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HMI, OI June 1, 2019

ThinManager by Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation’s ThinManager version 11.0 software includes support for 11 local languages in 12 countries, making it easier for global organizations to configure, deploy and manage thin client devices in their operations using their native language and character sets.

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Industrial Networking April 4, 2018

Digital transformation advances at Hannover Messe

Rockwell Automation will demonstrate ways on how to accelerate digital transformation through Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies to be even more competitive at Hannover Messe 2018, April 23-27 in Hannover, Germany.

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Workforce Development November 2, 2017

University receives grant for connected systems institute

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee announced a $1.7 million gift from Rockwell Automation to support a Connected Systems Institute (CSI) at UWM, which will focus on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

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Discrete Manufacturing September 8, 2017

Automation group elects new chairman

Rockwell Automation has elected president and CEO Blake D. Moret as the company's chairman by the board of directors effective Jan. 1, 2018.

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System Integration July 2, 2017

Light curtain system for flexibility and industrial safety

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L safety light curtain system uses a transceiver design designed to enhance safety and improving productivity.

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Process Safety November 25, 2016

Safety toolkit for machine safety applications

The Safety Lifecycle Toolkit from Rockwell Automation is designed to give engineers one environment to complete the entire machine safety lifecycle.

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Industrial Networking November 14, 2016

Software for simplified automation system design

Rockwell Automation's Rockwell Software Studio 5000 integrated development environment features expanded integration with engineering tools, predeveloped application content to replace custom code, and enhanced security features.

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PLM, Control Design November 11, 2016

Software for batch application solutions

Rockwell Automation's FactoryTalk Batch software is designed to enhances scalability and responsive control of distributed, skid-level phases with the integrity of plant-level coordination with built-in mobility.

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Process Safety November 7, 2016

Cloud-enabled software for providing information to equipment builders

Rockwell Automation's FactoryTalk Analytics for Machines cloud application is a Microsoft Azure cloud-enabled capability designed to give equipment builders with information and provide access to performance analytics from deployed systems.

By Rockwell Automation
Energy, Power October 27, 2016

Molded-case circuit breakers for electrical protection

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley Bulletin 140G molded-case circuit breakers are designed to protect against overload, short-circuit, and ground-fault conditions.

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Products

Control Systems December 14, 2023

Micro850 and Micro870 2080-Lx0E Controllers

Commission standalone machines more efficiently with the enhanced Micro850 and Micro870 2080-Lx0E controllers. The latest controller firmware revision 22 enables faster controller communication over Ethernet to HMI and SCADA applications, improving operational efficiency. Users can also benefit from better system connectivity through the Class 1 implicit messaging capability. With the new Programmable Controller Communication Commands (PCCC) functionality, micro control users can minimize conversion risk and retain legacy communication methods when modernizing a MicroLogix to a Micro800 controller. The new and enhanced capabilities in Micro800 2080-Lx0E controllers will foster overall flexibility and user experience for optimal productivity to meet evolving manufacturing needs and challenges.

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I/O Systems, I/O Modules September 29, 2023

ArmorBlock 5000 I/O 16-point Configurable Blocks

Allen-Bradley ArmorBlock 5000 I/O 16-point configurable blocks help enhance flexibility and precision in industrial automation systems with its unparalleled configurability and integrated I/O capabilities. With the ability to synchronize input timestamp and output trigger with the system clock, these I/O blocks ease access to critical machine diagnostics and provide smarter control of processes. These feature-packed On-Machine I/O blocks are available in three industry-standard power variants, making them suitable for a wide range of applications. ArmorBlock 5000 I/O 16-point configurable blocks can help drive overall production throughput through improved machine performance, easier troubleshooting, and better system reliability.

