|ABB Ltd (ABB) is engaged in power and automation technologies. The Company provides a range of products, systems, solutions and services. Its power businesses focus on power transmission, distribution and power-plant automation and serve electric, gas and water utilities, as well as industrial and commercial customers. It operates in approximately 100 countries and has structured its global organization into four regions: Europe, the Americas, Asia, and the Middle East and Africa (MEA). During the year ended December 31, 2010, business consisted of five divisions: Power Products, Power Systems, Discrete Automation and Motion, Low Voltage Products and Process Automation. In June 2010, the Company acquired Ventyx Inc., Ventyx Software Inc. and Ventyx Dutch Holding B.V. In January 2011, the Company acquired Baldor Electric Company (Baldor). In May 2011, it purchased a controlling interest in United States-based Validus DC Systems.