ABB celebrates milestone at transformer factory in Canada

VARENNES, Quebec, Canada 12/1/11 (PennWell) — ABB’s large power transformer factory in Varennes, Quebec, Canada, recently celebrated its 40th year of production.

The facility was opened in 1971 with slightly more than 100 people on staff; today the plant employs more than 400.

The Varennes plant, part of ABB’s Power Products division within North America, produces a variety of equipment, including power transformers ranging in capacity from 100 MVA to 1,200 MVA, shunt reactors and high-voltage direct durrent power transmission systems.

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