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Last $21.47 USD
Change Today +0.13 / 0.61%
Volume 2.0M
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Affolternstrasse 44

Zurich, 8050

Switzerland

Phone: 41 43 317 71 11

Fax: 41 43 317 44 20

roperties, such as weight, thickness, color, brightness, moisture content and additive content. The company offers its customers in the metals, cement and mining industries specialized products and services, as well as total production systems. It designs, plans, engineers, supplies, erects and commissions electric equipment, drives, motors and equipment for automation and supervisory control within various areas, including mining, mineral handling, aluminum smelting, hot and cold steel applications and cement production. In the oil and gas sector, the company provides solutions for onshore and offshore production and exploration, refining, and petrochemical processes, and oil and gas transportation and distribution. In the pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals areas, it offers applications to support manufacturing, packaging, quality control and compliance with regulatory agencies. In the marine industry, the company provides global shipbuilders with power and automation technologies for luxury cruise liners, ferries, tankers, offshore oil rigs and special purpose vessels. The company designs, engineers, builds, supplies and commissions electrical and automation systems for marine power generation, power distribution and diesel electric propulsion, as well as turbochargers to improve efficiency for diesel and gasoline engines. The company also offers a range of lifecycle services across all of its customer segments to help customers optimize their assets. Customers: The Process Automation division's end customers are primarily companies in the oil and gas, minerals and mining, metals, pulp and paper, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, and the marine industries. Customers for this division are looking for instrumentation, automation and electrification solutions. Sales and Marketing: The Process Automation division uses a direct sales force, as well as third-party channel partners, such as distributors, system integrators and OEMs. For the division as a whole, the majority of revenues are derived through the division's own direct sales channels. Competition: The Process Automation division's principal competitors include Emerson, Honeywell International (France/Belgium), Metso Automation, Rockwell Automation, Schneider, Siemens, Voith, and Yokogawa Electric Corporation. Power Products The Power Products division primarily serves electric, gas and water utilities, as well as industrial and commercial customers, with a portfolio of products and services across a voltage range to facilitate power generation, transmission and distribution. Direct sales account for a significant part of the division's total revenues, and external channel partners, such as wholesalers, distributors and OEMs, account for the rest. Key technologies include high- and medium-voltage switchgear, circuit breakers for a range of ratings and voltage levels, power, distribution, traction and other special transformers, as well as products to help control and protect electrical networks. Products and Services The Power Products division manufactures products that can be placed in three categories, including high-voltage products, medium-voltage products and transformers. The division sells directly to end customers and also through channels, such as distributors, wholesalers, installers and OEMs. Some of the division's products are also integrated into the turnkey offerings of systems divisions, such as Power Systems and Process Automation or sold through engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firms. The medium-voltage business offers products and services that largely serve the power distribution sector, often providing the link between high-voltage transmission systems and low-voltage users. This business reaches customers directly and through channels, such as distributors and OEMs. Its offering includes medium-voltage equipment (1 to 50 kilovolts), indoor and outdoor circuit breakers, reclosers, fuses, contactors, relays, instrument transformers, sensors, motor control centers, ring main units for primary and secondary distribution, as well as a range of air- and gas-insulated switchgear. It also produces indoor and ou

 

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