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Automation Fair

November 15-16, 2017
George R. Brown Convention Center | Houston, TX

Automation Fair® is a great opportunity to explore smart, safe, sustainable manufacturing solutions geared toward improving your business profitability. Best of all, admission is FREE.

Register      Event At-A-Glance

  • DISCOVER how to improve productivity and efficiency throughout the life cycle of your automation investments.
  • LEARN how flexible, scalable automation solutions can lower costs and improve overall performance.
  • EXPERIENCE how sustainable production practices can increase your competitiveness and help you better manage energy and materials costs.

To learn more go to: www.automationfair.com

Attend industry forums, user group meetings, hands-on labs, technical sessions and demonstrations to expand knowledge and use of the latest control, power and information technologies. Review the pre-show program which includes technical sessions, hands-on labs and workshops from last years event here.

Take advantage of automation expertise from Rockwell Automation and our PartnerNetwork, providing comprehensive solutions from industry leaders in distribution, systems integration, machine building, and complementary technologies.

A Culture of Inclusion & Diversity in ManufacturingA Culture of Inclusion & Diversity in Manufacturing Forum at the 2017 Automation Fair Event Thursday, November 16
1-3:00 p.m.

Manufacturers face a significant challenge in attracting and retaining talent as their most experienced personnel retire over the next several years. Changes in demographics and expectations of the millennial generation need to be addressed.

A company culture of inclusion and engagement, along with a focus on environmental stewardship, community involvement, and high ethical standards are critical to attract and retain the best talent.

Join this forum to discuss with your industry peers inclusion and diversity challenges facing manufacturing.

Chemical and Specialty ChemicalChemical Forum at the 2016 Automation Fair Event Wednesday, November 15
1-3:00 p.m.

In today’s global business climate you are confronted with myriad challenges linked to cost controls, regulations, limited work force, cyber security, and ever-changing market pressures.

Whether you are producing high-volume commodity chemicals or low-volume specialty chemicals, you need to find ways to do so in the safest, most cost-effective manner.

During this forum, leading industry specialists will demonstrate how they manage these challenges, using information solutions and automation strategies to help keep them competitive.

Engineering Procurement & Construction (EPC) Engineering Procurement & Construction (EPC) Forum at the 2017 Automation Fair Event Wednesday, November 15
1-5:00 p.m.

Market dynamics are continuously challenging EPC's to execute projects at lower costs with less engineering hours and shorter schedules.

Learn how Rockwell Automation is focused on providing you with design and estimating tools, the latest technologies and best practices to enable your company’s success as measured by profitability, sales, reduced risks and customer satisfaction.

Power & EnergyPower & Energy Forum at the 2017 Automation Fair Event Wednesday, November 15
1-3:00 p.m.

From a “dash to gas” to regulation CWA 316B and the increasing adoption of alternatives the power and energy industries continue to be dynamic. An increase in and the correct use of technology will help improve both the effective generation and the efficient use of what’s produced.

During this forum, leading companies and industry specialists with years of experience will demonstrate how they manage these challenges and use information and automation to achieve a competitive advantage.

Pulp & PaperPulp & Paper Forum at the 2017 Automation Fair Event Thursday, November 16
9-11:00 a.m.

You need to meet the challenges of global competition, higher production costs, and stringent environmental standards. That means you must streamline manufacturing processes while minimizing water, energy, and material costs.

In addition, you need to improve product quality, productivity, and capacity while reducing downtime.

In this forum, you will learn more about the latest technologies, tools and strategies you can use to justify return on investment – and ways to modernize operations while minimizing risk.

Water WastewaterWater Wastewater Forum at the 2017 Automation Fair Event Wednesday, November 15
9-11:00 a.m.

Globally, the water industry is evolving. Delivering reliable, safe and affordable access to water is no longer solely on the minds of water and wastewater managers.

Raised consumer awareness and stakeholder operational demands over this most precious resource are guiding utilities to build smarter, more sustainable infrastructure.

During this forum water professionals will discuss industry trends and requirements, and how advancements in technology help utilities design, operate, and maintain today's smart water plant.

Automation Fair 2017 - Houston, TX