ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies. Based in Zurich, Switzerland, the company employs 150,000 people and operates in approximately 100 countries. ABB maintains seven corporate research centers around the world and has continued to invest in R&D through all market conditions. The result has been a long track record of innovation. Today, ABB stands as the largest supplier of industrial motors and drives, the largest provider of generators to the wind industry, and the largest supplier of power grids worldwide.