Rockwell Automation establishes Automation Laboratory at Istanbul Technical University
20 July 2012
19th July 2012 - Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, continues to invest in Turkey. Rockwell Automation will establish an industrial automation, motion control and safety laboratory at Istanbul Technical University in May. This project supports the company’s global corporate social responsibility and contribute to the training of engineer students in the use of automation systems before beginning their careers.
Rockwell Automation opened an office in Turkey in 1997. It is now a leading company in factory automation, with the service it provides global brands in Turkey and to local Turkish brands since 2008. Rockwell Automation continues to grow rapidly, with 21,000 employees and offices in more than 80 countries around the world.
Rockwell Automation offers a wide variety of industrial automation and information, ranging from complete facility automation to information management systems, and it provides solutions to virtually all fields in consumer products manufacturing and heavy industries.
Rockwell Automation Turkey, which attaches great importance to the development of software in the automation sector, produces not only control software but also management, production, planning, optimisation, quality and performance software.
The ‘fastest growing country’ distinction goes to Rockwell Automation Turkey
In 2011, Rockwell Automation headquarters recognised Rockwell Automation Turkey as the fastest growing country. Rockwell Turkey General Manager Cenk Ceylan stated that they had increased investments in Turkey as a result of this distinction and recognition. “With the growth performance we have achieved, Rockwell Automation Turkey became the center of attention at our global headquarters and was rewarded as the fastest growing country.
The automation systems we have developed can be integrated into different systems and different brands in Turkey. Thus, we offer both a cost advantage to our customers and provide services for all needs. In Turkey, we first began our operations by providing services to global brands. And since 2008, we have been providing service to the important local brands of Turkey. Among our key customers are world’s giants such as Coca Cola, Good Year, P&G, Nestle and Unilever. As a result of our hard work, we received the approval of our headquarters in the USA to donate a $600,000 laboratory to ITU,” Mr. Ceylan said.
For further information please contact:
Rockwell Automation Ltd, Pitfield, Kiln Farm, MILTON KEYNES, MK11 3DR Tel 0870 242 5004 www.rockwellautomation.co.uk