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Rockwell Automation, Metso Bring Insights for a Focused Digital Journey to Industry of Things World USA

11 March 2019

Rockwell Automation provided guidance for using digital technologies to transform industrial production as a sponsor of the 2019 Industry of Things World USA event, March 7-8.

Rockwell Automation Named a 2019 World’s Most Ethical Company for the Eleventh Year

26 February 2019

Rockwell Automation has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

Rockwell Automation to Sponsor 2019 #DisruptMining Innovation Competition

22 February 2019

Rockwell Automation is sponsoring the 2019 #DisruptMining competition in Toronto on March 3.

Rockwell Automation and Schlumberger Enter Joint Venture Agreement to Create Sensia, the Oil and Gas Industry’s First Fully Integrated Automation Solutions Provider

19 February 2019

New joint venture entity will combine Rockwell Automation’s integrated control and information solutions with Schlumberger’s oil and gas expertise.

Rockwell Automation Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock

6 February 2019

The Board of Directors of Rockwell Automation, Inc. today declared a quarterly dividend on common stock.

New Allen-Bradley CompactLogix 5480 Controller Steers Operators to Better Production Decisions

4 February 2019

New Allen-Bradley CompactLogix 5480 controller combines Logix control and Windows-based computing in one platform.

Rockwell Automation Reports First Quarter 2019 Results

29 January 2019

Rockwell Automation Reports First Quarter 2019 Results

Rockwell Automation Acquires Emulate3D, a Leading Software Developer

28 January 2019

Rockwell Automation, Inc. has acquired Emulate3D, an innovative engineering software developer whose products digitally simulate and emulate industrial automation systems.

New Photoelectric Sensor from Rockwell Automation Built for Demanding Applications

17 January 2019

The new Allen-Bradley 42AF RightSight M30 photoelectric sensor offers long-distance detection and increased environmental tolerance for a wide range of high-demand applications.

Corteva Agriscience Wins Manufacturing Safety Excellence Award

9 January 2019

Corteva Agriscience™, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, has won a 2018 Manufacturing Safety Excellence Award for its best-in-class approach to industrial safety.

Karen Keegans Joins Rockwell Automation as Senior Vice President, Human Resources

9 January 2019

Karen Keegans has joined Rockwell Automation as senior vice president, human resources, reporting to Chairman and CEO Blake Moret.

Rockwell Automation Named Overall IoT Company of the Year in 2019 IoT Breakthrough Awards Program

3 January 2019

Rockwell Automation announced as winner of the “Overall IoT Company the Year” award in the global 2019 IoT Breakthrough Awards program.

Extended Line of Thin Clients Help Increase Flexibility Across the Enterprise

20 December 2018

VersaView 5200 thin client portfolio from Rockwell Automation helps simplify management of devices and users.

Updated Studio 5000 Software Reduces Machine Design Time, Enhances Industrial Security

20 December 2018

Greater integration with third-party software can simplify design projects and reduce on-site delivery times by weeks.

Rockwell Automation Introduces The Connected Mine

8 November 2018

Mining companies benefit from improved visibility of processes, equipment performance and supply chain for smarter business decisions.

Rockwell Automation Opens Registration for 2018 Automation Fair

18 September 2018

Annual event showcases new innovations in automation and offers technical education opportunities

Rockwell Automation Board of Directors Approves $1 Billion for Common Stock Repurchase

6 September 2018

The Board of Directors today authorized the company to expend up to an additional $1 billion to repurchase shares of Rockwell Automation common stock.

New Operator Interface Helps Increase Efficiency in Large Applications

6 September 2018

PanelView 5510 graphic terminals provide enhanced software integration, greater connectivity and larger screen options.

PTC and Rockwell Automation Announce Strategic Partnership to Drive Industrial Innovation and Accelerate Growth

11 June 2018

PTC and Rockwell Automation Announce Strategic Partnership to Drive Industrial Innovation and Accelerate Growth

Rockwell Automation Shares New Leadership Changes

11 June 2018

Rockwell Automation Shares New Leadership Changes

Rockwell Automation Increases Fiscal Year 2018 Share Repurchase Target to $1.5 Billion

11 June 2018

Rockwell Automation Increases Fiscal Year 2018 Share Repurchase Target to $1.5 Billion

New Push-In Terminal Blocks Improve Connections and Simplify Panel Design

29 May 2018

New connected technology reduces maintenance and increases reliability

The Connected Enterprise helps address water challenges

28 May 2018

Visitors to the NHP stand at Ozwater experienced the latest Intelligent Motor Control technologies, including the Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 755T drives and smart motor control devices.

NHP revealed the latest connected technologies at National Manufacturing Week (NMW)

28 May 2018

NHP Electrical Engineering Products (NHP), South Pacific region authorised distributor, participated in this event with a focus on Smart Manufacturing and leveraging increased connectivity.

Rockwell Automation Adds OPC UA Support to Its Product Portfolio

24 May 2018

FactoryTalk Linx software allows communications across industrial IoT technologies from different vendors.

Securely Deploy Cloud and Mobile Technologies with New Network Guidance

19 April 2018

Network design guides help companies realize the promise of industrial IoT while adopting security best practices.

New Controllers Can Simplify Machines, Improve Safety Performance

16 April 2018

Rockwell Automation controllers scale to specific machine safety requirements and support faster reaction times .

Safer, Smarter Operations with the New GuardLink Safety System

12 April 2018

Connected technology reduces maintenance and increases reliability.

Colorado State University Launches Hands-on Brewing Lab with Help from Malisko Engineering, Rockwell Automation

11 April 2018

New lab will give students a real-world learning experience and provide a testing ground for brewing companies.

Rockwell Automation to Share Advanced Manufacturing Technologies for Life Sciences Industry

9 April 2018

Company to demonstrate solutions for flexible, modular production to help improve time to market.

Rockwell Automation to Showcase Digital Transformation Advances at Hannover Messe 2018

2 April 2018

Solutions featured with Cisco, Microsoft and ODVA can improve competitiveness in a Connected Enterprise.

New Micro PLC Can Reduce Complexity of Large Standalone Machines

29 March 2018

Allen-Bradley Micro870 PLC, new flagship of Micro800 family, can be used in place of multiple micro PLCs .

NHP Electrical Engineering Products (NHP) is appointed as sole distributor for Rockwell Automation products in South Pacific from 1st May 2018

27 March 2018

NHP Electrical Engineering Products (NHP) announced today the acquisition of Rexel Industrial Automation’s (RIA) New South Wales and South East Queensland business assets related to the distribution and supply of Rockwell Automation products in these territories.

Studio 5000 Software Release Optimizes Productivity and Reduces Design Time

5 March 2018

Latest release includes modern user interface and productivity-enhancing features across all applications.

New Large Contactors Simplify Motor Control and Improve Energy Efficiency

1 March 2018

New IEC and NEMA contactors improve flexibility for machine builders and operators.

Rockwell Automation Shares How Orchestrated Data Transforms Production, Supply Chain at Industry of Things World USA

1 March 2018

Improved enterprise connectivity doubles labor productivity annually, boosts on-time delivery 19 percent.

Rockwell Automation to Sponsor #DisruptMining Event

1 March 2018

Rockwell Automation is sponsoring the #DisruptMining event taking place Sunday in Toronto.

New ThinManager Software Release Improves Operator Productivity

26 February 2018

Updated thin client software gives workers better access to production information with improved visualization and mobility.

BHP Billiton Supplied With An Historian Solution

28 March 2016

Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft have reached an agreement with BHP Billiton for the installation of an enterprise historian.