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Rockwell Automation Honored for Supporting Veterans in Wisconsin


The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has recognized Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) with a Vets Ready Silver Medallion Award.

"This initiative encourages employers to build a support system within their workplace, hire and retain more veterans, and connect to veterans and their families in the community," said Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, who spoke at the Nov. 29 award presentation ceremony held at Rockwell headquarters in Milwaukee.

Here’s How Industrial Private 5G Helps Enable Sustainable and Agile Industrial Operations


Over the previous decades, wireless communication technologies primarily addressed delivery of high-speed data primarily to consumers using a smartphone device. Standardization of 5G, within 3GPP, started with a vision to address many more verticals than smartphone use case. Hence, 5G was designed from the ground up with ultra-reliability, low latency, and a broad range of spectrum options in mind to meet the demanding requirements for many mission-critical industry verticals. These new capabilities made 5G a perfect fit for industrial automation and Industrial IoT in general.

Turning Acid Mine Drainage Into Clean Water

A new video demonstrates how West Virginia University and Rockwell Automation together devised a solution for cleaning up acid mine draining at the watershed level

Acid mine drainage (AMD) from abandoned coal mines is preventing life from thriving in rivers and streams. A new video (above) demonstrates how West Virginia University (WVU) and Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) together devised a solution for cleaning up this pollutant at the watershed level.

In addition to turning acid mine drainage into clean water, Paul Ziemkiewicz, Ph.D., Director of Water Research at WVU and his team discovered that the remaining AMD sludge was a source of rare earth elements (REE).

Rockwell Automation Achieves EcoVadis Gold Rating


EcoVadis—a provider of business sustainability ratings with a global network of more than 100,000 rated companies—has raised its rating of Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) to Gold, placing Rockwell in the top 5% of all companies reviewed.

Rockwell Automation Supports Relief Efforts for Hurricane Ian, Other Natural Disasters


As hurricane season continues, and in anticipation of continuing destructive storms, Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) has committed $50,000 to the American Red Cross to support disaster relief for Hurricane Ian and other storms. This donation follows the company’s announcement last month of a month-long campaign to match employee donations 2:1 and support relief efforts following Hurricane Fiona, which devastated Puerto Rico on September 18.

Rockwell Automation to Support The Royal Mint's Precious Metal Recovery Facility


Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) is working with The Royal Mint to design, build, and commission a facility to safely recover valuable metals from electronic products. When fully operational in 2023, The Royal Mint’s facility in South Wales is expected to process up to 90 tons of UK-sourced circuit boards per week.

Rockwell Automation Supports Relief Efforts Following Hurricane Fiona


This week Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) launched a month-long campaign to match employee donations 2:1 and support relief efforts following Hurricane Fiona, which devastated Puerto Rico on September 18. Eligible employee donations made to the American National Red Cross will be matched by the company, up to $50,000.

New Global Study Explores How Manufacturers are Addressing ESG Initiatives


A recent global survey of 321 manufacturers underscores that smart manufacturing technologies play a critical role in driving ESG and sustainability success.

Advanced Manufacturing Technologies to Help Scale ZEVx Electrification Solutions


ZEVx, Inc. has selected Plex Systems, a Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) company and a leader in cloud-delivered smart manufacturing solutions, to drive production of ZEVx electrification solutions. 

Transgender Inclusion: Embracing Difference in the Workplace


A recent talent report from LinkedIn suggests that potential new hires rank a company’s culture more important than compensation and benefits when considering a new job, and “for employers to attract and retain talent, they will need to put their employees first and ensure they feel cared for and supported.”


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