Rockwell Automation has won the contract to provide energy management software to Real Pet Food Company.

Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, will help Real Pet Food Company enhance energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.

Jarrod Edgecombe, Head of Sustainability at Real Pet Food Company, said the company has a renewed focus on sustainability, with a new strategy in place involving a focus on a fresher future and put into action through the philosophy that Every Pawprint Counts.

“The partnership with Rockwell is transforming our data availability to ensure that we see an increase in the volume and the quality of data. These two factors are critical to underpin our decision making in real time and enable our journey in decreasing energy intensity and carbon footprint through our operations.”

The energy management solution will be delivered by Rockwell’s consulting arm, Kalypso, which specialises in the digital evolution of industrial companies through consulting, digital innovation, enterprise technology, and business process management services.

Anthony Wong, Regional Director – South Pacific at Rockwell Automation, said once fully installed, the Energy Management software will help increase Real Pet Food Company’s energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions, and allow access to real-time operational data for reporting and audits.

“Real Pet Food Company is showing leadership by not just talking the talk but walking the walk when it comes to sustainability. By committing to measurable actions, they will help improve the planet as well as their bottom line.”

Currently, Real Pet Food Company is measuring its energy management using spreadsheets and clipboard, which results in decentralised and disconnected information, and a lack of real-time management.

“Turning this manual data entry into a digital solution will provide Real Pet Food company with better visibility of its energy consumption linked to production data, allowing it to identify optimisation opportunities,” said Wong.

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