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We are working with customers around the world. These examples show how we listen to their challenges and work hard to help them save money, increase productivity, improve safety, and reduce downtime.

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Latest Process Technology For Syngas Production

Leigh Creek Energy uses the latest process control and automation technology for syngas production.

Smart Safety Solution Benefits Plaster Mill

Winstone Wallboards reaps the rewards of a new smart safety solution to help grow capacity and reliability at the plaster mill.

Quarry Invests in Intelligent Motor Control

Boral recently invested in an intelligent motor control solution to improve uptime and leverage the longevity and compliance provided by the latest motor control technology.

Data Sharing Revolutionises Plant Maintenance

Data sharing revolutionises maintenance at Hydro Extrusion & Components Nenzing, where centrally controlled operational data enhances maintenance operations.

Smart Saw Line Futureproofs Timber Production

AKD implemented the latest connected technologies to increase recovery, improve safety and reduce downtime.

Pet Food Production Benefits From Automated Tech

Pet food production takes on a new level of automated technology to supply Australian pet food ingredients to the world.

Technology Improves Wastewater Treatment Quality

Complex and challenging control system upgrade improves reliability and optimises plant performance.

Operations Flow Smoothly After DCS Migration

Migration to a PlantPAx distributed control system helps city increase wastewater capacity, streamline control and training, and minimize overtime.

Harmonics and Energy Cut in High-Speed Centrifuge

Iscador reduces energy use and harmonics in high-RPM pharma manufacturing application.

Sleeman Breweries Expands With Process Automation

Sleeman Breweries needed to meet consumer demand. With an updated process automation system, Sleeman increased production capacity by 50 percent.

New Seating Hoist System for Convention Centre

Automated seating system design for Adelaide Convention Centre reduces the requirement for manual handling while also providing the capability for faster changeover times.

Driving Paper Production at Visy’s 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.

KS PULSE Keeps It Simple in Latest Release

Faster, easier integration is now possible in this revolutionary approach to auto body assembly based on independent cart technology.

PlantPAx DCS Helps Address Power-Gen Emissions

Thanks to deployment of the industry-proven PlantPAx DCS, the particulate emissions at a Romanian fossil-fuel power plant are now compliant with national targets.

Paper Mill Achieves 91 Percent Uptime

Off-site support augments on-site maintenance team and helps optimize asset performance.

Sinhyung Reduces Commissioning Time

Sinhyung Engineering selected a single controls supplier to help meet the changing demands of its end users and create flexible, scalable machines.

Packaging Traditional Cakes, Flexibly & Carefully

Livetech implemented a secondary packaging line for Galbusera-Tre Marie, an Italian brand with a long history in bakery industry. Flexibility and delicacy were key.

Packaging Company Enhances Productivity

Hanyang Packaging and Engineering used Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture to increase productivity and keep up with market demand.

Control Solution Delivers Clear Results

Next generation, fully integrated, single-platform control, alarming and reporting architecture delivers clear results for water-treatment company.

Caffè Borbone Integrates Global Tracking Solution

Bibit software solutions and Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture made it possible for this well-known coffee producer to obtain important food safety certification.

New PanelView HMI Gains NSF Certification

Rockwell Automation creates new NSF-Certified HMI for food industry. Stands up to extreme IP69K operational and wash down practices.

Integrated Processing Plant Maximizes Production

This dairy needed to increase production capacity to meet increasing consumer demand. With PlantPAx DCS, the dairy reduced energy usage and increased production.

Serialization Solution Helps Pharma Company

With a turnkey serialization solution, biopharma company is creating high-quality, life-saving medicines – and surpassing current and evolving regulatory requirements.

O&G Producer Reduces Downtime by 20 Percent

With integrated condition monitoring and unparalleled local support, O&G producer reduced downtime of critical assets by 20 percent.

Simple, Best-fit Solution for Swedish Microbrewery

Easy to use software, best-fit hardware and clear messaging remove the need for technology know-how from operational equation.

