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Rockwell Automation Completes the Acquisition of Fiix Inc.
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Rockwell Automation Completes the Acquisition of Fiix Inc.

Rockwell Automation Completes the Acquisition of Fiix Inc., Cloud Software Company for Leading Edge Maintenance Solutions MILWAUKEE, WI (STL.News) Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has completed the acquisition of Fiix Inc., an AI-enabled computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) company based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Fiix’s cloud-native software helps companies to schedule, organize and track equipment maintenance. It connects seamlessly to business systems and drives data-driven decisions.  The addition of Fiix advances Rockwell Automation’s software strategy and enhances capabilities in the company’s Lifecycle Services business, which provides a full range of industrial automa...
Rockwell Automation: Report First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results
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Rockwell Automation: Report First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results

MILWAUKEE, WI (STL.News) Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) is scheduled to report its first quarter fiscal 2021 results on Tuesday, January 26, before the market opens.  The release will be posted on the Rockwell Automation Investor Relations website at www.rockwellautomation.com/en-us/investors.html. A conference call to discuss the quarterly results will be held at 8:30 a.m. EST on January 26. This call will be audio webcast and accessible on the Rockwell Automation website.  Presentation materials will also be available on the website prior to the call. Interested parties can access the conference call by dialing the following numbers: +1 (833) 714-0916 in the U.S. and Canada; +1 (778) 560-2692 for other countries. Use the following passcode: 9438568.  Please dial in 10 minute...
Rockwell Automation Reports Fourth Quarter, Full Year 2020 Results
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Rockwell Automation Reports Fourth Quarter, Full Year 2020 Results

Rockwell Automation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results; Introduces Fiscal 2021 Guidance Fourth quarter reported sales down 9.3 percent year-over-year; organic sales down 12.1 percent year-over-year Fourth quarter reported sales up 12.6 percent sequentially; organic sales up 9.9 percent sequentially Fourth quarter diluted EPS of $2.25; Adjusted EPS of $1.87 Full year fiscal 2020 diluted EPS of $8.77; Adjusted EPS of $7.68 Full year fiscal 2020 Cash Flow from Operations of $1,120.5 million; Free Cash Flow conversion of 112% Redefining Adjusted Income and Adjusted EPS in fiscal 2021; fiscal 2020 Adjusted EPS in the new definition was $7.87 Introduces fiscal 2021 EPS guidance: Diluted EPS $8.07 - $8.47; Adjusted EPS $8.45 - $8.85 (new definition) MILWAUKEE, WI (STL.News) Rockwel...
Rockwell Automation to Host Annual Investor Meeting
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Rockwell Automation to Host Annual Investor Meeting

MILWAUKEE, WI (STL.News) Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) will host its annual investor meeting virtually on Tuesday, November 17, in conjunction with the Company’s Automation Fair at Home. The public webcast portion of the meeting will begin at approximately 11:00 a.m. CT with presentations by Blake Moret, Chairman and CEO, and Steve Etzel, CFO.  An interactive question-and-answer session will follow.  The webcast will be available on the Company’s website at www.rockwellautomation.com.
Rockwell Automation Elects William P. Gipson to Board of Directors
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Rockwell Automation Elects William P. Gipson to Board of Directors

MILWAUKEE, WI (STL.News) Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, today announced that William P. Gipson was elected to its board of directors effective November 4, 2020.  Gipson spent his career at The Procter & Gamble Company, retiring in 2019 after more than 34 years during which he held senior executive roles overseeing R&D, innovation, and diversity and inclusion. “William is a respected leader whose broad expertise driving business growth and product innovation will make him a great asset on the Rockwell Automation board of directors,” said Blake Moret, chairman and chief executive officer of Rockwell Automation.  “His experience in leading one of the most admired global diversity and in...
Rockwell Automation to Report Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2020 Results
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Rockwell Automation to Report Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2020 Results

MILWAUKEE, WI (STL.News) Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) is scheduled to report its fourth quarter fiscal 2020 results on Tuesday, November 10, before the market opens.  The release will be posted on the Rockwell Automation website at www.rockwellautomation.com. A conference call to discuss the quarterly results will be held at 8:30 a.m. EST on November 10.  This call will be audio webcast and accessible on the Rockwell Automation website.  Presentation materials will also be available on the website prior to the call. Interested parties can access the conference call by dialing the following numbers: +1 (833) 714-0916 in the U.S. and Canada; +1 (778) 560-2692 for other countries.  Use the following passcode: 4365976.  Please dial in 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Both...
Rockwell Automation Announces Patrick Goris as CFO
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Rockwell Automation Announces Patrick Goris as CFO

MILWAUKEE, WI (STL.News) Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Patrick Goris, has notified the Company of his decision to accept a CFO role at Carrier Global Corporation.  Goris has worked at Rockwell for 14 years and will continue to serve as Rockwell’s CFO until November 13, 2020. “On behalf of the entire Rockwell team, I want to thank Patrick for his contributions and service to the Company. During his tenure as CFO, the Company has continued its legacy of delivering superior returns to shareowners, and he has helped build a solid foundation for expanding our value. We wish him the very best as he begins this next chapter,” said Blake Moret, Chairman & CEO of Rockwell Automation. Steve Etzel, who currently serves as vice president,...
Rockwell Automation and Microsoft Expand Partnership to Simplify Industrial Transformation
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Rockwell Automation and Microsoft Expand Partnership to Simplify Industrial Transformation

