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ABB Automation Technologies

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ABB bows out of Chloride bidding war 02/07/2010
ABB says it will not match Emerson’s offer of around £1 billion for UK UPS specialist Chloride Group. Emerson had hit back against ABB’s offer of £860 million, which looked to have scuppered Emerson’s original £723 million takeover bid. Full Story...

ABB and Emerson battle for Chloride 29/06/2010
The battle for UK company Chloride continues as Emerson launches an offer to counter ABB’s previously accepted £860 million take-over bid. Emerson has pushed its offer up to just under £1 billion (€1.2 billion), causing Chloride shares to rocket. Full Story...

ABB puts offer in for Chloride Group 22/06/2010
ABB has put in an offer for UK based Chloride Group in a bid to shore up its uninterruptable power supply (UPS) business. The boards of directors of both companies agreed on a recommended offer price of 325 pence per share. Full Story...

ABB introduces world’s first wireless proximity sensor (2002) 13/01/2009
(Reference article: this article was first published in Control Engineering Europe in June, 2002, following ABB’s introduction of the wireless proximity switch at Hannover Fair that year) Robotic assembly cells in today’s automobile plants are making greater use of inductive proximity sensors to guide the action of the robot arm. Full Story...