Big names in the industry engage in the first mega event organized by Rockwell Automation in the Kingdom.

Industrial automation continues to shape Saudi’s economy

: Saturday, August 23 - 2014 @ 10:27

International and local companies will be showcasing the latest innovations, products, solutions and services this coming September 9 and 10 in Sheraton Hotel Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the first mega industrial event – The Automation University Classic.

Organized by the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation, Rockwell Automation, the event sees great potential to support the Kingdom’s developing industrial landscape. Prosoft Technology, Molex, Stratus Technologies, Cisco, Endress+Hauser, Ewon, Fluke, Oldi, Panduit, Spectrul Control, Avanceon and ATCO LLC are among the exhibitors at the show.

The two-day event will not only present the technologies of integrated information and automation solutions but will also tackle the country’s views and trends concerning the sector.

“Saudi Arabia is one of the world’s fastest growing countries. Dozens of factories, and industrial facilities including desalination plants, a seaport, refineries and manufacturing companies make up the Kingdom’s non-oil industry. KSA is keen in diversifying its economy. Seeing the robust growth of the country and its potential, the Automation University Classic will be a great platform for private companies and government to discuss topical industry issues and at same time exchange fresh and stimulating ideas that will be valuable to the development,” stated by Yahya Darwish, KSA Country Director – Sales, Rockwell Automation.

On the first day of the event, 9th of September, Tuesday, key industry experts will be conducting a full day seminar about Connected Enterprise. According to Sujeet Chand, senior vice president and chief technology officer at Rockwell Automation “Disruptive technologies can enable collaboration across all levels in manufacturing organizations, by connecting the entire enterprise; manufacturers can fully harness the information they need to optimize their operations.”

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