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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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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Rockwell Automation Wins $15M Process Order from Vadxx Energy

New plant will convert 60 tons-per-day of recyclable and non-recyclable plastic into higher value energy products MILWAUKEEÂ- – Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) has won a $15 million engineering, procurement, construction and management contract from Vadxx Energy LLC for its first commercial-scale, plastic waste-to-synthetic crude energy facility in Akron, Ohio.Â-  The new plant will...

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Software

Rockwell Automation Launches New Tools to Simplify Machinery Safety-System Design

Rockwell Automation Safety Automation Builder tool and Safety Functions help automate safety-system development and save machinery design time MILWAUKEE — Rockwell Automation today announced the release of two new tools to help machine and equipment builders (OEMs), and manufacturers save time when designing machinery safety systems. The Rockwell Automation Safety Automation Builder (SAB)...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Avantha Power Selects Rockwell Automation for Plantwide Optimization

MILWAUKEE - Avantha Power, part of the Avantha Group, one of India's leading global business conglomerates, has selected Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) as its automation provider for the utility's balance of plant (BOP) applications for the next three years. The $2.5 million estimated investment allows Avantha Power to adopt a common control platform for its entire BOP system, improving...

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Programmable Automation Controllers integrate safety, motion capabilities.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Programmable Automation Controllers integrate safety, motion capabilities.

Allen-Bradley L43S/L45S Compact GuardLogix provide integrated safety, motion, discrete, and drive control capabilities, all in one controller for midrange applications. Able to control up to 8 axes of integrated motion over SERCOS communication network, products also offer diagnostics and information capabilities that help reduce nuisance shutdowns and prolonged restarts. Single programming...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Safety Relay suits motion applications in hazardous areas.

Dedicated safe-speed monitoring relay, Guardmaster Minotaur MSR57P, lets personnel enter hazardous areas while motion is present without hindering plant productivity. It supports various input devices - E-stops, light curtains, enabling switches, interlock switches - that detect demands on safety system and initiate motion stop request. Programmable to accommodate application-specific variables,...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Low-Power Remote Controller survives harsh environments.

Certified to UL Class 1, Division 2 standards, DataSite RTU (remote terminal unit) controller acts as PLC that processes user program as well as controls and monitors operation of other equipment. It has embedded Web server and is designed to operate in remote locations. Operating on 12 Vdc, controller also employs 32-bit processor with embedded real-time, multitask operating system; serial and...

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Controls & Controllers

AC Drive can be customized for wide variety of applications.

Available in power ranges of 7.5-250 kW or 10-350 hp at 400/480 Vac and 540/650 Vdc input, PowerFlex 755 AC drive supports multiple languages and meets global standards and certifications. It comes embedded with Allen-Bradley DeviceLogix control, Ethernet, as well as safe torque-off and safe-speed monitoring options. Drive can be configured to provide advanced notification of operating data on...

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Company News

New State of Smart Manufacturing Study Finds Over 40% of Manufacturers Struggle to Outpace Competitors Due to Lack of Technology and Skilled Workforce

Global survey reveals impact of smart manufacturing technology on maximizing data insights, attracting talent, and minimizing risks to supply chain, quality, and cybersecurity Milwaukee -- March 14, 2023 -- Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, today announced the results of the 8th annual “State of...

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Company News

Rockwell Automation Announced as 2022 CIO 100 Awards Winner

Foundry’s CIO 100 award recognizes enterprise excellence and innovation in IT Milwaukee, March 21, 2022 -- Foundry’s CIO has named Rockwell Automation as a 2022 CIO 100 award winner. For more than 30 years, the CIO 100 Awards have recognized innovative organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of strategic and operational excellence in IT. “This year’s CIO 100 class...

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Company News

Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft Extend Long-term Partnership Agreement

Partnership empowers industrial customers to build solid data foundation for digital transformation Milwaukee, WI –Rockwell Automation announced an extension of its 15-year partnership with OSIsoft to ensure continued value for industrial manufacturing customers by enabling informed, data-driven decisions. OSIsoft’s PI System is the market-leading operations data management platform for...

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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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Company News

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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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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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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