Rockwell Automation recently organised a special event that brought together OEMs, system integrators and industry partners in a forum for education, inspiration and discussion.
The recently held RSTechED 2011 presented by Rockwell Automation in Sydney featured more than 40 labs and presentations over a 3-day period, demonstrating the latest trends and advancements from Rockwell Automation in the industrial control environment.
The company aimed to ‘inspire, educate and innovate’ by combining hands-on practical training with seminar presentations.
Dean Tresidder, Solution Architect – Software, Rockwell Automation explains that the program is designed to give attendees an in-depth knowledge of Rockwell’s software applications and an understanding of how the various modules can work together to create an integrated software system.
Many of the labs focussed on PlantPAx and FactoryTalk suite of products with varying levels of complexity, enabling attendees to interact with the software at an introductory level and progress to more intricate enterprise level environments, giving them an opportunity to explore the possibilities available and how the solutions may be applied to a range of industries.
RSTechED 2011 was opened by Bob Ruff, Vice President Asia Pacific, Rockwell Automation, followed by a keynote speech presented by Mukund, Product Manager, Software, Asia Pacific, discussing the benefits of manufacturing intelligence to create a competitive advantage for industry in the marketplace.
Lion Nathan New Zealand, a key customer for Rockwell Automation, gave a presentation that highlighted the possibilities and effectiveness of asset management and third-party integration within an integrated architecture environment.
RSTechED 2011 is part of a global event presented by Rockwell Automation, and provides a platform for a diverse group of peers to come together and share knowledge in an interactive atmosphere.
Rockwell Automation is a leading global provider of industrial power, automation control and information solutions, offering a broad product mix of control logic systems, sensors, human machine interfaces, drive controllers, power devices, and software.