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                  Dairy Modernizes – and Captures Competitive Edge

                  October 1, 2019

                  In multiphase plant expansion, OEM Qualtech transforms manual dairy with a completely automated process.

                  PPG Reduces Risk in Chemical Plant

                  September 28, 2019

                  Scalable SIS helps the specialty chemical producer meet acceptable risk level and expand with future plant growth.

                  Automotive Company Improves Production

                  September 18, 2019

                  The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) requires rethinking how things like automobiles are made. This Korean company upgraded its control system to realize substantial benefits.

                  OEM Creates First-of-its-Kind Flexible Storage

                  September 18, 2019

                  When space is tight, manufacturers need flexible storage systems that make fast pick and place a priority.

                  Thai Biomass Plant Improves Energy Efficiency

                  September 10, 2019

                  A Thailand-based biomass plant building company turned to Rockwell Automation for advice and support on improving efficiency in their power plants.

                  Improved predictive maintenance of Acciona Agua

                  August 26, 2019

                  Rockwell Automation solutions help on the predictive maintenance of machines at the Oum Azza water treatment plant from Acciona Agua.

                  Latest Process Technology For Syngas Production

                  July 8, 2019

                  Leigh Creek Energy uses the latest process control and automation technology for syngas production.

                  Packaging Machine Builder Reduces Engineering Time

                  June 22, 2019

                  Bosch Packaging, a global leader in providing packaging solutions in food and pharmaceutical segment, reduces the time required for machine manufacturing.

                  Smart Safety Solution Benefits Plaster Mill

                  June 13, 2019

                  Winstone Wallboards reaps the rewards of a new smart safety solution to help grow capacity and reliability at the plaster mill.

                  Quarry Invests in Intelligent Motor Control

                  June 4, 2019

                  Boral recently invested in an intelligent motor control solution to improve uptime and leverage the longevity and compliance provided by the latest motor control technology.

                  Data Sharing Revolutionises Plant Maintenance

                  June 3, 2019

                  Data sharing revolutionises maintenance at Hydro Extrusion & Components Nenzing, where centrally controlled operational data enhances maintenance operations.

                  PlantPAx DCS delivers total control of LNG tankers

                  June 3, 2019

                  Leonardo deploys PlantPAx DCS based on its modularity and openness, coupled with Rockwell Automation experience in naval, oil & gas processing and energy applications.

                  Smart Saw Line Futureproofs Timber Production

                  May 16, 2019

                  AKD implemented the latest connected technologies to increase recovery, improve safety and reduce downtime.

                  Pet Food Production Benefits From Automated Tech

                  May 10, 2019

                  Pet food production takes on a new level of automated technology to supply Australian pet food ingredients to the world.

                  No Power Line? No Problem.

                  May 1, 2019

                  Built for remote locations, this LACT unit runs on solar power and scavenge gas.

                  Technology Improves Wastewater Treatment Quality

                  April 9, 2019

                  Complex and challenging control system upgrade improves reliability and optimises plant performance.

                  Operations Flow Smoothly After DCS Migration

                  March 27, 2019

                  Migration to a PlantPAx distributed control system helps city increase wastewater capacity, streamline control and training, and minimize overtime.

                  Harmonics and Energy Cut in High-Speed Centrifuge

                  February 28, 2019

                  Iscador reduces energy use and harmonics in high-RPM pharma manufacturing application.

                  Flour Mill Boosts Production with Control System

                  February 25, 2019

                  East Coast flour mill gains unprecedented operational efficiencies, increased uptime and safety improvements by switching to advanced control platform.

                  Sleeman Breweries Expands With Process Automation

                  February 22, 2019

                  Sleeman Breweries needed to meet consumer demand. With an updated process automation system, Sleeman increased production capacity by 50 percent.

                  HVAC Solution Meets Regulatory Requirements

                  February 11, 2019

                  Qui Long worked with Rockwell Automation to develop a new HVAC system suitable for life sciences industry – delivering higher levels of automation control and information systems.

