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Chemicals & Gases

Rockwell Automation Introduces Single Global Line of Circuit Breakers

Global offering includes motor circuit-protection products to allow standardizing all circuit-protection needs MILWAUKEE — 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 new line meets global certifications,...

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Controls & Controllers

PLC suits standalone machine, remote automation applications.

As 20-point controller, Allen-Bradley Micro820 offers PWM output and recipe management suited for smaller machines. Datalogging analog and thermistor temperature inputs accommodate needs of remote automation applications, and other standard features include embedded Ethernet and serial ports as well as one microSD slot. Connected Components Workbench software facilitates configuration, design,...

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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.  The new plant will...

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Controls & Controllers

Rockwell Automation Initiates DOE Test-Bed Project at US Army Manufacturing Plant

Technology will deliver real-time energy consumption data to new open smart-manufacturing platform MILWAUKEE — Rockwell Automation has initiated a project to optimize manufacturing assets at a U.S. Army-owned, contractor-operated, metal-parts manufacturing plant in Scranton, Pa. The work is one of two test-bed efforts in the $10 million Smart Manufacturing Leadership Consortium (SMLC) project...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Services Router has dual VPN, firewall capabilities.

Suited for securing cell/area zones as well as connecting to cell/area zone fromÂ- remote location over untrusted network, Stratix 5900 simultaneously delivers VPN and firewall capabilities. Router restricts and regulates communication to help ensure security perimeter is maintained and information exchange crossing security boundary is not tampered with or interrupted. Run on Cisco IOS,...

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Software

Rockwell Automation Expands FactoryTalk Software Functionality to Increase Flexibility, Time-to-Value of Manufacturing-Intelligence Systems

Latest capabilities include faster prototyping of manufacturing-intelligence systems, greater understanding of energy costs in relation to overall operations HOUSTON — As manufacturers increasingly turn to performance metrics and data analytics to optimize operations, Rockwell Automation is making systems that gather, analyze, contextualize and share intelligence easier to design and use....

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Software

MES Software targets automotive industry.

By coordinating and synchronizing manufacturing tasks, quality procedures, and inventory movement, AutoSuite v2.0 enables producers to profitably react to changing customer demand and produce customized vehicles. Software also captures information during vehicle production for regulation, warranty, and continuous improvement analyses. Automotive libraries provide users with configurable and...

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Software

EMI Software lets mobile users view and share KPIs.

Offering enterprise manufacturing intelligence solution for native Windows 8.1, FactoryTalk VantagePoint Mobile App lets users access FactoryTalk VantagePoint centralized reporting and analytics from Rockwell Software FactoryTalk software suite. Users can view key performance indicators such as energy usage, operational equipment effectiveness, or MTBF/MTTR. By touching KPI gauge or chart, users...

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Software

Automation Software configures process-safety applications.

Suited for applications that require flexible architecture, distributed safety, and mixed SIL levels, T3-compliant AADvance Workbench 2.0 offers complete design, configuration, and maintenance environment. System consists of scalable AADvance controller platform configured to any mix of SIL1 to SIL3 simplex, redundant, or triplicated safety loops. Multi-user, multi-controller environment includes...

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