A Legacy of Innovation
Every company builds its legacy. And at Rockwell Automation, our legacy is marked by technology leadership – and an unrelenting focus on innovation. Learn more about the milestones in our development.
Lynde Bradley and Dr. Stanton Allen form the Compression Rheostat Company with an initial investment of $1,000.
One of the company’s first commercially manufactured crane controllers is exhibited at the St. Louis World's Fair.
Compression Rheostat Company is renamed Allen-Bradley Company.
Dr. Allen appointed president, Lynde Bradley, vice president and treasurer, and Harry Bradley, secretary and superintendent of Allen-Bradley.
The first Allen-Bradley sales office is established in New York.
Allen-Bradley sales reach $86,000.
Dr. Stanton Allen dies.
Allen-Bradley sales grow to $404,683.
The "Bradleystat," a rheostat for use in automobile dashboards and radios, is first offered.
The octagon logo becomes the Allen-Bradley company trademark.
Bradleystat sales reach $1,161,380.