MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 12, 2016–
Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) today acquired Automation Control
Products (ACP), a leading provider in centralized thin client, remote
desktop and server management software. ACP’s two core products,
ThinManager® and Relevance®, provide manufacturing
and industrial leaders with visual display and software solutions to
manage information and streamline workflows for a more connected
MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 12, 2016–
Mahr Federal Air Gaging at Baldor Electric PROVIDENCE, RI, USA – As part of its continuous improvement process, Baldor Electric Company recently reached out to Mahr Federal to help identify opportunities to improve process capabilities within their machining cells. One of the goals of the project was to reduce failure costs on several components. Founded in 1920 and headquartered in … Continue reading →
SHANGHAI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 22, 2016–
CEOs and experts from China’s leading companies gathered in Shanghai and
Beijing to explore how smart manufacturing will deliver value to the
manufacturing industry and support government initiatives including
China Manufacturing 2025. Hosted by Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK), “The
Connected Enterprise CEO Forum” was led by Rockwell Automation’s new
president and CEO, Blake Moret.
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Sensor data gathered with ArmorBlock IO-Link master improves decision-making
MILWAUKEE, Aug. 8, 2016 — Manufacturers and industrial operators can now access more detailed sensor diagnostics in harsh operating environments using the IP67-rated, Allen-Bradley ArmorBlock IO-Link master from Rockwell Automation. The device builds on the company’s IO-Link portfolio with event and process timestamping capabilities for on-machine applications.
The new IO-Link master stores up to 40 timestamps of sensor events on each channel. This event history can help users track changes and more easily diagnose issues. Input timestamps of all sensor data also …read more
Modern batch solution offers enhanced integration with controller for better responsiveness and flexibility in process control applications
MILWAUKEE, July 21, 2016 — In today’s processing environment, modern batch systems must account for the growing need for flexible, scalable solutions, true distribution of control, and responsive functionality. To address this, Rockwell Automation has introduced its new SequenceManager solution, which enables powerful and flexible sequencing capabilities of the batch process at the controller, offering increased functionality for skids, off-network systems and single-unit controls.
Leveraging a Logix-based controller platform fr… …read more
MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 13, 2016–
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) is scheduled to release its fiscal
2016 third quarter results on Wednesday, July 27, before the market
opens. The release will be posted on the Rockwell Automation website at www.rockwellautomation.com.
A conference call to discuss the quarterly results will be held at 8:30
a.m. Eastern Time on July 27. This call will be audio webcast and
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Three new members offer proven machinery safety expertise
MILWAUKEE, June 30, 2016 — Many manufacturers rely on system integrators to design and install compliant machinery safety solutions, but they often struggle to find the most capable provider. To help ease that process, Rockwell Automation continues to expand its global Machinery Safety System Integrator program. Three new members have joined in the first half of 2016, bringing the total number to 26.
“We created this program in 2014 to connect manufacturers with safety system integrators they can trust,” said Mark Eitzman, …read more
Nominations are due Aug. 31, 2016
MILWAUKEE, June 23, 2016 — Rockwell Automation is now accepting nominations for its fourth annual Manufacturing Safety Excellence Awards. The awards celebrate the world’s safest manufacturing companies – those that make safety a core business value.
“Last year’s winners – The Clorox Company, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Kimberly-Clark Corporation and Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) – were selected because they embrace safety as a means to achieve business goals,” said Mark Eitzman, safety market development manager, Rockwell Automation. “They go beyond …read more
Rockwell Automation announces details for inaugural award given at interpack 2017
MILWAUKEE, June 20, 2016 — Rockwell Automation has revealed the selection committee and prize for the new, global Best Future Machine Award. The award recognizes and rewards engineering innovation and machine design at interpack 2017. Machines and solutions that enter the award will come under the scrutiny of representatives from four leading, international end users and three major trade associations.
The representing end users that will be a part of the selection committee include the following:
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Company guides organizations with five key steps for protecting productivity and safety as workers retire and new technologies redefine roles
MILWAUKEE, June 16, 2016 — Manufacturers and industrial operators around the world are contending with a growing skills shortage resulting from an evolving workforce and the influx of new technologies. These issues are forcing business leaders to reconsider their approach to machinery and facility design, training, technology and safety.
To address these challenges, Rockwell Automation has outlined a five-step approach to help organizations better prepare their operations and empower their …read more
Free, short-circuit current rating tool offers new options for motor-control components
MILWAUKEE, June 13, 2016 — Global machine and equipment builders designing smart machines for the North American market need to select the right combination of panel components to meet UL electrical standards. To simplify this process, Rockwell Automation has expanded the Global Short-Circuit Current Rating (SCCR) Selection Tool to include new options for motor-control components.
A critical factor in meeting standards is selecting the appropriate SCCR protection levels. Traditionally, machine and panel builders looked up the ratings for individual …read more
MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 10, 2016–
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced that its board of
directors amended Rockwell Automation’s by-laws to allow eligible
shareowners to have their own director nominees included in the
company’s proxy statement for the annual meeting. The board proactively
adopted these amendments after careful consideration of proxy access
trends and company discussions with some of its largest shareowners.