ABB buys Siemens Wiring Accessories business in China

ABB buys Siemens Wiring Accessories business in China

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By Nick Flaherty

ABB has signed an agreement to acquire the Wiring Accessories business of Siemens in China to boost its smart buildings business.

ABB is acquiring wiring accessories, smart home systems, smart door locks and further peripheral home automation products, which will continue with the Siemens brand under terms of a licensing agreement.

The acquisition will also give access to a wide distribution network across 230 cities in China and provide additional expertise from regional sales, manufacturing operations and management teams.

The Siemens Wiring Accessories business in China generated more than $150m in revenues in 2023 and includes more than 350 employees.

“This acquisition reflects our strategic focus and commitment to growth in China,” said Mike Mustapha, President of ABB Electrification’s Smart Buildings Division. “With the new channel to market and expanded offering, we can deliver a full range of ABB building automation and energy distribution solutions, enriching customers’ options for safe and reliable smart buildings technology.”

The deal is expected to close within the next twelve months. Financial terms were not disclosed.


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