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.

Solutions in Action: INCO Engineering

October 21, 2015

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

Macquarie Generation Upgrades Cranes

October 21, 2015

Macquarie Generation’s Bayswater Power Station upgraded its aging cranesto 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

OEE Data Helps Global Cosmetic Maker

May 29, 2015

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

Manufacturing Intelligence Helps Pharma

May 28, 2015

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

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.

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: 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.

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: 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.

OEM Solution: Columbia Machine

October 1, 2014

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

OEM Solution: Precision PMD

October 1, 2014

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

Centria Coating Services Uses Off-Site Support

September 1, 2014

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

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: Drake

September 1, 2014

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

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: Accraply

September 1, 2014

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

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: 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: 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.

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

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: 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.

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.

OEM Solution: AFA Systems

August 1, 2014

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

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: C&M Conveyor

August 1, 2014

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

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.

University Biomass Plant Reduces Emissions

June 2, 2014

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

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.

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.

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.

Gas Plant Increases Efficiency, Availability

April 1, 2014

Erwin Schiefer, a gas production operation in Austria, creates one of the world’s first high-availability wood gasification plants.

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

Simulation Software Improves Staffing

April 1, 2014

Children’s hospital employs Arena simulation software to enhance patient experience, reduce costs. Software takes guesswork out of process improvements and staffing for UnityPoint Health.

Production Intelligence Helps Pastry Company

March 3, 2014

Country Maid gains production intelligence to meet demand for hand-braided pastries, partners with Interstates Control Systems to improve efficiency with Rockwell Automation process solution

SPIN Unifies Information Plantwide

March 1, 2014

A central control room leads to a 75% reduction of losses of finished products. SPIN applies Rockwell Automation technology to unify information within an entire plant.

BCP de Venezuela Launches Oil Well Solution

February 3, 2014

BCP de Venezuela developed an intelligent oil well solution combining automation engineering with production optimization of crude oil.

Gas-fired Cogeneration Plant Replaces Aging DCS

February 3, 2014

Gas-fired cogeneration plant replaces aging DCS with state-of-the-art process control system. Ripon Cogeneration enhances operational performance with PlantPAx system.

Yoghurt Company Boosts Production

February 3, 2014

From an all-manual operation to a fully-automated facility, Noosa Finest Yoghurt collaborates with Malisko Engineering to gain efficiency.

Life Sciences Firm Develops Stem Cell Facility

February 1, 2014

Leading pharmaceutical facilities company leverages control, integration and scalability features of Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLC to create state-of-the-art control solution.

Innovative Machine Builder Changes the Rules

February 1, 2014

GKS Packaging creates new cleanliness standards for food-industry machines using Rockwell Automation technology

Pulp and Paper Industry Solution

January 1, 2014

Enfasi provides paper manufacturers with an integrated automation solution that offers a single supervision interface to manage the production process and control paper quality.

Ecologia and Cougar Conquer Contamination

January 1, 2014

A leading environmental contractor leverages Rockwell Automation hardware and Cougar Automation knowledge and WIN-911 communication solution.

Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Control System

January 1, 2014

Alaskan water treatment plant reduces energy consumption and improves diagnostics with control-system upgrade.

Azerbaijan State Oil Firm Deploys Process Solution

January 1, 2014

SOCAR deploys PlantPAx to maximize Kalmaz gas storage capacity and help improve efficiency and safety. Inkoel automation solution helps state oil company improve output and reliability.

Turatti Food Washing Machinery

January 1, 2014

Italian machine builder delivers higher productivity and seamless data distribution thanks to the PlantPAx™ Process Automation System.

Water Utility Optimizes Energy Use

January 1, 2014

Acquedotto Pugliese SpA optimizes its energy consumption using a comprehensive platform of solutions including control, display, connectivity and energy analysis.

