Swedish Company Profiles
ABB is a pioneering technology leader with a comprehensive offering for digital industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB is today a leader in digital industries with four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by its common ABB Ability™ digital platform. ABB’s market leading Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020.
ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. ABB in Nigeria (ABBNG) is the subsidiary of ABB Group and was incorporated on 24th February 1977. Its head office is in Lagos with a branch office in Abuja with over 35 employees. ABBNG offers a wide range of electricals products and solutions and serve various sectors of the economy such as infrastructure and construction, oil and gas, metals and minerals, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, food & beverage, pulp, and paper. ABBNG has inaugurated the first turbocharging service workshop in Lagos to have local value added int he country and support ABB market approach.
Alfa Laval is a leading global provider of first-rate products in the areas of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling. With these as its base, Alfa Laval aims to help enhance the productivity and competitiveness of its customers in various industries throughout the world. We define their challenges and deliver sustainable products and solutions that meet their requirements – mainly in energy, the environment, food and the marine industry. Founded in 1883, Alfa Laval today has ~17,500 employees and is listed on Nasdaq OMX. Read more about us and how we make a difference on our website.
Alleima is a global manufacturer of high value-added products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as solutions for industrial heating. Based on long-term customer partnerships and leading materials technology, we develop products for the most demanding applications and industries. Our offering includes products like seamless steel tubes for the energy, chemical and aerospace industry, precision strip steel for white goods compressors, air conditioners and knife applications, based on more than 900 active alloy recipes. It also includes ultra-fine wires for medical and micro-electronic devices, industrial electric heating technology and coated strip steel for fuel cells technology for cars, trucks, and hydrogen production. The fully integrated value chain, from R&D to end-product, ensures industry- leading technology, quality, sustainability, and circularity. For more than 100 years, Alleima has recycled steel and today products consist of in average 83% recycled materials. Our arc furnaces use fossil free energy, and the CO2 emissions are low. Alleima has approximately 5,900 employees an customers in approximately 90 countries.
AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical business and our innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. They focus on three main therapy areas – Oncology, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease (CVMD) and Respiratory – and we are also selectively active in the areas of autoimmunity, neuroscience, and infection.
AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.
BOOK FOUNDATION SWAP
The Book Swap Initiative will place books back into the centre of social settings. Through African stories written by African authors; African children will once again see themselves as the heroes and heroines of the worlds in which they inhabit. They will be proud of their heritage and to be able to take ownership of their own stories.