ABB begins $20 million expansion of Michigan facility

March 17, 2023
This investment will generate 72 new jobs and is expected to be completed by the end of 2023.

ABB will invest $20 million to expand its Auburn Hills, Michigan, robotics manufacturing facility. The company was awarded a $450,000 grant by the Michigan Business Development Program to help facilitate the project, which will allow ABB to keep up with increased demand and boost production capacity at the plant. This investment will generate 72 new jobs and is expected to be completed by the end of 2023.

In a recent quote, Sami Atiya, President of ABB Robotics and Discrete Automation, said, “Our investment is a significant step in accelerating ABB Robotics’ global leadership in developing and manufacturing cutting-edge robotic solutions in the US, for the Americas. As the global mega trends of labor shortages, uncertainty, the near and reshoring of production, and a desire to operate more sustainably accelerate, more businesses are turning to automation to build resilience while improving efficiency and flexibility. Our expanded facility will help us to better serve customers in the US and across the Americas, giving them access to innovative automated solutions.”

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