ABB opens $6 million manufacturing facility in Virginia to serve the railway and transportation industries

July 14, 2023
The facility will help support the company’s Motion Traction division, which offers products for use in passenger railway cars and e-mobility commercial vehicles.

ABB has opened its latest manufacturing, distribution, and repair facility in Mechanicsville, Virginia. The facility will help support the company’s Motion Traction division, which offers products for use in passenger railway cars and e-mobility commercial vehicles. According to the company, the $6 million, 65,000 square-foot facility features new manufacturing equipment to aid in the production of converters and batteries for the transportation industry. The new plant will employ almost 100 workers.

In a recent quote, Peter Basile, President of US Traction Division, ABB, Inc., said, “This investment demonstrates ABB’s commitment to bring more products and solutions closer to customers and use technology to enable OEMs and operators to improve reliability, performance, and energy efficiency. This facility provides a comprehensive offering to our customers that will allow them to enhance their business by utilizing ABB technology and support.”

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