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Seven New Safety Modules Incorporate Fast Reaction Times and Enhanced Diagnostics/Communications
Controls & Controllers

Seven New Safety Modules Incorporate Fast Reaction Times and Enhanced Diagnostics/Communications

Compact 5000 safety I/O modules offer faster safety reaction times to help designers lower their costs and create smaller and simpler machines. ControlLogix CIP Safety I/O modules simplify configuration and reduce panel space by eliminating the need for an adapter. FLEX 5000 safety I/O modules are ideal for applications that require fixed field-wiring terminations and both vertical or horizontal...

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New ControlLogix EtherNet/IP Communication Module and ControlLogix 5580 Controller Protects Control-level Communications and Overall System Integrity
Controls & Controllers

New ControlLogix EtherNet/IP Communication Module and ControlLogix 5580 Controller Protects Control-level Communications and Overall System Integrity

ControlLogix EtherNet/IP communication module prevents tampering or interference with communications between devices and confirms only authorized devices are connected in industrial operations. Uses CIP security protocol from ODVA to support transport layer security (TLS). ControlLogix 5580 controller is certified with robust control system security standard, IEC 62443-4-2.

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Latest Allen-Bradley 42AF Photoelectric Sensor is Built with IO-Link Capability
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Latest Allen-Bradley 42AF Photoelectric Sensor is Built with IO-Link Capability

The Allen-Bradley 42AF RightSight M30 Photoelectric Sensor comes in right-angle housing that offers 30 mm nose and 18 mm base. The sensor is available in IP67/IP69k/1200 psi rated housing for tough industrial environments. The IO-Link capability of the sensor offers information such as signal strength, location, proximity alarms and timing functions. The sensor features 360-degree LED power and...

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Expanded Line of VersaView 5200 Thin Clients from Rockwell Automation Offer Easier Device and User Management
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Expanded Line of VersaView 5200 Thin Clients from Rockwell Automation Offer Easier Device and User Management

Rockwell Automation’s new VersaView 5200 thin clients allow for single and multiple displays with different resolution options. The thin clients, which don’t need configuring, are designed to be used with VersaView 5100 monitors and ThinManager software. The software manages visualization and content from a central location, and features Relevance technology to deliver targeted content based...

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Rockwell Automation Introduces First Industrial Control Devices to Support CIP Security
Controls & Controllers

Rockwell Automation Introduces First Industrial Control Devices to Support CIP Security

CIP Security protects critical communications in a Connected Enterprise PHILADELPHIA, November 15, 2018 — As industrial companies use digital transformation to improve productivity and profitability, they must also address its inherent security risks. CIP Security was created to help protect critical industrial communications as part of a defense-in-depth security strategy. Now, Rockwell...

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Company News

Rockwell Automation and Schlumberger Announce Closing of Sensia Joint Venture

Sensia, the oil and gas industry’s first digitally enabled, integrated automation solutions provider, will drive efficiency, optimize performance and reduce risk Houston -- (Business Wire) -- Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) and Schlumberger (NYSE: SLB) today announced the closing of their previously-announced joint venture, Sensia, the oil and gas industry’s first digitally enabled,...

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Rockwell Automation Announces Senior Leadership Transition

October 01, 2019 MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK) announces senior leadership transition to be effective November 1, reporting to Blake Moret, Chairman, and CEO. Ernest Nicolas, currently vice president, global supply chain, is promoted to senior vice president, Operations & Engineering Services. He will have global leadership accountability for the six functions...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Rockwell Automation Acquires MESTECH Services

October 01, 2019 Transaction Expands Rockwell’s Consulting and Systems Integration Scale in Fast Growing Industrial Transformation Market MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation today announced that it has acquired MESTECH Services, a global provider of Manufacturing Execution Systems / Manufacturing Operations Management, digital solutions consulting, and systems integration services....

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Company News

Rockwell Automation Announced as Founding Member of ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance

Global Cybersecurity Alliance created to advance cybersecurity readiness and awareness in manufacturing and critical infrastructure MILWAUKEE, Aug. 12, 2019 — Production facilities can contain thousands of technologies from different vendors. Cybersecurity threats only need to exploit one of them to steal trade secrets, stop production or even harm workers. To better secure today’s complex...

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Company News

Lonza Selects Rockwell Automation for Digital Transformation of Pharmaceutical Operations

Lonza to use PharmaSuite MES software, along with FactoryTalk InnovationSuite to accelerate paperless, 24/7 production of cutting-edge capsules Milwaukee--(Business Wire)-- Lonza has selected Rockwell Automation for the turnkey implementation of the Lonza strategic vision of bringing the digital factory to nine former Capsugel facilities that manufacture drug capsules. The Switzerland-based...

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Seven New Safety Modules Incorporate Fast Reaction Times and Enhanced Diagnostics/Communications
Controls & Controllers

Seven New Safety Modules Incorporate Fast Reaction Times and Enhanced Diagnostics/Communications

Compact 5000 safety I/O modules offer faster safety reaction times to help designers lower their costs and create smaller and simpler machines. ControlLogix CIP Safety I/O modules simplify configuration and reduce panel space by eliminating the need for an adapter. FLEX 5000 safety I/O modules are ideal for applications that require fixed field-wiring terminations and both vertical or horizontal...

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Company News

Rockwell Automation Opens New Electric Vehicle Innovation Center in Silicon Valley

Industrial automation and information leader increases differentiation for electric vehicle manufacturers, helping automakers start and improve their EV production San Jose, Calif., June 18, 2019 — Rockwell Automation, a leading solutions and services provider to the automotive industry, today opened a new 8,000 square-foot Electric Vehicle (EV) Innovation Center at 111 North Market Street in...

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Company News

Rockwell Automation Standardizes Process for Cement Producers

Co-developed with leading cement companies, new functions added to PlantPAx DCS to help increase productivity and reduce risk in cement production Milwaukee, June 13, 2019 — Lack of standardization in cement operations can limit productivity and put a strain on project budgets. To improve productivity, operator consistency and maintenance efficiency, Rockwell Automation has enhanced its...

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