Rockwell Automation Inc.

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Rockwell Automation is an industrial automation company focused on making its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. The company provides industrial automation, power, control, and information solutions for Food & Beverage, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, and Infrastructure industries, among others. Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation serves customers in more than 80 countries.

Rockwell Automation operates in two segments: Control Products & Solutions and Architecture & Software. The Control Products & Solutions segment provides a range of products and services from intelligent motor control and industrial components to manufacturing support services. The Architecture & Software segment provides a range of automation solutions from Logix control disciplines for process, motion, and discrete control to safety and drive systems. Rockwell’s brands include Allen-Bradley, Rockwell Software, and Rockwell Automation, as well as extended brands Anorad, Hinz, and Pavilion Technologies.

Rockwell Automation was founded in 1903 as the Compression Rheostat Company. Co-founders Lynde Bradley and Dr. Stanton Allen started the company with an initial investment of $1,000. A year later the company’s first manufactured crane controller was exhibited at the St. Louis World’s Fair, which helped increase sales throughout the United States. Rockwell eventually expanded internationally into markets in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company continued to grow through a series of major acquisitions in the early 2000s, including Propack Data in 2002, ICS Triplex in 2007, and Incuity in 2008.

Rockwell Automation is a public company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ROK. The company currently employs approximately 22,000 people worldwide. Career opportunities at Rockwell Automation are available in a variety of fields, including Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, Legal, Sales, and Marketing. The company also offers internships, co-op opportunities, and entry-level programs designed for students and recent graduates.

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Rockwell Automation, Inc. Snapshot

Traded As
NYSE: ROK
Employees
22000
Year Founded
1903
Headquarters
1201 South Second Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204
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