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Get a Richer Picture of Production Performance

Companies around the world are already using enterprise operational intelligence solutions to create more competitive operations, and they’re seeing results.

Industry 4.0: The Challenges and Risks

There are many benefits to digital transformation. The challenges include security, testability, data collection, and legislation and standardization.

News and Events

This section of Automation Today reveals the most recent and upcoming news and events for Rockwell Automation in the Asia Pacific region.

Simplify Systems with Premier Integration

This section of Automation Today provides a summary of the key themes and topics covered in the magazine.

TotalFORCE Technology Drives Smart Motor Control

Motors and drives are gaining improved integration and connectivity. Today, drives with built-in predictive analytics can prevent significant unplanned downtime.

Why Should Miners Embrace IIoT?

In order to optimize mine performance, miners must first be willing to embrace change. Embrace the Internet of Things (IoT).

Cargill Achieves Sustainable Process Optimization

Cargill boosts efficiencies, throughput and yield with global rollout of control loop performance-monitoring and advanced diagnostics solution.

Digital Twins for Greater Manufacturing Efficiency

Digital twins can help manufacturers create smarter products on time and on budget. The three phases in which they are applied include: design, operation and maintenance.

Packaging Machine Builder Reduces Engineering Time

Bosch Packaging, a global leader in providing packaging solutions in food and pharmaceutical segment, reduces the time required for machine manufacturing.

Smart Data Replaces Big Data

Big Data in industrial IoT applications will increasingly get replaced with Smart Data to derive business value quickly and cost-effectively.

Is It Time to Digitize Your Lab?

A modern DCS can ease technology transfer – and help speed life sciences products from pilot plant to market.

The Value of Plant Safety Dashboards

Safety dashboards are useful around the plant to help optimize the health of your machines and workers.

A Pioneer of Smart Manufacturing

Innovations that paved the way for smart manufacturing took root decades ago. This pioneer helped focus a thousand points of light to what we know today.

Smart Saw Line Futureproofs Timber Production

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

Gain Better Visibility of Your Plant Operations

Digital technology can transform your maintenance, repair and operations asset data into something you can use.

Winning Companies Think Like Their Customers

To understand customer expectations, you have to think like a consumer. What impresses you about a company’s service? What drives you away?

Bite-Sized Steps to Digital Transformation

Scalable technology offerings can help any organization begin to improve productivity and lay the foundation for a fully Connected Enterprise.

Digital Transformation of Mining

Technology is changing the way mining companies do business. Here are five tools you can easily bring online at your mine and quickly see tangible results.

Leverage Your Data and Organize It in Dashboards

This is how we use dashboards to present data and analytics in useful ways, so you can view what information matters most.

Are You Ready for Smart Manufacturing & the IIoT?

The benefits of smart manufacturing are great, but where do you start? This whitepaper can help you refine smart manufacturing strategies to drive a more successful IIoT implementation.

Transform your Machines to be Smarter and Safer

Smart machines and equipment enable a smarter manufacturing enterprise. They can help improve product quality, reduce downtime and improve productivity.

Products and Solutions from Rockwell Automation

This section of Automation Today reveals the latest products and solutions from Rockwell Automation, Asia Pacific.

Smart Machines Streamline EV Production

Automakers are calling for innovative solutions from suppliers throughout their entire supply chain to meet increased production demand for electric vehicles.

Exploring Data Can Feed Your Next Process Change

Model predictive control works hand in hand with data exploration. Learn how these technologies optimize production and end-product quality.

Automation Today Issue 59: Executive Message

This section of Automation Today provides a summary of the key themes and topics covered in the magazine.

IIoT Evolution – Smarter Manufacturing

Connected devices and systems, advanced analytics and modern network architectures are optimizing processes and results in ways previously unconceivable.

Improved Productivity for Korean Packaging Company

Robotic solution, leveraging Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture has improved Hanyang Packaging’s productivity and efficiency and reduced costs.

Game Changing Technology for Auto Manufacturers

Auto manufacturers need to gain the flexibility and speed required to produce multiple models to meet changing consumer demands. The latest smart automation technologies can help.

Five Easy Digital Wins for Mining Companies

Learn about five technologies you can easily adopt at your mine to increase productivity, enhance worker safety, and gain visibility into your operations.

Managing Risk in a Connected Enterprise

A Connected Enterprise offers tremendous value, but also has inherent risks - which must be managed as part of digital transformation.

Security for Smart Manufacturing

Benefitting from smart manufacturing requires a security strategy to help secure your infrastructure, protect assets and maintain network availability.

Security Risks are Changing – Are you Protected?

