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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.

Rockwell Automation Acquires Kalypso

28 February 2020

The US-based software delivery and consulting firm is specialised in the digital transformation of industrial companies with a strong client base in life sciences

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

14 January 2020

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

New release of FactoryTalk Batch software

23 December 2019

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 Names New Sales Directors

19 December 2019

The company has recently announced two key appointments adding to their growing teams across the Middle East.

Record Attendance at Automation Fair 2019

16 December 2019

Industrial leader announces partnerships and collaborations with best-in-trade digital solutions to bring The Connected Enterprise to life.

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.

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.

Sebastien Grau named new Regional Sales Director

4 October 2019

Rockwell Automation has announced the appointment of Sebastien Grau as regional sales director for the Middle East, Turkey and Sub Saharan Africa.

Three Companies Join Machine Safety Program

18 September 2019

Industrial producers can enlist the program members to stay current with machine-safety standards and to improve productivity through safety.

GE Healthcare and Rockwell Automation Collaborate

16 April 2019

Collaboration will help drug manufacturers improve efficiencies, get to market faster and deliver personalized medicines with innovative solutions.

Control System Security

4 April 2019

Enhanced products with built-in security can help safeguard machines and people from malicious tampering of industrial systems.

CompactLogix 5480

5 March 2019

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

Drive Productivity with the ThinManager Software

27 February 2019

The new release of the ThinManager thin-client software can help industrial operations be more productive with more customizable insights and displays.

Rockwell Automation and Schlumberger Joint Venture

21 February 2019

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

New Photoelectric Sensor from Rockwell Automation

18 February 2019

High-performance sensor offers long-distance detection and increased environmental tolerance for industries such as food and beverage, material handling and packaging.

VersaView 5200

4 February 2019

Rockwell Automation Launches Expanded Line of Thin Clients.

EGYPS 2019

31 January 2019

KMT for Industrial services – Authorized Distributor for Rockwell Automation products and services in Egypt exhibits at EGYPS 2019.

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.

Next-Generation Process Safety Systems

5 December 2018

Rockwell Automation process safety systems improve scalability and efficiency to support higher-capacity safety requirements.

The Next Industrial Transformation is Here

23 November 2018

Debuts new brand platform as industry leaders gather to discuss key topics impacting today’s manufacturers.

FactoryTalk InnovationSuite

14 November 2018

Rockwell Automation and PTC Launch Collaborative Offering to Drive Digital Transformation Across Industrial Enterprises.

Rockwell Automation at ADIPEC 2018

11 November 2018

Rockwell Automation will demonstrate how the Oil and Gas sector can achieve operational excellence at the ADIPEC from November 12-15, 2018.

New HMI Offers Enhanced Features for End Users

28 October 2018

The release of the PanelView 5510 graphic terminal offers enhanced options for operator interface needs.

Rockwell Automation protects its customers

23 October 2018

Strength in Distribution Helps Rockwell Automation Customers Avoid Gray Market Risks.

Brighter, More Flexible Tower Light Now Available

17 September 2018

Tower light accommodates seven modules in same stack for ease of use and selection.

Nominations for Annual Manufacturing Safety Awards

12 September 2018

Nominations for Manufacturing Safety Awards program now open. The awards celebrate best-in-class manufacturers that focus on safety as an inherent value in culture and use of technology.

The Energy Observer Project

27 August 2018

Rockwell Automation is proud to provide the advanced automation technologies that drive the Energy Observer project.

Safety Light Curtains Reduce MRO Inventory

23 August 2018

Rockwell Automation GuardShield light curtains bring innovative transceiver technology to safeguard perimeter of robotic work cells and other hazardous equipment.

New Application Content

1 August 2018

New Application Content Speeds Up and Future-Proofs Machine Designs.

Field Controller Provides Cost-Effective Solution

19 July 2018

The new PowerFlex DC field controller provides a cost-effective solution for DC retrofit applications.

FLEX 5000

18 July 2018

FLEX 5000 I/O Modules Bring Greater Productivity and Flexibility to a Connected Enterprise.

PlantPAx DCS Improves Productivity

5 June 2018

With the latest release of the PlantPAx DCS, industrial producers can create smarter, more productive and protected operations.

