Summa joins Rockwell FactoryTalk program
Milwaukee —Summa, has joined Rockwell Automation’s FactoryTalk information solution provider program, launched in October 2006.
Milwaukee — Summa , has joined Rockwell Automation’s FactoryTalk information solution provider program , launched in October 2006. The company provides IT consulting services and customized software development for companies in various industries The program supplies manufacturers with an extended network of information systems professionals to help integrate their control and information environments for better manufacturing performance.
FactoryTalk suite consists of integrated production and performance software that facilitates better interaction between the plant floor and higher-level business systems, and through which Rockwell trains and certifies participants on implementing applications. Summa’s team of consultants will deliver FactoryTalk solutions and assist Rockwell in providing manufacturers with better integration between their ERP and plant-floor control systems.
The company also will assist manufacturers in building plant-wide information applications and manufacturing execution systems (MES) using FactoryTalk and use its background to help clients evaluate and implement IT modernization strategies to better meet their business and performance objectives.
"Summa is well-versed in software for business collaboration and integration—skill sets that are valuable to manufacturers striving to compete on a global scale," said Kevin Roach, vice president of software, Rockwell Automation. "Having Summa as part of our partner network is a testament to the commitment we're making to help our customers use plant-floor data to improve collaboration and manufacturing performance."
—Edited by Lisa Sutor , Control Engineering daily news desk