Pandemic Prompts Rockwell Automation Employees to Form Parents and Caretakers Support Group


In January, Rockwell Automation employees launched a new Parents and Caretakers employee resource group to support employees who were balancing working long hours, parenting, helping with remote schooling, and potentially caring for older adults or other loved ones.

Rockwell Automation's Jake Thatcher Offers Steps to Increase Plant Safety


Job one for plant operators is keeping employees safe. Beyond incalculable human costs, workplace accidents can compromise a company’s safety record and lead to Occupational Safety and Health Administration reporting.

In this blog written for plant managers, Jake Thatcher, senior safety project engineer with Rockwell Automation, discusses ways to avoid  accidents and implement safe practices that foster a happier, more productive work force.

Rockwell Automation Helps Milwaukee Youth Code and Fly Drones at MSOE's New STEM Center


More than 300 Milwaukee students have access to new robots, drones and other science, technology, engineering, and math tools at Milwaukee School of Engineering this summer, thanks in part to the support of Rockwell Automation.

Rockwell donated $40,000 to strengthen summer STEM programming for youth at MSOE. The gift was used to update equipment, including LEGO robots, “AI in a box” toolkits,  and indoor-safe drones in addition to operational and student scholarship support.

Isaiah Brown, 12, took part in a drone obstacle course program at the MSOE STEM Center.  

Rockwell Automation's Griffin Discusses How Companies Can Support Commitments Against Racism


In a special BizTimes Milwaukee report, Rockwell Automation’s Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Bobby Griffin, reflects on steps Rockwell took over the past year following the death of George Floyd. He and other Milwaukee-area DEI leaders discuss how their companies responded to help employees and the community heal, learn, and begin critical conversations about race.

Read the article here.

Rockwell Automation’s Shari Briggs and Jai Aja Named STEP Ahead Award Winners


The Manufacturing Institute announced its 2021 STEP Ahead Award Honorees and Emerging Leaders, recognizing 130 women for their leadership in the manufacturing industry. This year’s honorees include Rockwell Automation’s Shari Briggs and Jai Aja.

Rockwell Automation Technologies Help to Light Eiffel Tower


Rockwell’s advanced automation technologies recently helped to light up the Eiffel Tower.

To create the light show, a team from EOdev, a subsidiary of Energy Observer, built a hydrogen fuel cell-based power generator using Rockwell energy management technologies. The generator mirrors the one used on the Energy Observer – the world’s first hydrogen-powered ship. This first-of-its-kind light display was part of the city’s “Le Paris de l'hydrogène” event in May.

Rockwell's Grau Discusses Key Efficiency Improvements to Strengthen Sustainability Results


More industry leaders are discovering when they create leaner, more efficient processes, they can improve sustainability results such as reducing carbon emissions over time.

In this blog, Sebastien Grau, Rockwell Automation’s regional vice president, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, outlines five areas where pursuing efficiency gains can lead to improved sustainability outcomes.

Rockwell Automation Addresses Long-Held Biases in Technical Language


This month, Rockwell Automation unveiled its Adopting Inclusive Terminology initiative, an effort to create a unified guidance to identify, replace, and avoid offensive and racially biased language in Rockwell’s products and content.  

Rockwell Automation's Ethics Training Highlights New Code of Conduct


In July, Rockwell Automation’s global manufacturing associates will be formally trained on the company’s recently refreshed Code of Conduct as part of the company’s annual ethics training. Updated last fall, the new framework lays out employees’ commitments to integrity, each other, customers and partners, the company and the communities where Rockwell employees live and work.


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