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COMPANY PROFILE

Robotic Industries Association

  • MI, United States
  • Tel: (734) 994-6088
  • Fax: (734) 994-3338
www.robotics.org
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  • Member Since 1900
  • Robotic Internal

Robotic Industries Association publishes Robotics Online which provides information to help engineers, managers and executives apply and justify robotics and flexible automation. The site includes a proprietary search engine algorithm that makes it easy to find and compare leading companies, products and services. Robotics Online is dedicated to news, articles and information specifically for the robotics industry.

RIA members contribute content, serve as experts for “Ask the Experts" and guide the Association with input from committees and volunteers that help write robot standards and technical reports. Publications, including safety standards and risk assessment software, are available from the online bookstore.

Founded in 1974, RIA is the only trade group in North America organized specifically to serve the robotics industry. Member companies include leading robot manufacturers, users, system integrators, component suppliers, research groups, and consulting firms.

Industry Insights

Robotics Clusters the Epicenter for Startups

POSTED: 06/20/2016

It starts innocent enough. First you have a curious few. Then a tight-knit group of visionaries with big dreams...

The Business of Automation, Betting on Robots

POSTED: 05/19/2016

Once again, the robotics industry broke its own record. In 2015, worldwide industrial robot sales rose by 8 percent...

Mexico, Land of Automatización Opportunity

POSTED: 04/22/2016

From automotive and aerospace, to consumer electronics and the medical device market, Mexico’s manufacturing sector is a hotbed for FDI.

Robotic Bin Picking – The Holy Grail in Sight

POSTED: 03/17/2016

Robotic random bin picking requires accuracy in the face of chaos. A tall order, but not impossible.

Aerospace Manufacturing on Board with Robots

POSTED: 02/18/2016

Since the Wright Brothers’ first flight in 1903, to the SpaceX launch and land in 2015, aerospace has shot high.

2016 – The Year of Robot Democratization?

POSTED: 01/26/2016

Bold predictions for Collaboration, Connectivity and Convergence rang in 2015. One industry insider even called them prescient.

Design Your Product for Producability, Design for Automation

POSTED: 12/16/2015

Forget naughty or nice. Consumers want what they want, when they want it. Manufacturers have to deliver...

Robots and Healthcare Saving Lives Together

POSTED: 11/23/2015

Physicians, nurses and technicians are the superheroes of healthcare. But even Captain Marvel needs a trusted sidekick. Enter the robots.

How SMEs in the Know Win with Automation

POSTED: 10/26/2015

SMEs represent the majority of businesses that have yet to realize the advantages of automation and robotics.

Small Assembly Robots with Big Gains

POSTED: 09/28/2015

Our electronics are shrinking. Products are more customized. Product lifecycles are getting shorter. So what’s a manufacturer to do?

Robot Safety, Everything But Routine

POSTED: 08/20/2015

Robot safety is always top of mind with industry advocates. For they know the robot’s power and understand its capabilities.

Robots, the Plastics Molder’s Best Friend

POSTED: 07/23/2015

Plastics molders’ best friends come in all shapes and sizes. One thing they have in common – they’re all robots.

Intelligent Robots: A Feast for the Senses

POSTED: 06/25/2015

Dumb robots – it’s a phrase we’ve heard too often. Well, no more!

Robot–Scientist Collaboration (and Separation) in Lab Automation

POSTED: 05/20/2015

Automation in the life sciences industry spans an array of applications, from medical device assembly and pharmaceutical high-throughput screening (HTS)

Closing the Skills Gap in Automation: A Call for Action

POSTED: 04/30/2015

A panel of automation professionals has weighed in, sharing ways to bridge the skills gap, and recruit talent.

Calculating Your ROI for Robotic Automation: Cost vs. Cash Flow

POSTED: 03/19/2015

Your customers want it faster, better, cheaper. Your competitors are closing in. And the stakes are getting higher.

One and Only Automation Showcase for Robotics, Vision and Motion Control

POSTED: 02/26/2015

Automation is becoming a contact sport. No longer are the machines over there and the humans here.

Robotics 2015 and Beyond: Collaboration, Connectivity, Convergence

POSTED: 01/19/2015

One of the most transformative periods in the robotics industry is upon us.

Robots Fill the Welding Gap

POSTED: 12/17/2014

Manufacturing is sexy. No longer reserved for ops meetings and supplier showboating, behind-the-scenes views of the manufacturing machine...

Packaging & Palletizing Robots Solve Industry’s Pain Points

POSTED: 10/30/2014

Throughput, quality, labor and ROI, this is what keeps manufacturers awake at night. Fear not. Robots are at the ready.


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