MRO Magazine

ABB expands installation products plant in Canada


Facilities Maintenance

December 16, 2021
By Maryam Farag


Industries

Photo: ABB.

ABB is investing CA$16 million in its installation products division manufacturing facility in Pointe-Claire, Canada.

“ABB’s investment is part of a five-year strategy to integrate new digital processes and automation across our operations,” said Matthias Heilmann, President, ABB Installation Products Division. “With our customer-first approach, this enables us to further innovate our products and manufacturing capabilities to meet the specific needs of the Canadian market.”

The expansion will create over 60 full-time jobs in the upgraded 75,000-square-feet facility. The products delivered will include Marrette wire connectors, the NuTek series of non-metallic thermoplastic boxes, and Snap-it plastic fittings.

“The additional team members will enable the site to operate multiple product lines and shifts to meet increasing demand for safe, smart and sustainable electrical solutions across industrial, commercial and residential applications,” said Alain Quintal, Vice-President and General Manager, Installation Products Division, ABB Canada. “Having operated in this community for nearly a century, ABB is committed to continuing its strong heritage as a trusted industry partner and employer of choice.”

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