Lifecycle Management

Proactively Manage Auto Plant Equipment Life

Take a proactive and strategic approach to equipment lifecycle management and transitions from design phase to production.

Minimize the Risk of Obsolete Equipment

Equipment is one of your largest capital investments and biggest opportunities for continuous improvement from the design phase through full production.

Low-risk improvements over the lifecycle of your equipment will improve efficiency and help to speed overall operations. A systematic approach to modernization allows you to upgrade equipment over time, reduce your upfront investment, and ultimately achieve a better ROI.

Through proactive parts management and embedded, advanced diagnostics, your workers can:

  • Diagnose problems quicker
  • Know exactly what to repair
  • Identify a problem before it becomes a downtime incident

Manage and Maximize Facility Assets

Lifecycle Extensions and Migrations

Do you have a lifecycle plan? We can help you address automation obsolescence at your plant, so you can develop a strategy to mitigate and reduce your obsolescence risk.

Use our product lifecycle status tool to proactively plan and manage the transition from existing equipment to our most contemporary products and technologies.

Product Lifecycle Status Tool

Learn More About Modernization

Installed Base Evaluation

This site-delivered service provides a holistic view into the physical assets on your plant floor.

Pinpoint the most acute obsolescence risks by site, area, line, machine and panel. Make smart decisions to mitigate problem areas and eliminate risks through migration.

Installed Base Evaluation

Asset Performance and Inventory Services

As a manufacturer, you require flexible, scalable asset management solutions for the entire plant floor.

We use a four-step process to create a customized asset management strategy that will help you:

  • Avoid downtime
  • Ease staffing burdens
  • Get back online quickly with minimal impact on production

Industrial Asset Management

Toyota Replaces Legacy Control System

A Customer Spotlight

A proactive approach allows carmakers to align equipment migrations with regularly scheduled downtime and minimize impact to the production schedule. See how Toyota completed a press shop transfer system upgrade during a standard two-week summer shutdown.

How May We Help You?

Rockwell Automation and our partners offer exceptional industry knowledge to help design, implement, and support your automation investment.