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The unexpected places you will find ABB technology during your vacation

Northern or southern hemisphere, urban or remote, wherever you are headed you are certain to encounter an ABB product or solution.

The start of your holidays is almost here, and you are raring to go. Northern or southern hemisphere, urban or remote, wherever you are headed you are certain to encounter an ABB product or solution. Here are some places where ABB is smoothing the way for whatever fun you’ve planned.

Planes, trains and automobiles
Your car could have been assembled using ABB robots. If it’s an e-car, you’ll find ABB chargers along the way to get you there on time. Flying instead? ABB has provided pioneering technology at airports across the globe, including the world’s busiest in Dubai. And let’s not forget trains: ABB’s innovative and energy-efficient technologies are on urban, intercity and high-speed networks and trains around the world.

City break
Perhaps you’ve opted for a city break? ABB smart technologies and components are improving comfort and energy efficiency in hotels around the world. In fact, an ABB robot will happily and efficiently check your luggage at a large Manhattan hotel (and it doesn’t ask for a tip). Want to get around a big city efficiently? ABB supplies essential parts to many city metros, including Warsaw, Bangalore, Brisbane and London.

London's Tower Bridge
London’s Tower Bridge

Speaking of London: ABB measuring devices ensure the city’s iconic Tower Bridge opens and closes smoothly. Heading to New York instead? An ABB motor is used in the emergency elevator to the Statue of Liberty’s crown. Visiting Mickey Mouse at Disneyland Shanghai? Yes, ABB is contributing to a reliable power supply there as well. Down Under catching a bit of culture? ABB helps to control stage movements at the Sydney Opera House.

Image: Adam.J.W.C. via wikipedia commons
Sydney Opera House – Image: Adam.J.W.C. via wikipedia commons

Sailing the seven seas
But let’s say you’ve decided to slow things down and hop aboard a cruise. ABB is helping to power and navigate cruise ships, including some of the world’s largest. Royal Caribbean cruise line is even utilizing ABB robots in their entertainment lineup.

Quantum of the Seas
Quantum of the Seas

Mountain high
Of course it is now winter in at least half of the world, which for many means a ski vacation. From the Colorado Rockies to the Swiss Alps, ABB is involved in moving skiers safely and efficiently to the slopes. And if you happen to be skiing in Switzerland and eating an iconic Toblerone chocolate bar, well, it might have been packaged by an ABB robot. Yet our offering with cable cars isn’t limited to the ski slopes. ABB has also equipped the Sugarloaf aerial tramway in Rio de Janeiro.

Mountain railways in the Swiss Alps have been using ABB technology for decades
Mountain railways in the Swiss Alps have been using ABB technology for decades

As you can see, ABB is in more places than you’d expect. Having been at the forefront of so many technologies for 125 years, ABB continues to be a pioneering leader that brings improvements to our daily lives.

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