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ABB provides a full electrical distribution product portfolio, with easy availability through a broad ABB distributor partner network empowered by advanced digital tools and product innovations that deliver simplified system design and installation, quotation, tracking and project management to make you more productive.

 

 

Enhanced 400-600A Spec Setter™ Safety Switch EC&M Product of the Year Category winner for Power Distribution Equipment ABB ReliaMod Modular Metering

 

 

Safety

With the industry growing at a rapid pace, having a safety plan in place that protects your people your customers and your equipment against electrical hazards becomes even more important. Ensuring proper training, performing hazard analysis, and understanding risk mitigation are essential.  At ABB we are leading the future of electrification with advanced technologies that protect and control the distribution of electricity throughout a facility’s infrastructure. We deliver comprehensive product and service solutions to meet your unique industry challenges. See below for key resources and documents to help you build a safety plan that meets your specific needs.

 

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Technology

Easy access to digital tools and applications at your fingertips can help boost productivity and profitability in the office and in the field. Technology today can impact how business operations are performed. The use of technology in your business management tools in the office and in the field directly benefits overall job performance and producing the results customers demand. Learn how we can help you do business anytime, anywhere. 24/7 access at your fingertips puts you in control of product information, easy ordering, shipment tracking so you can spend more time growing your business.

 

 

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Education

How do you keep up with codes and standards? With constantly changing  industry and work practices today’s electrical contractors must be able to manage through knowledge.  Take advantage of the many options available today to stay current by using online training modules, in person seminars, or hands on training in the field. For quick access to expand your expertise and learn more, view the resources below.


Webinar: Overvoltage Protection


Webinar: Overvoltage Protection

Key changes in the 2023 NEC around SPDs.

 

Webinar:  A Mission to Zero…One facility’s journey to achieve carbon neutrality


Webinar: A Mission to Zero…One facility’s journey to achieve carbon neutrality

Learn about one plant’s quest to achieve carbon neutrality using energy data collection, monitoring, and analysis.

 

Executive summary: Smart advancements in electrical distribution systems


Executive Summary: Is Your Electrical Distribution System Smarter Than You?

Learn how “All-in-One” design supports smart facilities.


Webinar: Is Your Electrical Distribution System Smarter Than You?


Webinar: Is Your Electrical Distribution System Smarter Than You?

Explore the smart technologies available today and explore the benefits of incorporating them into your next system upgrade.

 

Learn how the electrical contractor can win in the EV space


Executive Summary: Grid to Charger

Learn how the electrical contractor can win in the EV space.

 

Webinar: Grid to Charger


Webinar: Grid to Charger

Learn what’s driving EV adoption and why this trend is accelerating.


Ask the Expert: Opportunities for Electrical Contractors


Ask the Expert: Matthew Young

EV Business Opportunities for Electrical Contractors.

 

Webinar: Supporting Global Megatrends with Energy Storage


Webinar: Supporting Global Megatrends with Energy Storage

Learn about how megatrends are shifting towards decarbonization, decentralization and digitalization.

 

Article: Roadmap to Revenue


Article: Roadmap to Revenue

EV ownership ramps up, so does the need for charging infrastructure. That means plenty of major immediate and long-term business opportunities for electrical contractors.


Free webinar: Unlocking the value of BIM


Webinar: Unlocking the full value of BIM

Join industry experts: Jad Chalhoub, Technology Solutions Implementation Lead, Rosendin and Fred Meeske, Vice President, Rosendin

 

Webinar: The Estimating Process in 4 Steps


Webinar: The Estimating Process in 4 Steps

Join industry expert Don Kiper, President of Estimating 101.

 


Executive summary: Electrical contractors and BIM

Key takeaways to streamline project execution.



Executive summary: Labor overruns are costly!

Understanding labor is the key to estimating accuracy.

 

Webinar: Understanding Labor is the Key to Estimating Accuracy


Webinar: Understanding labor is the key to estimating accuracy

Register today for a FREE ON-DEMAND webinar!

