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Rockwell Automation Names John Kacsur Food Industry Vice President

March 072005
Rockwell Automation Names John Kacsur Food Industry Vice President
Demonstrates company’s continued investment in industry expertise and solutions for key industry markets

MILWAUKEE, March 7, 2005 — Rockwell Automation today announced that has been named vice president of its food industry initiative. In his new role, Kascur will lead global sales and marketing efforts directed at helping food industry manufacturers use Rockwell Automation solutions to optimize productivity, assure product consistency, reduce costs and help with regulatory initiatives.

Kacsur most recently served as the company’s global account team lead for Kraft Foods, Inc., helping Kraft leverage advanced automation and information solutions for competitive advantage in its plants worldwide. He joined Rockwell Automation in 1989.

“John has demonstrated a strong ability to partner with business units throughout the company to devise the best solutions for customers,” said Steve Eisenbrown, senior vice president, Rockwell Automation. “His vast knowledge and experience providing solutions for industry-leading food manufacturers make him uniquely qualified for this position. We’re confident that his leadership will help solidify Rockwell Automation as a leading provider of automation and information solutions to the food industry.”

With deep industry experience and a wide breadth of automation solutions, Rockwell Automation helps food processing and manufacturing companies meet business challenges, capitalize on opportunities and manage a changing industry landscape. The company has identified the food industry as a key growth market, and Kascur will lead new initiatives to enhance the value of the company’s solutions to its food industry customers.

Kascur earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) is a leading global 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 services, Dodge mechanical power transmission products, Reliance motors and drives, and Rockwell Software factory management software. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., USA, the company employs about 20,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.

For more information on Rockwell Automation solutions for the food industry, please contact the Rockwell Automation Response Center, 10701 Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minn., 55438, 800.223.5354, Ext. 1785.

Visit their website at www.rockwellautomation.com.
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