ABB acquires AB Rotech, a private Bursa-based company that provides robotic welding solutions and services to the automotive industry with nearly 20 years of extensive experience. The experience of AB Rotech's engineering team covers all steps of the robotic welding cycle, from design to commissioning, from electrical engineering to customer service. The parties agreed not to disclose the financial value of the purchase. The purchase will be finalized after completing official approvals this year.
This acquisition will expand ABB's portfolio of robotic resource solutions and capabilities that it offers to all growing segments of the automotive industry. According to the International Robotics Federation, 2017 continues to be the world's largest robotics market with a record growth of 21. Focused on increasing Turkey's exports of cars and commercial vehicles informal country's Gross Domestic production rate will be on further growth in GNI is predicted.
ABB Robotics General Manager Per Vegard Nerseth expressed the following opinion: "This purchase automotive OEMs in Turkey and in neighboring countries and will further strengthen our position as the preferred partner for the first tier suppliers. It will further strengthen our pioneering robotic solutions and customer proximity, which make the difference between ABB's competitors. This merger is also in line with ABB's strategy of establishing solution-based collaborations with customers, where the customer is located. Bu
AB Rotech As part of ABB's Authorized Value Provider program, ABB has been working as a system integrator, and has gained a solid position in the country's automotive sector with its growth over the years.
Turkey's largest automotive manufacturing center operating in the EU Rotech their clients arc, spot and their solutions including robotic welding, as well as milling and laser welding offers solutions and expertise in the processing team. When the process is completed, AB Rotech will be part of ABB's Robotics and Movement section and will be part of the Robotics business. Also coming to the center, which focuses on regional implementation of source solutions and South East Avrupa'dakio Shipbuilding sector in Turkey.
Ömer Şanda, CEO of AB Rotech: “The perfect timing to improve our expansion in the automotive industry in our region and ABB is the perfect partner for us. Thanks to the merger, we will be able to join ABB's capacity to access opportunities in the region and strong customer management programs. Bir
Together with ABB regional robotics resource solution centers based in Prague, Sweden and Czech Republic Prague to serve Europe's automotive sector, AB Rotech will contribute to providing widespread service to the entire European region.