Hillshire Brands Mobilizes Information

September 26, 2016

Plant increases visibility for new US FDA food-safety regulations, improving compliance and reducing quality deviations and waste.

Hospital Saves Energy with Integrated Architecture

August 22, 2016

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust sees significant energy savings thanks to the Integrated Architecture from Rockwell Automation.

New Technology Enhances Profile Machining

August 15, 2016

TPS delivers a world first, automated, robotic solution for machining long length aluminium extruded profiles utilizing the Rockwell Automation motion control and drives product portfolios.

Craft Brewing System Boosts Repeatability

August 14, 2016

OEM Smart Machine Technologies (SMT) craft brewing solution incorporates latest graphics, touch-screen and mobile technology.

OEM Enters New Market with Streamlined Design

July 27, 2016

Rockwell Automation solution based on micro controller platform helps AMF Bakery Systems simplify new machine design – and optimize performance.

Automatic Control System Optimizes Management

June 27, 2016

Development of an automatic control system for EP Petroecuador reduced downtime, tripled loading capability and optimized of delivery for the Balao terminal.

SPECBREW Brewing System Improves Flexibility

June 26, 2016

The new, modular SPECBREW system meets the needs of craft breweries of any size and configuration. It’s built on a Rockwell Automation platform.

Process Automation System Streamlines Production

June 17, 2016

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

Anglo Platinum Gains Production Intelligence

June 1, 2016

The world’s largest platinum producer implemented the PlantPAx process automation system, gaining access to data to track recipes in real time and make adjustments as needed.

Oxford Landing Deploys Latest in Wine Making

May 23, 2016

Wine maker increases capacity and efficiency while maintaining quality with new automation process.

Safety Record Success At Fairfax’s Tamworth Press

May 12, 2016

Printer deployed an innovative safety solution for its press operations at a greenfield site.

OEM Solution: Newfoil Machines Limited

May 10, 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.

OEM Solution: Automatec

May 10, 2016

Automatec, based in Lubań, Poland, specializes in a range of technologies for a number of different industries.

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. Migrates Network, Control

May 9, 2016

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), one of the largest single-site aluminum smelters in the world, upgraded its network and controls, addressing obsolescence and downtime.

OEM Solution: AB FASA

May 5, 2016

AB FASA manufactures packaging equipment for the dairy industry. It offers a wide range of packaging machines and exports its machines worldwide to more than 50 different countries.

Leading U.S. Pork Producer Optimizes Supply Chain

May 2, 2016

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

Collaboration Helps Drive Innovation at FEECO

May 1, 2016

With a focus on granulation, FEECO helps companies design, test and fine-tune new processes and equipment – and transform ideas into production-scale applications.

Yuhan-Kimberly Updates Tissue Plant in South Korea

April 4, 2016

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

Mine Implements Technology to Keep the Lights On

March 29, 2016

Variable frequency drives help coal mine in Wyoming reduce energy consumption and lower unplanned downtime while helping increase safety.

Qualtech CIP Systems Grow with Cheesemaker Needs

March 28, 2016

Qualtech develops cost-effective CIP systems for cheese processing equipment that easily expand to match customer growth.

Dalian Metro System Cuts Energy Usage

March 15, 2016

To better manage energy consumption, the Dalian, China metro system implemented a FactoryTalk software solution, ultimately reducing energy use by 12%.

Encore Tissue Plant Upgrade Increases Productivity

March 10, 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.

Eagle Technologies Finds Assembly System Solution

March 1, 2016

Eagle Technologies Group creates custom automated assembly systems for a diverse clientele efficiently and cost-effectively.

OEM Optimizes Craft Brewing Solution Development

February 19, 2016

Newlands Systems adopts modular, scalable solution, based on PlantPAx DCS to speed time-to-market on highly customized craft brewing systems.

Oil Giant Improves Cybersecurity and Lowers Costs

January 20, 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

January 19, 2016

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

OEM Solution: C3 Corporation

December 31, 2015

Pick and place gantry system automates material delivery in line with production and order requirements – and improves space utilization.

Project Restores Fish Migration, Generates Power

December 14, 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

December 2, 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.

Mining and Metals Company Digs for Data

December 1, 2015

FactoryTalk EMI software helps focus resources during downtime events, improve asset availability

Thurne Brings Home the Bacon Using Advanced Vision

December 1, 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.

Explosives Control System Upgrade Under Control

December 1, 2015

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

The Journey Toward The Connected Enterprise

November 6, 2015

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

Campari Centralizes Bourbon Production

October 23, 2015

Spirits giant Campari moved its bourbon and vodka processing and bottling operations into a new facility that includes nearly 40 tanks and three high-speed automated bottling lines.

