Business expansion
Eesti; Põhja-Eesti;
Location of affected unit(s)
Administrative Services
Office Administrative, Office Support And Other Business Support Activities
Office Administrative And Support Activities
82.11 - Combined office administrative service activities

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
11 October 2016
Employment effect (start)
11 October 2016
Foreseen end date
31 December 2017


ABB, a worldwide group of industrial technology, opened a regional business service centre in Tallinn, Estonia. This centre will support the ABB's activities in the field of finance, human resources and supply chain, concentrating mostly to Northern Europe. 150 new people were hired to the newly opened centre, but it is planned to increase the number of employees in the centre to 400 by the end of 2017. The company is looking to hire human resources specialist, accountants and logistics, the recruitment is addressed both to secondary and higher education diplomas depending on the position. 

In addition to the centre opened in Estonia, ABB is establishing a total of six business service centres worldwide. With these new service centres, ABB will be consolidating support services previously offered in a total of 68 different countries.

ABB has been active in Estonia for more than 20 years in the energetic and automation sectors. ABB's Estonian unit focuses on the manufacturing and sale of energy technology, including wind and diesel generators, frequency changers, and renewable energy equipment.


  • 11 October 2016: ERR
  • 12 October 2016: Aripaev


Eurofound (2016), ABB AS, Business expansion in Estonia, factsheet number 88858, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88858.