Producer Sees Opportunity in Obsolescence

21 August, 2017

Biopharmaceuticals producer upgrades skid control systems that are near the end of their service lives, and improves operations visibility and uptime in the process.

Intelligent Motor Control Simplifies Operations

21 July, 2017

The E300 electronic overload relay helped to efficiently synchronize data between installed machines and devices.

Model Predictive Control Boosts Capacity

6 July, 2017

Kraft Heinz increases food-production capacity on production line by 10 percent and reduces quality variability with model predictive control software.

Combining Repeatability and Accuracy

5 July, 2017

Liquid Pack worked with Rockwell Automation and NHP to design and manufacture a revolutionary new filling machine with uncompromised precision and accuracy.

Loparex Keeps Production Running

30 June, 2017

The Sag-Correction System helped reduce sag-related downtime by 90 percent, annually saving $90,000 in lost production.

Repsol Unearths Benefits in SIS Migration

26 June, 2017

Oil and gas company Repsol uses SIS migration to meet new internal safety requirements while minimizing obsolescence risks and improving visibility in the process.

Anglo American Upgrades to PlantPAx DCS

19 June, 2017

Anglo American is one of the world's largest mining operations in the world with a capacity to produce 26.5 million tons of iron ore per year.

Columbia Pipeline Group Reaches 99.5% Reliability

12 June, 2017

Systemwide integration technologies saves $2.3 million in maintenance and downtime.

Master Production with Independent Cart Technology

9 June, 2017

KUKA evaluated the standard automation systems used in auto manufacturing facilities and saw an opportunity to create a system that would be flexible, efficient and cost effective.

Hiperbaric Machines Get a Connectivity Boost

7 June, 2017

Enabled by EtherNet/IP network, the ControlLogix system helps perform remote management and maintenance tasks.

250-Acre Oil Tank Farm Streamlines Operations

6 June, 2017

A U.S. liquid petroleum distributor implemented a virtualized distributed control system from Rockwell Automation in a new facility and reduced training and troubleshooting.

Tissue Machine Upgrade Future-Proofs Production

5 June, 2017

Rockwell Automation Global Solutions leveraged their Integrated Architecture platform to deliver an industry leading tissue machine solution that future-proofs Asaleo Care’s production.

Data Analytics Help Boost OEE at Rockline

2 June, 2017

A Rockwell Automation data-analytics solution helps Rockline Industries boost OEE by more than 20 percent.

Madison Area Technical College Bridges Skills Gap

29 May, 2017

The school teamed up with Rockwell Automation to create a new talent pipeline to fill growing need for skilled manufacturing technicians.

MedImmune Integrates Control With PlantPAx System

15 May, 2017

Maker of FluMist nasal vaccine implements modern DCS to access critical information from disparate systems.

Shelf Ready Packing With Speed and Precision

12 May, 2017

A leading food manufacturer upgraded their condiment production line to an end of line solution that takes the bottles and makes them ready for supermarket shelves.

MRA Pioneers Train Load Out Automation Technology

8 May, 2017

Automating the train load out process delivers improved capacity, profitability and safety at Anglo American’s German Creek mine.

Potato Product Supplier Standardizes With PlantPAx

27 April, 2017

Integrated production intelligence provides insight to real-time data, allowing operators to perform predictive maintenance procedures.

Quimikao Uses Process Automation Technologies

24 April, 2017

A leading chemical producer increased production efficiency and improved product quality and consistency.

EMI Solution Gives Insight into Steelmaking

17 April, 2017

To stay abreast of evolving technologies and customer demands, GrafTech utilized FactoryTalk VantagePoint software in its proprietary ArchiTech furnace productivity system.

New System Smooths Path to Consistency

10 April, 2017

Industrial lubricant manufacturer reduces cycle time and product variance while batch and ingredient-management reports ease troubleshooting.

Tata Motors Migrates to New MES

22 March, 2017

Indian automaker standardizes enterprisewide communication and connects plant floor to enterprise, opening door to production and efficiency gains.

MGE Automation Delivers Integrated Packaging Suite

1 March, 2017

MGE Automation installs integrated packaging suite at a leading cereal bar producer, using a solution that lays groundwork for access to the connected Enterprise.

Upgrade Expands Process Flexibility

1 March, 2017

Southwest Baking expanded its process flexibility and production by 5 percent with a batch system upgrade.

Gunjang Energy Reduces Energy Use

15 February, 2017

Improving efficiency by 20% helps power generation company achieve ROI in two years.

DELIN Elettronica Implements PlantPAx DCS

8 February, 2017

A system integrator based in Modena, Italy, deploys the PlantPAx DCS for a gas dehydration process with integrated safety management.

