|[August 04, 2014]
LSB Industries Inc. Awards $5.3 Million Order to Rockwell Automation
OKLAHOMA CITY --(Business Wire)--
LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE: LXU) ("LSB"), a diversified industrial
manufacturer of chemical and HVAC products, has awarded a $5.3 million
contract to Rockwell Automation (News - Alert) (NYSE: ROK). Rockwell Automation will
serve as main automation contractor, providing a $3.5 million PlantPAx
process automation system with electrical, controls, and instrumentation
services and a $1.8 million Ethernet motor control system. The systems
will be installed at both of LSB's new plants (nitric acid and ammonia)
currently being constructed at its El Dorado, Ark. facility.
"Rockwell Automation won the order based on its strong installed base,
plant preference at our El Dorado ammonia plant, and its strategic
partnership with the Casale Group," said Dallas Robinson, Vice President
of Operations at LSB.
Working with Casale Group, a Swiss systems integrator specializing in
ammonia and methanol, and Rexel, a global electrical dstributor,
Rockwell Automation won a major order for this ammonia plant,
strengthening its position in the chemical sector.
"We're pleased to deliver this important project for LSB Industries,"
said Terry Gebert, vice president and general manager, Rockwell
Automation global solutions. "Our domain expertise, process
knowledge, and project management will help LSB Industries implement and
operate profitable, sustainable facilities."
About LSB Industries
LSB is a manufacturing and marketing company. LSB's principal business
activities consist of the manufacture and sale of chemical products for
the agricultural, mining, and industrial markets, and the manufacture
and sale of commercial and residential climate control products, such as
geothermal and water source heat pumps, hydronic fan coils and modular
geothermal chillers, and large custom air handlers.
About Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation (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 about 22,000 people serving customers
in more than 80 countries.
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