Rockwell Automation Sales Grow 11% in 2006
Rockwell Automation, Inc., Milwaukee, WI,
provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions,
reported sales for fiscal 2006 were $5,561.4 million, up 11% compared to 2005.
Profit was $607 million, compared with $540 million in 2005.
Fourth-quarter sales were $1,453.7 million,
up 9% compared to the same period last year. Profit was $165.8 million, compared
with $129.3 million in the prior-year period.
Keith D. Nosbusch, chairman and CEO, said,
'In 2006, we benefited from strong end markets,
disciplined execution, and cost productivity. We delivered double-digit revenue
growth, increased earnings by about 25%, and expanded return on invested capital