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Rockwell adds MRO clients, expands in Korea

Milwaukee, WI -- Aug. 6, 2002 -- Rockwell Automation, a provider of industrial automation power, control and inform...


Milwaukee, WI — Aug. 6, 2002 — Rockwell Automation, a provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions, recently announced that it acquired the controller division of Samsung’s Mechatronics business in Korea in May, 2002.

The acquisition expands Rockwell Automation’s existing operations in Korea, furthering its design and product development capabilities, and will support future commercial and operational expansion in the Asia Pacific region.

As well, Rockwell’s Global Manufacturing Solutions group has signed multi-year asset management service agreements with nine manufacturers, including Briggs & Stratton and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Rockwell Automation will manage maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) assets for the companies.