Rockwell CEO Blake Moret
Industrial internet of things applications are leading to better collaboration, faster problem-solving and increased productivity, according the boss of Rockwell Automation.
Blake Moret, president and CEO of Rockwell, spoke on internet of things adoption and its impact on industrial productivity, sharing insights with more than 1,200 business leaders at Cisco’s IoT World Forum.
Rockwell claims to be the industry’s only company solely dedicated to industrial automation and information, and says it is “uniquely positioned to understand the challenges and opportunities associated with harnessing the future of smart manufacturing”.
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Communication specialist HMS Industrial Networks now releases the third product in their EtherNet/IP Linking Devices family.
The new EtherNet/IP to Profibus DP Linking Device allows users to connect devices on Profibus to a Rockwell ControlLogix or CompactLogix PLC.
Users will benefit from the unique integration into Studio5000 Logix Designer from Rockwell Automation, as all configuration is made from inside Studio 5000.The EtherNet/IP to Profibus DP Linking Device from HMS Industrial Networks.
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Maverick Technologies has been acquired by Rockwell Automation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Columbia, Illinois, Maverick is the largest independent systems integrator in North America and is a global leader in industrial automation, enterprise integration and strategic manufacturing solutions for clients across a wide range of manufacturing and process industries.
Leveraging its unique enterprise-wide perspective, the Company identifies suboptimal operations and improves performance for greater safety, efficiency and overall profitability.
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HMS Industrial Networks has released its first product in a new family of EtherNet/IP Linking Devices.
The new Serial EtherNet/IP Linking Device allows users to connect any serial device to a Rockwell ControlLogix or CompactLogix PLC.
The main advantage of the new linking device, says HMS, is the unique integration to Rockwell’s Studio 5000 Logix Designer.
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Fanuc is developing a machine-to-machine network that will connect just about every piece of equipment in a manufacturing plant.
The Fanuc Intelligent Edge Link and Drive (Field) system is an industrial internet of things network that will be aimed at automakers.
Fanuc already provides General Motors with a
global IIoT platform to manage and maintain the automakers’ robots. Continue reading Fanuc developing industrial internet of everything