Rockwell appoints Azzurro to drive business growth in Sri Lanka – ET Auto

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By reducing waste, increasing productivity and improving safety, smart manufacturing technologies can help manufacturers to be both more productive and more sustainable.

New Delhi: Rockwell Automation, the world’s leading company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has appointed Azzurro, a subsidiary of the Illukkumbura Group, as a strategic partner to help drive business growth in Sri Lanka.

Rockwell Automation provides industry-leading automation and digitization solutions for utilities providers, miners and manufacturers in industries like; food and beverage, automotive and textiles.

The companies will work together to bring smart manufacturing technologies and services to Sri Lanka, aligned with the national focus on value-added manufacturing and digital transformation, the company said in a media release.

In addition, there is a growing emphasis on sustainability and environmental stewardship. By reducing waste, increasing productivity and improving safety, smart manufacturing technologies can help manufacturers to be both more productive and more sustainable.

Rockwell’s broad product portfolio includes traditional automation products like Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Human Machine Interfaces, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, industrial sensors, and motion control systems as well as emerging technologies in areas like IIoT, robotics, data analytics and cloud computing, the company added.

Dilip Sawhney, managing director, Rockwell Automation India, said, “We are excited to partner with Azzurro to bring Rockwell’s solutions to the Sri Lankan market. Together, we aim to drive innovation, productivity, and sustainability in the local manufacturing industry. Sri Lanka’s manufacturing sector plays a key role as an engine of the economy, driving growth, innovation, and job creation. Sri Lanka’s strategic location, skilled workforce and government support make it an attractive destination for global companies like Rockwell Automation.”

Nihal Perera, managing director, Azzurro, said, “We are happy to partner with Rockwell Automation. We believe the presence of Rockwell will help Sri Lankan Industries a safe and smooth passage towards industry 4.0 with adoption of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.”

  • Published On May 28, 2024 at 08:08 AM IST

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