Combination System Saves Space – and Boosts Uptime

Using advanced safety and analytics, Aagard optimizes end of line operations with integrated cartoner-case packer-palletizer system.

Distillery Modernizes for Increased Production

Jim Beam implements Model Predictive Control at Clermont, Kentucky distillery to maximize throughput while respecting equipment and process constraints.

Entire Network at Geothermal Plant Modernised

Rockwell Automation modernises network at geothermal plant; delivering higher performance, easier diagnostics, enhanced data capture and more robust cybersecurity.

DuPont Boosts Throughput with Batch Control System

Solvent plant has realized $1 million in new monthly revenue with a modern DCS system and greater batch automation.

MCNS Optimizes Production Through Data Utilization

To increase efficiency, MCNS selected FactoryTalk VantagePoint to seamlessly integrate systems and organize, correlate and normalize disparate data.

Global Food Leader Meets The Connected Enterprise

When IT and OT meet, efficiency among processes, people and geographies increases.

Global Tyre Manufacturer Modernises Production

Global tyre manufacturer incorporates new features in its productions systems that deliver much more flexibility in terms of tyre-size changes and product handling.

Hydro Tasmania Develops Hybrid Energy Solution

Australia's largest generator of clean renewable energy, Hydro Tasmania, develops industry leading hybrid system on Flinders Island.

Arnott’s Upgrades Adelaide Production Plant

Arnott’s embarked on a control and HMI system upgrade to deliver increased flexibility and agility for biscuit production.

Factory Upgrade Safeguards Gelatine Production

To safeguard future production of a large-scaled gelatine manufacturing plant, an innovative risk management approach was undertaken to help identify and replace legacy equipment.

Pavillion8 Solution Optimises Dairy Production

With a strong commitment to continuous improvement of current manufacturing assets, Miraka invested in a solution to optimise their milk powder process.

PlantPAx DCS Offers Real-Time Transparency

Using the PlantPAx DCS, ZIPPE created a high-availability and powerful batch plant within one year.

Intelligent Motor Control Assists Explosives Plant

A new explosives manufacturing plant in Europe invests in the latest motor control technology from Australia.

Heavy Industries Rely On Integrated Power Package

End user achieves significant cost savings and simplified start-up.

Arkansas Steel Improves Process With Analytics

Arkansas Steel needed to improve workforce utilization and make continuous improvements. Software from Rockwell Automation helped increase yield by at least 3 percent.

Vreugdenhil Automates its Milk Powder Plant

A new facility in the Netherlands can produce 7.5 tons of milk powder per hour.

Maximum Transparency Across All Levels

FactoryTalk® ProductionCentre and FactoryTalk® Analytics™ make transparent in real-time, what goes wrong behind the scenes.

Deyu Lights Up Efficient Battery Production

Deyu's winding machines help customers achieve higher productivity and lower cost in battery production, and enhance the reliability and energy density.

Chemical Company Migrates to Modern DCS

Tomatic replaces unsupported black-box hardware & software at construction chemical company with modern, integrated, connected process control solution with Industrie 4.0 capabilities.

Connected Enterprise Improves Sinter Plant

Connected, integrated control solution delivers greater process precision, enhanced energy management and comprehensive data-capture capabilities at Ukrainian sinter plant.

Large-scale Integrated PM Motor Control Solution

AT Equipment and Services GmbH, was tasked with the development of a precision control solution for two large permanent-magnet (PM) motors deployed in a dual-chamber shredding unit.

iTRAK Addresses Throughput Challenges

ECONO-PAK was approached by Lotte Wedel to develop a packaging/cartoner machine that would more easily cater for varieties in packaging formats and product counts.

Agile Bulk Handling Equipment

Find out how Rockwell Automation works with Flexicon Corporation to help them achieve a cost-effective, flexible and customizable solution for their machine development.

Water-Treatment Plant Deploys PlantPAx DCS

In a recent clean water treatment project in Denmark, AB Electric A/S was tasked with developing and installing a comprehensive PlantPAx-based control and monitoring solution.

