Rockwell Automation, World’s Largest Company Dedicated To Industrial Automation & Controls, Is On A Mission

By: | December 2nd, 2014

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(ROK) Market Cap $17.3 Billion

Rockwell Automation is the world’s largest company purely focused on automation and controls ranking fourth among the Top 50 Global Automation Vendors behind Siemens, ABB and Emerson Electric and second in the US behind Emerson according to Control Global.

The company’s main products help make its customers more productive and include Allen-Bradley and Rockwell Software brands. The company’s cutting-edge technology, quality products and talented workforce help it to lead the automation and controls industry while making the world more sustainable.

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Rockwell serves more than 20 industries from A-Z including automotive, life sciences, oil & gas and semiconductors & electronics and provides customized OEM solutions in a variety of industries. For more on the company’s services, capabilities, industries served and OEM solutions visit their Solutions and Services page.

The following video shows Rockwell Automation Solutions and Services for the Mining Industry as they seek to extract value for their client at every stage of the mining operation.

History & Current Revenues

Rockwell’s  history began in 1903 when Lynde Bradley and Dr. Stanton Allen began the Compression Rheostat Company with a $1,000 investment. The company reached sales of $1.1 million in 1924, $4 million in 1937, $1 billion in 1985 and $6.5 billion in 2013.

Today the company has over 22,000 employees and operations in more than 80 countries.

Rockwell Automation Mission Statement

Rockwell’s mission statement is “to improve the standard of living of everyone by making the world more productive and sustainable, enabling the next generation of smart manufacturing and investing in the future of manufacturing.

Rockwell’s 42 page “Scope & Mission” provides more details on its mission statement. The following infographic illustrates Rockwell Automation’s focus of a typical client.

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David Russell Schilling

David enjoys writing about high technology and its potential to make life better for all who inhabit planet earth.

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