Powering Heineken’s new brewery in Vietnam

2018-05-21 - Milestone order to provide critical power infrastructure further strengthens business partnership between ABB and Heineken.

ABB has won a contract from Heineken, one of the world’s leading brewers, to provide complete power distribution systems for their newly expanded brewery in Vung Tau province in Vietnam. Owing to its proven track record for on-time and on-budget deliveries, ABB was once again chose by the brewer to deliver reliable and efficient technologies to power the huge facility.

Heineken's brewery in Cambodia- one of the projects awarded to ABB in Vietnam

The scope of order for the 300,000 square meter brewery will include one main power station and five sub-stations for which ABB will provide 22kV medium voltage and 0.4kV low voltage switchboards, compact sub-station, electric meters with digital communication which will enable users to store real time operational data, dry type transformers with high efficiency and low losses, cables and cables trays, earthing and other installation materials.

Along with the above equipment, ABB will also supply a full engineering package including project management, installation, testing, commissioning, user training and offer repair or site support within 24 hours.

“We are delighted to be a part of Heineken’s impressive brewery expansion project in Vung Tau province. The power distribution systems being deployed by ABB can meet the most demanding requirements while enhancing the availability, reliability and quality of power supply to the facility,” said Brian Hull, Managing Director, ABB in Vietnam.

ABB first supplied power distribution systems to Heineken in 2012 for the Da Nang brewery, then in 2015 for their Cambodia brewery and in 2017 for its brewery in Quang Nam. In 2017, ABB was also awarded a maintenance service package for the power distribution system at the Da Nang brewery. The successful execution of these projects and the clean record of safety delivered by ABB received high appreciation from Heineken and has strengthened the trust and partnership between the companies.

ABB started its operations in Vietnam in 1993 and in these 25 years, has grown to be a reliable technology partner providing pioneering and turnkey solutions and services. In addition, ABB manufactures transformers, high and medium voltage power products within Vietnam for its customers across the globe. It employs some 900 employees across three facilities in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh.

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 a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees. www.abb.com.

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