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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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Software Reduces Design Time

16 August 2018

Latest release of Connected Components Workbench software creates a more familiar and efficient design environment.

Field Controller Provides Cost-Effective Solution

2 August 2018

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

New Application Content

1 August 2018

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

FLEX 5000

12 July 2018

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

Motion Analyser Software

5 July 2018

Rockwell Automation has released an updated version of the Allen-Bradley Motion Analyser software tool.

Strategic Partnership with PTC

29 June 2018

PTC Inc. and Rockwell Automation today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for a strategic partnership.

PlantPAx DCS Improves Productivity

14 June 2018

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

New GuardLink Safety System

5 June 2018

Safer, Smarter Operations with the New GuardLink Safety System.

Securely Deploy Cloud and Mobile Technologies

25 May 2018

Network design guides help companies realise the promise of industrial IoT while adopting security best practices.

Industrial IoT Solves Problems Faster

24 May 2018

FactoryTalk Analytics provides new tools for ingesting data; changing the game for cutting-edge analytics.

New Controllers Scale to Your Machine Safety Needs

24 May 2018

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

New Micro PLC Can Reduce System Cost, Complexity

17 May 2018

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

Rockwell Automation Powers Desalination Plant

15 May 2018

Rockwell Automation Sub-Saharan Africa installed PLCs, HMI with visualisation control software, VSDs & Integrated Architecture® to power a desalination plant.

IEC and NEMA Contactors simplify motor control

10 May 2018

Rockwell Automation has released the Allen-Bradley Bulletin 100-E IEC contactors and Bulletin 300 NEMA contactors to help machine builders design smaller, more energy-efficient panels.

HMI Software Update Improves Operator Efficiency

3 May 2018

Rockwell Automation announces updates to its FactoryTalk View Site Edition and Machine Edition visualization software.

Design Software Update Optimizes Productivity

11 April 2018

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

ThinManager Software Improves Productivity

4 April 2018

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

FactoryTalk Network Manager

9 March 2018

FactoryTalk Network Manager Software Simplifies Network Operations and Maintenance

Internal Bypass Expands Smart Motor Functionality

27 February 2018

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

World’s Most Ethical Company

21 February 2018

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

Software-Powered Connected Services

14 February 2018

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

Scalable Computing

7 February 2018

Scalable Computing Delivers Industrial IoT Data to Where Decisions are Made

New Modern HMI Solution for Smaller Applications

6 February 2018

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

New IaaS Bundle Eases Industrial Networking

31 January 2018

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

PlantPAx DCS Roadmap

31 January 2018

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

Multi-Well Pad Oil and Gas Solution Cuts Costs

25 January 2018

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.

Smart Machines Provide OEM Performance Monitoring

23 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.

Analytics IIoT Platform Brings Value to Production

22 January 2018

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

Artificial Intelligence for Industrial Automation

18 January 2018

Rockwell Automation Invests in Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Industrial Automation

Drive system selected

16 January 2018

Rockwell Automation drive system selected for Sumitomo Rubber’s rubber mixers

Announcing New Partnership With Foxconn

17 October 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.

Rockwell Automation Shows Commitment to Houston

13 October 2017

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 event in Houston.

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.

Machinery Safebook 5: Guide To Functional Safety

13 September 2017

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

Expanded Power Range for PowerFlex 6000 MV Drives

7 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.

Delphi Award Received For Asset Management

5 September 2017

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

Rockwell Automation Grows African LNG Presence

29 August 2017

Rockwell Automation was recently awarded a new contract in Africa’s oil & gas industry, with a SCADA and control equipment upgrade for Nigeria LNG.

New Light Curtains Improve Flexibility and Safety

8 August 2017

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

Scalable MES Applications are Fit for Purpose

3 August 2017

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

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.

Call For Safety Excellence Award Nominations

17 July 2017

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

New Cable-Pull Switch Enhances Industrial Safety

13 July 2017

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

Best Practices for Risk Management

12 July 2017

Industrial organisations around the world struggle to manage risk.Rockwell Automation Offers Best Practices for Risk Management.

BHP Billiton Supplied With An Historian Solution

28 March 2016

Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft have reached an agreement with BHP Billiton for the installation of an enterprise historian.