ABB is the leading automation products manufacturer in USA. ABB’s U.S. operations are headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, and employ about 20,000 people in 100 communities in 25 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. ABB has dramatically expanded its US operations with the acquisitions of Baldor (motors and mechanical power transmission), Thomas & Betts (low-voltage products), Ventyx (enterprise software), PowerOne (solar inverters), Los Gatos Research (measurement instruments), B&R (industrial automation) and most recently, General Electric Industrial Solutions (electrification products).
IDEC is a corporation known for the manufacturing of Automation and Control products. The company was initially formed in Osaka, Japan in 1945. Products range from automation and related devices including Program Logic Controllers (PLC), Human machine interface (HMI), indicators, switches, sensors, wiring terminals, safety, lamps, relays, and many other products for automation systems.