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Rockwell Automation Achieves U.S. Customs C-TPAT Certification

June 012004
Company recognized for efforts to protect global supply chain from terrorist acts

MILWAUKEE, June 1, 2004 - Rockwell Automation today announced that it has become a certified member of the U.S. Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program. C-TPAT, a voluntary government-business partnership introduced by the U.S Customs Service in 2002, was developed to encourage all air, rail and sea importers to take an active role in promoting and ensuring the integrity of supply chain and border security.

"As a global business, we are proud to do our part in the war against terrorism," said Keith D. Nosbusch, chief executive officer, Rockwell Automation. "Through our commitment to C-TPAT, the first worldwide supply chain security initiative, we can help promote a more secure supply chain for our employees, suppliers and customers."

According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency, nearly 5,300 U.S.-based organizations currently participate in the C-TPAT program, including 3,300 importers, 800 carriers and 1,100 brokers and freight forwarders.

About Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) is a world-leading provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives. The company brings together leading brands in industrial automation for Complete Automation solutions, including Allen-Bradley controls and engineered services and Rockwell Software factory management software, Dodge mechanical power transmission products, and Reliance Electric motors and drives. The company also is a leading provider of contact management technologies and applications that help companies more efficiently manage interaction with their own customers. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., USA, the company employs about 20,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.
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