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I/O Systems, I/O Modules April 28, 2023

ArmorBlock 5000 I/O

The Allen-Bradley ArmorBlock 5000 I/O blocks deliver a scalable On-Machine solution to meet more application requirements and boost productivity, even in harsh environments. With the highly integrated IO-Link capabilities, these I/O blocks offer easy distributed monitoring with real-time diagnostics that enable improved operational visibility and agility. Plus, the industrially-hardened blocks allow decentralized architectures that can help simplify machine deployment and lower overall system cost. Meet the evolving needs of the manufacturing landscape with smarter technology that brings your automation efficiency and connectivity to a higher level. Start with ArmorBlock 5000 I/O IO-Link master blocks.

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Control Systems November 28, 2023

Software for controller programming and simulation

As the integrated design software for Rockwell Automation Micro Control System, connected components workbench software provides controller programming and simulation, device configuration and visualization with human machine interface (HMI) editor, while reducing initial machine development time and cost. The software also provides flexibility to switch the programming environment between the default IEC and Logix Themes. Experience simpler design workflows, improved system performance and easier integration to drives with the expanded capabilities in the latest connected components workbench software release. Streamline machine design, development and deployment in an intuitive programming environment, using connected components workbench software.

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Virtualization, Cloud Analytics March 31, 2022

Connected Components Workbench Software

Simplify standalone machine development and accelerate time to market using Connected Components Workbench software and the built-in Micro800 Simulator. As the integrated design software for Rockwell Automation Micro Control System, Connected Components Workbench software provides controller programming and simulation, device configuration and visualization with Human Machine Interface (HMI) editor while reducing initial machine development time and cost. The software also provides flexibility to switch the programming environment between the default IEC and Logix Themes. Leverage the enhanced capabilities in Connected Components Workbench software version 20.01 for improved performance, better connectivity, and increased security.

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IIoT, Industrie 4.0 March 31, 2022

Allen-Bradley Micro850 and Micro870 2080-Lx0E controllers

Design smarter and more efficient machines with the Micro850® and Micro870® 2080-Lx0E controllers.   Packed with capabilities from expanded protocol connectivity to improved security protection, the 2080-Lx0E controllers can help meet challenging application requirements, specifically in the Water/Wastewater industry. Plus, users can boost productivity with the improved controller execution and I/O response performance.   Connected Components Workbench software version 20.01 is the required minimum for Micro850 and Micro870 2080-Lx0E controllers.

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I/O Systems, I/O Modules November 16, 2022

FLEXHA 5000™ I/O Platform

The FLEXHA 5000™ platform (Bulletin 5015) incorporates cutting-edge technology to create an I/O system that is more flexible and efficient. By enhancing communication with 1 Gb EtherNet/IP™ network connectivity and offering higher speed and increased bandwidth, FLEXHA 5000 I/O helps reduce both downtime and engineering time while limiting costs. The FLEXHA 5000 platform contains a universal I/O card option that allows for flexibility in I/O choice.

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I/O Systems, I/O Modules December 31, 2001

Allen-Bradley FLEX 5000 Analog Safety I/O Modules

Minimize downtime risks for fail-safe applications with Allen-Bradley FLEX 5000 analog safety I/O modules. The modules offer integrated control and safety for Hybrid and Process applications requiring speed, frequency measurement, temperature sensors, and pressure and flow sensor monitoring. The portfolio of discrete and analog fail-safe I/O modules can help meet demanding safety requirements, with systematic capability up to SC 3 (SIL 2 and SIL 3). Plus, the ability to mix and match FLEX 5000 safety and standard I/O modules on one platform improves flexibility and cost-efficiency.

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HMI, OI March 31, 2022

FactoryTalk View Site Edition (SE) HMI V13

FactoryTalk® View Site Edition (SE) HMI V13 software delivers new features along with simplified licensing and a lower-cost pricing modelV13 introduces more options for what data is displayed and how it is presented to operators. Collected data can now be displayed in a tabular format with data grid, and plot two sets of production data against one another in a new XY plot.This release also improves system extensibility through .NET object support, server-side scripting, and client-specific tags that allow functionality specific to each client/user session in a distributed system.New tools for application maintenance add value by providing better interaction with devices and servers in a system. The new system status portal provides a web-based overview of all FactoryTalk® application servers and their status.

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