After 25 years in the heart of Blackburn, Rockwell Automation, a leading global provider of industrial automation control and information solutions, has moved its South Pacific headquarters to Mountain Highway in Bayswater. The $4M facility provides a modern customer training centre to support local and regional industry and conduct proof-of-concept demonstrations to clients. It also includes a dedicated project engineering staging area along with a test and repair facility.
“Bayswater is an ideal location for access to both local and regional customers. The new facility provides space for the growing team at Rockwell Automation and includes a customer briefing room featuring a nine metre wide display wall focussing on plant wide optimisation and machine builder performance,” said Twain Drewett, Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand, Rockwell Automation.
The new premises were officially opened on 8 March 2012 with participation by the Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Innovation, the Hon. Mark Dreyfus; the Hon. Heidi Victoria MP, Member for Bayswater; Tim Piper, Director Victoria, Australian Industry Group and Bob Ruff, President Asia Pacific, Rockwell Automation. Also in attendance was Ted Crandall, Senior Vice President, Finance and the entire leadership team from the Asia Pacific Region for Rockwell Automation.