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Rockwell Automation Comments on Emerson’s Withdrawal of Its Unsolicited Proposal

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK) today issued the following statement regarding Emerson’s (NYSE: EMR) announcement that it has withdrawn its unsolicited proposal to acquire Rockwell Automation:

We thank our shareowners for their input and support, our employees for their focus and dedication, and our partners and customers for their continued confidence in Rockwell Automation throughout this process. The Rockwell Automation Board and management team are committed to the execution of our strategy, which we are confident will continue delivering extraordinary shareowner returns.

About Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs approximately 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.

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