ABB wins metals order in Saudi Arabia
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order to provide electrical and automation equipment and related services for a new seamless-tube mill and pipe production plant in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The project is a joint venture between ArcelorMittal and the Saudi-based Bin Jarallah Group.
“Our expertise in the metals industry and strong local presence in the region were key factors in winning this important order,” said Veli-Matti Reinikkala, head of ABB’s Process Automation division. “Our reliable and energy-efficient technologies, along with our experience in project execution, will help the new plant to operate effectively from the start.”
ABB will deliver electrical infrastructure and equipment, including a 115 kilovolt gas-insulated switchgear substation, medium- and low-voltage switchgear, motors and variable-speed drives. The scope of supply also includes an automation system based on ABB’s Extended Automation System 800xA for order management, production scheduling, storage management, production and quality reporting, and material tracking.
In addition, ABB will provide engineering, installation, commissioning, operator training, and other related services for the project.