DALSA now a Rockwell Automation Encompass Partner

Sept. 10, 2007

Billerica, Mass., September 10 – DALSA today announced that its IPD Vision Appliance products have been approved for participation in the Rockwell Automation Encompass Program. Rockwell Automation’s Encompass Program identifies and references third-party products that complement Rockwell Automation products. The program facilitates cooperative marketing efforts with suppliers of products that help solve the automation needs of mutual customers.

“DALSA’s IPD products are a valuable addition to the Encompass Program,” said Suzanne Kerner, Encompass Program Manager at Rockwell Automation. “This partnership will enable our common customers to successfully integrate Rockwell Automation controllers with DALSA’s popular IPD machine vision solutions.”

“We are very excited about becoming a Rockwell Automation Encompass Partner,” said Steve Geraghty, Director of DALSA IPD. “Rockwell is a leader in industrial automation, and we are extremely proud to be aligned with them. Both companies are committed to providing their customers with best-in-industry product solutions, application expertise and global support.”

DALSA IPD Vision Appliance products that have been approved for referencing by Rockwell Automation include the VA20, VA21, VA30, VA31, VA40, VA41, VA50 and VA51. These products can be easily mated with almost any Rockwell Automation device on the plant floor.

Additional information on the Rockwell Automation Encompass Program is available on the web at http://www.rockwellautomation.com/encompass.