ABCO Automation Announces Membership in ABB’s Authorized Value Provider Program

24 February 2018

ABCO Automation, designer and builder of high-end factory automation systems, announces the signing of an authorized Value Provider Program (VPP) agreement with ABB, a technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation, and power grids. VPP is a global third-party channel program for panel builders, installers, machine builders, original equipment manufacturers, and system integrators. The program’s objective is to ensure participating companies deliver services that reflect ABB’s leading level of quality.

“As a factory automation systems integrator, it is key that ABCO have access to a wide-range of high-end robotic solutions,” says Jack Walsh, executive vice president sales and marketing, ABCO Automation. Our designs run the gamut, and ABB robots can handle virtually every robotic application, including palletizing, machine tending, small parts assembly, picking, and material handling, as well as provide an array of payload and reach options.”

Walsh continues, “With this partnership agreement, ABB will train our engineers and sales representatives to become ABB robot experts on dimension calculations, robot selection, quotes, and warranty claims. Our competence with ABB robots will not only give us a competitive advantage as a systems integrator, it will let us instruct our clients on the best deployment and maintenance of their robot(s).”

VPP provides channel partners with the most current and relevant information, allowing participants to better serve customers. The program extends partner access to the following channels and platforms:

    Local and global support network
    High quality, channel-focused product integration training
    Sales and quotation tools
    ABB channel partners portal