Industrial Networking Part 1: Physical Media


In part 1 of our industrial networking series, Mike Masterson, Automation Specialist with The Reynolds Company, joins Wayne Welk, for a discussion about the physical media used in industrial networking, such as the common types of copper and fiber cabling and SFP transceivers. Also discussed are the various tools to help you check and certify your network cables on the plant floor.

Maximizing Your TechConnect


In this episode, Bill Prather, from Rockwell Automation joins Brad Freeman, to discuss Rockwell’s technical support program, TechConnect, focusing on how customers can ensure they are accessing all of their contract’s benefits.

ROKLive and the Rockwell Automation Cloud-Based Infrastructure


In this episode of TRC Talks, David Nute and Wayne Welk, Automation Specialists with The Reynolds Company, discuss ROKLive and RAcbi. ROKLive is a new event offered by Rockwell Automation. Originally planned to be in Boston, it transformed into a virtual event complete with keynote speeches, technical seminars, a virtual trade show, and hands-on labs. … Continue reading ROKLive and the Rockwell Automation Cloud-Based Infrastructure

New Podcast ROK Talk: On Industrial Components from Rockwell Automation


If you enjoy listening to podcasts, Rockwell Automation recently released a new show dedicated to learning more about industrial components. ROK Talk on Industrial Components is a podcast that gives you the latest updates for the Rockwell Automation Industrial Component Business. Hosted by Business Lead, Bill Martin, and Business Manager, Paul Sipe, ROK Talk will … Continue reading New Podcast ROK Talk: On Industrial Components from Rockwell Automation

ROKLive Registration in Open


ROKLive is a new event hosted by Rockwell Automation. Originally scheduled to be a live event in Boston, MA, the event was changed to an online virtual event with the concerns over COVID-19. That provides a unique opportunity now for everyone to attend ROKLive from the convenience of their home or office. And the best … Continue reading ROKLive Registration in Open

TRC Talks Podcast Trailer


Introducing the Industrial Automation podcast from The Reynolds Company. In Episode 0, co-hosts Bradley Freeman and Wayne Welk discuss the premise of the podcast and the format for future episodes. Come back and listen as the specialist team from The Reynolds Company discuss the evolving landscape of products, services and solutions for industrial controls and automation.

New Fanless Kinetix VPC Servo Motor Delivers Energy Savings


Press Release details: Printers and other industrial operators can improve their energy efficiency and reduce machine complexity with a new fanless version of the Allen-Bradley Kinetix VPC continuous-duty servo motor from Rockwell Automation. The new motor uses the same interior permanent magnet technology as the original fan version to help operators achieve better performance and higher energy … Continue reading New Fanless Kinetix VPC Servo Motor Delivers Energy Savings

April 2020 New Orleans User Group


Our April User Group will look at Device Level Ring (DLR) architecture and application. We will also discuss the application of other resilient Ethernet protocols, such as Resilient Ethernet Protocol (REP) rings, Flex Links and EtherChannel.