                  One Smart Conveyor. Boundless Possibilities.

                  February 11, 2019

                  Based on independent cart technology, new KUKA system solves assembly buffering challenges – and features extraordinary flexibility.

                  New Seating Hoist System for Convention Centre

                  January 25, 2019

                  Automated seating system design for Adelaide Convention Centre reduces the requirement for manual handling while also providing the capability for faster changeover times.

                  Driving Paper Production at Visy’s Paper Mill

                  January 18, 2019

                  Upgrade to legacy drive control equipment on paper machine winder helps avoid any potential for downtime while also future proofing Visy’s Tumut plant.

                  KS PULSE Keeps It Simple in Latest Release

                  January 14, 2019

                  Faster, easier integration is now possible in this revolutionary approach to auto body assembly based on independent cart technology.

                  PlantPAx DCS Helps Address Power-Gen Emissions

                  January 8, 2019

                  Thanks to deployment of the industry-proven PlantPAx DCS, the particulate emissions at a Romanian fossil-fuel power plant are now compliant with national targets.

                  Paper Mill Achieves 91 Percent Uptime

                  January 1, 2019

                  Off-site support augments on-site maintenance team and helps optimize asset performance.

                  Sinhyung Reduces Commissioning Time

                  December 14, 2018

                  Sinhyung Engineering selected a single controls supplier to help meet the changing demands of its end users and create flexible, scalable machines.

                  OEM Launches First-of-a-kind Machine

                  December 11, 2018

                  Hirata developed a machine for the electric vehicle market that can help mass produce batteries.

                  Packaging Traditional Cakes, Flexibly & Carefully

                  November 30, 2018

                  Livetech implemented a secondary packaging line for Galbusera-Tre Marie, an Italian brand with a long history in bakery industry. Flexibility and delicacy were key.

                  Packaging Company Enhances Productivity

                  November 14, 2018

                  Hanyang Packaging and Engineering used Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture to increase productivity and keep up with market demand.

                  Control Solution Delivers Clear Results

                  November 1, 2018

                  Next generation, fully integrated, single-platform control, alarming and reporting architecture delivers clear results for water-treatment company.

                  Caffè Borbone Integrates Global Tracking Solution

                  October 29, 2018

                  Bibit software solutions and Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture made it possible for this well-known coffee producer to obtain important food safety certification.

                  New PanelView HMI Gains NSF Certification

                  October 17, 2018

                  Rockwell Automation creates new NSF-Certified HMI for food industry. Stands up to extreme IP69K operational and wash down practices.

                  Extraordinary Functionality – in Half the Space

                  October 10, 2018

                  AFA Systems takes full advantage of robotics in monobloc cartoning solution that runs on a single control platform.

                  Integrated Processing Plant Maximizes Production

                  October 1, 2018

                  This dairy needed to increase production capacity to meet increasing consumer demand. With PlantPAx DCS, the dairy reduced energy usage and increased production.

                  Serialization Solution Helps Pharma Company

                  October 1, 2018

                  With a turnkey serialization solution, biopharma company is creating high-quality, life-saving medicines – and surpassing current and evolving regulatory requirements.

                  O&G Producer Reduces Downtime by 20 Percent

                  September 28, 2018

                  With integrated condition monitoring and unparalleled local support, O&G producer reduced downtime of critical assets by 20 percent.

                  Simple, Best-fit Solution for Swedish Microbrewery

                  September 18, 2018

                  Easy to use software, best-fit hardware and clear messaging remove the need for technology know-how from operational equation.

                  Combination System Saves Space – and Boosts Uptime

                  August 28, 2018

                  Using advanced safety and analytics, Aagard optimizes end of line operations with integrated cartoner-case packer-palletizer system.

                  Distillery Modernizes for Increased Production

                  August 14, 2018

                  Jim Beam implements Model Predictive Control at Clermont, Kentucky distillery to maximize throughput while respecting equipment and process constraints.

