Walt is busy getting the first edition of the electronic show daily for the 32nd Annual Honeywell User Group meeting off the ground, so while he's not looking, I'm talking over SoundOff! Being a member of the press has it's advantages.
In his latest newsletter, Jim Pinto makes an important point about the acquisition of ICS Triplex. He says, "Now, what does this say about Rockwell Automation? Did they just buy a fattened-up pig? Just a few months ago they bought an Ireland-based Systems Integrator for an exorbitant price.
Yesterday, we had a big circus from Rockwell Automation-- Rick Dolezal and his merry band of insurgents within Rockwell who think they can make Rockwell a force in process automation... And it seems they are no longer insurgents, and that they are winning.
Some of you know that I love racing. I love fast cars, and driving fast. One of my favorite memories is driving class at Texas Motor Speedway a couple of years ago. And although I like all racing, I love NASCAR best.