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Take a Good Thing and Make it Better

Previously, ABB announced a five year frame agreement with Petrobras, the huge Brazilian oil and gas company, to upgrade the Petrobras refineries using System 800xA installations for both automation and power control.

It Actuates, It Slices, It Dices, It Juliennes Fries

Digital valve positioner product manager Naas DeJager showcased the new TZIDC digital valve positioner at a session called “Improve Flow Efficiency with Digital Valve Positioners” but it could have been called “This Cool Positioner Does Everything You’ve Ever Asked For” instead.

Straight Talk from Joe Hogan

“Now that I’ve been at ABB for seven months, I think I know enough to be dangerous,” CEO Joe Hogan said at a Town Hall Meeting yesterday at ABB Automation and Power World. “You can’t come into a company with a designed playbook.

It isn't easy being green-- instrumentation, that is!

When you start applying “green” thinking to automation, the results you get can surprise you, as Dean Minehart, ABB’s instrumentation strategic account manager for the oil and gas market, showed in his presentation on “Green Instrumentation Engineering Practices,” at ABB Automation and Power World this week in Orlando.

The Joe and Peter show...Joe Hogan and Peter Terwiesch on the state of ABB

“Our intention is to get through the cycle.” New ABB Ltd. CEO Joe Hogan repeated this refrain several times as he led the automation press through a tour of ABB in the new tough economy.

The sky is not the limit anymore

Developing Economies Are Committed to Building Infrastructure

Not all long shadows are alligators

Not Every Shadow Is an Alligator, Says ABB's CEO, Pointing to Opportunities Even in Bad Times