Rockwell receives $6.7M order

Milwaukee-based industrial automation company Rockwell Automation Inc. has taken a $6.7 million order from South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering.

Rockwell will provide fully integrated safety solutions for drilling services provider Transocean, a Daewoo customer.

The deal includes PlantPAx integrated Control Power and Safety Solutions with an AADvance process safety systems for four Transocean drill ships, with the option to supply six others.

“We’re confident that Rockwell Automation will deliver and commission integrated information, control, power and safety systems needed to complete this important project for Transocean, based on their expertise to design, develop and deliver automation systems for the offshore industry,” said a DSME spokesperson.

The systems are expected to be delivered in early 2014.

“This win is significant because it demonstrates our outstanding ability to deliver control and safety solutions for offshore vessels and drilling rigs,” said Terry Gebert, vice president and general manager of Rockwell Automation Global Solutions. “Our experience and domain expertise in the oil and gas industry, as well as our global engineering resources, will help DSME and Transocean develop and maintain productive, safe and sustainable operations.”

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