Automation Today

A quarterly magazine published by Rockwell Automation Inc. for Asia Pacific

Designed to deliver the latest industrial automation & information technology trends, case studies & application stories, new products & features.

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Executive Message

24 June 2020

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

Engineering your Future Manufacturing

22 June 2020

Expand the possibilities of your business when you transport your people, products and processes into the digital world.

Augmented Reality to the Rescue

19 June 2020

Augmented reality modernises technical support in manufacturing – connecting users across digital and physical worlds.

Transport your Operations to the Digital World

19 June 2020

Speed to market is key to getting ahead of the game as consumer demand more variety. A virtual environment can help you gain significant launch-time advantages.

OEMs Get Smarter with Control System Design

18 June 2020

How can OEMs make control systems more information-enabled to ease integration? See how smart objects can help.

News and Events

15 June 2020

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

Products and Solutions from Rockwell Automation

11 June 2020

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

Digital Transformation Expands OEMs Possibilities

10 June 2020

Leading OEMs are leveraging the latest digital transformation technologies to give their customers a competitive edge.

Lonza Optimizes Operations for the Digital Age

10 June 2020

Lonza, a leading global provider of integrated healthcare solutions, recently digitized their operations, ushering in a new era of operational efficiency.

Visualization: For A Smarter and Safer Workforce

10 June 2020

Organizations around the world are quickly becoming smarter, faster and leaner using new visualization technologies delivering immersive experiences.

Executive Message

21 March 2020

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

Products and Solutions from Rockwell Automation

21 March 2020

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

Digital Transformation in Pharmaceutical Industry

20 March 2020

Digital transformation can help biotech and pharma companies establish connected operations as a way to remain competitive and better serve their customers.

New Batch Solutions Help Solve Market Challenges

20 March 2020

Addressing today’s batch manufacturing challenges require a modern approach – leveraging the latest technologies to uncover new competitive advantages.

News and Events

20 March 2020

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

No More Bad Batches for Baking Company

20 March 2020

Snack company also improves dough quality by 30% and opens access to code after installing new batch management and control solution.

New Facility for Pistachio Production

19 March 2020

Wonderful Pistachios built a new production facility to meet demand. With a control system from Rockwell Automation, the facility produces 5.6 million pounds daily.

Simplifying Biopharmaceutical Production

19 March 2020

Biomanufacturers are looking for technologies that can make their production systems more flexible and efficient – single-use technology can help.

Single Version of Truth – Beyond Productivity

18 March 2020

A traceability infrastructure that uses the latest technologies can help improve your time to market, manufacturing processes and compliance.

Agile Robotics Makes for Perfect Packaging

15 December 2019

Solving your robotics integration challenges can help streamline your production line and get the best value for your robotics and automation investments.

Executive Message

15 December 2019

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

Integrated Robotics and Advanced Motion Control

15 December 2019

It is no secret that machine builders today are under significant pressure to deliver equipment that can meet the demands of flexible manufacturing. Learn how technology can help.

Made-to-Order Consumer Packaged Goods Made Easy

15 December 2019

Manufacturers are looking for innovative ways to deliver mass customization of consumer packaged goods to meet growing consumer demand for personalized products and customized delivery.

New Technology Feeds Pet Food Demand

15 December 2019

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

News and Events

15 December 2019

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

Packaging for the Future

15 December 2019

Packaging in a made-to-order world brings inherent challenges but with challenge comes opportunity for innovative OEMs and end users. Learn how independent cart technology can help.

Products and Solutions from Rockwell Automation

15 December 2019

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

Smart Engineering Saves Space and Time

15 December 2019

Smart engineering can help save space and improve performance for manufacturers with limited space. It can also help reduce manufacturing time for packaging machine manufacturers.

Digital Transformation for Food Safety

1 September 2019

Manufacturers are leveraging the latest technologies to help address food and beverage challenges, including meeting food safety standards and addressing changing consumer tastes.

Empowering your Factory of the Future

1 September 2019

New technologies are making an impact on every part of our day to day life. Learn how technology can help to empower your factory of the future.

Executive Message

1 September 2019

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

The Future of Automotive Manufacturing is Electric

1 September 2019

Consumer demand for electric vehicles is growing. For automakers, the race is on to accelerate EV production with smart, flexible operations and integrated automation solutions.

News and Events

1 September 2019

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

One Smart Conveyor. Boundless Possibilities.

1 September 2019

Based on independent cart technology, new KUKA system solves assembly buffering challenges – and features extraordinary flexibility.

Products and Solutions from Rockwell Automation

1 September 2019

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

Serialization for Product Tracking & Traceability

1 September 2019

Serialization solution takes a holistic approach to product tracking and traceability, providing a single approach to address regulations, product counterfeiting, and recalls.

Smart and Safe Control from The Ground Up

1 September 2019

To help meet increasing demand for building and construction materials, Boral and Winstone Wallboards recently invested in industry leading solutions to improve uptime and safety.

The Premier Integration Experience

2 August 2019

A simpler, holistic integration can help machine builders consolidate high levels of complexity and connectivity while reducing development time and costs.

News and Events

26 June 2019

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

26 June 2019

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

Sleeman Breweries Expands with Process Automation

26 June 2019

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

TotalFORCE Technology Drives Smart Motor Control

26 June 2019

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

Cargill Achieves Sustainable Process Optimization

25 June 2019

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

Digital Twins for Greater Manufacturing Efficiency

25 June 2019

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.

New Water Treatment System Improves Water Capacity

25 June 2019

Modernizing to a PlantPAx DCS, the City of Lima water treatment facility improved efficiency, visibility and troubleshooting and operator training.