OneSteel Whyalla Upgrades Skip Hoist Control

October 22, 2015

Rockwell Automation provides a cost effective solution that met and exceeded current safety requirements.

Condition Monitoring Solution Minimizes Downtime

October 22, 2015

Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group improves overall productivity of coal loading operation with minimal onsite personnel at the Port of Newcastle.

OEM Solution: INCO Engineering

October 21, 2015

INCO Engineering designs and builds modern mining hoists and complete systems for vertical and inclined transport in mines.

Desalination Plant Operates at Maximum Efficiency

October 21, 2015

The Soreq plant is the world’s biggest seawater desalination plant. At the heart of its operations is a PlantPAx® process control system.

Macquarie Generation Upgrades Cranes

October 21, 2015

Macquarie Generation’s Bayswater Power Station upgraded its aging cranes to meet current safety standards.

Project Magnet Extends Life of Whyalla Steelworks

October 21, 2015

Rockwell Automation delivers an integrated pit to port solution to provide a new lease on life for Whyalla Steelworks.

Petroamazonas Upgrades HMI, Reduces Downtime

October 1, 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

September 30, 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

September 28, 2015

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

Nelson Pine Combines Control and Safety

September 28, 2015

Nelson Pine Industries updates its control and safety systems to an integrated system that complies with safety standards and minimises production downtime.

AGL Loy Yang Upgrades Mine Conveyor

September 27, 2015

AGL Loy Yang upgraded its drive and control systems to provide the additional power required to operate an extended conveyor.

VIP Packaging Offers Robotic Solution

September 25, 2015

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

Hamilton City Council Meets Compliance Demands

September 25, 2015

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

Compac Sorting Equipment Stays Ahead

September 25, 2015

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

OEM Solution: Columbia Machine

September 14, 2015

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

OEM Solution: Delkor

July 30, 2015

Highly flexible solution delivers new levels of productivity to flexible pouch packaging applications.

Monsanto Increases Capacity and Improves Quality

July 20, 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.

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Upgrades System

July 17, 2015

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

Galvani Saves 30% in Project Costs With PlantPAx

July 17, 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.

OEE Data Helps Global Cosmetic Maker

May 29, 2015

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

Hydrocarbon Transfers in the Cloud

May 28, 2015

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

Manufacturing Intelligence Helps Pharma

May 28, 2015

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

Simulation Software Optimizes Food Manufacturing

May 27, 2015

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

Recycling Center Sets New Standard

May 27, 2015

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

OEM Solution: Premier Tech Systems

May 1, 2015

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

OEM Solution: MetlSaw Systems

May 1, 2015

Control system retrofit improves troubleshooting and reliability of high-speed, high-precision ferrous and non-ferrous saws.

OEM Solution: Trinamics

April 1, 2015

Integrated cartoner/case packer is built to withstand rugged environment – and improve machine safety and availability on chicken processing line.

Barry Callebaut Improves Raw-Material Utilization

March 3, 2015

Barry Callebaut, a global leader in chocolate production, turned to FactoryTalk® Metrics software to track OEE and to notify operators of product losses as they occurred.

OEM Solution: Jomar

March 1, 2015

Updated control system helps OEM save up to 30 minutes per changeover on injection blow molding equipment.

OEM Solution: DJS Systems

March 1, 2015

New control system enables 20% speed improvement on servo cup counter and vertical bagger system for the disposable foodservice industry.

OEM Solution: Power Automation Systems (PAS)

February 15, 2015

New or existing facilities can take advantage of these innovative automated warehouse solutions to dramatically improve density and throughput.

Gold Fields Reduces Control System Risk

February 2, 2015

Seamless integration of field devices, control, visualization, reporting and performance monitoring helps South Deep Gold Mine become more efficient.

OEM Solution: Roeslein

January 1, 2015

Innovative modular approach speeds design and delivery of aluminum can manufacturing systems.

Hillshire Brands Reduces Waste and Saves Money

November 3, 2014

Hillshire Farms utilizes process data to monitor their production in a their Johnsonville sausage plant to access real-time information to make process decisions.

OEM Solution: Precision PMD

October 1, 2014

Versatile. Energy efficient. Take a look at this servo-driven denester for food packaging.

OEM Solution: MGS Machine

October 1, 2014

Efficient and serialization-friendly, this continuous motion cartoner meets pharmaceutical niche for bottle, tube or blister applications.

OEM Solution: Bevcorp

October 1, 2014

For craft beverage producers and contract packagers, this cost-effective bottle filler makes high-volume rotary filling a viable option.

Air Windpower Develops Prototype Wind Generator

September 30, 2014

Air Windpower, a company in Spain, developed a wind-powered generator designed to maximise reliability and minimise the cost of the energy produced during its operating life.

