February 28, 2019


Writing the Future of Safe, Smart, and Sustainable Electrification

This month IECRM celebrates Platinum Partner ABB, a dedicated supporter of IEC and its Chapters


ABB is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics & motion, serving customers in utilities, industry, and transport & infrastructure globally.  The company operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.


David Kendall, ABB’s Director – Industry Affairs within the Electrification Products Division, shares, “ABB is an active member and participant of IECRM, IEC National, and multiple IEC Chapters throughout the United States. ABB has demonstrated dedicated support of the IEC through product donations, memberships, sponsorships, and training.”

What’s New?

“It has been an exciting time for ABB. We’ve proudly announced that Thomas & Betts is now officially integrated into the ABB global master brand as part of our strategy to drive progress and continued growth in the electrical industry in North America,” says David. “Together, Thomas & Betts and ABB share a history of innovation, a passion for providing excellent customer service, and the values of safety, quality and integrity. Our shared vision is of a future filled with opportunity and innovation for our customers and our employees.”

What Should IECRM Members Know?

The joining of Thomas & Betts with ABB over the past six years has been beneficial to our customers and employees, and we will continue to make, market, and sell the trusted Thomas & Betts authentic products – now under the ABB brand as ABB Installation Products, Inc.

With over 4,500 U.S. employees in Installation Products, ABB remains committed to local manufacturing and engineering, as well as the local communities where our employees work and live. Over the past decade, we have invested $14 billion in the United States, strengthening our global leadership in electrification, expanding our ability to serve customers, and tripling our total U.S. workforce to 24,000 ABB employees.

We value our relationship with the IECRM and look forward to continuing to grow our business together.

What We Make Sure Others Know…

ABB’s Electrification Products Division (ABB EP) offers the broadest and most comprehensive product line in the industry of full range low- and medium-voltage products, solutions, and services for commercial, institutional, residential and industrial construction, as well as equipment MRO and OEM applications. This includes panel building, wastewater treatment, food processing, power generation, and chemical processing.

We connect, protect, control, and measure a wide range of electrical systems, serving the utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure sectors through a number of channels. We improve the reliability and efficiency of electrical installations through modular substation packages, distribution automation products, switchgear, circuit breakers, measuring and sensing devices, control products, installation products, wiring accessories, enclosures, and cabling systems.

To provide turnkey solutions that reduce installation time and operating costs, ABB is committed to continuous product development that ensures innovation and quality. Services include support with product selection, installation, and maintenance. Visit and //