ABB boosts presence in southern USPower and automation technology group ABB has opened a new local service office near Lake Charles, Louisiana to provide service and support for the company’s automation and power portfolio, instrumentation, analytical products, low voltage drives, and power systems and products.

“We are expanding our footprint in the Gulf region to better serve our customers here, with local service and support resources that work with our global experts,” said Kevin Kosisko, Americas region division manager, process automation for ABB. “This office nicely complements our recent expansions in this area, including the Automation and Power Center in Houston and new level measurement factory currently under construction in Baton Rouge.”

An open house for customers is scheduled for tomorrow, April 15, from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm. The address is 2492 South Cities Service Highway, Calcasieu Parish, Sulphur, Louisiana 70663. The open house will feature a wide variety of ABB automation and power equipment including wireless communications, measurement and analytical products (instrumentation, level and process analytics), gas insulated switchgear, protection relays and other control and power products.

 ABB held a ground-breaking ceremony for its new 75,000-sq-ft level measurement factory in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, last month and announced that it is developing a new automation and power center in Houston.