Manufacturing Lunch 'n' Learn Series

SyncShow Interactive

WIRE-Net's Lunch 'n' Learn series, presented by SyncShow, a leader in inbound marketing for manufacturers, features local successful manufacturing leaders with great lessons to share. You can learn from their stories of what it took to get where they are today, and what they are doing to continue growing toward the future.


How a Connected Enterprise Improves Productivity

Rockwell Automation

Globalization and other competitive pressures are accelerating the need for manufacturers and industrial operators to improve what and how information is shared across their enterprises.

The concepts of The Connected Enterprise have been deployed in 17 of Rockwell Automation's manufacturing facilities worldwide enabling the facilities to improve productivity by 4-5%. Bob Rossoll has worked on the Concepts of The Connected Enterprise for the past 8 years and will share with you:

What is a Connected Enterprise and what issue will be faced in your journey?

  • Smart manufacturing as a business imperative
  • Transferring data into knowledge
  • How Capital Expenditure Reductions can be achieved through the use of quantitative data
  • Quality improvements by using real time data
  • Customer Service improvements through the use of process error proofing and improved manufacturing execution

He will also examine organizational changes in Information Technology and Operations Technology to create new organizational value.

About Our Speaker
Bob Rossoll

Bob Rossoll, Senior Project Manager MES, has worked on the Concepts of The Connected Enterprise for the past 8 years. Bob has been with Rockwell Automation for over 37 years and has had numerous manager roles in Operations and Engineering. Bob has recently presented at the IoT (Internet of Things) Forum in Toronto, Canada; European Manufacturing editors, Wall Street Journal as well as Automation Fair in Chicago and RSTechEd in San Diego.

Better information sharing drives better decision making, exposes process inefficiencies, facilitates best-practice collaboration and uncovers new competitive opportunities. Based on its own experience, Rockwell Automation understands both the complexities and the rewards of this journey.