ABB: Trouble-free software implementation with competent project support

The quotation process for medium-voltage frequency converters requires both technical knowledge and extensive user know-how. With the configuration software “DriveSmart 5”, ABB Switzerland combines customised, technically correct configuration with a more comfortable quoting process in a single solution. The functional, user-friendly solution replaces several outdated sales tools at the same time and has additional practical features and interfaces.


Industry: Energy and automation technology
Portfolio: Industrial motors and drives, generators for wind turbines
Headquarters: Zurich, Switzerland
Size: approx. 100,000 employees worldwide

Customer benefits

  • Wide range of functions: product configuration and dimensioning, plausibility check, cost accounting, price calculation, creation of offers and technical documentation
  • Consultative support with the analysis and restructuring of processes
  • High usability and improved functionality
  • Ensures internationally uniform sales communications
  • Automatic data transmission to Production via SAP interface
  • Increased offer quality thanks to automatic generation of high-quality diagrams and images

Customer testimonial

“We have greatly benefitted from encoways technology, and their experience from other projects”.

Matthias Naef
Project Manager and Application Owner DriveSmart
ABB Ltd.