ABB and Johnson Controls to boost collaboration in Singapore
Partnership to bring greater cost effectiveness and better service to customers
SINGAPORE – 4 March, 2015 – ABB and Johnson Controls today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to intensify collaboration of their market-leading offerings for the commercial and industrial facility market in Singapore.
The partnership will leverage ABB’s strength in electrical distribution and building automation and Johnson Controls’ expertise in efficient building heating, ventilation, air conditioning and control systems. Customers will receive enhanced levels of cost effectiveness, responsiveness and simplicity.
The agreement is the latest development in the long-standing relationship between ABB and Johnson Controls and will provide customers with a unique and expanded product portfolio in a number of important sectors including data centers, oil and gas, commercial, pharmaceutical and manufacturing. Customers will have access to a complete service offering that includes lifecycle management, operational efficiency and performance improvement.
The partnership will also see customers benefit from ABB and Johnson Controls experience in the local market, and their proven track record. The companies, both industry leaders in their respective fields, have worked on a number of iconic projects around the world including the Burj Khalifa in Dubai and the Shanghai World Financial Center.
Johan de Villiers, country managing director of ABB in Singapore said, “This new partnership, which is a strong fit in terms of culture and competence, enables us to leverage our individual successes for a more comprehensive customer offering. Through this, we are deepening our commitment to the dynamic needs of the market in Singapore and will create value for customers in new and novel ways.”
Michael Anderton, general manager and managing director of Johnson Controls Building Efficiency Singapore said, “To meet our customers’ increasing expectations, Johnson Controls constantly seeks to provide greater value through its offerings. Partnering with a great company like ABB further strengthens our market leadership in energy-efficient, green and smart solutions for buildings and facilities.”
ABB is one of the world’s leading power and automation companies. We provide energy-efficiency and productivity solutions to industrial and utility customers and our technologies can be found in countries across the globe. In Singapore, ABB employs more than 1000 people across 4 locations island-wide. Since 1971, it has been contributing to Singapore’s development and growth with leading-edge innovations that contribute to a more sustainable future.
About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2014, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #12 company in its annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.
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