ABB wins $22 million transformer order in Singapore

2005-01-26 - First export contract for power transformers from ABB plant in China

Zurich, Switzerland, 25 January 2005 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, said today it has won a $22 million order in Singapore for power transformers and shunt reactors. The contract was awarded by SP PowerGrid.

“This order is a breakthrough for ABB in the power transformers and shunt reactor market in Singapore,” said Peter Smits, head of ABB’s Power Technologies division. “It also marks the first export order for power transformers from ABB in China – a major achievement for our plant in Chongqing.”

Under the terms of the contract, ABB will deliver five three-phase banks of 400/230/66 kV 167MVA autotransformers from Chongqing, and two units of three-phase, 400 kV 100 MVA shunt reactor banks from Ludvika, Sweden, as well as power cables and ancillary equipment and accessories.

“This project underlines ABB’s policy that customers can be assured of receiving top quality ABB products wherever they are made in the world, ” added Smits.

ABB ( 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 103,000 people.

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    The transformers will be installed at PowerGrid's 400 kV indoor substations

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