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Our Mission

The Journal coverThe Journal from Rockwell Automation and Our PartnerNetwork™ is a custom publication that Putman Media has published for Rockwell Automation for more than 18 years. The magazine is distributed bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October and December to 65,000 print and digital subscribers.

The Journal educates industrial engineers, managers, operators, programmers and other technical personnel about automation industry news and machine control trends, and technology from Rockwell Automation and its strategic partner companies. The publication meets readers’ information needs through how-to articles, case studies, trend updates, vendor guides, and reports about Rockwell Automation’s popular private tradeshow, Automation Fair.

Goal

The magazine’s serves as a customer retention tool by demonstrating Rockwell Automation as an automation-industry innovator and thought leader.

Audience

The Journal’s readership comprises personnel responsible for keeping operations running cost-effectively and safely while producing quality products, including:

  • Automation Software Programmers
  • Equipment Operators
  • Control Engineers
  • Plant Engineers
  • Manufacturing Plant Managers
  • Engineering Managers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Corporate Managers

Print, Digital and Social Media Delivery

The Journal is delivered through six print and digital editions, 12 e-newsletters delivered in 32 editions, video, a free iPhone app, special reports, the magazine’s website and social media channels.

Awards and Recognition

The Journal has has a long history of effectively earning editorial and design honors, including “Best Magazine” 9 out of the last 10 years. What does this mean for you? You get a high-quality medium to deliver your message directly to your customers and prospects. Here are some of our most recent awards:

2016

  • 28th Annual APEX Awards of Excellence in Corporate Communications: Award of Excellence, Best Magazines, Journals & Tabloids – Custom-Published. This honor recognizes the magazine as a whole for content, design, fulfillment of its mission for the customer, and overall quality.

2015

  • 27th Annual APEX Awards of Excellence in Corporate Communications: Award of Excellence, Best Magazines, Journals & Tabloids – Custom-Published. This honor recognizes the magazine as a whole for content, design, fulfillment of its mission for the customer, and overall quality.
  • 27th Annual APEX Awards of Excellence in Corporate Communications: Award of Excellence, Feature Writing, “Make Secure Connections,” pp. 16-27, April 2014, by Theresa Houck, Executive Editor. The highest award bestowed for outstanding feature writing, this honor recognizes exceptional writing and quality content that meets the magazine’s editorial mission while demonstrating journalistic talent and educational value for an industrial audience.
  • American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE) National Competition: Silver Azbee Award for Design, February 2014, Contents Page or Pages.
  • ASBPE Midwest – South Regional Competition: Gold Azbee Award for Design, February 2014, Contents Page or Pages.
  • Business Marketing Association B2 Awards for the Best in B2B Publishing: Winner, Custom Publishing – eBook, “Best Practices for Server Virtualization eBook,” August 2014, custom eBook published for Stratus Technologies. The highest award bestowed for outstanding eBook publishing.

2014

  • 26th Annual APEX Awards of Excellence in Corporate Communications: Award of Excellence, Best Custom-Published Magazines, Journals & Tabloids. This honor recognizes the magazine as a whole for content, design, fulfillment of its mission for the customer, and overall quality.
  • 26th Annual APEX Awards of Excellence in Corporate Communications: Award of Excellence, Short Features, “Ethernet Enables Smart Manufacturing,” pp. 32-34, April 2013. The highest award bestowed for outstanding short feature writing, this honor recognizes exceptional writing and quality content that meets the magazine’s editorial mission while demonstrating journalistic talent and educational value for an industrial audience.
  • 26th Annual APEX Awards of Excellence in Corporate Communications: Award of Excellence, Graphic Design – Spreads, “Take Energy Intelligence to the Bank,” pp. 24-25, December 2013. This honor recognizes outstanding design of a two-page spread that supports the editorial message while providing an attractive representation for the content.

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Mission

The Journal from Rockwell Automation and Our PartnerNetwork™ is a custom publication that Putman Media has published for Rockwell Automation for more than 18 years. The magazine is distributed bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October and December to 65,000 print and digital subscribers. The Journal educates industrial engineers, managers, operators, programmers and other technical personnel

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Market

Our Market Published 6 times per year, The Journal from Rockwell Automation and Our Partners is a unique publication created and published by Putman Media for Rockwell Automation over the past 19 years. The magazine, consistently rated as highly valuable in readership surveys, and its monthly e-newsletter educate Rockwell Automation customers and prospects about the

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Magazine

Print Marketing Opportunities Partners can use The Journal for display advertising in sizes from full- page and multiple page insertions, to half pages, third pages and quarter pages. In addition, we offer the following effective marketing opportunities. Showcase Ads The Journal’s Encompass and Solution Provider Showcases promote your referenced products and services in a four-color,

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E-News

The Journal publishes 6 e-newsletters at 23x frequency, targeted to plant management, maintenance, engineering and automation professionals to keep them informed about the latest industry news, success stories and technical insights from Rockwell Automation and their PartnerNetwork companies. Each e-newsletter has been requested by the recipient, ensuring that you get high response rates from your

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Multimedia

Webcasts Webcasts are not only a highly efficient way to harness the power of the internet to generate qualified leads for your sales team; they also present your company as a leading source for industry insight and actionable content. The Webcasts package centers on a solution to an identifiable problem or emerging technology in the

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Lead Gen

The Journal’s unique lead-generation programs are based on best practices in permission marketing: offer high-value content related to a specific technology purchase decision or topic, and interested prospects will offer their contact information in exchange, giving you implicit permission to market to them. Program mechanics are relatively straightforward: Your company sponsors and/or supplies an appropriate

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Advertising

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Contacts

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