New Micro PLC Can Reduce System Cost, Complexity

7 May 2018

Machine designers can use a new micro programmable logic controller to optimize the control architecture in large standalone machines.

Tailored Learning For Your Industry

2 May 2018

Rockwell Automation Confirms Full Programme and Exhibits for Automation University, its Signature Event in Abu Dhabi, UAE Automation University opens on May 8 and 9.

New Controllers Scale to Your Machine Safety Needs

23 April 2018

New controllers can be right sized to specific machine safety requirements and help you achieve faster reaction times.

New Network Guidance

19 April 2018

Securely Deploy Cloud and Mobile Technologies with New Network Guidance

FactoryTalk Network Manager

26 March 2018

FactoryTalk Network Manager Software Simplifies Network Operations and Maintenance.

Automation University

23 March 2018

Rockwell Automation Brings its Signature Event to the Middle East – Automation University to be Held in Abu Dhabi, UAE

ThinManager Software Improves Productivity

19 March 2018

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

Design Software Update Optimizes Productivity

12 March 2018

Studio 5000 software release helps engineers optimize productivity and reduce commissioning time when designing automation systems.

World’s Most Ethical Company

20 February 2018

Rockwell Automation Named a 2018 World’s Most Ethical Company for the Tenth Year.

Internal Bypass Expands Smart Motor Functionality

19 February 2018

Industrial automation customers can now increase the functionality and efficiency of their smart motors with the SMC-50 with Internal Bypass.

Scalable Computing

25 January 2018

Scalable Computing Delivers Industrial IoT Data to Where Decisions are Made

New Modern HMI Solution for Smaller Applications

22 January 2018

PanelView 5310 graphic terminals provide right-sized HMI solution for machine and equipment builders

Smart Machines Provide OEM Performance Monitoring

18 January 2018

The IIoT has created reams of new data, but its usefulness is limited by who is available for analysis. OEMs now support in-house teams with remote monitoring of production intelligence.

Software-Powered Connected Services

16 November 2017

Expanding services from Rockwell Automation help build and draw benefits from connected operations

Project Sherlock - New AI Module

15 November 2017

New AI Module From Rockwell Automation Models, Monitors and Optimizes Industrial Operations

New IaaS Bundle Eases Industrial Networking

14 November 2017

A secure and robust network infrastructure is essential to improving competitiveness in a Connected Enterprise.

PlantPAx DCS Roadmap

14 November 2017

Rockwell Automation enhances modern DCS to help companies capture more value from digital transformation

Analytics IIoT Platform Brings Value to Production

13 November 2017

Rockwell Automation has a stated goal of enabling advanced analytics for manufacturing. Project Scio is the next step along that continuum.

Multi-Well Pad Oil and Gas Solution Cuts Costs

13 November 2017

The Well Manager solution provides oil and gas companies a single solution for all control functionality on a well pad, improving data visibility and reducing costs.

International Petroleum Exhibition ADIPEC

17 October 2017

Rockwell Automation to Showcase its Digital Oilfield and ConnectedProductionTM Solutions for Increased Profitability in the Oil & Gas Sector at ADIPEC 2017

Safe Torque Off Option Simplifies Machine Design

19 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.

Expanded Power Range for PowerFlex 6000 MV Drives

6 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.

Machinery Safebook 5: Guide To Functional Safety

6 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.

Industrial Network Switch Addresses Evolving Needs

10 August 2017

The Allen-Bradley Stratix 2500 lightly managed switch from Rockwell Automation provides the security, resiliency, segmentation and bandwidth-optimisation benefits of a managed switch.

Instant Industrial Device Analytics

1 August 2017

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

Rockwell Automation Reports Third Quarter Results

28 July 2017

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today reported fiscal 2017 third quarter sales of $1,599.2 million, up 8.5 percent from $1,474.0 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2016.

Scalable MES Applications are Fit for Purpose

25 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 Cable-Pull Switch Enhances Industrial Safety

17 July 2017

The Allen-Bradley Guardmaster Lifeline 5 cable-pull switch from Rockwell Automation is the first solid-state.

New Light Curtains Improve Flexibility and Safety

13 July 2017

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