The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, named Rockwell Automation as a 2018 World’s Most Ethical Company.
Rockwell Automation expands family of smart motor controllers
Independent cart technology can boost productivity over traditional mechanical systems
System uses independent cart technology to improve productivity in medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturing
PanelView 5310 graphic terminals provide right-sized HMI solution for machine and equipment builders
Industrial automation customers can improve the data gathered from their machines with a new line of proximity sensors.
Blake Moret to deliver keynote on IIoT-enabled production in power generation
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) has acquired Odos Imaging, a Scottish technology company that provides three-dimensional, time-of-flight sensing systems for industrial imaging applications.
New members offer proven machine safety expertise and guidance for industrial companies
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has increased the availability of information throughout the enterprise by orchestrating data from multiple sources and applying machine-learning applications.
Rockwell Automation has announced automotive manufacturer Honda of Canada Manufacturing and U.K.-based equipment builder A.M.P Rose as the winners of its fifth annual Manufacturing Safety Excellence Awards.
Rockwell Automation machine safety portfolio helps simplify machine designs, reduce installation costs and ease compliance
Expanding services from Rockwell Automation help build and draw benefits from connected operations
Rockwell Automation welcomes thousands to annual Automation Fair event dedicated to industrial automation and information
Novel AI learns specific applications and alerts operators to errors, solutions
Rockwell Automation is working with Encana, a leading North American energy producer, as the main automation contractor (MAC) while the energy company builds three new gas-processing plants in the Montney region of Canada.
Rockwell Automation enhances modern DCS to help companies capture more value from digital transformation
Rockwell Automation Earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 16th Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality.
Single-control solution from Rockwell Automation improves well pad functionality
Rockwell Automation is recognized for its commitment to accelerating more women into leadership and board positions
Chris Nardecchia has joined Rockwell Automation as senior vice president, information technology and chief information officer
Manufacturers have new ways to orchestrate and consume industrial data
Investment in The Hive, a Silicon Valley innovation fund and co-creation studio, allows access to an ecosystem of innovators and technology startups with a focus on applications of AI to industrial automation.
Rockwell Automation compute offerings scale from device to enterprise to solve analytical challenges at all levels
New training and certification program helps prepare students for jobs in advanced manufacturing
New Rockwell Automation service bundles networking products and remote-monitoring support into one contract
Automation Fair event to be held Nov. 15 and 16 at George R. Brown Convention Center
Company showcases new scalable compute offerings in the Microsoft booth at IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona
Additional resources support ecosystem of automation solutions, products and technology
Company to demonstrate integrated process control technology to help improve operational efficiency
On-site presentations to showcase how machine builders and their customers can benefit from innovative technology
New services from Rockwell Automation alert operators of potential security threats
Medium-voltage drives offer sensorless vector control and new output-voltage ratings
Automotive components company achieves cost savings by reducing inventory
VersaView 5000 portfolio provides modern visualization solution for smart manufacturing
Companies Have Shared Examples of Nearly 200 Actions That They Are Taking
Great Lakes Brewing Company (GLBC) recently tapped into new manufacturing analytics technology that helps scale production without sacrificing product quality.
Rockwell Automation introduces light curtains with patented transceiver technology
Capabilities improve user experience, add warehouse application
Industry leaders gear up to close the skills gap and fuel advanced manufacturing
Offerings empower plant-floor workforce, support teams for quicker troubleshooting
Online assessment tool can help machine builders optimize and differentiate machine designs
Presentation to focus on business benefits of using safety and operational data to help improve compliance and performance
Training on the latest techniques and technologies for a Connected Enterprise
Global IoT platform will help improve efficiency and profitability for mining and aggregates customers
Blake Moret shares insights on IoT and Industrial Productivity at Cisco’s 2017 Internet of Things World Forum
New industrial network switch from Rockwell Automation closes gap between unmanaged and managed switches
Nominations for annual Manufacturing Safety Excellence Awards due Aug. 18, 2017
Rockwell Automation introduces the most advanced cable-pull E-stop in the industry
Winner rates highly in four out of five categories, tops one and wins overall competition
Leader in industrial automation outlines four key areas for managing industrial risk
AISTech presentations to focus on modernizing safety systems and machine safety amid evolving workforce
New option module allows users to leverage one IP address for both safety and control functions, reducing the number of ports required
Digital technology designed to help oil and gas producers maximize operations performance, reduce downtime and optimize production
The company confirmed their commitment to supporting programs and policies that will create new, high-paying manufacturing jobs for U.S. workers.
