Case Studies

Beyond Compliance

Advances in modern EBR systems can help you optimize production, speed time-to-market and ease compliance.

Ease Compliance With EBR

Data Management and Reporting Made Simple

The integration of control data—live and historical, with business systems is critical in today’s manufacturing environment. The seamless integration and access of this data in a form that provides decision making capabilities is crucial. Rockwell Automation® is delivering that seamless integration with a synchronized methodology for collecting, maintaining, and analyzing process data at each level of manufacturing operations.

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A Brand New Approach to Analytics

Learn how a new offering from Rockwell Automation will discover devices in your network, analyze data to find insights, and apply those insights in your process or operation.

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Zhejiang Medicine Company Cuts Paper and Improves Quality

Learn how this company eliminated paperwork errors, eased and improved regulatory reporting, and helped managers make better business decisions across the enterprise.

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It's not just data anymore - it's specific data that makes the difference. See how this joint development is transforming manufacturing analytics. It's a data scientist in a box!

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Milk Specialties Global used modern manufacturing intelligence to help quantify and justify operational improvements that led to higher throughputs and reduced water usage while maintaining quality.

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Plasan Carbon Composites help reduce vehicle weight and improve gas mileage. Plasan implemented an information solution to serialize and track each part, and record 15 process settings in real time.

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Learn from Other Life Science Companies

This e-Book deep dives into life sciences challenges and how leading organizations are approaching them.

Address Quality and Manufacturing Challenges

A Winning Formula

PharmaSuite provides value-based applications to help you adhere to regulatory compliance guidelines, achieve operational excellence, increase the effectiveness of your supply chain, and meet your sustainability goals. Its open content approach and unique Software Development Kit provide a framework on which partners and customers can build their own functional blocks.

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PlantPAx drives energy co.

Golden Triangle Energy implements process system, including Historian, to drive results.

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Preparing For The Future With Data

King’s Hawaiian® standardizes technology requirements and bakes in data access for ultimate efficiency.

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Don't Miss Modernize Metals Production With MES Webinar

Metal and steel manufacturers struggle with legacy systems, lack of production intelligence, and capturing and maintaining 'tribal knowledge' as it walks out the door. Learn how modern MES can ease the struggle with data collection, manufacturing intelligence, material tracking, and knowledge, quality, performance and recipe management.

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Info Access Drives Savings

Hillshire Brands improves yield by over 100,000 pounds.

Mobile Devices Play Key Role

Energy Monitoring Meets Goals

Steelcase meets efficiency and sustainability goals with control system and energy monitoring software

Reduced Energy 15% and Carbon Footprint 25%

Don’t Let an Unsustainable Approach Hold You Back

Modern MES software helps metals companies to optimize operational efficiencies and better manage costs. Our invaluable e-Book “Modernizing Metals Management’ explains how.

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Alleviate Obsolescence, Address Workforce Challenges and Align Operations With Customer Needs

Modern MES puts real-time information at the fingertips of operators, technicians, engineers and plant managers that they can use to get more from workers, equipment and materials, allowing them to better meet customers’ changing needs.

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Modern HMI Reduces Risk and Downtime

Obsolete SCADA systems and security concerns drove this food manufacturer to migrate their unsupported systems to a distributed FactoryTalk View SE application in a secure, virtualized environment. Solution Partner Grantek Systems guides them to the future.

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The Speed to Succeed

Learn how MES software can help you keep pace with an increasingly complex and fast-moving automotive industry, and better align your complex manufacturing operations to market needs.

Achieve leaner, more responsive, quality-driven operations

How can AutoSuite add value for you?

Use this e-Book to learn how AutoSuite offers right first time production, reduction of on-hand inventory and inventory handling costs and supports lean and continuous improvement.

Accelerate Production

Get Started on the Right Path

Avoid false starts; identify the critical success factors for your MES implementation.

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Wild Turkey Improves All Aspects Of Production

Bourbon producer increases production, delivers a more consistent product, improves operator productivity, decreases waste, and creates a safer work environment for its operators.