Johns Manville Saves Costs in Storeroom Redesign

January 1, 2014

Roofing and insulation company saves space, time and costs with a storeroom redesign. Cleanup project identifies over $1.3 Million of excess and obsolete inventory.

SCADA Solution Controls Drainage Pumping Station

November 1, 2013

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ West Closure Complex passes critical test during Hurricane Isaac. Rockwell Automation SCADA solution controls complex’s drainage pumping station.

Dual Drive Compressor Hits 99 Percent Uptime

October 1, 2013

Energy Transfer Technologies achieves 99 Percent runtime on dual drive compressors.

Solar Panel System Maker Uses Micro PLCs

October 1, 2013

Next-generation solar panel system manufacturer uses micro PLCs for accuracy in tracking the sun’s rays.

Energy Pipeline Operator Upgrades Architecture

August 1, 2013

Energy pipeline operator upgrades to an open-architecture for its critical compressor operations.

M.G. Bryan Meets Market Demand with Cloud Solution

August 1, 2013

OEM and Rockwell Automation develop cutting-edge solution to sustain pace with production boom.

Refinery upgrades DCS System

August 1, 2013

ASARCO improves maintainability and repeatability of its copper purification system. PlantPAx process automation system retrofit optimizes bismuth recovery.

Saponification Plant Lowers Costs, Saves Energy

August 1, 2013

Costs and quality under control by using the PlantPAx™ process automation system.

Pharmaceutical PODs Provide Flexibility

August 1, 2013

G-CON Manufacturing and Rockwell Automation team up to deliver autonomous, flexible environments for pharmaceutical facilities.

Arkema Addresses Safety Concerns and Cuts Costs

July 3, 2013

Chemical company migrates to PlantPAx™ process automation system to provide complex batch and recipe capabilities, solving the quality and consistency issues.

ALD Deploys Integrated Control Solution

July 1, 2013

ALD conveys the benefits of a fully integrated architecture to its aerospace customers.

Control, Visualization for Food Container Maker

July 1, 2013

Food container producer gains the transparency necessary to reduce downtime.

Foodmaker Cuts Costs, Reduces Downtime

June 1, 2013

Global food manufacturer reduces downtime and costs while increasing quality with manufacturing intelligence

Hillshire Brands Uses Manufacturing Intelligence

June 1, 2013

Hillshire Brands improves yield by more than 100,000 pounds with manufacturing intelligence. Rockwell Automation and Grantek help operators improve visibility into production data.

King’s Hawaiian Standardizes on a Common Network

June 1, 2013

King’s Hawaiian standardizes technology requirements for machine builders

Toyota Replaces Legacy Control System

June 1, 2013

Toyota press shop transfer system enjoys greater up time thanks to robust, flexible solution to replace legacy control system.

A Converting Machine for the Food Industry

June 1, 2013

Laem System, a leading converting machine manufacturer, creates its first double fold slitter rewinder machine.

Drives Power Underground Mining Control System

May 1, 2013

Intermountain Electronics overcomes underground mining space constraints with a horizontal application of variable frequency drives

Pohokura Remote Monitoring Production

May 1, 2013

Pohokura sets the standard for remote operation and sustainability. Production station implemented a new integrated automation control system to achieve zero normal operational presence.

A Unified Platform Delivers Simplicity, Speed

April 1, 2013

CAMA Group, a maker of secondary packaging systems, standardizes its robotics on a single, unified platform to deliver simplified, high-speed solutions

A Leading Edge Coating Line

April 1, 2013

Wausau Coated Products designs and builds its own high-end converting lines in-house using Rockwell Automation control and drive systems.

Guangzhou Automobile Group Implements MES

March 14, 2013

GAC Group implements Rockwell Software FactoryTalk ProductionCentre MES system for plant-wide production management and manufacturing process quality control.

Manufacturing Intelligence Reduces Losses

February 1, 2013

Injection of manufacturing intelligence in pharmaceutical process reduces losses and improves reporting

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