Additional resources expand ecosystem of automation solutions, products and system integration
Kinetix VPC servo motor helps improve productivity and efficiency in continuous-duty applications
Company to showcase technologies and solutions within Microsoft, Cisco, Endress+Hauser and ODVA booths
Best Future Machine Award winners to be announced May 4
The Ethisphere Institute has named Rockwell Automation to the distinguished list of companies that influence and drive positive change, and improve ethical leadership and corporate behavior.
Rockwell Automation CEO Blake Moret commits to accelerate diversity, inclusion and gender equality
Rockwell Automation CEO Blake Moret commits to accelerate diversity, inclusion and gender equality
Rockwell Automation releases FactoryTalk View v9.0 software to improve insight into plant processes
Anomaly-detection software safely monitors for threats at deepest level of industrial network protocols
Independent moving cart technology can increase productivity and reduce changeover times compared to belt-and-chain motion systems
Prestigious Catalyst Award highlights culture change embedded throughout the company
Leader in industrial automation outlines three key steps for building a comprehensive industrial security program
Goris succeeds Theodore Crandall, who has been appointed senior vice president, Control Products & Solutions (CP&S), replacing Ken Champa, who will retire later in 2017.
Scalable, end-to-end platform easily integrates into existing production processes, improving data visibility across The Connected Enterprise
Software and services now offer predictive maintenance
Bulletin 1719 Ex I/O platform from Rockwell Automation connects intrinsically safe field devices to the enterprise
Pavilion8 tool reduces design and execution time of step tests by up to 30 percent
Rockwell Automation Earns 100 Percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 14th Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality
Rockwell Automation adds seven new members from around the world.
Company to showcase methods for achieving higher levels of reliability while reducing operational costs
App removes friction for industrial companies to boost productivity of workers
New Rockwell Automation toolkit eases safety compliance process and reduces costs
Company announces four-year, $12M commitment to FIRST® to address critical need to inspire and train for today’s industrial careers
Winners of Manufacturing Safety Excellence Awards show business value of safety
Simplified approach to analytics converting data into decisions
Rockwell Automation drive solutions offer harmonic mitigation, regeneration and modularity
Rockwell Automation hosts thousands at 25th Automation Fair event in Atlanta
Latest features save design time and help enhance security
Modern batch software from Rockwell Automation now improves batch responsiveness, scalability and productivity, and supports mobile devices
Collaboration between equipment builders and manufacturers boosts performance
SWE awards Rockwell Automation Insider Risk Team for diversity and impact on engineering and technology profession
New offerings help companies optimize production with intelligence
Industry specialists in global packaging and processing to discuss innovative, scalable automation technology
Bulletin 140G molded-case circuit breakers react up to three times faster to minimize downtime
Stratix 5950 appliance extends IT security technology to the plant floor
New and expanded applications from Rockwell Automation help reduce the cost and time-to-value of a manufacturing execution system (MES).
New resources expand proven automation solutions, products and system integration
Leading systems integrator MAVERICK Technologies acquired to expand domain knowledge and help deliver innovative control and information solutions
New solution offers real-time interface to batch control for mobile-enabled workforce
Company to demonstrate technology solutions to help improve operational efficiency
“Connected Mine” technology illustrates mobility and networking solutions to connect people, processes and technology
Learn how to implement smart manufacturing and build a Connected Enterprise at the annual event hosted by Rockwell Automation.
Connectivity and information sharing can improve business performance and reduce risk
Automation Control Products (ACP) is a leading provider in centralized thin client, remote desktop and server management software.
Powertrain, integrated safety and motion, and remote monitoring from Rockwell Automation will be showcased in Booth E-4357
Sensor data gathered with ArmorBlock IO-Link master improves decision-making
Modern batch solution offers enhanced integration with controller for better responsiveness and flexibility in process control applications
Three new members have joined in the first half of 2016, bringing the total number to 26.
