Ford Motor Company selects Rockwell Automation to advance its electric vehicle program

MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, today announced that Ford Motor Company has selected Rockwell as its primary solutions provider and orders for the operation of vehicles for its next three electric vehicle assembly sites. By jointly collaborating on assembly tooling designs and architectures that will accelerate time to market, Rockwell can help machine builders meet production customer demands and achieve successful, on-time launches.

“We reinforce the commitment to build world-class electric vehicles for the future and strengthen the relationship between Rockwell and Ford that has existed for more than 75 years,” said Blake Moret, president and CEO of Rockwell Automation. “We look forward to working closely with Ford and its ecosystem over the coming years to accelerate business results and advance the company’s position as a global leader in the electric vehicle market.

“We are honored to be part of Ford’s journey to accelerate the deployment of electric vehicles to customers,” said Jane Barr, vice president, Global Industry Accounts at Rockwell Automation. “Our open system approach ensures electric vehicle production aligns with the latest industry standards, regulations and customer expectations. »

Rockwell products and services will be used at Ford’s automotive production facilities located in Oakville, Canada; Blue Oval City, Tennessee; and Avon Lake, Ohio.

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About Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect people’s imaginations with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 26,000 dedicated problem solvers serving our customers in more than 100 countries. To learn more about how we bring the connected enterprise to life in industrial enterprises, visit www.rockwellautomation.com.

Ryan H. Bowman