Video: ABB discusses automating construction

By Mike Hayes10 June 2021

Andrea Cassoni describes ABB’s plans to shake up construction – with a little help from industrial robots

ABB’s Andrea Cassoni, left, talking to CE’s Mike Hayes

Zurich-headquartered global technology company ABB recently announced a formal move into the construction arena.

The company, which has built robots for manufacturing and the automotive industry for years, sees construction as a prime market for its products – hardly surprising given the industry’s negligible rate of productivity growth over the past 20 years.

Andrea Cassoni, managing director of the industry business line at ABB’s Robotics and Discrete Automation division, spoke to Construction Europe’s editor, Mike Hayes, about the company’s plans.

View the full interview here.

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