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.
Rockwell Automation has revealed the selection committee and prize for the new, global Best Future Machine Award.
Company guides organizations with five key steps for protecting productivity and safety as workers retire and new technologies redefine roles
Free, short-circuit current rating tool offers new options for motor-control components
Automated network scan helps manage growth of a Connected Enterprise
Manufacturing and production professionals to learn about techniques and technology to maximize their operations
Increased capacity and new features help future-proof systems for The Connected Enterprise
Two-day educational events bring automation professionals together to learn about manufacturing solutions through technical sessions and hands-on labs
Industry leaders join forces to improve and scale security monitoring and management from the enterprise, to the IDMZ, and now down to the cell/area zone
Featured automation technology designed to help oil and gas producers increase visibility and access to enterprisewide operations
Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) announced today that its board of directors has elected Blake D. Moret, a 30-year veteran of the Company, as president and chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2016.
Investment in independent cart technology strengthens offering for packaging, automotive and medical device manufacturers
Rockwell Automation supplied first fully automated and networked EtherNet/IP-based control system for a new maltings plant in Alrode, South Africa.
The new award will highlight and reward outstanding machine technology, and celebrate creativity and innovation within packaging industry.
The agreement with BHP Billiton, the world’s largest diversified mining company, is for the installation of an enterprise historian, a production intelligence platform, at the company’s iron ore operations in Australia.
The Compact GuardLogix 5370 controller provides integrated safety and motion on a single EtherNet/IP network.
Ethisphere recognizes companies who align principle with action, work tirelessly to make trust part of their corporate DNA, and in doing so, shape future industry standards by introducing tomorrow’s best practices today.
The agreement designates the industrial automation and information company as the preferred provider to all the Michelin Group’s factories worldwide.
This acquisition will complement Rockwell Automation’s iTRAK to create the broadest portfolio of independent cart solutions in this emerging technology area.
Collaboration brings more training choice and flexibility to IT/OT professionals
Asset and plant optimization service helps minimize mean time to restore on critical assets by up to 8 percent
Modular MES applications scaled to fit users’ needs
Toolkit offers users technical guidance to improve consistency in batch applications
New mobile interface provides frictionless access to Logix-based data
Expanded high-performance portfolio helps reduce system complexity, enhance operational productivity and shorten development time for smart machines
Rockwell Automation and its PartnerNetwork members showcase benefits of The Connected Enterprise
Industrial IoT drives need for integrated solutions throughout The Connected Enterprise
PlantPAx modern DCS integrates new enabling technologies to improve automation productivity and enhance plantwide process control
Developments illustrate how The Connected Enterprise will deliver the next wave of manufacturing productivity
Increased capacity and new features help future-proof systems for The Connected Enterprise
Latest software release helps reduce time-to-market, costs and risk by integrating multiple functions into one environment
Controller-embedded MPC can help drive improvements in quality, throughput, yield and energy efficiency
Communication between operator and sensors means more useful information for decision-making
The company recognized The Clorox Company, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Kimberly-Clark Corporation and Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) for their leadership in applying a holistic approach to safety maturity across their organizations.
New services can optimize IT asset management, reduce downtime and inventory costs
Eleven new or expanding members offer best-in-class products and expertise
Innovative drive system offers safety compliance, reduced system complexity, enhanced performance and energy savings
Designing an industrial demilitarized zone with the right assets helps enable secure data-sharing from plantwide network to enterprise network
With a 19-inch rack-mount design, the Stratix 5410 switch gives end users a centralized point of network distribution and increased port density.
Smart machines that thrive in connected manufacturing environments are highlighted at the Center for Trends and Technology booth.
“Deploying Identity Services within a Converged Plantwide Ethernet Architecture,” introduces an approach to security policy enforcement that tightly controls access by anyone inside the plant, whether trying to connect via wired or wireless devices.
Machine builders that traditionally have used separate servo drives to meet high axis-count and power requirements for large custom machines can now consolidate to a single platform with the new Allen-Bradley Kinetix 5700 servo drive.
