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Encyclopedia > Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation
Type Public
Founded 2001 spun off from Rockwell International in USA
Headquarters Flag of the United States Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Key people Flag of the United States Keith Nosbusch,
Chairman & CEO
Products Industrial Automation
Manufacturing Execution System
Employees 19,000 (2007)
Slogan Listen.Think.Solve
Website www.rockwellautomation.com

Rockwell Automation NYSEROK is leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help manufacturers achieve a competitive advantage for their businesses. The company brings together leading global brands in industrial automation that include Allen-Bradley controls, engineering services (field service and project engineering) and Rockwell Software factory management software. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the company employs about 20,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries. Image File history File links Rockwell Automation logo File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Rockwell International was the ultimate incarnation of a series of companies under the sphere of influence of Willard Rockwell, who had made his fortune after the invention and successful launch of a new bearing system for truck axles in 1919. ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article is about Milwaukee in Wisconsin. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Automation (ancient Greek: = self dictated) or Industrial Automation is the use of computers to control industrial machinery and processes, replacing human operators. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about work. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Look up slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), nicknamed the Big Board, is a New York City-based stock exchange. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A Milwaukee-based company that specializes in industrial control and automation products. ... For other places with the same name, see Milwaukee (disambiguation). ...

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Company History

Rockwell Automation spun off from Rockwell International in 2001 and retained Entek. From there, Rockwell Automation went through a series of acquisitions, particularly Propack Data (now Rockwell Automation Solutions GmbH) in 2002, DataSweep in 2005, GEPA in 2006 and ICS Triplex and Pavilion Technologies in 2007. On January 31, 2007, Rockwell Automation sold off their PowerSystems Division which consists of Dodge mechanical and Reliance Electric motors with headquarters in Greenville, South Carolina to Baldor Electric Company. Rockwell International was the ultimate incarnation of a series of companies under the sphere of influence of Willard Rockwell, who had made his fortune after the invention and successful launch of a new bearing system for truck axles in 1919. ... GEPA or the Grade Eight Proficiency Assessment is given to all New Jersey public-schooled students in March of their eigth grade year. ... Greenville is a mid-sized city located in the upstate of South Carolina. ... Baldor Electric Company markets, designs, and manufactures industrial electric motors, drives, and generators. ...


Products

Rockwell Automation's industrial automation offerings in terms of hardware and software are numerous. Some examples are:

Small Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) A variable-frequency drive (VFD) is a system for controlling the rotational speed of an alternating current (AC) electric motor by controlling the frequency of the electrical power supplied to the motor. ...

Trivia

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See also

  • Retro-Encabulator, fictional Rockwell Automation device
  • Allen-Bradley

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External links

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