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Upcoming PlantPAx DCS System Release Addresses Industry Challenges Throughout Plant Lifecycle
Agricultural & Farming Products

Upcoming PlantPAx DCS System Release Addresses Industry Challenges Throughout Plant Lifecycle

Chicago, November19, 2019 — From the control room to the board room, process system users face persistent challenges. Traditional and proprietary DCS systems are limited in their ability to modernize, which introduces risks and costs. Keeping equipment online can be difficult with limited system capabilities. Driving business improvements can be complicated and costly without access to key...

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Kinetix 5100 servo drive from Rockwell Automation Supports Device-Level Ring Topologies
Controls & Controllers

Kinetix 5100 servo drive from Rockwell Automation Supports Device-Level Ring Topologies

Can be used with Micro800 controller or Logix controller, allowing OEMs to choose how the product best functions in their applications. Offers built-in safe torque off option that users can remove motor torque without removing power, allowing a machine to restart faster after it has reached a safe state. OEMs can create a motorized, or automated, system that can help speed up changeovers.

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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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Mergers & Acquisitions

Rockwell Automation Strengthens Control & Visualization Portfolio with Acquisition of ASEM

MILWAUKEE, February 19, 2020 — Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Italy-based ASEM, S.p.A., a leading provider of digital automation technologies. ASEM provides a complete range of Industrial PCs (IPCs), Human-Machine Interface (HMI) hardware and software, remote access capabilities, and secure Industrial IoT gateway solutions. ASEM’s...

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Company News

Rockwell Automation Earns Top Marks in 2020 Corporate Equality Index for Eighth Consecutive Year

Rockwell Automation Scored 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 18th Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ + Workplace Equality Milwaukee, January 24, 2020 — Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) proudly announced today that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s national benchmarking survey and report...

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Company News

Rockwell Automation Helps Secure Industrial Operations by Earning New Certifications

Company continues to align its business with global security standards to help customers protect their information, people and reputations CHICAGO, November 21, 2019 — Rockwell Automation continues to add to its list of achievements in industrial cybersecurity to help industrial companies focus more on transforming their business and worry less about potential cybersecurity risks. The company...

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Company News

Rockwell Automation and ANSYS® Announce Strategic Partnership, Driving Quicker Time to Market and Operational Efficiency for Customers

Two market leaders in industrial automation and simulation help customers realize better business outcomes through simulation-based digital twins Chicago--(Business Wire)-- Industrial companies now have access to a streamlined, holistic, end-to-end solution for design, automation, production and lifecycle management, thanks to a new strategic partnership between Rockwell Automation and ANSYS. The...

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Rockwell Automation Joins Forces with Accenture, Microsoft, PTC, ANSYS, and EPLAN to Help Businesses Simplify Digital Transformation

New Digital Partner Program streamlines industrial IoT implementations by connecting customers to digital expertise and solutions from market leaders Milwaukee -- (Business Wire) -- Businesses that are digitally transforming their operations need an ecosystem of partners that can help them simplify technology deployments and quickly achieve goals like higher productivity. The new Rockwell...

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Upcoming PlantPAx DCS System Release Addresses Industry Challenges Throughout Plant Lifecycle
Agricultural & Farming Products

Upcoming PlantPAx DCS System Release Addresses Industry Challenges Throughout Plant Lifecycle

Chicago, November19, 2019 — From the control room to the board room, process system users face persistent challenges. Traditional and proprietary DCS systems are limited in their ability to modernize, which introduces risks and costs. Keeping equipment online can be difficult with limited system capabilities. Driving business improvements can be complicated and costly without access to key...

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Company News

Rockwell Automation and Accenture Industry X.0 Combine Forces to Create Digital Solutions for Industrial Clients

NEW YORK & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Rockwell Automation, Inc (NYSE: ROK) and Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) Industry X.0 announced plans to team up to develop a digital offering to help industrial clients move beyond existing manufacturing solutions to transform their entire connected enterprise. The engagement is designed to capitalize on the expertise of both companies to deliver new...

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Kinetix 5100 servo drive from Rockwell Automation Supports Device-Level Ring Topologies
Controls & Controllers

Kinetix 5100 servo drive from Rockwell Automation Supports Device-Level Ring Topologies

Can be used with Micro800 controller or Logix controller, allowing OEMs to choose how the product best functions in their applications. Offers built-in safe torque off option that users can remove motor torque without removing power, allowing a machine to restart faster after it has reached a safe state. OEMs can create a motorized, or automated, system that can help speed up changeovers.

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Company News

Rockwell Automation Named a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems for The Second Consecutive Year

Milwaukee--(BUSINESS Wire)--Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), today announced its recognition as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for the second consecutive year. Since the 2018 report, Rockwell Automation improved its position in the Leaders quadrant in both its ability to execute and completeness of vision. The report evaluated 16 vendors...

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