2020

27.03.2020 – ABB Ltd

ABB to open distribution center in Phoenix creating 100 new jobs

ABB to open distribution center in Phoenix creating 100 new jobs

Group release | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | 2020-03-27

New center brings the company closer to western U.S. distributors, contractors, industrial customers, and retailers, enabling faster service and delivery times for entire range of electrical products, including packaged goods and high-end, custom fabrication.

ABB today signed a lease on a 400,000 square foot building in Phoenix, Arizona, that will serve as the West Coast Distribution Center for the company’s Electrification Installation Products business (formerly known as Thomas & Betts).

The company plans for the distribution center to be fully operational during the third quarter of 2020, with building upgrades and staffing for up to 100 new positions underway. Information about these positions and how to apply can be found under https://new.abb.com/careers/how-to-apply.

“This new distribution center in Phoenix brings us closer to customers on the western part of the U.S., allowing us to deliver to contractors and industrial builders the products they need, when they need them,” said Ken Shotts, Head of US Distribution. “We are excited to grow in Phoenix as we work on serving our customers better every day.”

“Our new facility in Arizona represents an important milestone in the expansion of our logistics capabilities,” said Christy Tilton, Head of Sales for U.S ABB Installation Products. “We are committed to exceeding the expectations of our customers and channel partners.”

More than 2,000 sales products from across Installation Products’ entire portfolio will be stocked at this new Distribution Center. ABB Installation Products is the leading manufacturer of marquee products needed in the electrification ecosystem, including key brands such as T&B Liquidtight Fittings, Ty-Rap, Elastimold and Blackburn/Color Keyed products.

ABB Installation Products, formerly Thomas & Betts, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of products used to manage the connection, protection and distribution of electrical power in industrial, construction and utility applications. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 37 premium brand names, ABB Installation Products are found wherever electricity is used.

ABB (NYSE: ABB) is a technology leader that is driving the digital transformation of industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB has four, customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by the ABB Ability™ digital platform. ABB’s Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 144,000 employees. www.abb.com


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