                  Entire Network at Geothermal Plant Modernised

                  August 6, 2018

                  Rockwell Automation modernises network at geothermal plant; delivering higher performance, easier diagnostics, enhanced data capture and more robust cybersecurity.

                  DuPont Boosts Throughput with Batch Control System

                  July 3, 2018

                  Solvent plant has realized $1 million in new monthly revenue with a modern DCS system and greater batch automation.

                  MCNS Optimizes Production Through Data Utilization

                  June 27, 2018

                  To increase efficiency, MCNS selected FactoryTalk VantagePoint to seamlessly integrate systems and organize, correlate and normalize disparate data.

                  Global Food Leader Meets The Connected Enterprise

                  June 8, 2018

                  When IT and OT meet, efficiency among processes, people and geographies increases.

                  Global Tyre Manufacturer Modernises Production

                  June 6, 2018

                  Global tyre manufacturer incorporates new features in its productions systems that deliver much more flexibility in terms of tyre-size changes and product handling.

                  Hydro Tasmania Develops Hybrid Energy Solution

                  May 6, 2018

                  Australia's largest generator of clean renewable energy, Hydro Tasmania, develops industry leading hybrid system on Flinders Island.

                  Arnott’s Upgrades Adelaide Production Plant

                  April 30, 2018

                  Arnott’s embarked on a control and HMI system upgrade to deliver increased flexibility and agility for biscuit production.

                  Factory Upgrade Safeguards Gelatine Production

                  April 20, 2018

                  To safeguard future production of a large-scaled gelatine manufacturing plant, an innovative risk management approach was undertaken to help identify and replace legacy equipment.

                  Pavillion8 Solution Optimises Dairy Production

                  April 19, 2018

                  With a strong commitment to continuous improvement of current manufacturing assets, Miraka invested in a solution to optimise their milk powder process.

                  PlantPAx DCS Offers Real-Time Transparency

                  April 18, 2018

                  Using the PlantPAx DCS, ZIPPE created a high-availability and powerful batch plant within one year.

                  Intelligent Motor Control Assists Explosives Plant

                  April 17, 2018

                  A new explosives manufacturing plant in Europe invests in the latest motor control technology from Australia.

                  Retrofit Enables Threefold Increase in Capacity

                  April 16, 2018

                  Henshaw replaces legacy CNC system with programmable numeric control (PNC) to improve machining cell performance and flexibility.

                  Heavy Industries Rely On Integrated Power Package

                  March 19, 2018

                  End user achieves significant cost savings and simplified start-up.

                  Arkansas Steel Improves Process With Analytics

                  March 1, 2018

                  Arkansas Steel needed to improve workforce utilization and make continuous improvements. Software from Rockwell Automation helped increase yield by at least 3 percent.

                  PNC Boosts Cutoff Machine Performance

                  February 21, 2018

                  With control system upgrade, Modern Machine Tool Company achieves multifunctional performance – without full-blown CNC system.

                  Smart CIP System Improves Performance & Reporting

                  February 8, 2018

                  Central States Industrial (CSI) steps up to industry and regulatory demands with robust, modular clean-in-place solution.

                  Vreugdenhil Automates its Milk Powder Plant

                  January 29, 2018

                  A new facility in the Netherlands can produce 7.5 tons of milk powder per hour.

                  Maximum Transparency Across All Levels

                  January 12, 2018

                  FactoryTalk? ProductionCentre and FactoryTalk? Analytics? make transparent in real-time, what goes wrong behind the scenes.

                  Deyu Lights Up Efficient Battery Production

                  January 9, 2018

                  Deyu's winding machines help customers achieve higher productivity and lower cost in battery production, and enhance the reliability and energy density.

                  Chemical Company Migrates to Modern DCS

                  January 7, 2018

                  Tomatic replaces unsupported black-box hardware & software at construction chemical company with modern, integrated, connected process control solution with Industrie 4.0 capabilities.

                  Connected Enterprise Improves Sinter Plant

                  January 2, 2018

                  Connected, integrated control solution delivers greater process precision, enhanced energy management and comprehensive data-capture capabilities at Ukrainian sinter plant.

