Showcased excellence in manufacturing automation at ‘Rockwell Automation On The Move’ held on 31st January in Mumbai
(L to R) Khalil Nathani, GM – Marketing, Rockwell Automation India Pvt Ltd; Dilip Sawhney, Managing Director – India, Rockwell Automation India Pvt Ltd; and Dana Richard Burch, Director – OEM Business, Rockwell Automation Asia-Pacific at the RAOTM, Mumbai
Industrial automation major Rockwell Automation recently organised its flagship event ‘Rockwell Automation On The Move’, the exposition of automation technologies, solutions and services showcased by the company and its partner network members. With the theme ‘Operationalizing the Connected Enterprise’ the event, held in Mumbai, witnessed the presence of more than 20 partners and over 1,000 customers across industries.
The event offered more than 20 exhibits from the company and its partner network outlining the enabling technologies and approach towards achieving ‘The Connected Enterprise’ that drives transformational value in manufacturing productivity, sustainability and global competitiveness.
Highlighting the role of Connected Enterprises in smart manufacturing, Dana Richard Burch, Director – OEM Business, Rockwell Automation Asia-Pacific said, “The Connected Enterprise is an important pillar in helping the manufacturers capitalise on the promise of a more than ever connected world in the form of higher manufacturing velocity, reduced costs and risks and agility to the changing conditions. Rockwell Automation technology solutions enable manufacturers and OEMs leverage their automation investments to achieve their business goals.”
Communicating the company’s focused efforts on enabling smart manufacturing, Dilip Sawhney, Managing Director – India, Rockwell Automation India Pvt Ltd said, “Smart manufacturing allows for a highly connected, knowledge-enabled industrial enterprise where devices and processes are connected, monitored and optimised to enhance productivity, sustainability and economic performance. Rockwell Automation has a portfolio of products and services that helps manufacturers incorporate smart strategies through a phased approach. This also allows them to leverage their existing automation assets while preparing for the next generation of integrated control and information innovations.”
Concurrent to the technology showcase, the event hosted executive forums where industry thought leaders, analysts, and Rockwell with its strategic alliance partners shared their views on industry drivers, trends and how Connected Enterprise enables to achieve plant wide optimisation and transformation. Various technology sessions and hands-on labs covered a myriad of topics such as enabling Industry 4.0 through The Connected Enterprise, developing machines for the fourth industrial revolution, new technology innovations to operationalise The Connected Enterprise, innovative network infrastructure and security solutions for The Connected Enterprise, and many more.