XIAMEN, Nov. 22 (Xinhua)-- Hitachi ABB Power Grids has inaugurated a new surge arrester factory in the city of Xiamen, east China's Fujian Province to meet the demand for safe and reliable energy.
The factory boasts an investment of about 150 million yuan (about 22.86 million U.S. dollars) and features automated production lines to increase capacity, while ensuring safe and environmentally sustainable operations.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has more than 75 years of experience in designing and manufacturing surge arresters. In China, the company has produced more than 3 million surge arresters.
"The investment will further strengthen our capabilities to support China's development toward a sustainable energy future," said Zhang Jinquan, executive vice-president, head of Greater China, Hitachi ABB Power Grids.
Headquartered in Switzerland, Hitachi ABB Power Grids employs around 36,000 people worldwide. Enditem