IDS are proud to be an ABB AVP… but what does that mean and why should you care?

First let’s explain what an ABB AVP is. AVP stands for Authorised Value Provider. Here is ABB’s definition:

ABB authorised value provider deliver the authorised offering of sales, support, service and engineering in close cooperation with ABB. They bring ABB’s products and services straight to the customer’s front door.

ABB AVP Audited

Our engineers and sales team are trained to stringent and exacting ABB standards and need to successfully complete assessments for us to maintain our ABB AVP status, ensuring we are technically competent.

ABB AVP Levels

abb avpBeing an ABB AVP means we agree to carry a large level of inverter (sometimes referred to as drives) stock, which enables us to respond quickly to our clients’ needs.

There are 3 levels of Authorised Value Provider (AVP) for Inverters.

Sales – Only authorised to sell ABB drives
Sales & Support – Authorised to sell and install ABB drives
Sales, Support & Service – Authorised to sell, install and support ABB drives

We are authorised for the full Sales, Support & Service.

We specify, supply, install, commission, repair and service ABB inverters and we are authorised to carry out warranty support for ABB.

ABB Support

In return we receive:

  • access to world class products,
  • ultimate technical backup,
  • support from a dedicated team of experts,
  • continuous training,
  • assistance with client specifics as and when we need it.


If you have any queries regarding our services and ABB AVP status please contact us on 0115 944 1036 or email [email protected]

Did you know? IDS offer an inverter breakdown service. To register your site simply complete the form on our Inverter Breakdown page, we will send you confirmation and a welcome letter. Should your inverters then require emergency attention simply call your out of hours number and we will get you back up and running in a jiffy!