Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to “Industrial Automation” is organizing a one-day automation fair in Chennai on Wednesday, 11th February, 2015 at Hyatt Regency, Anna Salai.
The fair will be a boon to Small and Medium manufacturing units. The fair will help them understand, adapt, adopt and improve their systems which in turn will produce better efficiency and growth.
The one day event will focus on “Connected Enterprise” that makes companies more productive and globally competitive. The Rockwell Automation fair will demonstrate MSMEs and others how to realize the vision & implications of “4th Industry Revolution” by linking intelligent assets and optimizing manufacturing operations.
The dictionary definition for automation is “the technique of making an apparatus, a process, or a system operate automatically.”
On the subject of Industries, automation can also be defined as “ the creation and application of technology to monitor and control the production and delivery of products and services.”
The automation profession includes “everyone involved in the creation and application of technology to monitor and control the production and delivery of products and services”; and the automation professional is “any individual involved in the creation and application of technology to monitor and control the production and delivery of products and services.”
Automation encompasses many vital elements, systems, and job functions. It also provides benefits to virtually all of industry. Here are some examples:
- Manufacturing , including food and pharmaceutical, chemical and petroleum, pulp and paper
- Transportation , including automotive, aerospace, and rail
- Utilities , including water and wastewater, oil and gas, electric power, and telecommunications
- Facility operations , including security, environmental control, energy management, safety, and other building automation
- And many others
- Automation crosses all functions within industry from installation, integration, and maintenance to design, procurement, and management. Automation even reaches into the marketing and sales functions of these industries.
Automation involves a very broad range of technologies including robotics and expert systems, telemetry and communications, electro-optics, Cybersecurity, process measurement and control, sensors, wireless applications, systems integration, test measurement, and many, many more.