The company further expands its activities in East and Central Europe, helping customers move into smart manufacturing
Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, expands its business in East and Central Europe and has opened two new offices in Bucarest, Romania and Budapest, Hungary. Both offices will have experienced industrial professionals who have worked extensively with manufacturers in the country. “While we have been doing business in these countries for a few years, our local activities were coordinated from our office in Prague, supported by i.e. Vestra for Romania”, says Peter Rozek, director for sales operations in Hungary and Romania. “We will continue to work closely with local members of our PartnerNetwork and build upon the established relationship in both countries. These two markets are important to us and the new locations help us to best support their industries and serve our customers.” “This expansion enables really good service for manufacturers in the region”, comments Reto Berner, regional sales director EMEA East at Rockwell Automation. “As a company our goal is to support our customers to become and remain globally competitive. This is also by helping them move into smart manufacturing, which has become the number one driver of industries and countries across the globe.” Economic and political factors are putting more competitive pressure on global companies, and internationally, governments have realized that manufacturing is a major contributor to their GNP and is critical for their nations to be competitive. Many have created national initiatives, such as Germany Industrie 4.0, or the United States its Advanced Manufacturing Partnership 2.0 (AMP 2.0). These visions and technology strategies are important for companies focused on evolving their strategies to stay globally competitive. The Connected Enterprise is the vision of Rockwell Automation to connect information from the plant floor to the rest of the organization. It is the enabler to achieve many business values already today. To find out more please click here.