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Attending Hands-on Labs

November 28, 2017

Hands-on labs at the Automation Fair event allow attendees to experience new solutions firsthand.

Attending Technical Sessions

November 28, 2017

Technical sessions at the Automation Fair event inform attendees about the latest industry trends and topics.

Automation Fair Event Exhibits

November 28, 2017

Attendees visit booths on the show floor during the Automation Fair event.

Booths at the Automation Fair Event

November 28, 2017

Solutions and services from Rockwell Automation and PartnerNetwork companies are featured on the show floor at the Automation Fair event.

Hands-on Labs at the Automation Fair Event

November 28, 2017

Attendees participate in hands-on labs during the Automation Fair event.

Innovations at the Automation Fair Event

November 28, 2017

Attendees learn about the features and benefits of the latest technologies on the show floor during the Automation Fair event.

Show Floor Demos at the Automation Fair Event

November 28, 2017

Attendees see live demos of software and products at the Automation Fair event.

Solutions on the Show Floor

November 28, 2017

Attendees experience the latest technologies at show floor exhibits during the Automation Fair event.

Technical Sessions at the Automation Fair Event

November 28, 2017

Attendees hear from industry experts during technical sessions at the Automation Fair event.

Volunteering at the Automation Fair Event

November 28, 2017

During the Automation Fair event, attendees helped pack meals for families affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Video: Academy of Advanced Manufacturing Panel

November 16, 2017

Graduates of the Academy of Advanced Manufacturing share their experiences with the program as well as their future prospects.

Video: An Innovative and Inspirational Pilot

November 16, 2017

Blake Moret, president and CEO, Rockwell Automation, explains the Academy of Advanced Manufacturing and how it's equipping workers with the skills to take advantage of new technologies.

Video: The Value of Digital Manufacturing

November 16, 2017

Frank Kulaszewicz, senior vice president, Architecture & Software, Rockwell Automation, explains the value of digital transformation during the Automation Perspectives media event.

Automation Fair Show Floor

November 15, 2017

Attendees enter the show floor as the 2017 Automation Fair event begins.

Automation Perspectives Keynote

November 15, 2017

Blake Moret, Rockwell Automation president and CEO, presents during the Automation Perspectives media event.

Thanksgiving Meal Kits

November 15, 2017

Blake Moret, Rockwell Automation president and CEO, helps pack Thanksgiving day meals for families affected by Hurricane Harvey.

United Way Meal Packing

November 15, 2017

Automation Fair event attendees pack meals for families affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Video: The Academy of Advanced Manufacturing

November 15, 2017

Rockwell Automation and ManpowerGroup launched the Academy of Advanced Manufacturing - an effort to provide military veterans with the skills to succeed in advanced manufacturing roles.

Academy of Advanced Manufacturing Panel

November 14, 2017

Members of the first graduating class of the Academy of Advanced Manufacturing share their experiences in the program during the Automation Perspectives media event.

A Crisis of Workforce Availability

November 14, 2017

Chris Layden, vice president of ManpowerGroup, discusses the global shortage of skilled manufacturing labor during the Automation Perspectives media event.

Digital Technologies: From Promise to Performance

November 14, 2017

Gavin Rennick, president, Software Integrated Solutions at Schlumberger, outlines the digital future of the oil and gas industry during the Automation Perspectives media event.

Project Scio Demo

November 14, 2017

Andrew Ellis, commercial engineering manager, Rockwell Automation, demonstrates Project Scio and the FactoryTalk Analytics Platform during the Automation Perspectives media event.

Rockwell Automation Vision

November 14, 2017

Blake Moret, Rockwell Automation president and chief executive officer, shares how Rockwell Automation builds on its strong foundation during the Automation Perspectives media event.

Unlocking the Value of Digital Manufacturing

November 14, 2017

Frank Kulaszewicz, senior vice president, Architecture & Software at Rockwell Automation, explains the value of digital transformation during the Automation Perspectives media event.

Video: A Crisis of Workforce Availability

November 14, 2017

Chris Layden, vice president of ManpowerGroup, explains how rapid technology advancement is creating new opportunities but also a need for new skills that aren’t readily available today.

Bringing The Connected Enterprise to Life

November 10, 2016

Data born on plant-level devices and brought up through controls into information systems help operations make better decisions.

Five Reasons Why You Should Go to Automation Fair

October 5, 2016

We're here to help you make the case for why your boss should let you go to Automation Fair, which, by the way, is November 9-10 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Editor's Notebook: Automation Fair Report

December 3, 2015

Hot topics at Automation Fair 2015? Safety. Manufacturing Execution Systems. And turning data into wisdom, a focal point of The Connected Enterprise.

Finding The Right Company Culture

November 16, 2015

Discerning a company's culture can be tough from the outside. Here are some key factors that can help you decide if your potential company is a good fit for you.

Visibility: Killer App of The Connected Enterprise

November 2, 2015

The killer value proposition for The Connected Enterprise is improved visibility, which has the twin advantages of ultimate scalability and clearly demonstrable value.