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Affolternstrasse 44

Zurich, 8050


Phone: 41 43 317 71 11

Fax: 41 43 317 44 20

ducts business provides high-voltage equipment, ranging from 50 to 1,200 kilovolts, primarily to serve power transmission utilities and industrial customers. As part of its portfolio, this business designs and manufactures a range of air-, gas-insulated and hybrid switchgear, generator circuit breakers, capacitors, high-voltage circuit breakers, surge arresters, instrument transformers, cable accessories, and various high-voltage components. The medium-voltage business offers products and services that primarily serve the power distribution sector, serving as the link between high-voltage transmission systems and lower voltage users. Medium-voltage products help utility and industrial customers. 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, and ring main units for primary and secondary distribution, as well as a range of air- and gas-insulated switchgear. It also produces indoor and outdoor modular systems and other solutions to facilitate power distribution. The transformers business of this division designs and manufactures power transformers (72.5 to 1,200 kilovolts) for utility and industrial customers that help to step up or step down voltage levels and include special applications, such as high voltage direct current (HVDC) transformers or phase shifters. This business also supplies transformer components and insulation material, such as bushings and tap changers. It also manufactures a range of distribution transformers (approximately 72.5 kilovolts) for use in the power distribution sector, industrial facilities, and commercial buildings. These transformers are designed to step down electrical voltage bringing it to consumption levels. Another part of the offering includes traction transformers for use in electric locomotives, special application transformers, as well as a range of service and retrofit solutions for utilities and industry customers. Customers: This division serves electric utilities, owners, and operators of power generating plants and power transmission and distribution networks. It also serves industries across the spectrum. Customers include electric, gas, water, and other utilities, as well as industrial and commercial customers. Competition: The company’s competitors include Siemens, Alstom SA (Alstom), Schneider Electric, Eaton Corporation, Hyundai, Hyosung, Crompton Greaves, Larsen & Toubro, and Bharat Heavy Electricals. POWER SYSTEMS This division serves utilities, as well as industrial and commercial customers with system solutions and services for the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. This division delivers solutions through four businesses: Power Generation, Grid Systems, Substations, and Network Management. The company’s Power Generation business provides integrated power and automation solutions for various types of power generation plants, including coal, gas, combined-cycle, nuclear, waste-to-energy, and a range of renewables, including hydro, solar, and bio-mass. The business also serves the water industry, including applications, such as pumping stations and desalination plants. As part of the Grid Systems business, the company provides an offering of AC and DC transmission systems. The company also offers a range of land and submarine cables through its Grid Systems business, as well as accessories and services for a range of applications from medium- to high-voltage AC and DC systems. The portfolio includes high-performance XLPE (cross-linked polyethylene) insulated cables for high efficiency transmission systems at voltages up to 320 kilovolts. When it comes to transmission grid solutions, the company manufactures its own power semiconductors, which is an enabler for HVDC, flexible alternating current transmission systems (FACTS) and other technologies, serving a range of sectors including transportation and wind. The company’s Network Management business offers solutions to help


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