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ABB named North American Company of the Year

May 10, 2018  

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ABB was recently honoured with the coveted 2018 North American Company of the Year Award at Frost & Sullivan’s recent Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards Gala in San Diego, Calif., based on its successful implementation of the company’s growth strategy with wireless communication products, including its ABB Ability platform and private wireless mesh networks.

“ABB’s wireless communication solutions provide utilities with high-quality and real-time data, low operating costs, superior customer service, and strategic asset management,” said Farah Saeed, Principal Consultant, Frost & Sullivan.

Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents a Company of the Year Award to the organization that demonstrates excellence in terms of growth strategy and implementation in its field. The award recognizes a high degree of innovation with products and technologies, and the resulting leadership in terms of customer value and market penetration.

“ABB is a market leader in digital communications, as well as a pioneer with substation technology,” said Saeed. “With the ABB Ability wireless communication networks, the company has become a market leader in supporting mission-critical distribution and substation automation systems.”


Frost & Sullivan Best Practices awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research to identify best practices in the industry.

(Frost & Sullivan)