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Rockwell Automation Bolsters Mid-Range Machine-Builders Control Platform
12/11/2012

Rockwell Automation's CompactLogix platform uses a common control engine and development environment to offer machine and equipment builders a compact, less expensive design environment. The company bolstered the platform with a range of new modules, including an integrated drive-motor system, servo drive and motor, managed switch, programmable controllers, and a virtual monitoring solution.   (Source: Rockwell Automation)
Rockwell Automation’s CompactLogix platform uses a common control engine and development environment to offer machine and equipment builders a compact, less expensive design environment. The company bolstered the platform with a range of new modules, including an integrated drive-motor system, servo drive and motor, managed switch, programmable controllers, and a virtual monitoring solution.
(Source: Rockwell Automation)

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Elizabeth M
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Re: Trickle down
Elizabeth M   12/12/2012 3:29:14 AM
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Yes, Charles, for sure. It just makes sense to give machine builders as many of the tools they need in one place, even for entry-level equipment.

Charles Murray
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Trickle down
Charles Murray   12/11/2012 5:08:10 PM
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It's inevitable that this kind of design environment would trickle down to the midrange product offerings. Can't be too much longer before it makes it to entry-level motion systems.

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