Attendees in Chicago will learn how to accelerate industrial performance via the Connected Enterprise at annual event hosted by Rockwell Automation
"Deploying Network Address Translation within a Converged Plantwide Ethernet Architecture” provides guidance and validated architecture designs to help engineers deploy NAT for one machine or skid, or for an entire cell or area zone in a plant.
Single terminal can reduce need for multiple HMIs or replace PC-based HMI for centralized information-monitoring
Citing its ability to develop innovative solutions and provide extensive support to commission new factory lines, Nestlé USA awarded Rockwell Automation this award for technical procurement – maintenance, repair and operations (MRO).
The new system is ideally suited for industry applications with more restrictive physical space requirements, such as subsea control platforms. It is one of the first process safety systems designed for use in these highly demanding applications.
New validated designs offer ways for OT and IT to deploy a converged plantwide Ethernet
The awards celebrate the world’s safest manufacturing companies – those that make workplace safety a core business value by building a comprehensive program based on three key pillars.
The mobile terminal gives plant and industrial personnel the freedom to take a machine’s human-machine interface (HMI) with them to make real-time adjustments to out-of-view applications.
New training and certification build skills needed to design, manage and operate unified industrial networks
Software now delivers a more user-friendly configuration environment, step-by-step prompts, warning diagnostics and flexible work flows to simplify building, maintaining and adjusting highly complex process models.
Machine builders are constantly looking for ways to improve their machines while reducing costs and complexity. The new Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 527 AC drive from Rockwell Automation can help them achieve those important goals.
Pre-engineered, prepackaged safety instrumented system is designed for applications up to 100 I/O points.
This release from Rockwell Automation allows operators using Allen-Bradley ControlLogix and CompactLogix controllers to easily collect data from controllers and devices connected via the Ethernet network.
Rockwell Automation has introduced its new holistic serialization solution to help manufacturers comply with counterfeit medication regulations. The offering can strengthen supply chains and produce a number of business benefits beyond compliance.
Medical device manufacturers that combine discrete and batch processes can now use Rockwell Software PharmaSuite MES software as their sole track-and-trace platform, achieving tracking capabilities down to the smallest saleable unit.
Rockwell Automation has expanded its Allen-Bradley Stratix family of industrial switches with the Allen-Bradley Stratix 5400 switch, an all-gigabit option that helps manufacturers achieve higher network speeds for increasingly high bandwidth applications.
Rockwell Automation has introduced a HART-enabled Allen-Bradley FLEX I/O-XT module, an industrially hardened I/O platform that helps OEMs and end users reduce wiring, installation time and enclosure costs.
System integrators can now develop re-usable plug-ins to connect the software to unlimited third-party devices. For manufacturers, this connectivity expands monitoring, backup and recovery capabilities for their critical automation-related assets.
Rockwell Automation reduces boot-up time and increases installation flexibility with the new space-saving Allen-Bradley PanelView 800 family of graphic terminals.
Rockwell Automation has been named as one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” for the seventh time by the Ethisphere Institute, a recognition that honors companies continuously improving ethical leadership and corporate behavior.
Nine companies have been named OEM Partners in the Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork program, in recognition of their innovative solutions and industry expertise.
Through Encompass Product Partners, manufacturers can locate complementary products that best solve application challenges. These products are critical components or connectivity solutions that extend and enhance Rockwell Automation installations.
The Allen Bradley PanelView Plus 7 Standard graphic terminal gives machine builders new options in the size, functionality and connectivity of their graphic terminals.
Ripon Cogeneration achieved unprecedented plant performance by replacing its obsolete distributed control system (DCS) with the PlantPAx process automation system from Rockwell Automation.
Rockwell Automation has rebuilt Motion Analyzer software as a Web tool. The tool offers new user-friendly features and a vastly expanded product catalog to help engineers more easily specify, design and validate complete motion control systems.
The Machinery Safety System Integrator program from Rockwell Automation recognizes integrators with demonstrated expertise.
Rockwell Automation and Cisco announced the release of a white paper and design and implementation guide titled, “Deploying 802.11 Wireless LAN Technology within a Converged Plantwide Ethernet Architecture.”