DuPont Increases Operational Availability

Modernizing a plant in Brazil provided faster maintenance agility, better control of operating costs and gains in flexibility.

Smart Machine Helps Ease Safety Compliance

Yalong’s gearbox assembly machine meets standard requirements for integrated safety, ultimately helping end users ease compliance and reduce costs.

Energy Efficiency in Modern Manufacturing Plant

Bharat Forge Aluminiumtechnik provides innovative aluminium forging solutions for the automotive industry.

Chobani Uses the Latest in Control and Automation

Chobani deploys the latest control and automation technology to build a new fully automated yogurt manufacturing plant.

Energy Monitoring System Improves Visibility

Find out how this global company improved energy efficiency and reporting through a single energy monitoring solution.

System Conserves Space, Improves Load Stability

The Columbia Machine FL6200SW combines high-speed stretch wrap technology with a contemporary, modular and clean-design palletizer.

Farmer Cooperative Grows with Process Automation

At Midwest Farmers Cooperative’s new ag terminal, a distributed control system enables the co-op to move grain through quickly and reach new markets.

PlantPAx Decreases Costs and Increases Efficiency

With a standardized system enabled by PlantPAx, the modern DCS, KCC was able to improve efficiency, reduce engineering time, reduce downtime and improve maintenance.

ARC Resources Optimizes Artificial-Lift Systems

ConnectedProduction well-manager solution helps ARC Resources maintain production levels from aging, depleting wells.

Rockwell Automation Improves Hydraulic System

Thanks to Rockwell Automation servo drives and AC drives, Neotecman has reduced the design, installation and setup time of its hydraulic stamping equipment.

Integrated Architecture Reduces Costs and Time

A global manufacturer of specialty papers and fibre-based engineered materials, wanted a new machine to connect seamlessly with a plant’s existing infrastructure.

Manufacturing Intelligence Reduces Challenges

Modular control-system design and access to manufacturing intelligence help MCPP accelerate the launch of its first plant in Brazil.

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.

Standardised Control Environment for Gas Network

Bilfinger Greylogix creates standardised control environment at Gasunie across 15,500 km gas pipeline network.

Improving Productivity and Footprint with iTRAK

With variable pitch, higher speed and greater throughput forming the crux of a new assembly machine, Maga Active turned to Rockwell Automation with its innovative iTRAK® technology.

Master Production with Independent Cart Technology

KUKA evaluated the standard automation systems used in auto manufacturing facilities and saw an opportunity to create a system that would be flexible, efficient and cost effective.

Hiperbaric Machines Get a Connectivity Boost

Enabled by EtherNet/IP network, the ControlLogix system helps perform remote management and maintenance tasks.

Data Analytics Help Boost OEE at Rockline

A Rockwell Automation data-analytics solution helps Rockline Industries boost OEE by more than 20 percent.

Solving Obsolescence Issue with S88 Solution

Optima Control Solutions solves obsolescence issues at leading UK biscuit manufacturer and delivers high quality S88-based batch control solution.

Logix Revolutionises Ship’s Systems Development

Turkish maritime ship-board control provider leverages proven industrial hardware and software SCADA architecture to revolutionise ship’s systems development.

Phosphate Producer Modernizes DCS and HMI

The Mosaic Company enhances decision-making capabilities and reduces alarms by 50 percent with modern DCS.

New System Smooths Path to Consistency

Industrial lubricant manufacturer reduces cycle time and product variance while batch and ingredient-management reports ease troubleshooting.

Prodesa Cuts 1,000 Hours of Engineering Time

Using PlantPAx, Prodesa cuts 1,000 hours of engineering time in the development and implementation of the world’s second biggest wood pellet plant.

Oil and Gas: Thinking Outside the Black Box

Energy Control Technologies abandoned proprietary technologies in favor of an open-systems approach for a new turbomachinery process control solution.

Upgrade Expands Process Flexibility

Southwest Baking expanded its process flexibility and production by 5 percent with a batch system upgrade.

Voltage Monitoring Reduces Facility Downtime

After receiving multiple power interruptions that resulted in damaged equipment, Commerce Township installed a voltage monitoring system – resulting in reduced downtime and compliance risk.

