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ABB is a pioneering technology leader that is writing the future of industrial digitalization. For more than four decades, we have been at the forefront, innovating digitally connected and enabled industrial equipment and systems. Every day, we drive efficiency, safety and productivity in utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure globally. With a heritage spanning more than 130 years, ABB operates in more than 100 countries and employs around 135,000 people globally.
ABB Paint Process Automation, a division of ABB Group, holds a strong global footprint, headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan USA for North America. ABB is a paint leader in North America, boasting 542,000 sqft of engineering and manufacturing, a paint lab and training center. As a leader in Paint Process Automation, ABB has successfully installed over 2,300 paint and sealer lines globally with a team of 500 driven and innovative employees.
Henkel operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. The company holds leading positions with its three business units in both industrial and consumer businesses thanks to strong brands, innovations and technologies. Henkel Adhesive Technologies is the global leader in the adhesives market – across all industry segments worldwide. In its Laundry & Home Care and Beauty Care businesses, Henkel holds leading positions in many markets and categories around the world. Founded in 1876, Henkel looks back on more than 140 years of success. In 2017, Henkel reported sales of 20 billion euros and adjusted operating profit of around 3.5 billion euros. Combined sales of the respective top brands of the three business units – Loctite, Schwarzkopf and Persil – amounted to 6.4 billion euros. Henkel employs more than 53,000 people globally – a passionate and highly diverse team, united by a strong company culture, a common purpose to create sustainable value, and shared values. As a recognized leader in sustainability, Henkel holds top positions in many international indices and rankings. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX. For more information, please visit www.henkel-adhesives.com/automotive
The Dürr Group is one of the world’s leading mechanical and plant engineering firms with extensive expertise in automation and digitization/Industry 4.0. Products, systems and services offered by the Group enable highly efficient manufacturing processes in different industries. Dürr supplies sectors like the automotive industry, mechanical engineering, chemical, pharmaceutical and woodworking industries. The Group generated sales of € 3.71 billion in 2017. In October 2018, Dürr acquired the industrial environmental technology business of US-based company Babcock & Wilcox, comprising the MEGTEC and Universal brands. Since then, the company has over 16,000 employees and 108 business locations in 32 countries. The Group operates in the market with five divisions:
—Paint and Final Assembly Systems: paint shops and final assembly systems for the automotive industry
—Application Technology: robot technologies for the automated application of paint, sealants and adhesives
—Clean Technology Systems: air pollution control systems and noise abatement systems
—Measuring and Process Systems: balancing equipment as well as assembly, testing and filling technology
—Woodworking Machinery and Systems: machinery and equipment for the woodworking industry
A subsidiary of FANUC CORPORATION in Japan, FANUC Europe Corporation is headquartered in Echternach, Luxembourg. From this central location it provides a full range of services to its 20 European subsidiaries, including European Sales and Service, Product Support, Supply Chain, Parts and Repairs, as well as Marketing, Human Resources, IT and Administrative Support.
Founded in 2012, FANUC Europe Corporation employs approximately 220 staff members in Echternach and a further 1300 across Europe.