Cost Effective Process Safety Solution Delivered

22 December, 2016

Inspec Solutions, a leading steel producer, addresses safety concerns and gains easily expandable solution, with less cost and engineering effort.

Research Lab Increases Capacity With PLC Migration

21 December, 2016

New research facilities at a major laboratory needed increased capacity from a chilled water plant. A PLC migration reduced downtime during the expansion.

Partnerships Help OEM Create Smart Machines

19 December, 2016

Machine builder Curt G. Joa partnered with Rockwell Automation to streamline its engineering workflow for faster delivery times and a virtualized solution for customers.

Tata One Step Closer to The Connected Enterprise

14 December, 2016

InControl Systems deployed a modernised Rockwell Automation-based kiln control system at Tata Steel addressing obsolescence & reliability.

Post Consumer Brands Takes a Bite Out of HMI Costs

12 December, 2016

Virtualized HMI system from Rockwell Automation improves visibility into production processes and consolidates hardware.

Keeping the Parts Moving at Ford Plant in Cologne

5 December, 2016

Rockwell Automation and a SI have helped Ford in Cologne with the relocation and recommissioning of a conveyor-driven storage area from an older site into a live production environment.

PHA Czech Deploys New Door Module Assembly Line

5 December, 2016

Global Solutions team tasked by PHA Czech s.r.o. with the development of a complete control solution for a turnkey door module assembly line and end-of-line test stations.

Tereos Sugar: Intelligent and Sustainable Refining

31 October, 2016

Leading sugar producer replaces legacy DCS with PlantPAx to obtain and integrate boiler control for vital operations.

Andon Solution Delivers Better Decision Making

26 October, 2016

Toyota appraised a number of technologies for its new digital Andon system and approached Rockwell Automation for a new solution based on more up-to-date and open technologies.

iTRAK Helps Slash Changeover Times By Up To 50%

26 October, 2016

Optima and Intigena realize the benefit of iTRAK coupled to modern, flexible Integrated Architecture solution from Rockwell Automation. Changeover times cut by as much as 50%.

Fully Autonomous Wellsite Skids With PlantPAx DCS

20 October, 2016

Frames Flow Control & Safeguarding has used PlantPAx and AADvance on nine fully autonomous well-site skids at the Nawara oil field in Tunisia.

Drug-Maker Improves Compliance With MES Software

10 October, 2016

By completely eliminating the paper-documentation burden from production operations, MES helps increase efficiencies, reduce costs and enforce compliance in real-time.

Milk Specialties Global Taps Data to Meet Demand

4 October, 2016

Milk Specialties Global uses manufacturing intelligence to quantify and justify operational improvements, and to empower workers in plants.

Chemical Plant Ramps Up to Full Production Quickly

5 September, 2016

Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 7000 medium-voltage drive addresses power, start-up and operational issues at critical chemical process in The Netherlands

Chemical Plant Ramps Up To Full Production Quickly

2 September, 2016

A Wilmar’s oleo chemicals plant was unable to use the primary compressor at full load on plant start-up.

Modern HMI Provides Manufacturing Intelligence

1 September, 2016

Tyson Foods faced obsolescence of the operating system supporting its HMI application.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation

30 August, 2016

AECC benefits from sustainable emissions monitoring, reduced operating costs, and greater accuracy through software CEM from Rockwell Automation.

Agile Multi-Axis Packaging Solution Created

10 August, 2016

Leading machinery supplier to the ice cream industry designs state-of-the-art packaging solution for demanding production environments.

Recipe for Success: Addressing The Aging Workforce

9 August, 2016

With key members of their workforce retiring, Southwest Baking invested in the future of its most junior employee to help meet aggressive production targets.

Advanced Continuous Emissions Monitoring

1 July, 2016

Rockwell Automation maintains a leadership position in mandated emissions monitoring with unparalleled experience, knowledge and value-based solutions.

Process Automation System Streamlines Production

17 June, 2016

New system from Rockwell Automation helps 14 disparate mining buildings operate on a single, unified control system.

Cardinal Ethanol, LLC

1 June, 2016

A Plant-wide Optimization Solution from Rockwell Automation helps Cardinal Ethanol achieve significant margin gains and sustainability benefits.

Anchor Glass Drinks in Savings With Modern DCS

20 May, 2016

Anchor Glass implemented a PlantPAx modern DCS to improve energy efficiency after an aging furnace was threatening productivity.

OEM Solution: Newfoil Machines Limited

10 May, 2016

Newfoil Machines Limited has become world leader in the field of roll fed hot foil label printing and converting machines and can boast over 1,500 installations in 90 countries worldwide.

