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Rockwell Automation's Manufacturing Convergence: If You Build It, They Will Come...Eventually

Published: 01 December 2008

ID: G00181088

Analyst(s): William McNeill , Simon Jacobson


Manufacturing Convergence, Rockwell Automation's vision that embraces many of AMR Research's Manufacturing 2.0 constructs, was in full display at its recent Automation Fair. Rockwell's vision is to unite manufacturing operations, corporate IT, and the supply chain into a seamless network connected by an open, standards-based network that supports innovation, global expansion, productivity, and sustainability.

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