Shaping Wireless Automation

ABB & Ericsson brings flexibility and resilience to factories and industries

The relevance of the ABB Ericsson global partnership has become clearer with the new normal. Going wireless means mobility and flexibility, not to mention scalability - all dimensions that are key to accelerate Industry 4.0.

Accelerating connectivity of industries together

Watch how ABB & Ericsson works on “plug and play” seamless connectivity for industrial devices, strengthening connected services; creating safer workplaces, lowering downtime, reducing energy spend and ultimately improving life-cycle management across private and global cellular networks.  

Ericsson and ABB are creating the flexible factories of the future

Ericsson and ABB share a joint vision of the future where intelligent automation is wireless. To maintain market leadership, the partners are laying the foundation for flexible production.

Building on a strong and continued research collaboration, Ericsson and ABB are merging pioneering automation with high performing connectivity. In addition to strengthening manufacturing processes inhouse, this innovative partnership opens the door for new business opportunities. See how Ericsson and ABB combines their strengths to bring Industry 4.0 to life.

Ericsson UnBoxed - 5G for Industry 4.0 with ABB

The Covid-19 pandemic has had dramatic consequences on global output, but how might this have looked in a more connected industrial world? With automation and intelligent networks; what can the future of hyper-flexible factories look like, and what happens when you cut the cables and set your production facilities free?

Join industry experts from Ericsson and ABB to learn how cutting edge 5G technology is setting the foundation for your Industry 4.0 journey.

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Shaping the future of 5G with ABB

Watch the video "the future of manufacturing" featuring Mikael Dahlgren, Head of Corporate Research in Sweden, ABB and Linus Thrybom, Research Manager, ABB Corporate Research, who discuss how the co-operation with Ericsson is empowering their smart manufacturing operation.

Evolving the 5G network

Johan Torsner, Research Manager, Ericsson, outlines how the partnership with ABB is helping Ericsson understand connectivity demands and evolve the 5G network.

5G and IoT accelerate Industry 4.0

Watch Susanne Timsjö, Head of Sales & Marketing, ABB Robotics Sweden and Erik Josefsson, Head of Advanced Industries, Ericsson describe how 5G and IoT will enable customized production through flexible wireless automation. (Swedish with English subtitles).


ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers, with about 40% of the world’s mobile traffic carried through our networks. We enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt and scale, making our customers successful in a fully connected world. For more than 140 years, our ideas, technology and people have changed the world: real turning points that have transformed lives, industries and society as a whole.

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