Posts tagged as Rockwell Automation

Major order in South Korean marine industry

Rockwell Automation and its Global Solutions team have won a multi-million dollar order to provide Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), a South Korean shipbuilder, with emergency shutdown, fire and gas safety systems, as well as engineering services for four new DSME offshore drill ships. Rockwell Automation will provide leading safety system technology, using its PlantPAx […]

Giving better control to smaller applications

Rockwell Automation has introduced its latest version of RSLogix 5000 software, to deliver the high performance of an integrated control system for manufacturers and machine builders requiring a smaller control system. With the updated v20, Rockwell Automation brings integrated motion capabilities on the Ethernet/IP network to the Allen-Bradley CompactLogix controller family. Using this software in […]

Upgrading chocolate production

Rockwell Automation has completed the installation of a new production line for Kraft Foods in Port Elizabeth as part of a drive to upgrade production facilities at this plant. The client wanted to eradicate the supply of any end-of-life or outdated equipment in its facility, and required line equipment that was easier to integrate and […]

SA company nets Australian contract

Industrial automation company Rockwell Automation and its Global Solutions team have received a multi-million dollar order from multi-metals company Nyrstar Hobart to replace a distributed control system (DCS) with its Plantpax process automation system. The new system, to be installed at Nyrstar’s zinc smelting operation in Australia, incorporates more than 7000 distributed input/output connections in […]

Process automation system extended

Rockwell Automation has extended the reach of its PlantPAx process automation system to integrate critical rotating assets, such as compressors, pumps, turbines and fans, giving users the ability to manage plant-wide operations with a single platform. The PlantPAx system combines the company’s core process automation capabilities and technologies with those of partners and acquisitions to […]

Upgrade programme for whiskey manufacuring

Using Ethernet/IP technology and integrated architecture, Rockwell Automation has positioned Chivas Brothers’ Kilmalid plant as one of the most integrated plants in the industry. Chivas Brothers forms part of the Pernod Ricard group, manufacturers of well-known whiskey brands in Dumberton, Scotland. With many roles to fulfil, including cask filling, blending, bottling, distribution, packaging development, quality […]

Technology update in Lagos

Rockwell Automation has successfully hosted a Technology Update Seminar in the industrial hub of Lagos, Nigeria. As a first for Rockwell Automation and Nigeria, the company offered industry-specific solution talks to update existing and potential clients on the latest technologies in process automation. The company has numerous influential corporate clients in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, […]

Configured drives service saves time and money

To help smooth out the process of specifying and ordering AC drives and related ancillaries, Rockwell Automation offers a configured drives service designed to fulfil the needs of a wide variety of industrial applications, saving customers time and effort. The options are designed to add functionality or features, in line with the demands of the […]

Configured drive packages

To help smooth out the process of specifying and ordering AC drives and related ancillaries, Rockwell Automation offers a configured drives service designed to fulfil the needs of a wide variety of industrial applications, saving customers time and effort. The options are designed to add functionality or features, in line with the demands of the […]

EtherNet/IP connectivity available at device level

Rockwell Automation has launched a versatile EtherNet/IP communications auxiliary. The new module, an EtherNet/IP-to-DeviceNet link, allows products that sit on a DeviceNet network (e.g. Bulletin 193 E3 Plus Overload Relays or 825-P Electronic Overload Relays) to easily communicate with EtherNet/IP-based scanners. This new module allows up to six DeviceNet-based units to be scanned via implicit […]