Allen-Bradley/Rockwell Automation

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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Latest PowerFlex 755T Drives from Rockwell Automation Come with Active Front-End Technology
Controls & Controllers

Latest PowerFlex 755T Drives from Rockwell Automation Come with Active Front-End Technology

The PowerFlex 755T AC Drives are available for applications ranging from 7.5 to 4,500 kW. The units now come with patented TotalFORCE technology, which allows the drives to monitor machine characteristics that can be changed over time and automatically compensate for changes. The adaptive tuning feature of the units uses up to four automatic tracking notch filters for blocking resonance and...

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Software

Latest Connected Mine Provides Real-Time Recovery Targets

The Connected Mine is designed for mining companies to collect and aggregate data for gaining end-to-end visibility into their operations. The software automate, controls and optimizes mineral processes and metal refining operations. It is embedded with real-time mobility and augmented-reality tools that deliver timely, enhanced visibility to field workers. The Connected Mine offers full...

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Rockwell Automation Expands Safety System Portfolio with New Controllers and Modules

Rockwell Automation Expands Safety System Portfolio with New Controllers and Modules

Rockwell Automation has introduced new additions to their machine safety product portfolio to help engineers optimize productivity, footprint and costs. The Allen-Bradley Compact GuardLogix 5380 controller family now meets SIL 2/PLd to SIL 3/PLe safety requirements. Rockwell automation is also introducing new safety modules for the FLEX 5000 and Compact 5000 I/O product families. They improve...

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Latest PowerFlex AC Drive Option Modules Offer Visibility to All Machine Events
Controls & Controllers

Latest PowerFlex AC Drive Option Modules Offer Visibility to All Machine Events

The PowerFlex AC Drive Option Modules are designed for Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 755 and 755T AC drives that provide safety standards based on IEC 61800-5-2 standards. The modules monitor speed, direction and position on an EtherNet/IP network. They offer ratings such as SIL CL 3 and PLe Cat 4 when used as part of integrated safety system. The modules help in improving productivity and reducing...

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Company News

Rockwell Automation to Present at Citigroup and Barclays Conferences

Milwaukee - (Business Wire) -- Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) Chairman and CEO Blake Moret will present at the Citigroup Global Industrials Conference on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 and the Barclays Industrial Select Conference on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Both conferences are being held in Miami. The Citigroup presentation will be webcast beginning at approximately 1:15 p.m. Eastern...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Rockwell Automation Acquires Emulate3D, a Leading Software Developer for Simulating and Emulating Industrial Automation Systems

Software portfolio integrates automation software with 3-D CAD model, enabling customers to test machine and system designs virtually Milwaukee -- (Business Wire) -- Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) has acquired Emulate3D, an innovative engineering software developer whose products digitally simulate and emulate industrial automation systems. By using accurate simulation models to improve...

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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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Company News

Corteva Agriscience Wins Manufacturing Safety Excellence Award

Company is recognized for safety initiative that focuses on culture, compliance and technology Milwaukee, January 8, 2019 — Corteva Agriscience™, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, has won a 2018 Manufacturing Safety Excellence Award for its best-in-class approach to industrial safety. The award from Rockwell Automation honors industrial companies that make safety a core business value...

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People in the News

Karen Keegans Joins Rockwell Automation as Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Milwaukee, January 7, 2019 — Karen Keegans has joined Rockwell Automation as senior vice president, human resources, reporting to Chairman and CEO Blake Moret. Keegans will provide strategic vision, operational excellence, change leadership and development and implementation of the company’s people programs, and lead cultural transformation for Rockwell Automation to support its delivery of...

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Company News

Rockwell Automation Named Overall IoT Company of the Year in 2019 IoT Breakthrough Awards Program

IoT Breakthrough Awards Recognize Standout Internet of Things Companies and Products LOS ANGELES, January 3, 2019 — IoT Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Internet of Things (IoT) market, today announced Rockwell Automation, the largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, as winner of the...

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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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Company News

Rockwell Automation Joins Initiative to Bring OPC UA to Field-Level Devices

MILWAUKEE, November 29, 2018 — Rockwell Automation is joining an OPC Foundation initiative to extend the OPC UA protocol to field-level industrial communications. Under the initiative, a series of working groups are being formed to bring the OPC UA protocol’s vendor-independent, end-to-end interoperability to field-level devices. The initiative plans to address use cases not currently in...

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