Companies collaborate to improve manufacturing production

Fanuc America and Rockwell Automation demonstrated technologies designed for secure remote monitoring and safety aggregation to reduce downtime and boost plant-floor productivity at Automation Fair in Chicago, Ill.
By Rockwell Automation November 17, 2015

At the Nov. 17 Automation Perspectives event, Sujeet Chand, senior vice president and chief technology officer, Rockwell Automation (right), and Rick Schneider, president and CEO, Fanuc America, discussed the value of getting diagnostic information from pRockwell Automation and Fanuc are collaborating on several new initiatives to help customers realize productivity gains by streamline and integrate processes for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

At the Automation Fair event in Chicago, Ill., Fanuc America and Rockwell Automation, demonstrated technologies designed for secure remote monitoring and safety aggregation to reduce downtime and boost plant-floor productivity.

"Industrial IoT technologies are delivering on the promise of enabling operators to have access to the timely, contextualized information they need in order to prevent downtime," said Sujeet Chand, senior vice president and chief technology officer, Rockwell Automation. "Working with Fanuc, we can help customers gain access to the data that previously was either unavailable or trapped in their operations. This data is drawn from smart industrial assets, and then contextualized and delivered with actionable information related to asset health, performance and energy usage."

"Companies are continuously searching out the latest manufacturing technologies that will help them drive future growth, innovation and profitability," said Rick Schneider, president and CEO, Fanuc America.

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– Edited by CFE Media. See more Control Engineering industrial networking stories.

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