Ulrich Spiesshofer, ABB CEO

Ulrich Spiesshofer, ABB CEO

I’m sad that I could not make it to the 2015 edition of Automation and Power World, ABB’s user group meeting in Houston. That there is a lot of energy and information, I have no doubt.

There has not been much news popping up in my news feeds this week. Control Global, as usual, has the official show daily. Most interesting would have been CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer’s keynote explaining the company’s position.

ABB has faced some financial difficulties over the past 18 months or so. It has shed a number of businesses. Several key executives were moved from the automation business to the power business in order to bolster its strength.

Here are two interesting stories from the conference compliments to my friends Jim Montague and Mike Baccidore.

ABB CEO Affirms Commitment to Responsible Growth

Building the Business Case for Industrial IoT

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