OEM Solution: Weiler Labeling System

September 1, 2014

For high-speed serialization applications, this pressure sensitive label head can deliver new levels of efficiency and flexibility.

OEM Solution: Product Handling Concepts

September 1, 2014

Convert your manual cleaning wipes packaging application to an automated system with this canister loader.

OEM Solution: Marchant Schmidt

September 1, 2014

Innovative cheese converting solution helps reduce "giveaway" and can significantly impact a food producer's bottom line.

OEM Solution: Graphic Packaging International

September 1, 2014

Compact reciprocating vacuum placer offers accuracy, flexibility and speed for pick and place packaging applications in a continuous motion environment.

OEM Solution: Drake

September 1, 2014

For sausage, cheese sticks and other cylindrical food, make this autoloader part of your packaging line.

OEM Solution: Autotec Engineering

September 1, 2014

In-mold labeling equipment provides plastic processors with energy-efficient solution that meets exacting end-user requirements.

OEM Solution: American Packaging Machinery (APM)

September 1, 2014

This cost-effective shrink-wrapping system for disposable dinnerware delivers a consistent and attractive shelf-ready package.

OEM Solution: Accraply

September 1, 2014

These space-saving machines speed changeover for roll-fed labeling and shrink-sleeve labeling applications.

Centria Coating Services Uses Off-Site Support

September 1, 2014

Coating services provider implements off-site support to monitor systems, reduce line stoppages.

Westfield Insurance Uses Simulation

August 27, 2014

Arena Simulation software from Rockwell Automation enables insurance provider to test process, technology and staffing changes without affecting customers

The Algae House: Generating Energy From Algae

August 4, 2014

Remote control technology connects building technology with innovative bioreactors.

OEM Solution: Combi Packaging Systems

August 4, 2014

The Ergopack hand packing station offers a robot-assisted option to minimize human intervention in difficult or hazardous packing tasks.

Beverage Maker Expands Capacity

August 1, 2014

Global beverage manufacturer expands its capacity and improves consistency. Legacy batch migration features the PlantPAx process automation system.

OEM Solution: Triangle Package Machinery

August 1, 2014

For versatile, cost-effective vertical form-fill-seal (VFFS) baggers and related equipment, this OEM delivers.

OEM Solution: TechniBlend

August 1, 2014

Automated blending system delivers new level of efficiency and flexibility to carbonated beverage plants.

OEM Solution: Forpak

August 1, 2014

Ideal for larger food products, such as pizza, this stacker helps ensure the right count at a rate of 80 pieces per minute.

OEM Solution: C&M Conveyor

August 1, 2014

Computer inventory management system (CIMS) coordinates plant-wide material delivery completely automatically or semi-automatically.

OEM Solution: AFA Systems

August 1, 2014

Integrated cartoner and robotic case packer optimizes changeover time – and energy efficiency on powdered milk packaging line.

ASI Optimizes Data Collection

August 1, 2014

ASI optimizes data collection & reporting of medical device manufacturing process, teaming up with Automated Control Concepts to gain manufacturing intelligence through Rockwell Automation.

Linkx Systems Ltd. Tray Erector

July 1, 2014

Linkx Systems Ltd. creates a highly capable and cost effective entry-level tray erector. This machine solutions company helps saves space and cost without compromising on performance.

Cugher Glass Silk Screen Printing Machines

July 1, 2014

Integrated Architecture helps leading silk screen printing machine manufacturer to integrate, synchronize and optimize complex production solution.

AMCOL Predicts Equipment Failure

June 2, 2014

Condition monitoring surveillance system saves maintenance and capital cost at Bentonite Mill.

Sudbury Nickel Mine Optimizes Efficiency

June 2, 2014

Sudbury nickel mine achieves optimal levels of productivity with a comprehensive control and information solution. This greenfield project serves as benchmark for future mine development.

University Biomass Plant Reduces Emissions

June 2, 2014

Groundbreaking biomass plant helps the University of British Columbia move toward aggressive carbon-reduction goals

Water Utility Reduces Main Breaks by 21 Percent

June 1, 2014

EnWin Utilities applies a groundbreaking solution to mitigate pressure spikes throughout its water distribution system.

Lakefront Brewery Boosts Production Speed

May 1, 2014

Craft brewer increases first-pass yield and throughput with new filling equipment. A new machine increases production speed by 50 percent.

Automazioni Industriali Capitanio Steel Mill

May 1, 2014

An Indian greenfield steel rolling mill deploys integrated control solution to conquer complexity and time constraints, achieving optimal production rate within days of hot testing.

Manufacturer Future-Proofs New Metal Press

April 1, 2014

North American Tillage Tools future-proofs new metal press with flexible control platform and safety automation

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