I've heard from Rockwell sources that the commitment to the process automation business remains the number one commitment of the company, and that the acquisitions to that end are continuing to do well, and that more information will be forthcoming soon.
From the press release from Rockwell:
I am finally, after more than thirty years, going to get to meet one of the most important influences on my thinking, Alvin Toffler. Like most of the world, in 1970, I read Future Shock. I was just entering college, and it was not only a trendy book to read,...
Kevin Roach and Matt Bauer held a press conference this morning after Roach's "executive address." I guess an "executive address" is what you give when you've hired Alvin Toffler to give the "Keynote Address" tomorrow... This is the 11th RSTechEd conference...and has 1600 registered attendees, above 60% of whom are...
Kevin Roach's opening speech at Rockwell Automation's RSTechEd 2008 event focused on insight and creativity-- and the perils of linear thinking. He pointed out the famous prediction errors, like "The world market for computers is, maybe, seven." He quoted Sir Arthur Clarke's three laws of innovation: 1. Nothing is impossible. 2.
I had just received the following email from Lynn Craig, one of the founders of the batch standard ISA88 and the manufacturing standard, ISA95, when it came time for me to meet with Rockwell Automation Chairman and CEO Keith Nosbusch on Tuesday, here at Automation Fair.
Is anybody still in doubt that Rockwell is serious about the process automation market? If you are still wondering, here's something that will reduce your doubt: Rockwell Automation To Acquire Pavilion Technologies
Our West Coast correspondent and senior technical editor, Dan Hebert, filed the following report about the Geoffrey Moore keynote at the Rockwell TechEd meeting. Noted author Geoffrey Moore gave the keynote address at Rockwell Automation's recent RSTechEd event, June 17-20 in Fla.