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Rockwell Automation named Overall IoT Company of the Year in 2019
Published:  21 March, 2019

Rockwell Automation has won the “Overall IoT Company the Year” award in the global 2019 IoT Breakthrough Awards programme.

The mission of the IoT Breakthrough Awards programme is to recognise the innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the globe in a range of IoT categories, including Connected Home and Home Automation, Industrial and Enterprise IoT, Smart City technology, Connected Car and many more. This year’s programme attracted more than 3500 nominations from companies all over the world.

James Johnson, managing director at IoT Breakthrough commented: “Our ‘Overall IoT Company of the Year’ award considers nominees from among all IoT categories, from smart home tech all the way through industrial solution providers, and Rockwell Automation set itself apart this year with an impressive combination of innovative and proven industrial IoT solutions, partnerships and investments.

“The portfolio of IoT solutions offered by Rockwell Automation includes cutting-edge technology in artificial intelligence, augmented reality and other advanced IoT applications, and we see the company on the front lines of delivering on the promise of digital transformation and the Connected Enterprise. Congratulations to Rockwell Automation for their breakthrough year and this 2019 IoT Breakthrough Award designation.”

Blake Moret, chairman and CEO, Rockwell Automation added: “We are proud to be recognised by IoT Breakthrough for our ongoing work to bring people, processes and technologies together and deliver smarter, more connected industrial IoT solutions to the world around us.”

Through a broad portfolio of industrial IoT solutions, as well as a $1 billion equity stake in PTC, Rockwell Automation has one of the most comprehensive, flexible IoT offerings in the industry.