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June 2017


DCS Migration

Distributed Control System (DCS) Migration - Save the Date!
Tauranga – 25th July – 5:00-7:00pm
New Plymouth – 26th July – 5:00-7:00pm
Christchurch – 27th July – 5:00-7:00pm

Has your enterprise reached a point where you are not getting the data (ie information) from your DCS due to age and limited connectivity? We invite you to come and listen to Rockwell Automation industry experts discuss how to migrate your existing DCS system. Learn best practices to minimise risk and process disruption during a migration.

For further information, please contact:
Paul Burkhardt

Industrial Internet of Things Conference Industrial Internet of Things Conference
27-28 June 2017
Grand Millennium, Auckland

The Industrial Internet of Things Conference which has a focus on the industrial sector, is an event designed with technological transformation in mind. Rockwell Automation will be presenting a paper at this event – we hope you can join us.

PowerTechED 2017

PowerTechED 2017
14-15 June 2017
Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, QLD

Access International and Local Experts all in the one place.
PowerTechED 2017, a 2-day event, once again has a comprehensive program of workshops and seminars. Extensive displays, explore large power equipment, participate in interactive demonstrations and learn how to access the full functionality of your motor control equipment for safety, optimisation and reliability. Don’t miss out, some sessions are already full.

New Appointment

Scott Wooldridge - Managing Director Australia & New Zealand

Scott Wooldridge appointed Managing Director
Australia & New Zealand

Rockwell Automation is pleased to announce Scott Wooldridge has been appointed managing director for Australia and New Zealand. In this leadership role, Scott will oversee sales and business operations in Australia and New Zealand and be responsible for the company’s Growth and Performance Strategy. Scott holds a strong engineering and sales background in the automation and energy industries both within Australia and the United States.

Scott has a passion for developing sustainable business by developing strategies, driving execution and fostering partnerships and collaboration. In describing why he was attracted to Rockwell Automation, he emphasised the company’s dedication to industrial automation and information.

“A key strength of Rockwell Automation is that it is the largest company dedicated to automation, it lives and breathes automation. With a core focus, it allows you to tightly align your solutions to resources that can easily adapt to market changes and future-proof products and solutions,” said Wooldridge.

“As a company, Rockwell Automation has always had great people and a strong customer-first approach with an underlying ethos of integrity within the organisation. This is a company that is going to continue to strengthen its leadership in the industry by investing in its people, products, compliance and work ethics. I’m looking forward to contributing to its future and helping our customers meet their operational and business objectives in the long term,” concludes Wooldridge

Case Study

Arrium's Iron Knob mine

Delivering plantwide control for Arrium's Iron Knob mine
Designing, installing and commissioning modular crushing and screening equipment to process and stockpile hematite iron ore with minimal downtime.
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Tech Tip

Tech Tip

FactoryTalk TeamONE Included Modules

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Allen-Bradley Guardmaster Lifeline 5 Safety Cable Pull Switch

Allen-Bradley Guardmaster Lifeline 5 Safety Cable Pull Switch
The new Allen-Bradley Guardmaster Lifeline 5 Safety Cable-pull switch is a microprocessor-based solution that brings advanced features and diagnostics that help enhance safety while improving productivity. This advanced switch simplifies setup and allows for more efficient maintenance and troubleshooting. Our Lifeline 5 switches are designed for various applications from general material handling to harsh food and beverage environments.
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Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L-B Safety Light Curtain

Next Generation Safety Light Curtain brings flexibility
Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L-B Safety Light Curtain system features a patented technology which allows each transceiver to be used as a transmitter or receiver via an innovative plug-in module. Such advanced technology greatly reduces stock and provides a flexible, cost-effective safety solution.


Automation Today magazine

Automation Today – We are going Digital!!
The Rockwell Automation, Automation Today has been a well renowned magazine in the industrial space. Focussed on local and international articles, Automation Today enjoys a reputation for intellectual topics, featured application stories, technology trends, local and international news and more.

So what’s new… commencing in July we are going Digital! For ease of convenience, this magazine will be available right at your fingertips – delivered straight to your mobile device, you can enjoy the read at any time that suits you.

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