ABB Technology Day ABB Dättwil Research Center

On Wednesday November 14, 2001, ABB Group Research & Development will host a press briefing in its laboratory in Dättwil, just outside Baden (30 minutes from Zurich airport).

The theme of the conference will be ABB’s initiatives and progress in the field of Industrial IT. For the first time ABB will present it’s Industrial IT concept in its entirety.

Industrial IT is a major focus of ABB’s overall strategic intent. As reported last month during our third-quarter results, ABB has 800 products that are ready for certification to common information architecture. Revenues from Industrial IT-enabled products reached US $65 million at the end of the third quarter and 40 Industrial IT projects are expected to be completed by yearend.

The formal presentations will start at 09:00 with ABB’s president and CEO, Jörgen Centerman, followed by ABB’s Chief Technology Officer Markus

Bayegan will talk about achievements within corporate research and development, how it is organized to meet the needs of ABB’s business divisions and the scope of the Industrial IT initiative.


You will get access to several of ABB’s top technology experts. These experts will be available for questions and interviews.

We would like to invite you afterwards for lunch, followed by a guided tour in the Dättwil Corporate Research laboratory, demonstrating R&D activities related to ABB’s Industrial IT initiative.

This event is expected to finish at 15:30. Bus transportation to Zurich airport will be provided.

Who should attend?

The event is targeted at both Research&Development, IT media as well as the business press following ABB and industry.

The event is open for all media that have registered with ABB Corporate Communications.

If you are interested in attending please contact Thomas Schmidt or register directly with Ursula Spleiss by November 15.

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