Competitive advantage and digital transformation

ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Thursday, 01 March, 2018


Competitive advantage and digital transformation

ABB will showcase digital solutions designed to improve efficiencies, lower operating costs and enhance competitive advantage at its inaugural ABB Customer World – Australia event.

Under the theme ‘From Innovation to Transformation’, the company will showcase its latest industrial and digital solutions for customers across the utilities, industries, transport and infrastructure sectors.

To be held at the Melbourne Convention Centre on 15 March 2018, the event will feature innovations that advance the digital grid of the future and integration of renewable energy, intelligent manufacturing along with software-defined machines to smart sensors, cloud services and smart buildings.

National and international speakers, including ABB Group Senior Vice President Digital Otto Preiss, will outline the impact of digitalisation on the bottom line and how the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and ABB Ability solutions can drive operational excellence.

The important topic of ‘How to achieve 50% renewable energy without comprising grid stability’ will provide an ideal platform for a lively debate during the morning plenary session. Leaders in industry, utilities and government will feature and initiate discussion about the policy setting and technologies needed to maintain reliable power supply and help Australia grow its economy while meeting its international commitments to emission reduction.

“In Australia, digitalisation offers enormous potential across all areas of manufacturing, the resources sector as well as transport, infrastructure and utilities,” said ABB Australia Managing Director Tauno Heinola.

“We are excited to bring our digital solutions offering, ABB Ability, to the Australian marketplace. ABB Customer World is the perfect platform to help our customers understand the competitive advantages it will afford them. Customers can now use ABB Ability to make the most of their existing assets and capitalise on new opportunities presented by the Energy and Digital revolutions.”

Workshops across the day include opportunities for attendees to explore topics such as:  Powering a revolution in mass transit – ensuring growth stays on track; Mine of the Future – Today; Enabling the energy transformation to a low carbon electricity supply system; Utilities: Improve asset performance and grid resilience – going digital; Food & Beverage: How ABB Ability can address rising production costs and help increase throughput; The digital services revolution is here! Collaborate, predict, optimise and online 24/7.

Registration for ABB Customer World – Australia 2018 is completely free of charge for ABB customers and industry professionals.

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