April 17, 2013 15:24 ET

RACO Added to Rockwell Automation's Integrated Architecture Builder

RACO's Verbatim® Gateway is Only Alarm Notification and Reporting System Included in Rockwell's IAB

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - April 17, 2013) -  RACO Manufacturing and Engineering Co., a leading provider of remote monitoring, reporting and control devices, announced today that its Verbatim Gateway is included in Rockwell Automation's Integrated Architecture Builder (IAB). An alarm monitoring product for PLCs and HMI / SCADA systems, Verbatim Gateway has the distinct honor of being the only alarm monitoring system included in the IAB tool.

Rockwell Automation's IAB is a graphical software product within Rockwell's diverse suite of system configuration tools. The IAB is a tool for configuring Logix-based automation systems, assisting systems integrators in selecting hardware and generating bills of material for a wide variety of applications that include controllers, I/O, networks, drives, cabling and wiring, motion control and many other devices. With its inclusion in the IAB tool, systems integrators can now find Verbatim Gateway alarm notification and reporting system products to implement with their system.

"Verbatim Gateway's inclusion in Rockwell's IAB speaks to the value and reputation of this alarm notification solution," said James Brown, vice president of sales and marketing for RACO. "We see this as another value-added service we're offering our customers and systems integrators, making it easier than ever to configure RACO products with Rockwell's PLCs."

RACO's Verbatim Gateway product is an efficient and dependable alarm notification solution for PLCs and PC-based HMI / SCADA systems. It is a stand-alone solution capable of performing in mission-critical applications and seamlessly integrates with Allen-Bradley® controllers.

For more information about Rockwell Automation's IAB tool, click here. For more information about RACO Verbatim Gateway and other products, please visit

About RACO Manufacturing and Engineering Co.

For more than 60 years and with more than 60,000 installations, RACO Manufacturing and Engineering Co. of Emeryville, Calif., has provided municipalities, industry and government with a wide variety of high-quality, reliable remote communications systems and RTUs for data logging, alarm autodialing, remote monitoring, reporting and control. For more information, contact RACO at 1400 62nd St., Emeryville, CA 94608; Ph: 800-722-6999; Fax: 510-658-3153; email:; or visit

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