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Rockwell Automation Awarded $21.7 Million Contract from US Navy for Control Systems and Engineering Support Services

MILWAUKEE - Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced that the U.S. Navy has awarded the company a $21.7 million contract for programmable automation controllers, variable frequency drives, software and engineering support services to operate machinery control systems onboard U.S. Navy and Coast Guard surface ships. The award enables the Navy and other Department of Defense agencies...

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Motor Control Centers feature embedded EtherNet/IP capabilities.

With features of integrated EtherNet/IP network, medium-voltage CENTERLINE Motor Control Centers provide seamless information exchange between plant-floor and business-level systems. Premier Integration lets users configure and commission MCC with Rockwell Software Studio 5000, helping to eliminate errors associated with redundant programming. By allowing users to access information remotely,...

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Rockwell Automation Enables Customers to Gain Energy Intelligence through New Capabilities in Software Applications

Enhancements to FactoryTalk VantagePoint, FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix and the IntelliCENTER software let users make more informed decisions about energy usage PHILADELPHIA - Rockwell Automation today announced the addition of new energy intelligence capabilities in software applications. The new tools - the FactoryTalk VantagePoint Energy bundle, FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix software, and Allen-Bradley...

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Engineering and Design Software meets automation control needs.

With Studio 5000, engineersÂ- can enter configuration and programming information once, and then leverage it across control system architecture from design to operation to maintenance. Software includes Logix Designer application for programming and configuration of Allen-Bradley ControlLogix 5570 and CompactLogix 5370 programmable automation controllers. Optimal integration is accomplished...

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Process Automation System eases complex tasks.

With PlantPAx, manufacturers canÂ- integrate process control, power, information, and safety into one infrastructure. Scalable DCS supports up to 50 operator workstations and offers expanded server capacity, making real-time information available throughout organization through EtherNet/IP network architecture. Additional features include sequencer tool, optimized state model for alarm...

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Rockwell Automation Expands Midrange System Portfolio to Bring High-Performance Control and Information Solutions to Machine and Equipment Builders

Applications with fewer than 200 I/O can leverage the Midrange Integrated Architecture system for motion, safety and standard control MILWAUKEE - The expanded Midrange system portfolio of scalable Allen Bradley servo drives, variable frequency drives, industrial Ethernet switches, and unified engineering and design from Rockwell Automation will help machine and equipment builders reduce cost and...

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Micro PLCs expand machine building flexibility.

Allen-Bradley Micro850 and enhanced Micro830 feature embedded motion capabilities for up toÂ- 3 axes of motion using pulse output to stepper or servo drives to support diverse applications. Targeting needs of OEMs and optimized for stand-alone machine applications, Micro850 controller has same form factor, plug-in support, instruction/data size, and motion capabilities of 24-pt and...

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Rockwell Automation PlantPAx Process Automation System Registered as FOUNDATION Fieldbus Host

Host profile 61b provides PlantPAx process automation system users new level of interoperability in multivendor fieldbus environments MILWAUKEE - Rockwell Automation announced today that its PlantPAx process automation system is now registered as a FOUNDATION Fieldbus integrated host system. The PlantPAx system with EtherNet/IP and ControlNet network connectivity passed tests for 61b," the...

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Controls & Controllers

Rockwell Automation Demonstrates Scalable Solutions at PACK EXPO 2012

Complete solution provider Rockwell Automation exhibits latest cost-effective control to improve design flexibility and lower total cost of ownership MILWAUKEE - At PACK EXPO 2012, Rockwell Automation will showcase innovative and scalable solutions that help ease integration, optimize productivity and achieve sustainable objectives. The additions to the Rockwell Automation control and information...

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Rockwell Automation Introduces New Migration Tools to Help Users Reduce Risk, Cut Costs and Improve Operational Efficiency
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Rockwell Automation Introduces New Migration Tools to Help Users Reduce Risk, Cut Costs and Improve Operational Efficiency

To improve process performance, users with legacy DCS systems migrate to modern, multidiscipline control platforms MILWAUKEE -- Rockwell Automation has expanded its toolbox for companies looking to easily migrate from legacy DCS systems to the PlantPAx process automation system. These new tools are part of a phased migration approach from Rockwell Automation that helps eliminate many of the...

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