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Marina Energy Realizes 15% Cost Reduction

Energy provider migrates to new control and HMI system ahead of schedule and on budget, exceeding performance goals, and reducing reliance on third party fuel by 40 percent.

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Manufacturing Intelligence delivered anywhere

Tyson Foods/Hillshire Brands leverages Rockwell Automation and Microsoft for mobile information to increase plant visibility for new US FDA food-safety regulations. Mobility in manufacturing with Tyson Foods/Hillshire Brands

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Guangzhou Moves Into the Fast Lane

Learn how a comprehensive and integrated approach helped Guangzhou Automobile Group Motor CO., LTD (GAC MOTOR) to achieve operational excellence by deploying Rockwell Software AutoSuite built on FactoryTalk

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Design tools boost HVAC co.

Scott Springfield delivers leading-edge HVAC system for oil sands projects using RSLogix.

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Food Safety e-Book

Understand five steps for achieving more consistent product quality and safety in food and beverage operations.

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Utility hits goal with process

Hawaii Electric meets uptime, reliability goals with process solution.

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MI serves up info to brewer

Full Sail Brewing uses Manufacturing Intelligence to enhance its brewing process.

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The Complete Package

Rockwell Software® CPGSuite® provides scalable, value-based applications to help you achieve operational excellence, increase the effectiveness of your supply chain, adhere to regulatory compliance guidelines, and meet your sustainability goals.

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How does MES apply to CPG applications?

Manufacturing execution systems offer new recipes for success in CPG operations.

Improve quality, safety, compliance and speed to market

Converting line goes PlantPAx

Wausau Coated Products uses unique process solution in high-end converting line.

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The Journey Toward the Connected Enterprise

By integrating information across IT and OT, and from the plant floor across the enterprise, Rockwell Automation has optimized its enterprise, plant and supply network performance and business agility. We can help you to do the same.

Make Better Decisions With Data

Connect Plant-Floor and Business Quality Systems

A new, comprehensive, quality-management application from Rockwell Automation allows manufacturers to more easily and efficiently model and enforce in-process quality regimens.

Model/enforce in-process quality regimens

The Connected Industrial Enterprise

Learn why unlocking data to enable a Connected Enterprise is vital to the future of manufacturing.

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Improve production control, accountability and safety

Target the advantages of a proven Manufacturing Operations Management solution and gain control over your vendor compliance, safety, and traceability. Take advantage of the benefits of better reporting and documentation.

Enable regulatory, trading partner compliance

Preserve Quality with High-Tech Batch and Sequence Management

Bachelor Controls implements PlantPAx process automation system for increased control and access to information.

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MI helps Public Works improve

Turning data into information gives one utility an easy way to upgrade performance.

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MI boosts global food mfg.

See how one company reduced downtime, improved quality with manufacturing intelligence.

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HMI controls use in W/WW plant

A new HMI helps Alaskan water treatment plant reduce energy use and improves diagnostics.

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MI extends W/WW performance

Manufacturing Intelligence helps one plant wring new performance from legacy hardware.

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Med Device Co. Goes Paperless

See how FactoryTalk VantagePoint helped deliver paperless reports.

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MI in Pharma reduces losses

See a unique solution to ongoing productivity challenges.

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OEE ups output for global co.

Manufacturing Intelligence helps a global cosmetics company cut downtime, up production.

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Production comes into focus

Greater Wellington Regional Council gains clear view on water production with MI.

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Shorten time to results

Get role-based optimization for each stage of the recipe life cycle. With a recipe designer based on S88 graphical workbench, you gain the advantage of having single data center support of multiple locations.

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Open content speeds implementation

Open content software development kit extends the native capability of PharmaSuite. Out of the box phase packages cover dispense, equipment tracking, and more.

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Food Co. eats up MI

Real-time data satisfies food company’s appetite for production information.

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Hillshire gains yield with MI

Manufacturing Intelligence helps food producer improve yield by 100,000 lbs.

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MI aids Paris W/WW

Better access to data and information boosts productivity of major water/wastewater plant.

