ABB AB and ABB AG, In the Matter of

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In the Matter of ABB AB and ABB AG
FTC Matter/File Number:

9910040

Docket Number:

C-3867

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

Under a settlement with the FTC, ABB agreed to divest the Analytical Division of Elsag Bailey Process Automation N.V. to Siemens Corporation to address FTC concerns that the acquisition of Elsag would substantially reduce competition in the market for process gas chromatographs and process mass spectrometers, analytical instruments used to measure the chemical composition of a gas or liquid used in petrochemical refining, pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing, and pulp and paper processing.