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Sinhyung Reduces Commissioning Time

December 14, 2018

Sinhyung Engineering selected a single controls supplier to help meet the changing demands of its end users and create flexible, scalable machines.

Packaging Traditional Cakes, Flexibly & Carefully

November 30, 2018

Livetech implemented a secondary packaging line for Galbusera-Tre Marie, an Italian brand with a long history in bakery industry. Flexibility and delicacy were key.

Caffè Borbone Integrates Global Tracking Solution

October 29, 2018

Bibit software solutions and Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture made it possible for this well-known coffee producer to obtain important food safety certification.

Extraordinary Functionality – in Half the Space

October 10, 2018

AFA Systems takes full advantage of robotics in monobloc cartoning solution that runs on a single control platform.

iTRAK System Doubles Machine Capacity

October 10, 2018

DT Engineering designs unique system that pushes the boundaries of independent cart technology.

Integrated Processing Plant Maximizes Production

October 1, 2018

This dairy needed to increase production capacity to meet increasing consumer demand. With PlantPAx DCS, the dairy reduced energy usage and increased production.

Serialization Solution Helps Pharma Company

October 1, 2018

With a turnkey serialization solution, biopharma company is creating high-quality, life-saving medicines – and surpassing current and evolving regulatory requirements.

O&G Producer Reduces Downtime by 20 Percent

September 28, 2018

With integrated condition monitoring and unparalleled local support, O&G producer reduced downtime of critical assets by 20 percent.

Combination System Saves Space – and Boosts Uptime

August 28, 2018

Using advanced safety and analytics, Aagard optimizes end of line operations with integrated cartoner-case packer-palletizer system.

Entire Network at Geothermal Plant Modernised

August 6, 2018

Rockwell Automation modernises network at geothermal plant; delivering higher performance, easier diagnostics, enhanced data capture and more robust cybersecurity.

MCNS Optimizes Production Through Data Utilization

June 27, 2018

To increase efficiency, MCNS selected FactoryTalk VantagePoint to seamlessly integrate systems and organize, correlate and normalize disparate data.

Global Food Leader Meets The Connected Enterprise

June 8, 2018

When IT and OT meet, efficiency among processes, people and geographies increases.

Hydro Tasmania Develops Hybrid Energy Solution

May 6, 2018

Australia's largest generator of clean renewable energy, Hydro Tasmania, develops industry leading hybrid system on Flinders Island.

Arnott’s Upgrades Adelaide Production Plant

April 30, 2018

Arnott’s embarked on a control and HMI system upgrade to deliver increased flexibility and agility for biscuit production.

Factory Upgrade Safeguards Gelatine Production

April 20, 2018

To safeguard future production of a large-scaled gelatine manufacturing plant, an innovative risk management approach was undertaken to help identify and replace legacy equipment.

Pavillion8 Solution Optimises Dairy Production

April 19, 2018

With a strong commitment to continuous improvement of current manufacturing assets, Miraka invested in a solution to optimise their milk powder process.

PlantPAx DCS Offers Real-Time Transparency

April 18, 2018

Using the PlantPAx DCS, ZIPPE created a high-availability and powerful batch plant within one year.

Intelligent Motor Control Assists Explosives Plant

April 17, 2018

A new explosives manufacturing plant in Europe invests in the latest motor control technology from Australia.

Retrofit Enables Threefold Increase in Capacity

April 16, 2018

Henshaw replaces legacy CNC system with programmable numeric control (PNC) to improve machining cell performance and flexibility.

Heavy Industries Rely On Integrated Power Package

March 19, 2018

End user achieves significant cost savings and simplified start-up.

Arkansas Steel Improves Process With Analytics

March 1, 2018

Arkansas Steel needed to improve workforce utilization and make continuous improvements. Software from Rockwell Automation helped increase yield by at least 3 percent.

PNC Boosts Cutoff Machine Performance

February 21, 2018

With control system upgrade, Modern Machine Tool Company achieves multifunctional performance – without full-blown CNC system.

Smart CIP System Improves Performance & Reporting

February 8, 2018

Central States Industrial (CSI) steps up to industry and regulatory demands with robust, modular clean-in-place solution.

Vreugdenhil Automates its Milk Powder Plant

January 29, 2018

A new facility in the Netherlands can produce 7.5 tons of milk powder per hour.

Deyu Lights Up Efficient Battery Production

January 9, 2018

Deyu's winding machines help customers achieve higher productivity and lower cost in battery production, and enhance the reliability and energy density.

Chemical Company Migrates to Modern DCS

January 7, 2018

Tomatic replaces unsupported black-box hardware & software at construction chemical company with modern, integrated, connected process control solution with Industrie 4.0 capabilities.

