May 11, 2017

Innovation in Tech & Smart Devices: ABB Opens New Campus, a Guest Invite, CATA Partnered

Dear Community members

Please join us on May 24th & 25th ( ABB’s Montreal Campus, 800 Hymus Blvd, Saint-Laurent, Quebec) for the official inauguration of the new ABB Campus where we invite you to learn more about trends shaping industry today, stay current with the increasing role of digitization, collaborate with experts about new ways to strengthen your business and hear about innovations in technology and smart devices that can help your operations run more efficiently – we have it all.

Take the opportunity to experience our Customer Innovation Center (CIC) that is a showcase for ABB’s products, systems and solutions that can unlock efficiency and productivity for your industry. This is where IT meets OT and domain expertise is married to advanced digital tools.

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Campus Open House

1:30 PM  –  5:00 PM High Technology Open Concept Work Environment

Connectivity and digitization are changing the way we work today. ABB is making sure the workforce of the future is prepared for this change with a state-of-the-art workspace that is future ready! Our 300,000 square foot facility is an entirely open concept, alternative-based work environment. This tour highlights the importance of investing in technology and people, so your workforce is empowered by working in an environment that suits their working style, drives collaboration that enables them to achieve maximum productivity and to continuously learn new skills.

1:30 PM  –  5:00 PM Interactive Technology Immersion – Customer Innovation Centre

The Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions are reshaping the business landscape. Across the utility, industry, transportation and infrastructure sectors, companies are looking for focused, agile solutions to manage their transition into an increasingly digital world while improving competitiveness. You need to stay current with the latest information and technologies if you hope to thrive in this competitive environment. Our Interactive Technology Immersion Tour gives you just that!

abbAbout Ulrich Spiesshofer

Ulrich Spiesshofer is President and Chief Executive Officer of ABB Ltd, a $40 billion company that is a pioneering technology leader that works closely with utility, industry, transportation and infrastructure customers to write the future of industrial digitalization and realize value. Spiesshofer joined ABB in 2005 as Executive Committee member responsible for strategy development. In 2010, he was appointed Head of Discrete Automation and Motion, one of ABB’s five divisions. There, he led the acquisition of Baldor Electric, the largest maker of industrial motors in North America. Prior to joining ABB, he spent three years as a senior partner and global head of the operations practice at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Switzerland. Previously, he worked for A.T. Kearney management consultants, rising to become the managing director of A.T. Kearney International, during which time he ran consulting businesses in industries including oil and gas, utilities, telecommunications and automotive, in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

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Interact with your Innovation Peer Group Now

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) is Canada’s One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group, crowdsourcing ideas and guidance from thousands of opt in members in moderated social networks in Canada and key global markets. (No Tech Firm Left Behind)

Contact: CATA CEO, John Reid at