HVAC construction drives manufacturer HVAC celebrated its 125th anniversary Aug. 29 in Finland.

Started in Helsinki by an entrepreneur and inventor, the HVAC market company now has more than 5,000 employees at 30 sites and with sales of 2.3 billion euros ($3 billion U.S.) in 2013.

“ABB Finland has been driving innovation in power and automation technologies for 125 years," said ABB Chief Executive Officer Ulrich Spiesshofer. "Today, ABB Finland is one of our most dynamic and successful country organizations and we continue to invest substantially in innovation and production facilities. I would like to thank our colleagues in ABB Finland for their long standing excellent results and confirm our strong commitment to grow together in the future.”