ABB South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Primary contact

Contact: Debbie Brand

Secondary contact

Contact: Michael Wachter

Company details

Key sector/s:
  • Data Centres
  • Electrical engineering
  • Food and beverage
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Power distribution
  • Power generation
  • Power transmission
  • Process automation
  • Rail Industry
  • Renewables
  • Robotics
  • Service
  • Utilities & Water
Tel:+27 (0) 10 202 5000
Fax:Fax: +27 (0) 11 579 8000
Postal address:

Private Bag X10004, Edenvale, 1610

Physical address:

ABB Campus, 2 Lake Rd, Longmeadow Business Estate (North), Modderfontein, 1609


Company profile

With 110 years of innovation and pioneering technology in Africa, ABB offers a wide range of power and automation technologies solutions from a comprehensive product and service portfolio. We offer complete solutions to utilities, including electrical power infrastructure for transmission and distribution networks and associated products and systems.

On the industries side, we offer systems, products and services in the areas of pulp and paper, mining, metals and minerals, cement, chemicals and petrochemicals as well as manufacturing and customer industries. Our project capabilities include a comprehensive offering from feasibility studies, project management and design to construction, installation, commissioning and customer training.

As a key player in the solar industry, ABB is constantly striving and innovating to develop solutions that can efficiently transform the sun's energy into reliable power. Our offering for the solar market stems from our expertise in power electronics. Products and solutions include solar inverters, low-voltage and grid connection products as well as PV power plants and microgrid solutions.

ABB has unmatched expertise in designing and building off-grid and grid-connected microgrids. Our portfolio encompasses the full range of enabling technologies including conventional and renewable power generation, automation, grid stabilization, grid connection, energy storage and intelligent control technology, as well as consulting and services to enable microgrids globally.

Our microgrid solutions ensure power supply resilience, power quality, sustainability and cost-effectiveness in a broad range of applications.

Product & services

ABB is a pioneering technology leader that is writing the future of industrial digitalization. For more than four decades, we have been at the forefront, innovating digitally connected and enabled industrial equipment and systems. Every day, we drive efficiency, safety and productivity in utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure globally. With a heritage spanning more than 130 years, ABB operates in more than 100 countries and employs around 136,000 people.

Electrification Products

Technology across the full electrical value chain from substation to the point of consumption, enabling safer and more reliable power. A range of digital and connected innovations for low- and medium-voltage, including EV infrastructure, solar inverters, modular substations, distribution automation, power protection, wiring accessories, switchgear, enclosures, cabling, sensing and control.

Robotics and Motion

Motors, generators, drives, mechanical power transmission, robotics, wind and traction converters. Providing products, solutions and related services that increase industrial productivity and energy efficiency.  Its motors, generators, drives and robotics provide power, motion and control for a wide range of automation applications. The leading position in wind generators and traction converters complements the industrial focus, leveraging joint technology, channels and operations platforms.

Industrial Automation

Products, systems and services designed to optimize the productivity of industrial processes. Solutions include turnkey engineering, control systems, measurement products, life cycle services, outsourced maintenance and industry specific products (e.g., electric propulsion for ships, mine hoists, turbochargers and pulp testing equipment).

Power Grids

The Power Grids division offers power and automation products, systems, service and software solutions across the generation, transmission and distribution value chain. Its portfolio includes grid integration, transmission, distribution and automation solutions and a complete range of high voltage products and transformers.

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