Products and Solutions from Rockwell Automation

25 June 2019

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

Transform your Machines to be Smarter and Safer

18 March 2019

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

15 March 2019

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

Smart Machines Streamline EV Production

15 March 2019

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

Automation Today Issue 59: Executive Message

7 March 2019

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

News and Events

25 February 2019

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

New Seating Hoist System Reduces Manual Handling

23 February 2019

Designing an automated seating system for Adelaide Convention Centre to reduce the requirement for manual handling while also providing the capability for faster changeover times.

HVAC Solution Meets Stringent Requirements

16 February 2019

Qui Long worked with Rockwell Automation to develop a new HVAC system suitable for life sciences industry – delivering higher levels of automation control and information systems.

IIoT Evolution – Smarter Manufacturing

15 February 2019

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

15 February 2019

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

Game Changing Technology for Auto Manufacturers

14 February 2019

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.

Jim Beam Modernizes for Increased Production

12 January 2019

Jim Beam implements industry leading MPC solution to improve product quality, consistency and distillation yield.

Oil and Gas Producer Reduces Downtime

12 January 2019

With integrated condition monitoring and unparalleled local support, an oil and gas producer reduced downtime of critical assets by 20 percent.

Products and Solutions from Rockwell Automation

12 January 2019

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

Security for Smart Manufacturing

12 January 2019

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?

12 January 2019

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.

Automation Today Issue 58: News and Events

11 January 2019

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

Securing the Digital Enterprise

11 January 2019

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

Destination Digital: Guide to Smart Manufacturing

3 January 2019

To be competitive, you must be connected. That is why industrial companies around the world are undergoing a digital transformation and moving toward smart manufacturing.

The Power of an Optimized Water Supply System

5 November 2018

The smart pump includes condition monitoring deployment allowing remote control of the water distribution system from a dashboard on your desktop or phone.

Executive Summary

9 October 2018

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

Arkansas Steel Improves Process with Analytics

8 October 2018

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

Global Food Leader Streamlines Operations

8 October 2018

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

Using IIoT Data to Make Better Business Decisions

8 October 2018

Industrial organizations need to quickly identify ways to maximize revenue. Using Industrial IoT data enables organizations to transform their business and gain a competitive edge.

Recipe for Success: Smart Operations

18 June 2018

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

Worldwide Events and News Updates

13 June 2018

Events and highlights of Rockwell Automation around the globe. Join our upcoming events in Asia Pacific.

Advanced Technologies for Smarter Operations

12 June 2018

New technologies and software updates help manufacturers improve their operational productivity and connectivity.

Digital Innovation for Food and Drug Industries

11 June 2018

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

Drive Compliance with Electronic Batch Records

11 June 2018

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

Manufacturing Intelligence Creates Recipe Growth

11 June 2018

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

Standardization Across the Brewery

11 June 2018

A brewing solution with a single system helped a leading global brewer ensure the consistency of their beer’s quality.

Dairy Companies Make Significant Improvements

8 June 2018

Three dairy manufacturers have successfully unlocked their potential for ongoing optimization and improvement.

Ready to Simplify Machine Safety?

27 March 2018

GuardLink technology is enabling smart safety to improve performance and linking safety to The Connected Enterprise.

Smart Sensors for the Smart Factory

27 March 2018

Smart sensors offer deeper insight into your machine’s health. Take a look at these scenarios to see how smart sensors are behaving in a smart manner.

Upgrading Plants Brings Improved Safety

27 March 2018

Two industry leaders successfully enhanced both safety and productivity when installing innovative safety solutions in aged plants.

Solutions for Smarter and Safer Operations

26 March 2018

Enhancing machine safety with a range of products software to help companies more easily make safety a core function of smart machines.

Get Connected: A Digital Journey

22 January 2018

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.

Connected Technologies and Solutions

4 January 2018

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

Events and News Headlines

3 January 2018

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

Cheese Plant Reduces Downtime, Boosts Quality

30 December 2017

Rockwell Automation TechConnect helped a cheese plant to develop its workforce knowledge and gain process improvements.

Fueling with Connected Intelligence

30 December 2017

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.

MES The Essential Link

23 October 2017

MES functions as a key component of The Connected Enterprise, delivering transformational value in operational intelligence.

Fonterra Upgrades Infrastructure and Performance

18 October 2017

Multinational dairy giant deploys worldwide in-house standards on single-supplier-solution Connected Enterprise compliant control infrastructure.

The Latest News and Event Highlights

18 October 2017

The latest company news and events highlights in August and September 2017.

Products and Solution for Operational Excellence

18 October 2017

Featuring latest and updated products and solutions, including the FactoryTalk TeamONE app, new VersaView portfolio and more.

Migrate for Seamless Integration

29 July 2017

Asia’s top hygiene product manufacturer enjoyed beneficial outcomes from a successful conversion of a legacy control system to modern DCS.

Events and News Spotlight

28 July 2017

Sharing the joy of winning Best IoT provider award and latest events and news updates.

The First Asset: Safety and Security

9 June 2017

Better understand and identify security and safety risks before trying to mitigate them.

It is time to Rethink Safety and Security

8 June 2017

The first step to building a successful manufacturing safety and security strategy is to get a thorough understanding of the company’s culture.

The Key to Cybersecurity is a Layered Defense

5 June 2017

Protect operations and intellectual property against cyber threats.

Upgrade Food Safety With Modern Batch System

4 June 2017

Adopting an enterprise-wide approach which embraces information-enabled technologies and automation can help manufacturers address food safety across operations.

New Products for Safety and Security

3 June 2017

What enables safety and security in production lines? Our recent products and solutions accelerate the adoption of new technologies.

March 2017 Full Issue

20 March 2017

Download the full PDF of the March 2017 issue of Automation Today Southeast Asia.