, automation products and solutions, as well as industry-specific application knowledge and services for the oil, gas, metals and minerals, marine, pulp and paper, chemical and pharmaceuticals, and power industries. ABB Ltd was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.