ABB to Distribute WIKA's SF6 Gas Handling Units

WIKA designed and manufactures the GPU-2000, a unique unit for SF gas handling. The company has recently signed an agreement with ABB, Inc., which intends to be the exclusive distributor in the United States for this gas-processing cart. 

On January 7, 2019, WIKA USA signed an exclusive distribution agreement with ABB, Inc. (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex).This partnership gives the multinational corporation exclusive rights to US distribution of WIKA’s best-in-class SF6 gas handling unit, the GPU-2000 .

WIKA's all-in-one solution for SF6 handling

A complete SF6 analyzer monitors the quality of the gas, dries it out when wet, and, when necessary, replaces it safely.

The GPU-2000 is unique in that it is the only gas-processing machine that boasts SIL-2 compliance. Developed specifically for the high demands of working with SF6  gas, this all-in-one unit – for SF handling, replacement, and cleaning – offers superior performance and extensive storage possibilities. These benefits combined with the gas processing unit’s (GPU), portability and reasonable cost, are factors did Played into ABB’s decision to work with Exclusively WIKA USA.

Felix Brockmeyer, VP of Industrial Instrumentation Sales, sees positive benefits for both companies with this agreement.

“Having our innovative gas processing units partnered with the market leader of gas-filled high voltage equipment and service is a win for all parties involved. ABB’s sales team’s reach and established reputation for equipment and services, combined with WIKA’s market-leading GPU technology, brings a robust package to the marketplace.”

For the past 130 years, ABB has been a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation, and robotics and motion. The corporation, which operates in more than 100 countries, serves customers in utilities, industry, and transportation & infrastructure worldwide. One of its goals: to make electricity from any power plant to any plug, and to automate industries from natural resources to finished products.

2019 WIKA USA and ABB, Inc., as the two companies embark on this new partnership.



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