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Robotic Industries Association

  • MI, United States
  • Tel: (734) 994-6088
  • Fax: (734) 994-3338
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  • Member Since 1900
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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.


Robots for Food and Drink

POSTED: 04/21/2011

In the food and beverage industry, those who most efficiently pack and ship specialty orders win. In this blog about robots for food and beverage applications, RIA examines some of the drivers and considerations for choosing robots for food and beverage

RIA Continues Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Robotics during National Robotics Week

POSTED: 04/14/2011

During the recent Automate 2011 Show, RIA sponsored a special pavilion that paid tribute to 50 Years of Robotics

Automate 2011 Successfully Reaches Large Audience of Potential Automation Users

POSTED: 04/14/2011

Attendance surged at the recent Automate 2011 Show and Conference in Chicago (March 21-24) as three major trade associations combined

CEOs of International Robot Companies Discussed “The Competitive Edge of Robotics” in Chicago

POSTED: 04/13/2011

Recently, the IFR presented the first results of 2010 and forecasts up to 2014. A presentation of the preliminary results

Let The Sparks Fly...50 Years of Robotic Automation and the Future of American Industry

POSTED: 04/11/2011

AWS National Robotic Welding Conference & Exhibition 2011 - Overcoming Obstacles to Automation Through Innovation

Robotics Supply Chain: What impact has the Japanese tragedy?

POSTED: 04/07/2011

A new assessment on the robotics industry has been reached by the International Federation of Robots that takes into account the earthquake and tsunami effect on northeast Japan. With all the chaos, a positive outlook continues for the robotics market.

RIA President Interviewed on CNBC

POSTED: 03/30/2011

RIA President Jeff Burnstein was interviewed on CNBC during Automate 2011 in Chicago last week. He discussed the impact

The Intelligrated Way at ProMat and Automate: New Product, Service and Software Launches

POSTED: 03/21/2011

Sortation, order fulfillment, robotics and software the focus of in-booth demonstrations and seminars

Doors Open Soon on Automate 2011 with Emphasis on Solutions

POSTED: 03/18/2011

Show starts Monday; Show admission is free

Automate Honors 50 Years of Robotics

POSTED: 03/17/2011

Joseph Engelberger and partner George Devol, Jr. sold the first American industrial robot, a Unimate, to General Motors which installed it in 1961. It was used for hot and heavy work in die cast operations. Automate 2011 honors robotics industry pioneers with a special

Automate 2011 Expected to Fuel Growth of Robotics, Machine Vision and Motion Control

POSTED: 03/16/2011

Automate 2011 is expected to fuel investments in robotics, machine vision, motion control and related automation technologies, according to sponsors

Robotics and Vision System Integrator Certification Programs Explained at Automate 2011

POSTED: 03/15/2011

The robotics integrator program will be formally announced at a talk on the show floor

Emerging Robotics Pavilion at Automate 2011 Focuses on the Future

POSTED: 03/14/2011

An emerging robotics pavilion focused on the future of robotics will be featured at Automate 2011 at McCormick Place in

RIA President Jeff Burnstein Tells Companies That Now is the Time to Automate!

POSTED: 03/11/2011

The robotics industry is in the midst of a major upturn, with global sales up more than 50% last year.

Machine Vision Standards Play Increasingly Important Role in Adoption of Technology, Experts Say

POSTED: 03/10/2011

Among the factors driving the rapid growth is the creation of new industry standards

Second Annual National Robotics Week Will Be Held From April 9-17

POSTED: 03/09/2011

The second annual National Robotics Week will be held from April 9-17 with a weeklong series of regional events and

50th Anniversary of First Industrial Robot Honored at Automate 2011 in Chicago, Illinois USA, March 21-24

POSTED: 03/09/2011

The 50th anniversary of the installation of the first industrial robot at a General Motors plant in Trenton, New Jersey

International Press Event of the International Federation of Robotics at the AUTOMATE in Chicago on 22 March 2011

POSTED: 03/01/2011

IFR CEO Round Table Discussion on “Being competitive with robotics” and “The first results of World Robotics 2011”

Wide Range of Automation Solutions Featured at Automate 2011

POSTED: 02/23/2011

A wide range of automation solutions designed for companies in every industry will highlight the Automate 2011 show in Chicago,

42nd International Symposium on Robotics Heads to US For First Time in Four Years

POSTED: 02/21/2011

The world’s most prestigious annual robotics conference, the International Symposium on Robotics (ISR), will be held in the United States

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