Rockwell Automation Adds Emulate3D

Feb. 11, 2019
Software portfolio integrates automation software with 3-D CAD model, enabling customers to test machine and system designs virtually.

Rockwell Automation Inc. acquires Emulate3D, an engineering software developer whose products digitally simulate and emulate industrial automation systems. By using accurate simulation models to improve systems planning and decision-making, followed by emulation trials that test the control system before installation, Emulate3D’s software enables customers to virtually test machine and system designs before incurring manufacturing and automation costs and committing to a final design.

“We are excited about the opportunities that Emulate3D’s software offers our customers,” said Fran Wlodarczyk, Rockwell Automation senior vice president for its architecture and software segment. “They will have the ability to improve their time to market and operational productivity through digital machine prototyping and virtual commissioning.”

Rockwell Automation will add Emulate3D’s technology to its digital design portfolio for automotive, logistics, material handling and other industrial applications. Software will be sold as Emulate3D by Rockwell Automation, as part of Rockwell Automation’s FactoryTalk DesignSuite.

For more information, visit: www.rockwell.com

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