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Groundbreaking move: ABB commences work on $40-million Elastimold facility

January 3, 2024 | By Anthony Capkun


ABB breaks ground on the new Albuquerque, N.M., manufacturing facility. For the ceremony, Rebecca Touchin (Tribal Liaison Representative, Congressman Vasquez’s Office), Rebecca Latham (Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails) and other community partners join ABB Installation Products leaders Ralph Donati, David Jaramillo, and Mary Montano. (Expanded photo below)

January 3, 2024 – ABB has broken ground on a 90,000-sf facility in Albuquerque, N.M., to expand production of Elastimold cable accessory solutions for undergrounding, grid hardening and wildfire mitigation projects.

SEE ALSO ABB invests $40 million to meet demand for Elastimold solutions.

The over $40-million investment by ABB Installation Products is expected to begin operations in late 2024. The site will also integrate ABB robotics technology, digital operations, and a Centre of Excellence to support job training, customer collaboration, and advanced research & development.

ABB breaks ground on the new Albuquerque, N.M., manufacturing facility. For the ceremony, Rebecca Touchin (Tribal Liaison Representative, Congressman Vasquez’s Office), Rebecca Latham (Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails) and other community partners join ABB Installation Products leaders Ralph Donati, David Jaramillo, and Mary Montano.

ABB Installation Products currently employs more than 450 associates in Albuquerque who develop, test, and produce a range of custom and standard utility solutions at its existing site on the 40-acre campus at 6625 Bluewater Road NW.

Building the additional facility on the campus furthers ABB’s strategy to develop technology, equipment, materials, and installation methods that enable utilities to protect and improve the capacity and reliability of electrical systems.


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