Manufacturers can now use any digital device to easily access optimized performance metrics and data analytics from plant floors and machines, thanks to new capabilities embedded in the FactoryTalk VantagePoint EMI v6.0 software from Rockwell Automation.
More than 9,000 attendees from around the globe attended day one of the annual event, hosted by Rockwell Automation and the members of its PartnerNetwork program.
With the Rockwell Software Studio 5000 Logix Designer v24 software from Rockwell Automation, engineers have new design capabilities that can dramatically increase automation productivity, improve start-up time and reduce costs.
Rockwell Automation has added new virtualization, batch management and integrated motor control capabilities to its PlantPAx process automation system.
Rockwell Automation and AT&T are collaborating to improve remote asset utilization and connected machine management.
The latest release of FactoryTalk Batch software from Rockwell Automation eases the process of modifying and creating new recipes by managing the approval process for changes and automatically tracking the genealogy of recipes.
The Allen-Bradley Kinetix 5500 servo drive with integrated safety allows machine builders to take advantage of a single EtherNet/IP network and common design environment with Rockwell Software Studio 5000 Logix Designer software.
The new Allen-Bradley Bulletin 1494U visible-blade disconnect switch provides capabilities for applications with 30, 60 and 100 amps. Rockwell Automation will be rounding out the Bulletin 1494U line in the next year, with ratings up to 600 amps.
A new safe torque off option within the Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 7000 medium-voltage drive from Rockwell Automation helps industrial manufacturers and equipment builders simplify their functional safety design.
Rockwell Automation announced it has purchased the assets of ESC Services, Inc., a global hazardous energy control provider of lockout-tagout services and solutions.
Winners of the Manufacturing Safety Excellence Awards demonstrate value of safety programs beyond compliance.
Manufacturers can monitor and protect machinery at a lower total cost of ownership with the Allen-Bradley Dynamix 1444 Series monitors from Rockwell Automation.
The annual automation industry event is expected to bring together thousands of manufacturers, industrial operators, analysts and global media to the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, from Nov. 17 to 20.
Keith D. Nosbusch (Chairman and CEO), will address how industry is at a major inflection point, driven by the convergence of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT), and enhanced by the industrial “Internet of Things.”
The two companies have expanded their initial collaboration, started four years ago, in the CNC and Logix programmable automation controller (Logix PAC) environments with further integration of robotics, ROBOMACHINEs and enterprise software products.
Rockwell Automation launched the Allen-Bradley ArmorStratix 5700, its first on-machine switch. The managed industrial Ethernet switch can be mounted directly on a machine, reducing the size and cost of a control cabinet.
Engineers designing machinery safety systems can now more easily collaborate across multiple languages using the Safety Automation Builder software tool from Rockwell Automation.
To make accessing critical production data easier within the manufacturing enterprise, Rockwell Automation is launching the Allen-Bradley Stratix 5100 wireless access point (WAP) featuring a work group bridge.
The Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork program has expanded, adding 11 new partner companies who have demonstrated a commitment to helping customers maximize their automation investment.
Machine builders can now easily implement required safety functions while improving productivity with the Allen-Bradley Guardmaster 440C-CR30 safety relay from Rockwell Automation.
Industrial automation customers worldwide can now reap the business efficiencies of standardizing on the new global line of molded-case circuit breakers, and control-circuit and load-protection devices from Rockwell Automation.
The extended Allen-Bradley Micro800 PLC family now offers more features and options to allow machine builders the scalability required for more cost-effective machine control.
The Allen-Bradley Armor GuardLogix programmable automation controller offers multidisciplined control and can now be installed directly on a machine.
The Allen-Bradley Stratix 5900 services router is the first in the Rockwell Automation product portfolio to deliver VPN and firewall capabilities simultaneously.
The Allen-Bradley Stratix family of industrial switches and routers now includes a services router, Network Address Translation, Power over Ethernet and expanded fiber capabilities.
The flexible, modular Allen-Bradley E300 electronic overload relay offers eased installation and maintenance, and more productive motor monitoring and protection.