EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Scotland


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 02-07-2012
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 02-07-2012
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2012
Planned Job Creation: 120

Additional Information

Oil and gas engineering firm ABB will create around 120 jobs in Scotland as part of its growth strategy. The company will create 100 posts in Aberdeen and 20 in East Kilbride by the end of the year.

ABB's growth is attributed to the investment opportunities in the North Sea. The company is mainly supplying the energy and marine sectors in Scotland.