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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.

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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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Wireless October 19, 2016

Industrial security appliance for plant-floor systems

The Allen-Bradley Stratix 5950 security appliance from Rockwell Automation is designed to incorporate security technologies to help protect plant-floor systems.

By Rockwell Automation
Industrial PCs October 12, 2016

Software for mobile phones, tablets, and PCs in process applications

The FactoryTalk Batch View software from Rockwell Automation lets users to access real-time information and interact with their process from the plant floor to the production office through a consistent user interface.

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Energy Efficiency October 8, 2016

Drive solutions for reducing energy costs, increase uptime

Product Exclusive: The Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 755T drives from Rockwell Automation are designed to provide harmonic mitigation, regeneration and common-bus system configurations, are compliant to the IEEE 519 specification, and help users reduce energy costs and increase machine uptime.

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Asset Management August 11, 2016

Sensor diagnostics tool for harsh operating environments

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley ArmorBlock IO-Link master is IP67-rated and is designed for event and process timestamping capabilities for on-machine applications.

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Energy, Power June 16, 2016

Electrical selection tool for motor-control components

Rockwell Automation's Global Short-Circuit Current Rating (SCCR) Selection Tool is designed for motor-control components and variable frequency drives (VFDs) based on common, global, motor voltages (50/60 Hz) and SCCR fault levels.

By Rockwell Automation
I/O Systems, I/O Modules May 19, 2016

Controller for high-speed motion applications

The Allen-Bradley CompactLogix 5380 controller from Rockwell Automation is ideal for high-speed applications with up to 20 axes of motion and features a dual-configurable, 1-GB Ethernet port that supports device-level-ring (DLR) topologies or the use of multiple IP addresses.

By Rockwell Automation
Discrete Manufacturing April 24, 2016

Acquisition of conveyor systems manufacturer completed

Rockwell Automation has completed the acquisition of MagneMotion, a manufacturer of conveyor systems with servo-controlled independent cart technology designed to help manufacturers transport products and heavy loads between machines and throughout a plant.

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Discrete Manufacturing April 19, 2016

Automation company elects president, CEO

Rockwell Automation has elected Blake D. Moret, a 30-year veteran of the company and a senior vice president, to be the new president and chief executive officer (CEO) effective July 1, 2016.

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Process Safety March 15, 2016

Controller designed for machine safety applications

The Allen-Bradley Compact GuardLogix 5370 controller from Rockwell Automation is designed to combine networks and controllers for safety and motion in applications with up to 16 axes.

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Process Safety February 15, 2016

Intelligent conveying system company acquired

Rockwell Automation announced that it has agreed to purchase MagneMotion, a manufacturer of intelligent conveying systems as the company looks to create a portfolio of independent cart solutions for industrial and material handling applications.

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Info Management November 22, 2015

Controller for smart devices in manufacturing, industrial operations

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley ControlLogix 5580 controller is designed to enable faster system performance for smart devices in manufacturing and industrial operations and includes an embedded 1GB Ethernet port to support communications, I/O and applications with up to 256 axes of motion.

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Mobility November 17, 2015

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.

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Process Safety October 7, 2015

Servo drive for cabinet space savings

Rockwell Automation’s Kinetix 5700 servo drive offers dual-axis servos, a 1.6 to 60 kW power range, and tuning technology designed to help machine builders reduce cabinet-space requirements by up to 70%.

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Info Management May 8, 2015

MES software combines discrete, batch processes for medical device manufacturers

Rockwell Automation's PharmaSuite v7.0 MES software allows medical device manufacturers to combine discrete and batch processes in their operations as their sole track-and-trace platform and tracking capabilities down to the smallest saleable unit.

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Wireless April 17, 2015

Industrial switch for network bandwidth situations

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley Stratix 5400 switch is an all-gigabit option designed to help manufacturers achieve higher network speeds for high bandwidth applications and supports Layer 2 switching and Layer 3 routing.

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Mobility December 31, 2014

Graphic terminal for machine builders has 5 screen sizes

Rockwell Automation's Allen Bradley PanelView Plus 7 Standard graphic terminal are available in five screen sizes, including widescreen options and are designed for machine builders and plant operators.

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PLM, Control Design November 19, 2014

Designer software for improved automation productivity

Rockwell Automation's Software Studio 5000 Logix Designer v24 provides design capabilities to increase automation productivity and reduce costs throughout a project's life cycle.

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DCS, SCADA, Controllers November 17, 2014

Process automation system expands modern DCS capabilities

Product Exclusive: Rockwell Automation’s PlantPAx process automation system has added virtualization, batch management, and integrated motor control capabilities to expand its DCS platform capabilities as well as simplify the system’s design and operation.

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Mechatronics and Motion Control November 11, 2014

Servo drive with integrated safety

The Allen-Bradley Kinetix 5500 servo drive with integrated safety from Rockwell Automation uses the EtherNet/IP network for streamlined machine safety functions and is designed for machine builders and end users.

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Process Safety November 3, 2014

Medium-voltage drive adds safe torque off (STO) option

The Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 7000 medium-voltage drive by Rockwell Automation has added a safe torque off (STO) option, which designed directly into the drive control and it works side by side with the drive's control functions.

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Mechatronics and Motion Control November 14, 2013

Motion control company to be acquired, integrated

Rockwell Automation announced it will purchase Jacobs Automation, a motion control company, which will be integrated into Rockwell's Automation Motion Business.

By Rockwell Automation
Info Management October 8, 2012

Power regeneration system generates power, instead of heat

Case study: Briggs & Stratton’s first-of-its-kind power regeneration system cuts costs in reliability lab. Global small engine maker captures wasted energy, expects to save $50,000 per year, and modernizes data collection and control system.

By Rockwell Automation