Leading U.S. Pork Producer Optimizes Supply Chain

2 May, 2016

To create a more efficient and cost-effective system, The Maschhoffs used simulation software to test scenarios before making operational changes.

Zhejiang Medicine Company Drops Paper with MES

2 May, 2016

Zhejiang Medicine Company used PharmaSuite to establish batch management as the core of an MES system to ensure compliance and efficient production.

Yuhan-Kimberly Updates Tissue Plant in South Korea

4 April, 2016

Smooth migration increases productivity with no downtime while adding process control and safety over a single network.

Agropur Gains 30 Hours of Annual Production Time

28 March, 2016

Agropur’s largest facility needed manufacturing intelligence for continuous improvements. They discovered 30 hours of additional production time per year.

Encore Tissue Plant Upgrade Increases Productivity

10 March, 2016

A leading manufacturer of toilet tissue and kitchen towels in Australia upgraded its drives to increase line speed, meeting safety standards and minimizing downtime.

GEA Orengine Increases Plant Capacity

7 March, 2016

Sustainability within an easily replicable project that supplies enough supplementary electrical energy to cater for the needs of an entire village.

Fonterra Deploys Completely Integrated Plant

1 March, 2016

Leading multinational dairy company successfully deploys worldwide in-house standards on single-solution, single-supplier Connected Enterprise compliant control infrastructure.

Fonterra Overhauls Standardizing System

1 March, 2016

Better compositional control of milk powder products with a Pavilion8® solution. Global dairy company upgrades to create a more agile operation.

New Dairy Ingredients Plant for Fonterra

1 March, 2016

Leading multinational dairy company successfully deploys worldwide in-house standards on single-solution, single-supplier Connected Enterprise compliant control infrastructure

New Ventilation-on-Demand System for Mine

18 February, 2016

BESTECH delivers energy-saving system to mining giant Vale.

EKB Deploys Modern Microbrewery Control Solution

15 February, 2016

Local Recognised System Integrator (RcSi) EKB, Hogeschool of Utrecht and Rockwell Automation combine to deliver fully featured but easy-to-use open control solution within minimal budget.

CPGSuite MES Improves Quality, Boosts Production

25 January, 2016

CPGSuite, an MES solution from Rockwell Software. Automated, improved batch accuracy and quality for food producer, increasing production.

Tradebe Implements PlantPAx to Control Terminal

21 January, 2016

Suris, a system integrator, implements an open process system to control, manage and monitor the Tradebe port infrastructure, reducing operation complexity and costs

Oil Giant Improves Cybersecurity and Lowers Costs

20 January, 2016

A major oil and gas company needed a technological solution to centralize information gathering and monitor its control assets across one of California's rural valleys.

Pulsar Deploys FactoryTalk Software to Measure OEE

19 January, 2016

Italian firm developed a platform for SCADA systems specifically for measuring overall equipment effectiveness in the tissue converting industry.

PlantPAx Slashes Engineering Efforts at ProLabNL

18 January, 2016

PlantPAx, deployed by ProMotion BV at leading Dutch oil and gas test facility, eclipses performance and flexibility of widely available incumbent process control solution.

NAFTA a.s. Replaces Multi-Vendor Solution

4 January, 2016

Leading Slovak natural gas storage company deploys company-wide Allen-Bradley control infrastructure and sees flexibility and ease of use increase.

Project Restores Fish Migration, Generates Power

14 December, 2015

Tacoma Power built an automated fish collection facility and powerhouse that allows fish to migrate and generates an additional 3.6 megawatts of hydropower.

Online Wellness Retailer iHerb Doubles Throughput

2 December, 2015

Online retalier iHerb expanded its inventory and order-fulfillment operations by implementing a pick-to-order system to help automate and speed up manual-labor-intensive processes.

Explosives Control System Upgrade Under Control

1 December, 2015

A leading explosives manufacturer in Australia upgraded its control system with an integrated solution that meets safety standards and provides manufacturing intelligence.

Thurne Brings Home the Bacon Using Advanced Vision

1 December, 2015

Bacon slicing accuracy is critical in order to help ensure consistency. Thurne-Middleby Ltd. opted for a solution that paired a precision vision solution with accurate control.

VIPO Designs and Develops Automation Solution

30 November, 2015

Tyre manufacturing equipment company gets in-depth technical help to address customer need to migrate incumbent control solution over to Allen-Bradley based solution.

The Journey Toward The Connected Enterprise

6 November, 2015

Rockwell Automation implemented an enterprise-wide strategy leveraging its integrated control and information portfolio to accelerate the business value of its Connected Enterprise.

