Milwaukee-based Rockwell Automation, a manufacturer of industrial automation and digital transformation products, is deepening its partnership with Santa Clara, California-based semiconductor designer Nvidia.

Nvidia designs graphics processing units (GPU) and application programming interfaces (APIs) for data science and high-performance computing. The company is worth $2.2 trillion and held approximately 80% of the global market share in GPU semiconductor chips as of 2023. These chips are needed for AI and machine learning applications.

In a Monday announcement, Rockwell said it is now partnering with Nvidia to “supercharge” the development of safer and smarter industrial AI robots.

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