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We listen to our customers challenges and work hard to solve them.  View real customer applications to see examples of how we help our local customer save money, increase productivity, improve safety, and reduce downtime.

Robotics Increases Productivity for LaserBond
When every project is different, easy robot set up is key to effective laser cladding. New technology helps improve the productivity of the laser cladding process.
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MRA’s Smart Stockyard Management System improves mine to port efficiency
MRA’s Smart Stockyard Management System combines smart engineering and leverages the latest control and automation technologies from Rockwell Automation.
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Meeting Coal Seam Gas Safety Compliance
Safety compliance is critical to ensure incident free oil and gas production. A fault-tolerant safety instrumented system can help meet compliance requirements.
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Seed Packing Machine Improves Accuracy & Thru-put
Asytec’s seed packing machine utilises the latest automation and control technologies. It improves flexibility and reduces the requirement for manual handling.
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New Advances in Syngas Production Using Latest Process Technology
Leigh Creek Energy uses the latest process control and automation technology for syngas production
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Smart safety solution helps grow capacity and reliability at plaster mill
Winstone Wallboards benefits from smart safety solution for material handling
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Boral quarry invests in intelligent motor control solution
Quarry leads the way in intelligent motor control
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Smart Saw Line Futureproofs Timber Production at AKD Softwoods
Using the latest connected technologies to increase recovery, improve safety and reduce downtime.
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Pet Food Production Takes on a New Level of Automated Technology
Cool Off - using the latest patented technology to supply Australian pet food ingredients to the world.
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Bolivar Implements New Technology to Improve Adelaide’s Wastewater Treatment Quality
Complex and challenging control system upgrade improves reliability and optimises plant performance
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Driving Paper Production at Visy’s Pulp and Paper Mill
Upgrade to legacy drive control equipment on paper machine winder helps avoid any potential for downtime while also future proofing Visy’s Tumut plant.
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Adelaide Convention Centre invests in industry leading seating hoist system
New seating system combines innovation and flexibility for a world-class convention centre.
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Global Food Leader Begins The Journey to the Connected Enterprise
Converging IT and OT to align multiple processes, people and geographies for greater productivity and sustainability.
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Hydro Tasmania develops the world’s most advanced utility grade hybrid energy solution
Australia’s largest generator of clean renewable energy, Hydro Tasmania, develops industry leading hybrid system on Flinders Island
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Miraka benefits from model predictive control
Leveraging the Pavillion8 solution to optimise powdered milk production
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Factory upgrade safeguards long term gelatine production
Innovative approach to project execution breathes new life into gelatine manufacturing plant
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Iconic Australian biscuit manufacturer upgrades Adelaide production plant
Making biscuit production flexible and productive
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Intelligent motor control delivers information and safety for explosives manufacturing plant
A new explosives manufacturing plant in Europe invests in the latest motor control technology from Australia
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Mountain View Quarries uses latest technology to boost productivity of crushing and processing plant
Gordyn & Palmer produces a turnkey solution for the electrical automation of a state of the art crushing and processing plant that incorporates the latest technologies in intelligent motor control from Rockwell Automation.
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Chobani chooses Rockwell Automation as automation vendor of choice
Building a new, automated factory that utilises the latest technology for making high-quality, great tasting yogurt.
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Asset management services keep yogurt production flowing
Chobani concentrates on what it does best: making high quality, great tasting yogurt with asset management services from Rockwell Automation.
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Bottling made easy at Yalumba
Yalumba implements new state of the art bottling lines to help reduce labour costs, increase production capacity and minimise occupational health and safety issues.
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Revolutionary liquid filling machine combines repeatability and accuracy
The new Liquid Pack filling machine incorporates industry leading technologies and machine builder know how to meet even the most challenging food or chemical applications.
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Asaleo Care’s tissue machine upgrade future-proofs production
Tissue machine upgrade leverages control, drives and safety features of the Integrated Architecture platform and the application knowledge of the Global Solutions team at Rockwell Automation.
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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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Australian technology drives global mineral processing productivity 
Developing an innovative application to advance mineral processing quality and recovery for mines around the world.
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Yalumba’s Oxford Landing winery incorporates the latest in winemaking technology 
Meeting consumer demands throughout seasonal variability with an advanced automation and process control solution from Rockwell Automation.
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Latest technology enhances machining of aluminium profiles 
Technical Plant Services (TPS) delivers a world first, automated, robotic solution for machining long length aluminium extruded profiles utilising the Rockwell Automation motion control and drives product portfolios.
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Safety record success at Fairfax’s Tamworth Press 
Rockwell Automation safety solution lays the foundation for an industry leading safety record.
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Encore Tissue’s manufacturing plant upgrade drives increased productivity 
The Global Solutions team from Rockwell Automation applied their engineering capabilities to customise a partial line upgrade that integrates with the existing system to improve tissue production rates.
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Explosives control system upgrade all under control 
Integrating control and safety for optimised plant performance.
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Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group (NCIG) implements a condition based maintenance solution 
The Integrated Condition Monitoring (ICM) solution by Rockwell Automation provides 24 hours a day, seven days a week coverage of the coal loading operation to minimise unplanned downtime and help improve overall productivity with minimal onsite personnel.
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Nelson Pine combines control and safety to minimise production downtime 
Rockwell Automation helps Nelson Pine integrate control and safety with minimal production downtime.
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VIP Packaging leads the pack with robotic palletising solution 
Designing a new fully automated palletising line for a world-class packaging company required an innovative solution that integrated safety, automation and control.
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AGL Loy Yang drives long-term success 
An innovative drive solution – founded on the PowerFlex® 7000 medium voltage drive from Rockwell Automation® – helps streamline AGL Loy Yang’s mine conveyor system upgrade.
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Compac Sorting Equipment stays ahead of the pack with Rockwell Automation solution 
Rockwell Automation® helps Compac Sorting improve productivity and reduce engineering costs.
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Hamilton City Council Meets Compliance Demands with System Upgrade 
Rockwell Software® improves performance and eases compliance requirements at water plant.
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Safety inspection prompts upgrade to aging cranes at Bayswater Power Station