Connected Enterprise Improves Sinter Plant

January 2, 2018

Connected, integrated control solution delivers greater process precision, enhanced energy management and comprehensive data-capture capabilities at Ukrainian sinter plant.

Large-scale Integrated PM Motor Control Solution

December 9, 2017

AT Equipment and Services GmbH, was tasked with the development of a precision control solution for two large permanent-magnet (PM) motors deployed in a dual-chamber shredding unit.

iTRAK Addresses Throughput Challenges

December 6, 2017

ECONO-PAK was approached by Lotte Wedel to develop a packaging/cartoner machine that would more easily cater for varieties in packaging formats and product counts.

Agile Bulk Handling Equipment

November 30, 2017

Find out how Rockwell Automation works with Flexicon Corporation to help them achieve a cost-effective, flexible and customizable solution for their machine development.

CSI Sets New Standard in Clean-In-Place Mobility

November 30, 2017

Find out how Rockwell Automation worked with Central States Industrial (CSI) to help them reduce development time and cost with Micro850® controllers.

Water-Treatment Plant Deploys PlantPAx DCS

November 8, 2017

In a recent clean water treatment project in Denmark, AB Electric A/S was tasked with developing and installing a comprehensive PlantPAx-based control and monitoring solution.

DuPont Increases Operational Availability

November 5, 2017

Modernizing a plant in Brazil provided faster maintenance agility, better control of operating costs and gains in flexibility.

Smart Machine Helps Ease Safety Compliance

November 1, 2017

Yalong’s gearbox assembly machine meets standard requirements for integrated safety, ultimately helping end users ease compliance and reduce costs.

Energy Efficiency in Modern Manufacturing Plant

October 1, 2017

Bharat Forge Aluminiumtechnik provides innovative aluminium forging solutions for the automotive industry.

SCADA Water System Upgrade Saves Agency Millions

September 30, 2017

Agency in Monterey, California, upgrades water treatment system to improve data collection and save millions with PlantPAx DCS.

Chobani Uses the Latest in Control and Automation

September 27, 2017

Chobani deploys the latest control and automation technology to build a new fully automated yogurt manufacturing plant.

Mountain View Quarries Enhances Productivity

September 26, 2017

A state of the art crushing and processing plant incorporates the latest technologies in intelligent motor control.

Energy Monitoring System Improves Visibility

September 25, 2017

Find out how this global company improved energy efficiency and reporting through a single energy monitoring solution.

System Conserves Space, Improves Load Stability

September 14, 2017

The Columbia Machine FL6200SW combines high-speed stretch wrap technology with a contemporary, modular and clean-design palletizer.

PlantPAx Decreases Costs and Increases Efficiency

August 31, 2017

With a standardized system enabled by PlantPAx, the modern DCS, KCC was able to improve efficiency, reduce engineering time, reduce downtime and improve maintenance.

ARC Resources Optimizes Artificial-Lift Systems

August 29, 2017

ConnectedProduction well-manager solution helps ARC Resources maintain production levels from aging, depleting wells.

Rockwell Automation Improves Hydraulic System

August 29, 2017

Thanks to Rockwell Automation servo drives and AC drives, Neotecman has reduced the design, installation and setup time of its hydraulic stamping equipment.

Faster, “Greener,” Smarter Bottle Labeling

August 22, 2017

The Axon SLX high-speed shrink sleeve applicator addresses the challenges of ultra-thin film. And it relies on the latest Rockwell Automation control platform.

Integrated Architecture Reduces Costs and Time

August 22, 2017

A global manufacturer of specialty papers and fibre-based engineered materials, wanted a new machine to connect seamlessly with a plant’s existing infrastructure.

Producer Sees Opportunity in Obsolescence

August 21, 2017

Biopharmaceuticals producer upgrades skid control systems that are near the end of their service lives, and improves operations visibility and uptime in the process.

Sleeman Breweries Expands With Process Automation

August 16, 2017

Sleeman Breweries needed to meet consumer demand. With an updated process automation system, Sleeman increased production capacity by 50 percent.

Intelligent Motor Control Simplifies Operations

July 21, 2017

The E300 electronic overload relay helped to efficiently synchronize data between installed machines and devices.

Bottling Made Easy at Yalumba

July 20, 2017

Yalumba implements new state of the art bottling lines to help reduce labour costs, increase production capacity and minimise occupational health and safety issues.

Drake Autoloader Solves Artisan Sausage Challenges

July 17, 2017

The SR-400 robot autoloader automatically adjusts to a random flow of product. It features a single, unified Rockwell Automation control and visualization environment.

Model Predictive Control Boosts Capacity

July 6, 2017

Kraft Heinz increases food-production capacity on production line by 10 percent and reduces quality variability with model predictive control software.

