ABB and Ericsson announced a new agreement — at Hannover Messe 2019 – for flexible wireless automation, which will enable enhanced connected services, industrial IoT and artificial intelligence technologies.
ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer said: “ABB’s leadership in digital industries combined with Ericsson’s pioneering work in connectivity will open up new opportunities for customers to enhance productivity and competitiveness by digitalizing their businesses.”
Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm said: “We strengthen our partnership to accelerate the industrial ecosystem and realize the potential of flexible automation, unlocking business opportunities enabled by combining 5G and Industry 4.0.”
Ericsson and ABB are already fast-tracking the introduction of a new generation of intelligent factory technologies, with Ericsson deploying an intelligent automation system at its manufacturing facilities in Tallinn, Estonia.
ABB has provided a fully automated flexible robotics cell solution that assembles 5G radios for Ericsson.
ABB and Ericsson are exhibiting their innovative technologies and showcasing how they are enabling the factory of the future with the latest flexible robotics, wireless technologies, 5G, Industrial IoT and motion control technology.