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ABB celebrates 125th anniversary…. in Finland


August 29, 2014
By Anthony Capkun

August 29, 2014 – Congratulations to ABB Finland, which is celebrating today its 125th anniversary. Founded in 1889 in Helsinki by entrepreneur and inventor Gottfrid Stromberg, ABB Finland today employs 5000 across 30 locations.

“I would like to thank our colleagues in ABB Finland for their long-standing excellent results, and confirm our strong commitment to grow together in the future,” said ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer.

ABB Finland provides customers solutions for power transmission and distribution, building technology, sustainable transportation and renewable power, as well as industry automation and marine solutions.

Photo 1: An early three-phase AC motor. Photo courtesy ABB.

Photo 2: Gottfrid Stromberg’s first vehicle. Photo courtesy ABB.