FC-0914-EndressHauserPTUEndress+Hauser and Rockwell Automation are hosting a joint process automation training event for customers at Endress+Hauser’s U.S headquarters in Greenwood, Ind., Sept. 11-12.

The Process Solutions Summit is sponsored by George E. Booth and Company and Kirby Risk and is intended to provide customers an opportunity to participate in technical forums, live demonstrations, and hands-on training through sessions and labs inside Endress+Hauser’s new Customer Center Process Training Unit (PTU). Participation in the Process Solutions Summit is free for attendees and provides the opportunity to earn professional development hours.

The Customer Center Process Training Unit (PTU) is a fully functional “Mini Process Plant” with more than 120 Endress+Hauser field instruments controlled by a Rockwell Automation PlantPAx. The PTU is the first to feature full tank gauging solutions, WiFi network for wireless device access to PTU network, flowmeters with Heartbeat Technology, separate oil/water column to demonstrate interface measurement, and server “phone home” feature for 99.99999 percent up-time availability, among other features.

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Since announcing their strategic alliance in 2004, Endress+Hauser and Rockwell Automation have continued to build on their partnership to better support customers in the process automation industries. Todd Lucey, general manager of Endress+Hauser U.S. sales center, said he believes that one of the keys to market success in the U.S. is owed to heavy investments made in customer training and the strategic alliance formed with Rockwell Automation.

“Through investing $16 million into a state-of-the-art customer training center, Endress+Hauser and Rockwell Automation will be able to utilize this space to continuously build on our strong partnership, provide unique customer training opportunities—such as the Process Solutions Summit—but most importantly, deliver complete solutions and added value to our loyal customers,” Lucey said.

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