Rockwell Automation Enables Smart Manufacturing Through The Connected Enterprise

16 February 2017

Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, recently concluded Rockwell Automation On The Move, the largest exposition of automation technologies, solutions and services showcased by Rockwell Automation and its PartnerNetwork[TM] members. With the theme 'Operationalizing the Connected Enterprise' the event, organized in the city, was a huge success adorned with the presence of more than 20 partners and over 1000 customers across industries.

The event offered more than 20 exhibits from the company and its PartnerNetwork[TM] outlining the enabling technologies and approach towards achieving The Connected Enterprise that drives transformational value in manufacturing productivity, sustainability and global competitiveness.

Highlighting the role of Connected Enterprises in smart manufacturing, Mr. Dana Burch, Director - OEM Business, Rockwell Automation Asia-Pacific said, "The Connected Enterprise is an important pillar in helping the manufacturers capitalize on the promise of a more than ever connected world in the form of higher manufacturing velocity, reduced costs and risks and agility to the changing conditions. Rockwell Automation technology solutions enable manufacturers and OEMs leverage their automation investments to achieve their business goals."

Communicating the company's focused efforts on enabling smart manufacturing, Mr. Dilip Sawhney, Managing Director - India, Rockwell Automation India Pvt. Ltd. said, "Smart manufacturing allows for a highly connected, knowledge-enabled industrial enterprise where devices and processes are connected, monitored and optimized to enhance productivity, sustainability and economic performance. Rockwell Automation has a portfolio of products and services that helps manufacturers incorporate smart strategies through a phased approach. This also allows them to leverage their existing automation assets while preparing for the next generation of integrated control and information innovations."

Concurrent to the technology showcase, the event hosted Executive Forums where industry thought leaders, analysts, and Rockwell with its strategic alliance partners shared their views on industry drivers, trends and how Connected Enterprise enables to achieve plant-wide optimization and transformation. Various technology sessions and hands-on labs covered a myriad of topics such as Enabling Industry 4.0 through The Connected Enterprise, Developing Machines for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, New Technology Innovations to Operationalize The Connected Enterprise, Innovative Network Infrastructure and Security Solutions for The Connected Enterprise, and many more.

About Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs approximately 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.

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