Automation Control for Powertrain Applications

1 November, 2015

Rockwell Automation and FANUC: CNC, Robot, and PAC Integration

Integrated Architecture Helps Bel Group Save Costs

22 October, 2015

New, state-of-the-art Mini Babybel facility deploys fully integrated, single-network automation, motion, safety and facilities management solution.

Biopharmax Saves Time And Effort With a DCS

14 October, 2015

Advanced insulin production facility, with integrated process control system, creates completely automated facility, which raises the benchmark for process operations

LBC Tank Terminal Deploys PlantPAx Solution

1 October, 2015

Agidens, a Rockwell Automation Recognised System Integrator, replaces obsolete control solution on one site and replaces software at another

Petroamazonas Upgrades HMI, Reduces Downtime

1 October, 2015

Petroamazonas upgraded two sites to the PlantPAx process automation system, immediately reducing in downtime. Virtualization cut capital expenditures by 70 percent.

Volcan Mining Company Gains Integrated Control

30 September, 2015

Volcan Mining Company's uses the PlantPAx process automation system, which provides integrated control across a new facility, from crushing the raw ore to molding the silver bullion.

Peak Gold Benefits From New Process Control

28 September, 2015

Peak Gold Mine implemented an advanced process control solution that increased production and cost savings and improved environmental efficiency.

Compac Sorting Equipment Stays Ahead

25 September, 2015

Compac Sorting Equipment remains competitive and improves productivity by reducing time and costs associated with engineering disparate machine components.

Hamilton City Council Meets Compliance Demands

25 September, 2015

The Hamilton City Council upgraded its water treatment plant to improve its ability to securely store, analyse and report operational data.

VIP Packaging Offers Robotic Solution

25 September, 2015

VIP Packaging delivers a new fully automated palletising, strapping and stretching line that improves productivity and adheres to occupational health and safety requirements.

OEM Solution: Columbia Machine

14 September, 2015

Designed for non-stop operations, this high-speed palletizer is built for optimal performance, safety and flexibility.

Automatismes Girona Deploys Device Level Ring

2 September, 2015

Network architecture from Rockwell Automation provides higher security and faster response in automation processes for compound feed mills.

Metalquimia Deploys Integrated Architecture

27 July, 2015

Food industry machine builder commissions Automatismes Girona, S.L. (AUGI) to implement advanced control and information system to control and supervise its most innovative project.

Monsanto Increases Capacity and Improves Quality

20 July, 2015

Monsanto consolidated three seed-conditioning facilities into one new facility to meet rising production demands. The company wanted new, state-of-the-art process control technologies.

Galvani Saves 30% in Project Costs With PlantPAx

17 July, 2015

Galvani replaces its control system with the PlantPAx® process automation system, delivering a contemporary solution and data collation and helping save 30% in project implementation costs.

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Upgrades System

17 July, 2015

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals upgraded its legacy PLCs with a PlantPAx process automation system to enable plant wide multidiscipline control and information.

Intelligent Box Sizer Revolutionises eCommerce

16 June, 2015

Linkx Systems' Intelligent Box Sizer caters for multiple packaging formats, saving money, packaging space and waste.

OEE Data Helps Global Cosmetic Maker

29 May, 2015

Global cosmetic manufacturer cuts downtime and improves production control with detailed OEE data.

Hydrocarbon Transfers in the Cloud

28 May, 2015

Trigg Technologies skid pumps intelligence into hydrocarbon transfers and connects remote operations to the Enterprise through the Cloud.

Manufacturing Intelligence Helps Pharma

28 May, 2015

An injection of manufacturing intelligence in pharma process reduces losses and improves reporting.

Gama Power Systems Installs SCADA Solution

27 May, 2015

Major infrastructure project takes advantage of advanced SCADA solution designed and delivered by Rockwell Automation and local systems integrator to supply Amman with fresh water.

Recycling Center Sets New Standard

27 May, 2015

Action Environmental Solutions sets new standard for material recovery and increases plant visibility for new US FDA food-safety regulations.

Simulation Software Optimizes Food Manufacturing

27 May, 2015

Arena simulation software provides the special ingredient in food manufacturer’s secret recipe to achieve production goals.

SIGMA Helps Customer Improve Productivity

12 May, 2015

FactoryTalk Historian and FactoryTalk VantagePoint combine to conquer batch and process data issues in pharmaceutical and healthcare applications.

OEM Solution: Premier Tech Systems

1 May, 2015

Completely automatic machine saves space while palletizing up to 50 cases per minute.

PZ Cussons Enjoys the Benefits of Service Contract

24 April, 2015

Leading multinational consumer goods business renews service contract again as multiple benefits continue to evolve.

Crane Infrastructure Rejuvenated

14 April, 2015

Steel company sees reduced maintenance, increased speed and greater stock turnover thanks to updated crane control system.

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