 

Technical Tuesdays


Technical Tuesdays

Webinars: stay up to date on various electrical distribution topics with monthly trainings.


ContractorBetter e-news


#ContractorBetter e-News

View archived editions of the #ContractorBetter Insights published quarterly.

 

 

ABB Webinar center


Webinar center

Live and on demand webinars from ABB experts.

   

 

 

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Business & Industry

Whether your company is made up of 5 employees or 500 employees, managing an electrical contracting business comes with a wide range of challenges and concerns. How can you find and maintain skilled labor? When should digital tools be utilized in the field? What’s impacting your employee retention? To compete in today’s electrical contracting world, companies must understand and adapt to everything from large scale economic outlooks to individual employee training preferences. Check out our resources below to stay current on industry trends, business insights, economic indicators, common operational pain points, and more. 


Top Tips for Choosing Your new Intelligent System


Top Tips for Choosing Your new Intelligent System

Six top tips to help you upgrade your aging electrical infrastructure.

 

Article: Mega Project Mania Part 2


Article: Mega Project Mania Part 2

Massive construction projects valued at more than $2 billion may drive some epic electrical construction opportunities.

 

Article: Smart advancements in electrical distribution systems


Article: Smart Advancements in Electrical Distribution Systems

Learn what major electrical equipment providers are including to help streamline installation and sustainment activities.


Top Tips for Electrical Contractors to Reduce Labor and Increase Productivity


Top Tips for Electrical Contractors to Reduce Labor and Increase Productivity

Here are eight tips to save on labor and improve the productivity of your business.

 

2022 ABB State of the Industry report


2022 State of the industry report

Report: needs and preferences of electrical contractors.

 

 

 

Article: Mega project mania


Mega Project Mania

Article: Read full story to discover epic electrical construction opportunities.


ABB ReliaGear™ Family


ReliaGear® contractor article

Pump up productivity and profit with labor-saving technology.

 

ContractorBetter video playlist


#ContractorBetter YouTube Playlist

Listen to our YouTube playlist filled with thought leadership and product videos just for contractors.

 

Interactive digital contractor resource guide.


#ContractorBetter Dashboard

Interactive digital contractor resource guide.


Industry Trends: Factors Impacting Business


Economic vital signs

Infographic: quarterly trends, data and indicators impacting the electrical industry.

 

 

How to work smarter, not harder


E-book: How to work smarter, not harder

Inside tips and best practices for contractors to improve productivity and profitability on the job site.

 

#ContractorBetter video overview


#ContractorBetter video

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Product Solutions

From homes and high-rises to theaters and stadiums, ABB delivers electrical distribution solutions that provide efficient and reliable system designs. We are leading the future of electrification with advanced technologies and equipment that protect and control the distribution of electricity throughout a facility’s infrastructure. Our product solutions are cleaner, smarter, and more efficient without compromising safety or reliability.

 



Electrification products and solutions

Visit our product portfolio of advanced technologies.

 

ReliaGear™ family


ReliaGear® smart power distribution

Creating new value for your contractor business.

 


Source to socket portfolio

View the Best of Both construction product solutions.


#ContractorBetter in 60 seconds: Why should you consider ABB as your electrical distribution partner?


#ContractorBetter in 60 seconds

Why should you consider ABB as your electrical distribution partner?

 

ContractorBetter video playlist


#ContractorBetter YouTube Playlist

Report: needs and preferences of electrical contractors.

 

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New Product Innovations

Your business is always changing, and so are we. Check out our new product innovation (NPI) slide decks.

 

 

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Resources & Links

In an electrical world driven by safety, efficiency, and reliability, it is crucial for electrical professionals to stay up to date on industry regulations. ABB is committed to delivering products and solutions for our customers that adhere to the ever changing codes, standards, and regulations in the electrical industry. Check out the links below to access today’s industry resources.

 

 

 

 

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