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Four Product Suppliers Join Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork Program

Encompass third-party product referencing program offers Rockwell Automation customers access to complementary products to help best solve application challenges.

MILWAUKEE, WI -- Four leading product suppliers have recently joined the Rockwell Automation Encompass third-party product referencing program which helps manufacturers quickly locate the products that best solves their application challenges. KUKA Robotics Corporation, the Schaffner Group, Yaskawa Motoman Robotics and MathWorks join the more than 100 Encompass member companies who supplement Rockwell Automation installations in one of three ways: provide built-in connectivity to the Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture system, offer a critical component necessary to a manufacturer’s application, or provide industry or application expertise using specialized product technology.

The Encompass program is part of the Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork framework, which includes thousands of specialists in industries, applications, geographies, technologies, and services around the world. As part of the PartnerNetwork framework, Encompass members enjoy improved customer engagement through promotion and co-marketing opportunities. The Encompass program also helps member companies increase market awareness of products, attain access to new market sectors and improve technical and functional excellence. Following are additional details about each of the new Encompass partners:

  • KUKA Robotics Corporation -- offering PA Series robotics utilizing Allen-Bradley ControlLogix programmable automation  controllers (PACs) for applications in packaging, layer forming and palletizing.
  • Schaffner Group -- designing active and passive harmonic filters for variable frequency drives to support energy efficiency.
  • Yaskawa Motoman Robotics -- offering MLX100 robotics interfaces with ControlLogix PACs for packaging and palletizing robotic control.
  • MathWorks -- developing Mathlab and Simulink virtual design and production software to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation and development in industry.

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