                  Large-scale Integrated PM Motor Control Solution

                  December 9, 2017

                  AT Equipment and Services GmbH, was tasked with the development of a precision control solution for two large permanent-magnet (PM) motors deployed in a dual-chamber shredding unit.

                  iTRAK Addresses Throughput Challenges

                  December 6, 2017

                  ECONO-PAK was approached by Lotte Wedel to develop a packaging/cartoner machine that would more easily cater for varieties in packaging formats and product counts.

                  Agile Bulk Handling Equipment

                  November 30, 2017

                  Find out how Rockwell Automation works with Flexicon Corporation to help them achieve a cost-effective, flexible and customizable solution for their machine development.

                  CSI Sets New Standard in Clean-In-Place Mobility

                  November 30, 2017

                  Find out how Rockwell Automation worked with Central States Industrial (CSI) to help them reduce development time and cost with Micro850? controllers.

                  Water-Treatment Plant Deploys PlantPAx DCS

                  November 8, 2017

                  In a recent clean water treatment project in Denmark, AB Electric A/S was tasked with developing and installing a comprehensive PlantPAx-based control and monitoring solution.

                  DuPont Increases Operational Availability

                  November 5, 2017

                  Modernizing a plant in Brazil provided faster maintenance agility, better control of operating costs and gains in flexibility.

                  Smart Machine Helps Ease Safety Compliance

                  November 1, 2017

                  Yalong’s gearbox assembly machine meets standard requirements for integrated safety, ultimately helping end users ease compliance and reduce costs.

                  Energy Efficiency in Modern Manufacturing Plant

                  October 1, 2017

                  Bharat Forge Aluminiumtechnik provides innovative aluminium forging solutions for the automotive industry.

                  SCADA Water System Upgrade Saves Agency Millions

                  September 30, 2017

                  Agency in Monterey, California, upgrades water treatment system to improve data collection and save millions with PlantPAx DCS.

                  Chobani Uses the Latest in Control and Automation

                  September 27, 2017

                  Chobani deploys the latest control and automation technology to build a new fully automated yogurt manufacturing plant.

                  Mountain View Quarries Enhances Productivity

                  September 26, 2017

                  A state of the art crushing and processing plant incorporates the latest technologies in intelligent motor control.

                  Energy Monitoring System Improves Visibility

                  September 25, 2017

                  Find out how this global company improved energy efficiency and reporting through a single energy monitoring solution.

                  System Conserves Space, Improves Load Stability

                  September 14, 2017

                  The Columbia Machine FL6200SW combines high-speed stretch wrap technology with a contemporary, modular and clean-design palletizer.

                  Farmer Cooperative Grows with Process Automation

                  September 7, 2017

                  At Midwest Farmers Cooperative’s new ag terminal, a distributed control system enables the co-op to move grain through quickly and reach new markets.

                  PlantPAx Decreases Costs and Increases Efficiency

                  August 31, 2017

                  With a standardized system enabled by PlantPAx, the modern DCS, KCC was able to improve efficiency, reduce engineering time, reduce downtime and improve maintenance.

                  ARC Resources Optimizes Artificial-Lift Systems

                  August 29, 2017

                  ConnectedProduction well-manager solution helps ARC Resources maintain production levels from aging, depleting wells.

                  Rockwell Automation Improves Hydraulic System

                  August 29, 2017

                  Thanks to Rockwell Automation servo drives and AC drives, Neotecman has reduced the design, installation and setup time of its hydraulic stamping equipment.

                  Faster, “Greener,” Smarter Bottle Labeling

                  August 22, 2017

                  The Axon SLX high-speed shrink sleeve applicator addresses the challenges of ultra-thin film. And it relies on the latest Rockwell Automation control platform.

                  Integrated Architecture Reduces Costs and Time

                  August 22, 2017

                  A global manufacturer of specialty papers and fibre-based engineered materials, wanted a new machine to connect seamlessly with a plant’s existing infrastructure.