Combining Repeatability and Accuracy

July 5, 2017

Liquid Pack worked with Rockwell Automation and NHP to design and manufacture a revolutionary new filling machine with uncompromised precision and accuracy.

Loparex Keeps Production Running

June 30, 2017

The Sag-Correction System helped reduce sag-related downtime by 90 percent, annually saving $90,000 in lost production.

Repsol Unearths Benefits in SIS Migration

June 26, 2017

Oil and gas company Repsol uses SIS migration to meet new internal safety requirements while minimizing obsolescence risks and improving visibility in the process.

Standardised Control Environment for Gas Network

June 20, 2017

Bilfinger Greylogix creates standardised control environment at Gasunie across 15,500 km gas pipeline network.

Anglo American Upgrades to PlantPAx DCS

June 19, 2017

Anglo American is one of the world's largest mining operations in the world with a capacity to produce 26.5 million tons of iron ore per year.

Improving Productivity and Footprint with iTRAK

June 18, 2017

With variable pitch, higher speed and greater throughput forming the crux of a new assembly machine, Maga Active turned to Rockwell Automation with its innovative iTRAK® technology.

Columbia Pipeline Group Reaches 99.5% Reliability

June 12, 2017

Systemwide integration technologies saves $2.3 million in maintenance and downtime.

Master Production with Independent Cart Technology

June 9, 2017

KUKA evaluated the standard automation systems used in auto manufacturing facilities and saw an opportunity to create a system that would be flexible, efficient and cost effective.

Hiperbaric Machines Get a Connectivity Boost

June 7, 2017

Enabled by EtherNet/IP network, the ControlLogix system helps perform remote management and maintenance tasks.

250-Acre Oil Tank Farm Streamlines Operations

June 6, 2017

A U.S. liquid petroleum distributor implemented a virtualized distributed control system from Rockwell Automation in a new facility and reduced training and troubleshooting.

Tissue Machine Upgrade Future-Proofs Production

June 5, 2017

Rockwell Automation Global Solutions leveraged their Integrated Architecture platform to deliver an industry leading tissue machine solution that future-proofs Asaleo Care’s production.

Compactor Saves Up to 70% in Waste Handling Costs

June 2, 2017

This attractive replacement for open waste containers can save up to 70% in waste handling costs – and features an Allen-Bradley Micro820 control system.

Data Analytics Help Boost OEE at Rockline

June 2, 2017

A Rockwell Automation data-analytics solution helps Rockline Industries boost OEE by more than 20 percent.

Solving Obsolescence Issue with S88 Solution

May 30, 2017

Optima Control Solutions solves obsolescence issues at leading UK biscuit manufacturer and delivers high quality S88-based batch control solution.

Madison Area Technical College Bridges Skills Gap

May 29, 2017

The school teamed up with Rockwell Automation to create a new talent pipeline to fill growing need for skilled manufacturing technicians.

Logix Revolutionises Ship’s Systems Development

May 26, 2017

Turkish maritime ship-board control provider leverages proven industrial hardware and software SCADA architecture to revolutionise ship’s systems development.

MedImmune Integrates Control With PlantPAx System

May 15, 2017

Maker of FluMist nasal vaccine implements modern DCS to access critical information from disparate systems.

Shelf Ready Packing With Speed and Precision

May 12, 2017

A leading food manufacturer upgraded their condiment production line to an end of line solution that takes the bottles and makes them ready for supermarket shelves.

Phosphate Producer Modernizes DCS and HMI

May 11, 2017

The Mosaic Company enhances decision-making capabilities and reduces alarms by 50 percent with modern DCS.

MRA Pioneers Train Load Out Automation Technology

May 8, 2017

Automating the train load out process delivers improved capacity, profitability and safety at Anglo American’s German Creek mine.

Dalian Metro System Cuts Energy Usage by 12%

May 1, 2017

To better manage energy consumption, the Dalian China metro system implemented a FactoryTalk software solution ultimately reducing energy use by 12%

Potato Product Supplier Standardizes With PlantPAx

April 27, 2017

Integrated production intelligence provides insight to real-time data, allowing operators to perform predictive maintenance procedures.

Quimikao Uses Process Automation Technologies

April 24, 2017

A leading chemical producer increased production efficiency and improved product quality and consistency.

EMI Solution Gives Insight into Steelmaking

April 17, 2017

To stay abreast of evolving technologies and customer demands, GrafTech utilized FactoryTalk VantagePoint software in its proprietary ArchiTech furnace productivity system.

New System Smooths Path to Consistency

April 10, 2017

Industrial lubricant manufacturer reduces cycle time and product variance while batch and ingredient-management reports ease troubleshooting.

