Rockwell plants business center in Singapore

12/01/2005


Rockwell Automation Inc . will establish an Asia-Pacific business center in Singapore. Consisting of select business management, engineering, and manufacturing operations, it will be fully operational by 2008.

“This move reflects the next logical step in the Rockwell Automation growth strategy to invest in serving customers worldwide,” said Rockwell Automation’s CEO, Keith D. Nosbusch. “It will also advance the company's goal to achieve an international revenue target of 50% by 2009.”

 

Initially comprising several in-demand Asian business segments, it will be strategic for the company's growth. Elements include: small PLC platforms, distributed I/O, component operator-displays, and component drives. Additionally, a product development center will be established along with coordination of associated design and manufacturing partners.
“Singapore is a business friendly location with a strong legal and intellectual property infrastructure underpinning an excellent business environment,” commented Steve Eisenbrown, senior vice president of the company's Automation Control and Information Group. He added, “We are pleased that our new Asia-Pacific Center is another way we can help our customers maintain their competitive advantage.”

— Richard Phelps, senior editor, Control Engineering
richard.phelps@reedbusiness.com





No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Sensor-to-cloud interoperability; PID and digital control efficiency; Alarm management system design; Automotive industry advances
Make Big Data and Industrial Internet of Things work for you, 2017 Engineers' Choice Finalists, Avoid control design pitfalls, Managing IIoT processes
Engineering Leaders Under 40; System integration improving packaging operation; Process sensing; PID velocity; Cybersecurity and functional safety
This article collection contains several articles on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is transforming manufacturing.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

SCADA at the junction, Managing risk through maintenance, Moving at the speed of data
Flexible offshore fire protection; Big Data's impact on operations; Bridging the skills gap; Identifying security risks
The digital oilfield: Utilizing Big Data can yield big savings; Virtualization a real solution; Tracking SIS performance
click me