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Rockwell Automation to Acquire Avnet to Expand Cybersecurity Expertise MILWAUKEE -Thursday 9 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately held Avnet Data Security, LTD, an Israeli-based cybersecurity provider with over 20 years of experience providing cybersecurity services. Avnet offers a full set of IT/OT...

Rockwell Automation Joins Forces with Accenture, Microsoft, PTC, ANSYS, and EPLAN to Help Businesses Simplify Digital... -Thursday 21 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Businesses that are digitally transforming their operations need an ecosystem of partners that can help them simplify technology deployments and quickly achieve goals like higher productivity. The new Rockwell Automation Digital Partner Program connects companies to expertise...

Rockwell Automation and Schlumberger Announce Closing of Sensia Joint Venture -Wednesday 2 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) and Schlumberger (NYSE: SLB) today announced the closing of their previously-announced joint venture, Sensia, the oil and gas industry’s first digitally enabled, integrated automation solutions provider. The joint venture leverages...

Rockwell Automation Announces Senior Leadership Transition -Wednesday 2 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK) announces senior leadership transition to be effective November 1, reporting to Blake Moret, Chairman, and CEO. Ernest Nicolas, currently vice president, global supply chain, is promoted to senior vice president, Operations & Engineering...

Rockwell Automation Acquires MESTECH Services -Tuesday 1 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation today announced that it has acquired MESTECH Services, a global provider of Manufacturing Execution Systems / Manufacturing Operations Management, digital solutions consulting, and systems integration services. MESTECH is a Rockwell Automation Recognized...

Rockwell Automation Opens New Electric Vehicle Innovation Center in Silicon Valley -Wednesday 19 June 2019    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation, a leading solutions and services provider to the automotive industry, today opened a new 8,000 square-foot Electric Vehicle (EV) Innovation Center at 111 North Market Street in San Jose, California, within its Information Solutions development facility. The...

Rockwell Automation Elects Pam Murphy to Board of Directors -Friday 7 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) today announced that Pam Murphy was elected to its board of directors effective June 6, 2019. Murphy is chief operating officer for Infor, Inc., a global leader in business cloud software products for industry-specific companies and...

Rockwell Automation Named a 2019 World’s Most Ethical Company for the Eleventh Year -Wednesday 27 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Recognized for the eleventh year by the Ethisphere Institute, Rockwell...

Rockwell Automation and Schlumberger Enter Joint Venture Agreement to Create Sensia, the Oil and Gas Industry’s... -Thursday 21 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, and Schlumberger (NYSE: SLB), the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas...

Rockwell Automation Acquires Emulate3D, a Leading Software Developer for Simulating and Emulating Industrial Automation... -Tuesday 29 January 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) has acquired Emulate3D, an innovative engineering software developer whose products digitally simulate and emulate industrial automation systems. By using accurate simulation models to improve systems planning and decision-making,...

Karen Keegans Joins Rockwell Automation as Senior Vice President, Human Resources -Tuesday 8 January 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Karen Keegans has joined Rockwell Automation as senior vice president, human resources, reporting to Chairman and CEO Blake Moret. Keegans will provide strategic vision, operational excellence, change leadership and development and implementation of the company’s people...

The Next Industrial Transformation is Here: Rockwell Automation is Helping Businesses Prepare to Succeed at Automation... -Friday 16 November 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, at its annual Automation Fair, Rockwell Automation unveiled its new brand promise: Expanding Human Possibility by combining the imaginations of people with the intelligence of machines. The brand promise supports the company’s emphasis on bringing The Connected...

Rockwell Automation Names Susana Gonzalez President for EMEA Region -Saturday 10 November 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK) names Susana Gonzalez president of Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. Susana was most recently Rockwell Automation’s European regional sales vice president. Before joining Rockwell Automation, she led European industrial...

Rockwell Automation Announces Senior Leadership Transitions -Saturday 3 November 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) announces senior leadership transitions beginning January 1, all reporting to Blake Moret, Chairman and CEO. “I am pleased to announce changes to our Global Sales and Marketing organization. These changes, which result from our...

Rockwell Automation Opens Registration for 2018 Automation Fair -Wednesday 19 September 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Registration is now open for the 2018 Automation Fair, hosted by Rockwell Automation and members of its global PartnerNetwork program. The 27th annual Automation Fair will be held Nov. 12-15 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The event brings together approximately...

Rockwell Automation Board of Directors Approves $1 Billion for Common Stock Repurchase -Saturday 8 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today authorized the company to expend up to an additional $1 billion to repurchase shares of Rockwell Automation common stock. This is in addition to the authorization on January 15, 2018, to repurchase $1 billion...

NioCorp Awards Contract to Rockwell Automation on Groundbreaking Critical Minerals, Mining and Processing Facility in... -Tuesday 22 May 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NioCorp Developments Ltd. (TSX: NB, OTCQX: NIOBF), a developer of superalloy metals, has awarded a major contract to Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) to engineer, design and procure process automation and instrumentation for NioCorp’s proposed critical minerals, mining and...

Rockwell Automation Simplifies Analytics for Industrial Productivity -Tuesday 24 April 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Industrial organizations must be able to quickly identify ways to tighten production schedules and maximize revenue. Gaining insight into operations and production capabilities to make informed decisions has often involved time-intensive IT projects and a highly specialized...

Rockwell Automation Acquires Odos Imaging to Leverage 3-D Time-of-Flight Technology for Sensing and Safety Applications ... -Saturday 2 December 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) has acquired Odos Imaging, a Scottish technology company that provides three-dimensional, time-of-flight sensing systems for industrial imaging applications. Rockwell Automation will apply this technology to sensing products to deliver...

Thousands Convene in Houston to Learn About the Latest In Automation Technology While Helping to Support Area Recovery -Friday 17 November 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Thousands of industrial professionals are convening in Houston for the Automation Fair event to learn more about the latest advanced manufacturing technologies shaping the industry, and the automation tools that can help them be more globally competitive and productive. Hosted...

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