Partnership with Foxconn Achieves Visions of Smart Manufacturing
Rockwell Automation has confirmed collaboration with Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd, also known as Foxconn, to implement Connected Enterprise and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) concepts for smart manufacturing. The announcement was made in late July 2017 at Foxconn’s Consumer Electronics Assembly Operations.
The two companies will collaborate to develop and apply Smart Manufacturing solutions at Foxconn’s new United States facilities. Their technological expertise will be combined to deliver a state of the art manufacturing system with unparalleled levels of operational efficiency. The Chairmen of the global leading companies are confident the collaboration will further demonstrate the power and broad applicability of The Connected Enterprise®. They also agree that together they will help increase operational efficiencies in electronics manufacturing to new levels, achieving the vision of Smart Manufacturing and Made in China 2025.
Foxconn is a Taiwanese multinational electronic contract manufacturer and has its corporate headquarters in Taiwan. It has been increasing its employee base in the United States and has committed to take part in programs to upskill military veterans and create a pool of certified talent for in-demand advanced manufacturing roles across the U.S.
The Taiwanese manufacturer shares Rockwell Automation’s commitment to expanding the upskilling of the U.S. workforce to provide the necessary talent for advanced manufacturing roles.
Winner of Best Internet of Things Provider
Against intense competition in the manufacturing industry, Rockwell Automation Southeast Asia has won the Best Internet of Things (IoT) Provider at the Asian Manufacturing Awards 2017 award ceremony, which was held on July 27 in Singapore.