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HMI helps Detroit up quality

See how city used HMI to help protect water quality during upgrade of sewer outfall.

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Validated and upgradable

Validated and audited development process, including end-customer validation and documentation. Fully compliant with a risk-based test approach.

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Dairy expands with MI

When a New Zealand dairy sought to expand its process, data helped chart a path.

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Upgrade boosts production

Control system upgrade, simplified design helps a cable company save production costs.

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Utility taps MI to further goals

Operating a hydroelectric plant in a sensitive area leads to a data driven solution.

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Steelcase ups sustainability

PlantPAx and energy monitoring help Steelcase meet efficiency and sustainability goals.

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Simple design help packager

GKS Packaging gains a competitive advantage using RSLogix.

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MI, cloud boost OEM

Oil & gas firm gains competitive advantage with manufacturing intelligence in the cloud.

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W/WW uses MI to tidy up data

Needing better output info, utility turns to manufacturing intelligence.

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PlantPAx solution drives OEM

See how one OEM utilized a PlantPAx based solution to distinguish homogenizers.

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Quality gains with batch

Wild Turkey bourbon preserves quality with a unique batch and sequence solution.

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PlantPAx in the Oil & Gas industry

PlantPAx represents a new generation of integrated, scalable solutions for large control, safety and power systems found in Oil & Gas industries. A PlantPAx solution integrates process, power, safety and critical control in a single unified platform and offers you unprecedented levels of control, and flexibility.

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MI gives cement co. better OEE

Manufacturing Intelligence increases the accuracy of OEE data for cement manufacturer.

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Preparing For The Future With Data

King’s Hawaiian® standardizes technology requirements and bakes in data access for ultimate efficiency.

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Advantages Of MI: Better Control

Easy updates give public works department better asset control and efficiency.

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Top Strategies for Energy Intelligence

LNS Research, a top analyst organization, outlines leading strategies in a convenient eBook

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Operations Intelligence

Operations Intelligence is the foundation to develop an agile, collaborative, and proactive decision-making environment. You can collect data from disparate sources into dashboards and key performance indicators that can help you make more informed decisions.

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King’s Hawaiian Doubles Production

Food manufacturer creates a common infrastructure for machine builders for first centralized data-collection system on a greenfield site.

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OEM helps customers reduce costs

Manufacturer of automatic depalletizers standardizes on Rockwell Automation for machine design and saves customers space, time and money.

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Improve Speed, Efficiency, Flexibility

Specialty converting company designs and builds its newest line – one that presented the most ambitious control and drive system challenges – to meet customer demands now and into the future.

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Genealogy, Track & Trace

Our Geneology/Track & Trace application can help you capture critical tracking of events on a given unit or assembly and provide real-time Work in Process (WIP) visibility. Now you can track important processes, production, and quality information.

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Cut Downtime, Improve Control

Global cosmetics company sees detailed machine data from multiple control systems and gains accurate reporting on machine performance, including OEE metrics and 14 key performance indicators

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Energy Monitoring Meets Goals

Steelcase meets efficiency and sustainability goals with control system and energy monitoring software

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Batch Reporting

Nine configured reports in four categories: Product History, Material/Equipment History, Batch Performance and Exceptions.

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Error Proofing Application

The Error Proofing application in AutoSuite™ addresses your challenges of building a product to defined specifications within an environment of continuously changing requirements. Bill of materials, work instructions, and procedures come together into enforceable actions.

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Control System Upgrade Saves Millions

A leading provider of communications network cables executes a fast, low-risk migration to a new control system, including their HMI, and saves more than $6 million in shipping costs.

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Quality Management

Manage key quality characteristics throughout the production process. With AutoSuite™, you match process requirements and gain additional insights for controlling specific aspects of production quality, including defects and attributes.

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Increase Accuracy of OEE Data

Automatic data collection and real-time reporting with FactoryTalk® Metrics for Cement Manufacturer

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Achieve Operational Goals

Enhance your supply chain modernization investments by connecting CPG Manufacturing to your ERP systems.

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