Macquarie Generation called on the domain expertise of Rockwell Automation to deliver a solution for the cranes to meet current safety standards.
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Project Magnet extends the life of Whyalla Steelworks 
Rockwell Automation delivers an integrated pit to port solution to provide a new lease on life for Whyalla Steelworks.
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Slicing cheese with automated precision 
Incorporation of technological advances in farming and manufacturing has characterised the success of the New Zealand dairy industry.

Coining control at the Royal Australian Mint 
A re-imagined materials handling solution, delivers optimised workplace safety, improved security and enhanced production efficiency at the Royal Australian Mint.

Schweppes control in the can 
Schweppes Australia — Huntingwood production facility syrup room consolidates system to a sophisticated automation and control system based on the ‘PlantPAx’ process control solution.

Vector Gas: control under pressure 
Vector Gas, upgrades the Mokau Compressor Station using advanced process and safety control solutions.

Steeling Time 
OneSteel Whyalla took advantage of a recent blast furnace repair to upgrade their critical skip hoist control system. Rockwell Automation provided a cost effective solution which met and exceeded current safety requirements.
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Tunnelling into the Future 
Auckland’s first urban road tunnel’s innovative design melds old and new, partly housing an advanced monitoring and control system in a restored heritage building.

Safeguarding Wellington’s water supplies 
Greater Wellington Regional Council improves the reliability and operational flexibility of its Te Marua water treatment plant.

Amcor upgrades with integrated safety 
An innovative integrated safety control system - founded on Rockwell Automation's GuardLogix - helps fast-track a safety upgrade at Amcor's NSW beverage can manufacturing facility, while simplifying operation and optimising efficiency.

Full-colour control in print 
In a journey spanning five years, Shepparton Newspapers has tripled its colour printing capacity, implemented a complete Rockwell Automation drive and integrated safety control system overhaul, and maximised plant uptime when it’s most needed – in the dead of night.

Stabilising the SAG at St Ives 
ControlLogix joins forces with advanced process control algorithm, ‘Manta Cube’, to achieve operational stability on a closed-loop single-stage SAG mill at Western Australia’s Gold Fields St Ives gold mine.

Smorgon Steel straightens out safety control 
An innovative safety control system—founded on Rockwell Automation’s GuardLogix—helps fast-track the development of Smorgon Steel’s new steel straightening facility, while affording true long-term flexibility.

Melbourne Water pumps up environmental efforts 
New sewage treatment processes improve final effluent quality—with Rockwell Automation’s Integrated Architecture playing a key role in control of the facility.