Asset Management Services Keep Production Flowing

Chobani’s commitment to the local Australian market to provide high-quality, fresh yogurt relies on maintaining a smoothly operating manufacturing plant.

Europhartech Implements Serialization Solution

Europhartech implements holistic serialization solution for its medicine packaging lines to address upcoming legislation.

DELIN Elettronica Implements PlantPAx DCS

A system integrator based in Modena, Italy, deploys the PlantPAx DCS for a gas dehydration process with integrated safety management.

Cost Effective Process Safety Solution Delivered

Inspec Solutions, a leading steel producer, addresses safety concerns and gains easily expandable solution, with less cost and engineering effort.

Modernising HMI SCADA in the Food Industry

Major food industry supplier reduces downtime by modernising their HMI SCADA using FactoryTalk HMI software.

PHA Czech Deploys New Door Module Assembly Line

Global Solutions team tasked by PHA Czech s.r.o. with the development of a complete control solution for a turnkey door module assembly line and end-of-line test stations.

Legacy Controls Migrated to an Integrated Solution

Livestock compound feed manufacturer sees simpler migration result in a faster, more robust and economically effective network and automation infrastructure.

Gancia Bubbly Gets New Life Thanks to the PlantPAx

The complete modernisation of their sparkling process control enables F.lli Gancia to take one more step towards The Connected Enterprise

Cost Effective Solutions for Oil and Gas Operator

Rockwell Automation and LeKtroniX extend obsolete component operating life and provide cost effective solutions for oil and gas operator TAQA.

Tereos Sugar: Intelligent and Sustainable Refining

Leading sugar producer replaces legacy DCS with PlantPAx to obtain and integrate boiler control for vital operations.

Andon Solution Delivers Better Decision Making

Toyota appraised a number of technologies for its new digital Andon system and approached Rockwell Automation for a new solution based on more up-to-date and open technologies.

iTRAK Helps Slash Changeover Times By Up To 50%

Optima and Intigena realize the benefit of iTRAK coupled to modern, flexible Integrated Architecture solution from Rockwell Automation. Changeover times cut by as much as 50%.

Servo-Driven Palletizer Delivers Versatility

Columbia Machine FL6200 palletizer features a floor-level design that combines robotic-like precision with the simplicity of a conventional system.

iTRAK Helps OEM Slash Changeover Times

Optima and Intigena realise the benefit of iTRAK coupled to modern, flexible Integrated Architecture solution from Rockwell Automation. Changeover times cut by as much as 50%.

Vallourec Drilling Products Triples Output

A leading global supplier of drill pipe for energy companies increases efficiency, reduces changeover times.

Drug-Maker Improves Compliance With MES Software

By completely eliminating the paper-documentation burden from production operations, MES helps increase efficiencies, reduce costs and enforce compliance in real-time.

Milk Specialties Global Taps Data to Meet Demand

Milk Specialties Global uses manufacturing intelligence to quantify and justify operational improvements, and to empower workers in plants.

Eli Lilly Boosts Productivity With HMI System

Eli Lilly experienced production delays due to a legacy visualization system. After upgrading its HMI system, the company has reduced downtime and improved productivity.

Modern HMI Provides Manufacturing Intelligence

Tyson Foods faced obsolescence of the operating system supporting its HMI application.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation

AECC benefits from sustainable emissions monitoring, reduced operating costs, and greater accuracy through software CEM from Rockwell Automation.

Hospital Saves Energy with Integrated Architecture

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

Agile Multi-Axis Packaging Solution Created

Leading machinery supplier to the ice cream industry designs state-of-the-art packaging solution for demanding production environments.

Recipe for Success: Addressing The Aging Workforce

With key members of their workforce retiring, Southwest Baking invested in the future of its most junior employee to help meet aggressive production targets.

Advanced Continuous Emissions Monitoring

Rockwell Automation maintains a leadership position in mandated emissions monitoring with unparalleled experience, knowledge and value-based solutions.