Rockwell Automation Partners with Azzurro to Strengthen its Position in the Sri Lankan Market 

Improves access to Smart Manufacturing technologies such as IIoT, robotics, data analytics and cloud computing for Sri Lankan industries

Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has appointed Azzurro as a strategic partner to help drive business growth in Sri Lanka.

Rockwell Automation provides industry-leading automation and digitization solutions for utilities providers, miners and manufacturers in industries like food and beverage, automotive and textiles.  Azzurro is a subsidiary of the Illukkumbura Group, which has over 30 years of experience delivering transformative automation solutions to Sri Lankan industry.

The companies will work together to bring smart manufacturing technologies and services to Sri Lanka, aligned with the national focus on value-added manufacturing and digital transformation. In addition, there is a growing emphasis on sustainability and environmental stewardship. By reducing waste, increasing productivity and improving safety, smart manufacturing technologies can help manufacturers to be both more productive and more sustainable.

Rockwell’s broad product portfolio includes traditional automation products like Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Human Machine Interfaces, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, industrial sensors, and motion control systems as well as emerging technologies in areas like IIoT, robotics, data analytics and cloud computing.

Dilip Sawhney, Managing Director, Rockwell Automation India, said, “We are excited to partner with Azzurro to bring Rockwell’s solutions to the Sri Lankan market. Together, we aim to drive innovation, productivity, and sustainability in the local manufacturing industry. Sri Lanka’s manufacturing sector plays a key role as an engine of the economy, driving growth, innovation, and job creation. Sri Lanka’s strategic location, skilled workforce and government support make it an attractive destination for global companies like Rockwell Automation.”

Nihal Perera, Managing Director, Azzurro, said, “We are happy to partner with Rockwell Automation. We believe the presence of Rockwell will help Sri Lankan Industries a safe and smooth passage towards the industry 4.0 with adoption of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.”

About Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK), is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 29,000 problem solvers dedicated to our customers in more than 100 countries. To learn more about how we are bringing the Connected Enterprise to life across industrial enterprises, visit

About Azzurro

Azzurro is a modern subsidiary of a technological giant Illukkumbura Group in Sri Lanka with over three decades of industry experience. With a shared commitment to innovation, expertise, and unwavering quality, Azzurro complements the esteemed legacy of the core company, together delivering transformative automation solutions that drive businesses forward. Our journey is intertwined with that of our parent company, reflecting a shared vision to pioneer the future of automation and engineering solutions that would last for many years to come.