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Rockwell Automation hosts its 100th show

MILWAUKEE, March 29, 2007 - The Rockwell Automation Complete Automation on the Move show (CAOTM) celebrated a milestone in Las Vegas on Wednesday by marking its 100th show in the United States. The educational event, which features hands-on labs, technical sessions, partner exhibits, and a showcase of Rockwell Automation products and services, has attracted tens of thousands of automation professionals since its inception in 2001. The landmark event offers an opportunity to reflect on its top achievements.

1.) CAOTM is the world’s largest traveling manufacturing educational event, attracting hundreds of automation professionals at every stop.

2.) CAOTMs have been presented in nearly 30 cities throughout the country, but the event also has traveled throughout the world, even presenting in a Trinidad open-air rainforest.

3.) CAOTM is more than a Rockwell Automation event; 102 Encompass Partners and Solution Providers have been involved in CAOTM since its beginning.

4.) CAOTM began as a Rockwell Automation initiative to bring the experience of the company’s Automation Fair event ( to automation professionals throughout the country. The Automation Fair event is the premier industry event focused on advanced automation products, integrated control and information architecture, value-add services and solutions.

5.) At the first 100 CAOTM events Rockwell Automation provided free education for more than 37,500 attendees to help them do their jobs better.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), is a leading global provider of industrial automation control and information solutions that help manufacturers achieve a competitive advantage in their businesses. The company brings together leading global brands in industrial automation which include Allen-Bradley controls and services and Rockwell Software factory management software. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., the company employs about 19,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.
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