Security risks are changing so taking a holistic approach to cyber security is of paramount importance, especially in today’s rapidly evolving digital manufacturing environment.

Securing the Digital Enterprise

This section of Automation Today provides a summary of the key themes and topics covered in the magazine.

Analytics Partnered with MPC in Alcohol Production

Identify alcohol production equipment abnormalities before they negatively impact quality and consistency with MPC and analytics.

OEM Launches First-of-a-kind Machine

Hirata developed a machine for the electric vehicle market that can help mass produce batteries.

Cyber Security Horror Stories Need a Happy Ending

Your plant may be ready for Industry 4.0. But is it cyber secure?

Optimizing? How You Can Pick Up The Pace

Data – how it’s collected and used – will revolutionize manufacturing and process operations. What companies can do now to unlock additional levels of productivity.

News and Events

This section of Automation Today reveals the most recent and upcoming news and events for Rockwell Automation in the Asia Pacific region.

Executive Summary

This section of Automation Today provides a summary of the key themes and topics covered in the magazine.

How to Improve Your IIoT Deployments

As the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) shifts from a buzzword to a business priority, many companies are increasingly eager to learn how it is being used in tangible ways.

Global Food Leader Streamlines Operations

A global food leader begins their journey to a Connected Enterprise by converging IT and OT to provide increased visibility and remote monitoring.

Transforming Operations with IIoT Technologies

Rockwell Automation and PTC entered into a strategic partnership to support how companies around the world transform their physical operations with digital technology.

Expand Your Use of Digital Twin

Is the use of digital twin causing confusion in your organization? You’re not alone. Digital twin applies to three distinct phases. Clarify now and enjoy greater benefits later.

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.

Visualization Technologies Help Run Safe Processes

Visualization technologies — mixed reality, virtual and augmented reality — can enhance worker capabilities and create safer, more productive processes.

The Connected Enterprise in Action

See how The Connected Enterprise transformed the Twinsburg, Ohio plant. The manufacturing facility earned the 2017 Top Plant award from Plant Engineering magazine.

Digital Representations Drive Bottom-Line Results

The two foundations of a digital transformation — the digital twin and the digital thread — offer new ways to trial practices, processes, and product concepts in a virtual environment.

Recipe for Success: Smart Operations

These companies have found their success and prove that smart manufacturing has the potential to wholly transform food and beverage manufacturing operations.

Studio 5000 Delivers The Connected Enterprise

Customers use our Studio 5000® automation design environment to help deliver The Connected Enterprise.

Digital Innovation for Food and Drug Industries

As industry marches forward, it’s time for manufacturers to be ready for innovative technologies and surprises.

Drive Compliance with Electronic Batch Records

Modern electronic batch recording technologies are offering advantages over digitizing paper records while conforming to regulations.

Manufacturing Intelligence Creates Recipe Growth

Brewery automation technology is helping breweries create better beer and more of it while maintaining consistent high quality.

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.

Digital Representations a Roadmap for Improvement

The digital twin and digital thread create a virtual foundation for experimentation and improvement within The Connected Enterprise.

A New Driving Force: Automotive “Electric Dreams”

Market drivers and new technology are accelerating electric vehicle demand. To keep up, carmakers must adopt a more connected, data-intensive approach.

Make Skid Integration Smart from the Start

Life sciences companies that rely on multiple OEMs can help mitigate skid integration challenges with upfront planning – and a modern DCS.

Digital Twins: Creating Smarter Products On Time

To curb the increasing risks of advanced machine design, digital twins help engineers make informed design decisions that won’t break the budget.

Digitalizing the Enterprise for Security

A digital transformation brings enhanced network and information security to manufacturers as well as performance improvements.

Blockchain Can Transform Your Supply Chain

Blockchain has the potential to transform the supply chain with a secure and unchangeable record that can be viewed and verified by every stakeholder, at any time.

It’s a New Start. We Start Smart

By leveraging the smarter devices and tools and making safety a core function of their machines, companies can go further on their smart manufacturing journey.

Digitalizing the Enterprise

Many manufacturers are using digitalization to improve their operations, tap into new sources of revenue and boost profitability.

Stacker Reclaimer Solution

The stacker/reclaimer solution is part of a connected mine. This connectivity provides a unified system that enables real-time decision-making.

Real-Time Insights Deliver Revolutionary Results

Digital transformation is driving improved productivity, quality, compliance, and profitability for manufacturers.

Control Readers' Choice Awards

The results of Control magazine's annual Readers’ Choice Awards open-ended reader survey on suppliers with the best products and services in process automation disciplines.

