rockwell automation inc (ROK) Key Developments
Fanuc Announces Collaboration with Rockwell Automation
Sep 16 14
Fanuc Corporation and Rockwell Automation Inc. have announced a collaboration to provide customers an integrated manufacturing solution. The two companies have expanded their initial collaboration, started four years ago, in the CNC and Logix programmable automation controller (Logix PAC) environments with further integration of robotics, ROBOMACHINEs and enterprise software products. The effort will have an initial impact on applications in the automotive industry, where customers can experience benefits of a preferred integration plug-and-play automation and information solution.
Rockwell Automation Inc.'s Board of Directors Approves Amendments to its By-Laws
Sep 15 14
On September 10, 2014, Rockwell Automation Inc.'s Board of Directors approved amendments to its By-Laws, effective as of that date. These amendments primarily address certain roles of the Lead Director.
Rockwell Automation Inc. Presents at Morgan Stanley 2nd Annual Laguna Conference, Sep-15-2014 04:30 PM
Aug 29 14
Rockwell Automation Inc. Presents at Morgan Stanley 2nd Annual Laguna Conference, Sep-15-2014 04:30 PM. Venue: Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Dana Point, California, United States.
Rockwell Automation, Inc. Settles Patent Infringement Litigation Between Beckhoff Automation
Aug 26 14
Rockwell Automation Inc. declared that it has permitted Beckhoff Automation, a license to more than a dozen US and European linear motor patents, settling a patent infringement litigation amicably. The company to resolve the matter and have its patent rights respected. This agreement allows its customers to integrate linear motor independent cart technology into a wide range of machines. With its recent Jacobs Automation acquisition, the company's linear motor business has established a substantial portfolio of patents comprising nearly 100 issued patents on linear motor technology alone.
LSB Industries Awards Contract for Arkansas Fertilizer Expansion to Rockwell Automation
Aug 4 14
LSB Industries has hired Rockwell Automation to serve as the contractor for the expansion projects at it's Arkansas facility. The automation contract is valued at $5.3 million with the systems being installed at the nitric acid and ammonia plants being constructed at the El Dorado Chemical Company site. Under the agreement Rockwell is providing a $3.5 million process automation system with electrical, controls and instrumentation services and a $1.8 million motor control system. The company will be undertaking the project with the Casale Group and Rexel.