Rockwell Automation



Rockwell Automation NYSE: ROK is an industrial automation company. Its products include Dodge mechanical power transmission products, Reliance Electric motors and drives, Allen-Bradley controls and engineered services and Rockwell Software factory management software. The company headquarters are located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Rockwell Automation announced in June 2006 that they will sell off the PowerSystems Division which consists of Dodge mechanical and Reliance Electric motors with headquarters in Greenville, South Carolina. The sale of these brands to Baldor Electric Company was completed on January 31, 2007.

Rockwell Automation is the sponsor of #20 car in the NASCAR Busch Series driven by Denny Hamlin and owned by Joe Gibbs Racing. Their logos have also appeared on the #26 car in the Indy Racing League driven by Marco Andretti and owned by Andretti Green Racing. In the past, they sponsored the #21 car in the NASCAR Busch Series driven by Mike Dillon and owned by Richard Childress Racing.

Rockwell Automation's history dates back as early as 1880 when DODGE Manufacturing Company was incorporated.Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, with no Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover Texts.
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