Get Connected: A Digital Journey

With end users’ needs and pressures to keep competitive, OEMs need to act now and move to The Connected Enterprise to improve and transform operations.

We are Being Smarter and Better Connected

To ensure development and success, companies must keep up with emerging trends, tap into the mind of the consumer, and utilize the talent and technology available.

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.

A Connected Digital Oilfield

Oil and gas OEMs can now take advantage of innovations in Ethernet connectivity and software to help improve production performance and share information across the supply chain.

Connected Technologies and Solutions

Highlighting advanced and scalable technologies and solutions showcased at the 2017 Automation Fair® event Connected Enterprise Pavilion.

Five Steps to Building Secure Industrial Networks

Network and security services are two aspects of the Connected Services helping OEMs simplify the development and the deployment of a robust and secure network.

Events and News Headlines

The latest company news and events highlights from September to December 2017.

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.

Fueling with Connected Intelligence

A strategic asset performance management solution led an oil and gas giant on its way to The Connected Enterprise, opening the door to new business opportunities.

Smart Safety Interactive Brochure

This interactive brochure shows how our Smart Safety products are integral to The Connected Enterprise and how they can help enhance safety while optimizing your production and maintenance.

Smart Sensors Interactive Brochure

This interactive brochure shows how our Smart Sensors are integral components of The Connected Enterprise and how they can help optimize your manufacturing, production, and maintenance.

Digitally Transform with The Connected Enterprise

Learn how to digitally transform your operations into a Connected Enterprise to help improve almost any aspect of your enterprise performance.

The Safe, Connected Enterprise

The Connected Enterprise helps manufacturers monitor and improve safety while boosting plant productivity.

Better Safe (and Secure) Than Sorry

The Connected Enterprise helps manufacturers minimize the potential for employee safety and business security problems while improving productivity.

The Technology Behind ConnectedProduction

Our remote data acquisition controllers are wireless, long-range, multi-frequency, and can withstand harsh environments.

Energy Monitoring System Improves Visibility

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

Get in the IIoT Game with Current Equipment

Manufacturers must keep equipment and automation current to leverage the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) as they build a Connected Enterprise.

Greenfield Observations for Industry Leaders

Greenfield industrial projects in the age of IIoT require new, flexible and productive plant solutions.

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.

Turning Machine Data Into Operational Intelligence

Real-time information and analytics can help prevent production problems from occurring and drive improvement efforts, provided manufacturers have digitally enabled operations.

Five Benefits of Our Serialization Solution

Meet required regulations with a fully scalable solution for end to end traceability.

Connecting Real-Time Production Data

Instead of physical consolidation under one roof and one owner, production can now be digitally consolidated using the Internet of Things.

Smart Safety Brochure

This brochure shows how our Smart Safety products are integral to The Connected Enterprise and how they can help enhance safety while optimizing your production and maintenance.

Big Data Requires Big Visualization

Augmented reality that will change the way we interact with smart devices – and be as influential to manufacturing as the launch of the iPhone was to mobility.

Deploy a Fiber Optic Physical Infrastructure

This application guide provides direction for the fiber optic cabling used in a Converged Plant-wide Ethernet architecture. Tested and validated by Cisco, Panduit, and Rockwell Automation.

Digitized Risk Management: Safety and Security

The Connected Enterprise and IoT-enabled technologies help monitor assets and processes, better protecting employees and securing business systems and information.

Maximizing Industrial IoT Deployments

Scalable analytics and a holistic approach to industrial security are among the components that should be part of any Industrial IoT deployment.

Getting More for Less: The Connected Enterprise

Adopting IoT technologies in your journey to a Connected Enterprise can do more for your operations than you think.

Use Data to Strengthen Industrial Safety

In a Connected Enterprise, safety professionals can automate the collection and reporting of safety data to better understand risks and enhance industrial safety.

Joining Forces for Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is changing the way manufacturers operate by unlocking new opportunities helping them redefine manufacturing success in the short, medium and long term.

Demystifying Digital Transformation

Learn how significant value and productivity can be gained through digital transformation by taking a look at the cultural and the technological constraints that inhibit most organizations.

Catching Up With Digital Transformation

Digital transformation doesn’t have to be an overwhelming new initiative. It usually migrates along a problem-solving execution model.

Protecting Networks and Facilities

Greater connectivity and information sharing, inspired by concepts like IoT and brought to life in The Connected Enterprise, are significantly transforming companies and their operations.

Harmonize Your Real-time Production Data

IoT-enabled Connected Enterprises share real-time information up and down the supply chain, improving productivity and profitability and creating a competitive advantage.