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For the latest global and regional news from Rockwell Automation, please view the following press releases. For announcements related to the company’s earnings, visit our investor relations page.

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Ethics award added to trophy cabinet for 12th time

4 March 2020

We have once again been recognized by Ethisphere – for the 12th time – as one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant

26 February 2020

Rockwell Automation, Inc. has announced its recognition as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for the second consecutive year.

New Industrial Security Certifications Received

26 February 2020

Rockwell Automation continues to align its business with global security standards to help customers protect their information, people and reputations.

New release of FactoryTalk Batch software

26 February 2020

Industrial producers with batch applications can now create more flexible, reliable and productive operations with the latest release of FactoryTalk Batch software from Rockwell Automation.

Rockwell Automation acquires Avnet Data Security

26 February 2020

Acquisition will enhance Rockwell Automation’s ability to deliver IT/OT cybersecurity services globally.

Rockwell Automation Acquires ASEM

19 February 2020

Italian firm’s automation solutions provide smart technology, enhanced productivity, and a more secure environment.

Rockwell Automation acquires Avnet Data Security

13 January 2020

Acquisition will enhance Rockwell Automation’s ability to deliver IT/OT cybersecurity services globally.

New Servo System Saves Costs, Simplifies Sizing

28 November 2019

Allen-Bradley Kinetix 5100 servo drive can run without a controller to meet a range of performance needs.

Simplify Digital Initiatives With Proven Partners

27 November 2019

Rockwell Automation is joining forces with Accenture, Microsoft, PTC, ANSYS and EPLAN to help streamline industrial IoT initiatives and enhance their quality.

Celebrating First Year of Partnership with PTC

21 November 2019

Strategic collaboration’s inaugural year yields rapid customer growth, comprehensive OT/IT integration, and broad industry recognition for joint InnovationSuite™ Solution.

Rockwell Automation and Accenture Combine Forces

20 November 2019

Rockwell Automation and Accenture Industry X.0 Combine Forces to Create Digital Solutions for Industrial Clients.

Rockwell Automation Acquires MESTECH Services

29 October 2019

Transaction expands Rockwell’s consulting and systems integration scale in fast growing industrial transformation market.

Rockwell Automation TechEd EMEA Begins

22 October 2019

Hands-on IIoT training increases competencies in augmented reality, artificial intelligence, analytics and information.

Hygienic Products Protect Food, Pharma Quality

15 October 2019

The first NSF-certified HMI terminal and new hygienic servo motors can help food and pharma makers minimize contamination risks.

Closing of Sensia Joint Venture

7 October 2019

Sensia, the oil and gas industry’s first digitally enabled, integrated automation solutions provider, will drive efficiency, optimize performance and reduce risk.

Make Short Production Runs More Efficient

14 August 2019

The updated MagneMover LITE transport system now supports heavier payloads and larger scale applications to bring greater efficiency and flexibility to your operations.

Lonza is bringing the digital factory to life

23 July 2019

Lonza to use PharmaSuite MES software, along with FactoryTalk InnovationSuite to accelerate paperless, 24/7 production of cutting-edge capsules

New Safety I/O Modules Simplify Machine Safety

22 July 2019

New safety I/O modules give machine designers more options for adding safety to machines. They can also help designers create smarter and more productive machines.

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.

Expanded Power Range for PowerFlex 6000 MV Drives

25 September 2017

Users in heavy industries have a new motor control option for compressors, pumps and fans. Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 6000 medium-voltage AC drives from Rockwell Automation offer expanded, user-friendly control for variable and constant torque applications.

Safe Torque Off Option Simplifies Machine Design

22 September 2017

Rockwell Automation has introduced the networked safe torque off option module, allowing safety and nonsafety functions to share the same EtherNet/IP network.

Human Machine Interfaces for Smart Manufacturing

21 September 2017

With the new line of VersaView 5000 industrial computers and thin clients, manufacturers can modernize HMI applications to support smart manufacturing.

CEO Blake Moret to Become Chairman

13 September 2017

Rockwell Automation, today announced that its Board of Directors has elected President and Chief Executive Officer Blake D. Moret as Chairman of the Board effective January 1, 2018.

Machinery Safebook 5: Guide To Functional Safety

5 September 2017

Rockwell Automation has released the latest version of its popular ‘Machinery Safebook’ publication, a guide to safety-related control systems for machinery.

Delphi Award Received For Asset Management

4 September 2017

Rockwell Automation received the Delphi Pinnacle Award in recognition of its cost-saving services for Delphi in 2016.

Announcing New Partnership With Foxconn

14 August 2017

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., also known as Foxconn, and Rockwell Automation announced today that they are collaborating to implement Connected Enterprise and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) concepts for smart manufacturing in Foxconn's new U.S. facilities.

Manufacturing Analytics Solution For Brewery

31 July 2017

Great Lakes Brewing Company (GLBC) deployed the FactoryTalk Analytics for Devices appliance from Rockwell Automation to bring the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) to its factory floor.

Instant Industrial Device Analytics

25 July 2017

Rockwell Automation Delivers New Tools for Instant Device Analytics and Plant-Floor Collaboration

Scalable MES Applications are Fit for Purpose

21 July 2017

Rockwell Automation Continues to Expand MES Applications to Increase Flexibility, Ease Entry to Smart Manufacturing

Call For Safety Excellence Award Nominations

18 July 2017

For the fifth year, Rockwell Automation is accepting nominations for its Manufacturing Safety Excellence Awards.

New Light Curtains Improve Flexibility and Safety

14 July 2017

Industrial automation customers can now protect their workers and reduce inventory costs with the new light curtain system from Rockwell Automation.

New Cable-Pull Switch Enhances Industrial Safety

12 July 2017

Patented, Solid-State Cable-Pull Switch Enhances Industrial Safety