Foxconn, Rockwell Automation partner on industrial IoT
Taiwanese manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) and U.S. company Rockwell Automation have announced a collaborative agreement to implement connected enterprise and industrial IoT concepts for smart manufacturing in Foxconn’s new U.S. facilities. The two firms will also collaborate to develop and apply smart manufacturing solutions at Foxconn’s global electronics assembly operations.
“Together we will increase operational efficiencies in electronics manufacturing to new levels, achieving the vision of smart manufacturing and Made in China 2025,” Terry Guo, Foxconn chairman and CEO, said.
“We are excited about the opportunity to work with a global technology and manufacturing leader to deliver advanced IIoT solutions to the electronics manufacturing industry. Our work with Foxconn will further demonstrate the power and broad applicability of the connected enterprise,” Blake Moret, Rockwell Automation president and CEO, said.
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