                  Modern DCS Achieves Flexibility, 99 Percent Uptime

                  August 21, 2017

                  Offshore exploration and production company achieves 99 percent uptime and improves reliability with flexible, virtualized PlantPAx modern DCS.

                  Producer Sees Opportunity in Obsolescence

                  August 21, 2017

                  Biopharmaceuticals producer upgrades skid control systems that are near the end of their service lives, and improves operations visibility and uptime in the process.

                  Intelligent Motor Control Simplifies Operations

                  July 21, 2017

                  The E300 electronic overload relay helped to efficiently synchronize data between installed machines and devices.

                  Manufacturing Intelligence Reduces Challenges

                  July 21, 2017

                  Modular control-system design and access to manufacturing intelligence help MCPP accelerate the launch of its first plant in Brazil.

                  Bottling Made Easy at Yalumba

                  July 20, 2017

                  Yalumba implements new state of the art bottling lines to help reduce labour costs, increase production capacity and minimise occupational health and safety issues.

                  Drake Autoloader Solves Artisan Sausage Challenges

                  July 17, 2017

                  The SR-400 robot autoloader automatically adjusts to a random flow of product. It features a single, unified Rockwell Automation control and visualization environment.

                  Model Predictive Control Boosts Capacity

                  July 6, 2017

                  Kraft Heinz increases food-production capacity on production line by 10 percent and reduces quality variability with model predictive control software.

                  Combining Repeatability and Accuracy

                  July 5, 2017

                  Liquid Pack worked with Rockwell Automation and NHP to design and manufacture a revolutionary new filling machine with uncompromised precision and accuracy.

                  Loparex Keeps Production Running

                  June 30, 2017

                  The Sag-Correction System helped reduce sag-related downtime by 90 percent, annually saving $90,000 in lost production.

                  Repsol Unearths Benefits in SIS Migration

                  June 26, 2017

                  Oil and gas company Repsol uses SIS migration to meet new internal safety requirements while minimizing obsolescence risks and improving visibility in the process.

                  Standardised Control Environment for Gas Network

                  June 20, 2017

                  Bilfinger Greylogix creates standardised control environment at Gasunie across 15,500 km gas pipeline network.

                  Anglo American Upgrades to PlantPAx DCS

                  June 19, 2017

                  Anglo American is one of the world's largest mining operations in the world with a capacity to produce 26.5 million tons of iron ore per year.

                  Improving Productivity and Footprint with iTRAK

                  June 18, 2017

                  With variable pitch, higher speed and greater throughput forming the crux of a new assembly machine, Maga Active turned to Rockwell Automation with its innovative iTRAK? technology.

                  Columbia Pipeline Group Reaches 99.5% Reliability

                  June 12, 2017

                  Systemwide integration technologies saves $2.3 million in maintenance and downtime.

                  Master Production with Independent Cart Technology

                  June 9, 2017

                  KUKA evaluated the standard automation systems used in auto manufacturing facilities and saw an opportunity to create a system that would be flexible, efficient and cost effective.

                  Hiperbaric Machines Get a Connectivity Boost

                  June 7, 2017

                  Enabled by EtherNet/IP network, the ControlLogix system helps perform remote management and maintenance tasks.

                  250-Acre Oil Tank Farm Streamlines Operations

                  June 6, 2017

                  A U.S. liquid petroleum distributor implemented a virtualized distributed control system from Rockwell Automation in a new facility and reduced training and troubleshooting.

                  Tissue Machine Upgrade Future-Proofs Production

                  June 5, 2017

                  Rockwell Automation Global Solutions leveraged their Integrated Architecture platform to deliver an industry leading tissue machine solution that future-proofs Asaleo Care’s production.

                  Compactor Saves Up to 70% in Waste Handling Costs

                  June 2, 2017

                  This attractive replacement for open waste containers can save up to 70% in waste handling costs – and features an Allen-Bradley Micro820 control system.