Partnership aims to empower manufacturers with agility, intelligence, and scale to deliver digital transformation initiatives—from the cloud to the edge MILWAUKEE, WI (STL.News) Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) today announced a five-year partnership expansion to develop integrated, market-ready solutions that help industrial customers improve digital agility through cloud technology.  By combining each company’s expertise in the industrial and IT markets, respectively, teams can work together more seamlessly, enabling industrial organizations to save on infrastructure costs, speed time-to-value, and increase productivity. Microsoft and Rockwell are working to deliver innovative edge-to-cloud-based solutions that connect information between developm...
Rockwell Automation Names Patricia Contreras New Head of Global Public Affairs
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Rockwell Automation Names Patricia Contreras New Head of Global Public Affairs

MILWAUKEE, WI (STL.News) Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has announced that Patricia Contreras has been named Vice President of Global Public Affairs.  The appointment was effective July 1. In this new role, she will oversee the company’s federal and state government affairs activities, external communications, media relations, corporate responsibility and environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting functions as well as the community relations and contributions group.  Most recently, Contreras served as Director of Global Community Relations and Contributions. She is the first Latina to lead the company’s global public affairs function. “Patricia has always put Rockwell Automation’s ...
Rockwell Automation Helps Secure Industrial Operations by Earning New Certifications
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Rockwell Automation Helps Secure Industrial Operations by Earning New Certifications

(STL.News) – Rockwell Automation continues to add to its list of achievements in industrial cybersecurity to help industrial companies focus more on transforming their business and worry less about potential cybersecurity risks.  The company recently received ISA/IEC 62443-2-4 certification, which defines security requirements for service providers. The certification shows that the security capabilities Rockwell Automation uses when quoting, designing, integrating and maintaining automation systems meet the standard’s requirements.  ISA/IEC 62443 is the world’s only consensus-based cybersecurity standard for Rockwell Automation also received a maturity-level increase in the ISA/IEC 62443-4-1 certification it obtained last year for its Security Development Lifecycle, showing the company m...
Upcoming FactoryTalk Batch Release Addresses Industry Challenges in Operational Lifecycles
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Upcoming FactoryTalk Batch Release Addresses Industry Challenges in Operational Lifecycles

(STL.News) – Industrial producers with batch applications can now create more flexible, reliable and productive operations with the latest release of FactoryTalk Batch software from Rockwell Automation.  The software will improve productivity of design teams and will assist operations with improved system reliability and enhanced mobility features. “Producers continue to look for modern systems to fit the changing needs of their applications and equipment,” said Jamey Geer, product manager, Rockwell Automation.  “These enhancements provide greater flexibility when designing, operating and expanding their systems.  They also enable operators with more intuitive experiences and improved workflows.” A key feature of the release is the ability to make online edits for plant areas which requi...
Rockwell Automation and ANSYS® Announce Strategic Partnership, Driving Quicker Time to Market and Operational Efficiency for Customers
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Rockwell Automation and ANSYS® Announce Strategic Partnership, Driving Quicker Time to Market and Operational Efficiency for Customers

(STL.News) – Industrial companies now have access to a streamlined, holistic, end-to-end solution for design, automation, production and lifecycle management, thanks to a new strategic partnership between Rockwell Automation and ANSYS. The partnership between Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated exclusively to industrial automation and information, and ANSYS, the industry leader in simulation software, was announced at Rockwell Automation’s 28th annual Automation Fair in Chicago. ANSYS and Rockwell Automation will help customers design simulation-based digital twins of products, processes or manufacturing. Historically manufacturers would dedicate an unimaginable amount of time and money to develop and test physical product prototypes.  Now customers can design and t...
Rockwell Automation Saves Costs, Simplifies Sizing with New Servo System
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Rockwell Automation Saves Costs, Simplifies Sizing with New Servo System

(STL.News) – The growing consumer desire for more product variety and packaging sizes is creating a need for smaller, more flexible machines.  To provide a more cost-effective option for OEMs building smaller machines, Rockwell Automation is introducing a new Kinetix 5100 servo drive, Kinetix TLP motor and cable that can function as a system without a controller. The new Allen-Bradley Allen-Bradley Kinetix 5100 servo drive has multiple control modes available to support a wider range of high-speed, low-power motion control applications.  The drive can be used with a Micro800 controller, a Logix controller or even by itself, allowing OEMs to choose how the product best functions in their applications. “The Kinetix 5100 servo system works especially well for small- to mid-sized packaging m...
Rockwell Automation to Host Annual Investor Meeting
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Rockwell Automation to Host Annual Investor Meeting

(STL.News) – Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) will host its annual investor meeting on Wednesday, November 20, in conjunction with the Company’s Automation Fair being held at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL. The video webcast portion of the meeting will begin at approximately 1:00 p.m.  Central Time with presentations by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Blake Moret and other senior executives.  The webcast will be available on the Company’s website at www.rockwellautomation.com. 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 approximate...
Business: Lonza Selects Rockwell Automation for Digital Transformation of Pharmaceutical Operations
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Business: Lonza Selects Rockwell Automation for Digital Transformation of Pharmaceutical Operations

Lonza to use PharmaSuite MES software, along with FactoryTalk InnovationSuite to accelerate paperless, 24/7 production of cutting-edge capsules MILWAUKEE, WI (STL.News) - Lonza has selected Rockwell Automation for the turnkey implementation of the Lonza strategic vision of bringing the digital factory to nine former Capsugel facilities that manufacture drug capsules.  The Switzerland-based company, founded in 1897 with approximately 15,500 employees, chose Rockwell Automation’s PharmaSuite Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software to digitize the operations in their manufacturing environments.  Specifically, the solution is designed to help avoid disruptions during high volume periods of just-in-time orders for on-demand production, ushering in a new era of operational efficiency. Roc...