ABB South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Primary contact

Contact: Debbie Brand
e-Mail: Debbie.Brand@za.abb.com

Secondary contact

Contact: Michael Wachter
e-Mail: michael.wachter@za.abb.com

Company details

Key sector/s:
  • Electricity
  • Instrumentation
  • Mining
  • Power
Tel:+27 (0) 10 202 5000
Fax:+27 (0) 11 579 8000
Postal address:


Private Bag X10004  Edenvale  1610


Physical address:


2 Lake Road, Longmeadow, Longmeadow Business Estate (North), Modderfontein, Gauteng


Website:http://www.abb.com/za

Company profile

ABB South Africa 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.

Product & services

ABB (www.abb.com) is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 145,000 people.

Power Products

The division primarily serves electric utilities, as well as gas and water utilities and industrial and commercial customers, with a wide range of products and services to facilitate power generation, transmission and distribution. Key technologies include high- and medium-voltage switchgear, circuit breakers for a range of current ratings and voltage levels, power, distribution, traction and other special transformers, as well as products to help transmit and distribute electricity efficiently and reliably, maintain power quality as well as control and manage electrical networks.

Power Systems

The division delivers solutions across the power value chain. This includes system solutions for power generation, transmission technologies like HVDC and FACTS, substations and distribution technologies for network management. The scope of a typical turnkey project includes design, system engineering, supply, installation, commissioning and testing. We integrate products from our own Power Products division and external suppliers, adding value through domain expertise, engineering, project management and life cycle support services.

Discrete Automation and Motion

This division provides products, solutions and related services that increase industrial productivity and energy efficiency. Its motors, generators, drives, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), power electronics and robotics provide power, motion and control for a wide range of automation applications. The leading position in wind generators and a growing offering in solar complement the industrial focus, leveraging joint technology, channels and operations platforms.

Low Voltage Products and Systems

The Low Voltage Products division manufactures low-voltage circuit breakers, switches, control products, wiring accessories, enclosures and cable systems to protect people, installations and electronic equipment from electrical overload. The division further makes KNX systems that integrate and automate a building's electrical installations, ventilation systems, and security and data communication networks.

Process Automation

The main focus of this ABB business is to provide customers with products and solutions for instrumentation, automation and optimization of industrial processes. The industries served include oil and gas, power, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, metals and minerals, marine and turbocharging. Key customer benefits include improved asset productivity and energy savings.

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