ABB drives sustainable industrial growth in Vietnam

18:43 | 10/07/2018 Information Technology

ABB will demonstrate its latest technologies at a high-level forum and exhibition as part of the Vietnam Industry 4.0 Summit 2018, from July 12th to July 13th in Hanoi.

Embracing the overall theme of the event ‘The Vision and Development Strategy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution’, ABB’s showcase will highlight the power of connectivity and innovations to support acceleration of digitalization in Vietnam.

ABB Ability collaborative operation

Being held in Vietnam for the second time, earlier titled ‘Smart Industry World 2017 Conference and Expo’, the Vietnam Industry 4.0 Summit 2018 will be hosted by the Government, Vietnam Central Party Economic Commissions and many ministries, State Bank of Vietnam, Hanoi People's Committee, and IEC Group. The summit aims to discuss the current status of the deployment and application of Industry 4.0 in Vietnam, propose policies and discuss plans to accelerate the application of the Internet of Things in the country.

ABB has been invited to join other technology leaders in Vietnam for an exclusive meeting with the Prime Minister to share expert comments and recommendations to support the development of Industry 4.0 and participate in executive dialogues with government and ministries. Thought leaders will also speak at workshops about smart cities and smart manufacturing.

Themed “Driving Vietnam towards sustainable development through digitalization”, ABB’s showcase at the exhibition includes ABB AbilityTM Collaborative Operations Center, a service delivery model which connects people in production facilities, headquarters and ABB. It delivers objective data insights that ultimately increase customers’ profitability by improving plant efficiency, increasing safety, reducing risk and lowering costs. This approach bundles industry knowledge, cloud-based solutions and services into a 24/7 service delivery concept.

ABB AbilityTM Collaborative Operations Center is one of ABB’s more than 210 digital solutions. ABB AbilityTM is ABB’s unified, cross-industry, digital offering — extending from device to edge to cloud — with devices, systems, solutions, services and a platform which enables customers increase productivity and lower costs.

Yumi - the world's first dual arm collaborative robot

Also on display will be ABB YuMi® - IRB 14000, the world’s first truly dual arm collaborative robot. YuMi is a cutting edge solution that is suitable for manufacturers operating in Vietnam’s electronics industry to meet flexible and agile production needs while allowing a collaborative working environment with humans. YuMi was also developed to bring small parts assembly and other automation applications of manufacturing industry into a new era where there is requirement for human and robots to work in collaboration.

ABB’s AC wallbox charging solution, part of ABB’s full range of charging devices for electric vehicles, will be introduced for the first time in the Vietnam market. The innovation ensures easy fast-charging at service stations or even at home for all common electric and hybrid vehicles such as cars, buses and trucks with minimal cost. Operators can gather vital information on demand patterns and system performance that can be utilized to meet the needs of the next generation of smarter mobility.

ABB AC Wallbox charging station

ABB is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees.