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Foxconn and Rockwell Automation Announce Partnership to Implement Industry-Leading IIoT Solutions at Foxconn’s Consumer Electronics Assembly Operations

17 October 2017

Foxconn and Rockwell Automation Announce Partnership to Implement Industry-Leading IIoT Solutions at Foxconn’s Consumer Electronics Assembly Operations
Rockwell Automation has announced that it is collaborating to implement Connected Enterprise and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) concepts for smart manufacturing in Foxconn's new U.S. facilities.

Automation Fair: Houston 2017

13 October 2017

Rockwell Automation Demonstrates Commitment to Houston
Weeks after the devastation from Hurricane Harvey and Irma, leaders at Rockwell Automation are confidently moving forward with plans to host the annual Automation Fair in Houston.  

New Networked Safe Torque Off Option Module Helps Simplify Machine Design

19 September 2017

New Networked Safe Torque Off Option Module Helps Simplify Machine Design
Rockwell Automation has introduced a networked safe torque-off option module, allowing safety and non-safety functions to share the same EtherNet/IP network.

Machinery Safebook 5: Your Go-To Guide For Functional Safety Of Machinery

13 September 2017

Machinery Safebook 5: Your Go-To Guide For Functional Safety Of Machinery
Rockwell Automation has released the latest version of its popular ‘Machinery Safebook’ publication, a guide to safety-related control systems for machinery. It expands on previous versions with a host of new information, examples and calculations, maintaining and reinforcing its position as an invaluable, best-practice teaching and reference tool for anyone that needs to understand the landscape and principles of the functional safety of machinery.

New Power Ranges and Motor Control Capabilities Available for PowerFlex 6000 Drives

07 September 2017

New Power Ranges and Motor Control Capabilities Available for PowerFlex 6000 Drives
The Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 6000 medium-voltage AC drive offers expanded, user-friendly control for variable and constant torque applications. Users in heavy industries now have additional motor control options for compressors, pumps and fans with this latest release. The medium-voltage drive now delivers a wider voltage range (2.4 to 11 kV) and provides 100 percent starting torque leveraging sensorless vector control.

Rockwell Automation Receives Delphi Supplier Award for Industrial Asset Management Services

01 September 2017

Rockwell Automation Receives Delphi Supplier Award for Industrial Asset Management Services
Rockwell Automation received the Delphi Pinnacle Award in recognition of its cost-saving services for Delphi in 2016. Delphi, the largest automotive components company in the world, annually recognises top-tier suppliers who help the company achieve quality, value and cost-performance improvements.

Rockwell Automation Increases Its Presence in African Oil & Gas with Nigeria LNG Control Upgrade

29 August 2017

Rockwell Automation Increases Its Presence in African Oil & Gas with Nigeria LNG Control Upgrade
Rockwell Automation was recently awarded a new contract in Africa’s oil & gas industry, with a SCADA and control equipment upgrade for Nigeria LNG. This is one of several projects that is contributing to a steadily growing position in Africa’s oil & gas market for Rockwell Automation.

New Light Curtains Improve Flexibility and Industrial Safety

08 August 2017

New Light Curtains Improve Flexibility and Industrial Safety
Industrial automation customers can now protect their workers and reduce inventory costs with the new light curtain system from Rockwell Automation. The new Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L safety light curtain system is a flexible, cost-effective solution that enhances safety while helping to improve productivity through innovative transceiver technology.

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

03 August 2017

Rockwell Automation Continues to Expand MES Applications to Increase Flexibility, Ease Entry to Smart Manufacturing
Rockwell Automation continues to build out its scalable MES applications to ease user experience, add more modular applications, and increase delivery options. New applications provide added capabilities, and the portfolio will soon be offered as software-as-a-service (SaaS) in the cloud.

Rockwell Automation Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results

01 August 2017

Rockwell Automation Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results
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. Organic sales grew 8.2 percent. Currency translation reduced sales by 0.9 percentage points, and acquisitions contributed 1.2 percentage points to sales growth.

Rockwell Automation Seeks Manufacturers Committed to Safety Excellence

17 July 2017

Rockwell Automation Seeks Manufacturers Committed to Safety Excellence
Rockwell Automation is now accepting nominations for its fifth annual Manufacturing Safety Excellence Awards. The awards celebrate the world’s safest manufacturing companies. The awards are open to manufacturers, machine builders or system integrators with a true commitment to safety across three key pillars of a comprehensive safety program: culture, compliance and capital (technology). Nominations are due 18 August 2017.

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

13 July 2017

Patented, Solid-State Cable-Pull Switch Enhances Industrial Safety
The Allen-Bradley Guardmaster Lifeline 5 cable-pull switch provides constant access to the emergency-stop function, stopping a machine hazard with a simple pull of the attached cable. The patented, microprocessor-based solution simplifies setup and allows for more efficient maintenance and troubleshooting.

Rockwell Automation Offers Best Practices for Risk Management

12 July 2017

Rockwell Automation Offers Best Practices for Risk Management
Industrial organisations around the world struggle to manage risk. Incidents, such as product recalls, data breaches and worker injuries, have immediate consequences and can impact employees, intellectual property, revenue and more. Rockwell Automation outlines four key areas you can use to better manage risk within your automation infrastructure.