MakinaRocks and Rockwell Automation Forge Partnership to Advance Industrial AI Technology

MakinaRocks and Rockwell Automation Forge Partnership to Advance Industrial AI Technology


Seoul, South Korea, January 30, 2024MakinaRocks, a pioneering leader in enterprise AI with advanced solutions for the manufacturing sector, officially unveiled a strategic partnership with Rockwell Automation Inc., the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation. 


Under the terms of this agreement, MakinaRocks will collaborate closely with Rockwell Automation to accelerate the integration of AI solutions in automation, thereby fostering innovation within the manufacturing landscape. Rockwell Automation will provide PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) and software solutions for industrial automation, facilitating the expansion of MakinaRocks’ market presence and entry into new business domains. Both entities are dedicated to sharing mutual insights, expertise, and staying at the forefront of technological advancements in the industrial AI sector. 


Andre S. Yoon, CEO of MakinaRocks, expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, “Rockwell Automation’s global leadership in industrial automation, combined with MakinaRocks’ exceptional AI solutions, will empower us to expedite the integration of manufacturing innovations in Korea.” He added, “Through this collaboration, manufacturers will be better equipped to realize increased productivity, minimize shutdowns through predictive maintenance, facilitate streamlined development and management of machine learning models, and achieve lower production costs in pursuit of their goals.” 

Yongha Lee, regional director of Rockwell Automation Korea stated, “In the manufacturing sector, an increasing number of companies are embracing AI and ML solutions to accelerate their digital transformation,” He continued, “The adoption of AI solutions for enhanced competitiveness in industrial automation has become a necessity, not an option. Rockwell Automation, based on its specialized solutions and expertise, is committed to advancing the development of industrial AI solutions to meet the evolving needs of the industry.” 


About MakinaRocks
MakinaRocks is a pioneering leader in enterprise AI software for the global manufacturing industry, dedicated to accelerating industries’ transition to AI. Leveraging our MLOps platform and end-to-end AI solutions, we empower businesses to optimize operations, gain insights, and unlock significant value. Backed by $25M+ funding from global investors like Applied Ventures and Hyundai Motor Group, MakinaRocks is a top innovator listed in CB Insights AI 100 and the World Economic Forum’s Global Innovators Community. Learn more at

About Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 29,000 problem solvers dedicated to our customers in more than 100 countries. To learn more about how we are bringing the Connected Enterprise to life across industrial enterprises, visit


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