Plant Services

The Journal from Rockwell Automation and Our Partners

Plant Services MagazineThe Journal from Rockwell Automation and Our Partners 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 55,000 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.


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


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

Print, Digital and Social Media Delivery

The Journal is delivered through six print and digital editions, 12 e-newsletters, video, special reports, the magazine's website and social media channels.

Awards and Recognition

The Journal has established a history of earning editorial and design accolades, including "Best Custom Magazine" in four out of the last five years. Most recently, The Journal won the 2010 American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE) National Azbee Award for "Custom Publication General Excellence: Magazine." Other awards include:









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Theresa Houck
Executive Editor
Phone: 630-625-1133

Amanda Joshi
Managing Editor
Phone: 630-625-1124

Rita Fitzgerald
Production Manager
Phone: 630-467-1301, ext. 468

Scott Walters
Sales Manager
Phone: 440-835-2545

Mike Brenner
Group Publisher
Phone: 630-607-9017