Prodesa Cuts 1,000 Hours of Engineering Time

April 8, 2017

Using PlantPAx, Prodesa cuts 1,000 hours of engineering time in the development and implementation of the world’s second biggest wood pellet plant.

Wastewater Facility Standardizes with PlantPAx

April 3, 2017

The City of College Station reduced energy costs by $65,000 annually while increasing production from 8.1 million gallons per day to 11.8 million gallons.

Tata Motors Migrates to New MES

March 22, 2017

Indian automaker standardizes enterprisewide communication and connects plant floor to enterprise, opening door to production and efficiency gains.

Oil and Gas: Thinking Outside the Black Box

March 6, 2017

Energy Control Technologies abandoned proprietary technologies in favor of an open-systems approach for a new turbomachinery process control solution.

MGE Automation Delivers Integrated Packaging Suite

March 1, 2017

MGE Automation installs integrated packaging suite at a leading cereal bar producer, using a solution that lays groundwork for access to the connected Enterprise.

Upgrade Expands Process Flexibility

March 1, 2017

Southwest Baking expanded its process flexibility and production by 5 percent with a batch system upgrade.

Gunjang Energy Reduces Energy Use

February 15, 2017

Improving efficiency by 20% helps power generation company achieve ROI in two years.

Asset Management Services Keep Production Flowing

February 10, 2017

Chobani’s commitment to the local Australian market to provide high-quality, fresh yogurt relies on maintaining a smoothly operating manufacturing plant.

DELIN Elettronica Implements PlantPAx DCS

February 8, 2017

A system integrator based in Modena, Italy, deploys the PlantPAx DCS for a gas dehydration process with integrated safety management.

Cost Effective Process Safety Solution Delivered

December 22, 2016

Inspec Solutions, a leading steel producer, addresses safety concerns and gains easily expandable solution, with less cost and engineering effort.

Research Lab Increases Capacity With PLC Migration

December 21, 2016

New research facilities at a major laboratory needed increased capacity from a chilled water plant. A PLC migration reduced downtime during the expansion.

Partnerships Help OEM Create Smart Machines

December 19, 2016

Machine builder Curt G. Joa partnered with Rockwell Automation to streamline its engineering workflow for faster delivery times and a virtualized solution for customers.

Tata One Step Closer to The Connected Enterprise

December 14, 2016

InControl Systems deployed a modernised Rockwell Automation-based kiln control system at Tata Steel addressing obsolescence & reliability.

Modernising HMI SCADA in the Food Industry

December 13, 2016

Major food industry supplier reduces downtime by modernising their HMI SCADA using FactoryTalk HMI software.

Post Consumer Brands Takes a Bite Out of HMI Costs

December 12, 2016

Virtualized HMI system from Rockwell Automation improves visibility into production processes and consolidates hardware.

Keeping the Parts Moving at Ford Plant in Cologne

December 5, 2016

Rockwell Automation and a SI have helped Ford in Cologne with the relocation and recommissioning of a conveyor-driven storage area from an older site into a live production environment.

PHA Czech Deploys New Door Module Assembly Line

December 5, 2016

Global Solutions team tasked by PHA Czech s.r.o. with the development of a complete control solution for a turnkey door module assembly line and end-of-line test stations.

Plantwide Control For Arrium’s Iron Knob Mine

December 1, 2016

Designing, installing and commissioning modular crushing and screening equipment to process and stockpile hematite iron ore with minimal downtime.

Legacy Controls Migrated to an Integrated Solution

November 14, 2016

Livestock compound feed manufacturer sees simpler migration result in a faster, more robust and economically effective network and automation infrastructure.

Gancia Bubbly Gets New Life Thanks to the PlantPAx

November 4, 2016

The complete modernisation of their sparkling process control enables F.lli Gancia to take one more step towards The Connected Enterprise

Tereos Sugar: Intelligent and Sustainable Refining

October 31, 2016

Leading sugar producer replaces legacy DCS with PlantPAx to obtain and integrate boiler control for vital operations.

Andon Solution Delivers Better Decision Making

October 26, 2016

Toyota appraised a number of technologies for its new digital Andon system and approached Rockwell Automation for a new solution based on more up-to-date and open technologies.

iTRAK Helps Slash Changeover Times By Up To 50%

October 26, 2016

Optima and Intigena realize the benefit of iTRAK coupled to modern, flexible Integrated Architecture solution from Rockwell Automation. Changeover times cut by as much as 50%.

Fully Autonomous Wellsite Skids With PlantPAx DCS

October 20, 2016

Frames Flow Control & Safeguarding has used PlantPAx and AADvance on nine fully autonomous well-site skids at the Nawara oil field in Tunisia.