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Robotic Industries Association

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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.


Automation Industry Leaders to Gather in Orlando, February 20-22, 2013

POSTED: 01/31/2013

More than 375 attendees to attend

A3 Continues to Grow with the Addition of Four Employees

POSTED: 01/30/2013

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) announced today that four employees have recently joined the organization.

Robot Makers Spread Global Gospel of Automation

POSTED: 01/24/2013

New York Times Article Discusses Postitive Impact

Automate 2013 Opens Today

POSTED: 01/20/2013

North America's broadest automation solutons event, will open at 10 am on Monday, January 21 at McCormick Place in Chicago

Automation Industry Association Criticizes 60 Minutes Segment ‘March of the Machines’

POSTED: 01/14/2013

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) is disappointed in how 60 Minutes portrayed the industry in Sunday night’s “March of

Schneider Packaging Equipment is Newest RIA Certified Robot Integrator

POSTED: 12/20/2012

Schneider Packaging Equipment has received the prestigious new Certified Robot Integrator designation from the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry’s

Machine Vision Sales in North America Down 4% through September

POSTED: 12/10/2012

Total machine vision sales in North America are down four percent year over year for the first nine months of

Motion Control Shipments Up 2.3% Through First Nine Months of 2012

POSTED: 11/28/2012

For the first nine months of 2012, motion control product shipments are up 2.3% over the same period in 2011,

RIA Announces Milestone for Certified Robot Integrator Program

POSTED: 10/31/2012

Ten leading system integrators have now received the new Certified Robot Integrator designation from the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the

North American Robotics Industry Up 20% in 2012

POSTED: 10/29/2012

North American based robotics companies are in the midst of another strong year, with new orders up 20%, according to

Automate 2013 Conference Registration is Now Open

POSTED: 10/09/2012

North America’s leading automation event takes place January 21-24 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Rethink Robotics Revolutionizes Manufacturing with Humanoid Robot

POSTED: 09/21/2012

Company Unveils Robots with Common Sense; First-of-Its-Kind Robot Designed to Make U.S. Manufacturers More Globally Competitive

Steve Forbes to Keynote Automate 2013

POSTED: 09/20/2012

Will address the impact of the President and his administration on the future of the U.S. economy and business growth

Machine Vision Sales in North America Increased 3% in Second Quarter

POSTED: 09/10/2012

Total machine vision sales in North America rose three percent compared to the second quarter of 2011, according to new

RIA Announces Genesis Systems as Newest Certified Robot Integrator

POSTED: 08/27/2012

Genesis Systems Group is the newest robotic integrator to receive the new Certified Robot Integrator designation from the Robotic Industries

2012 Engelberger Robotics Awards to be Presented to Richard Litt and Martin Buehler

POSTED: 07/30/2012

(Ann Arbor, Michigan)  The robotics industry’s highest honor, the Engelberger Robotics Award, will be presented to Richard Litt and Martin Buehler at a special ceremony on Thursday, August 30 in Taipei, Taiwan, during the 43rd International Symposium on Robotics (August 29-31, 2012). The awards, named after the worldwide “father

North American Robotics Industry Posts Best Quarter Ever, According to New Statistics from RIA

POSTED: 07/26/2012

Jump of 14% in units and 28% in dollars over the same quarter in 2011

Report to President Outlines Approaches to Spur Domestic Manufacturing Investment and Innovation

POSTED: 07/19/2012

Final Recommendations of Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee WASHINGTON, DC – A new report released today by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) urges efforts to build on progress to date on improving domestic manufacturing competitiveness and encouraging companies to invest in the United States.

Speakers Sought for Automate 2013 Conference

POSTED: 07/16/2012

Speakers are now being sought for the Automate 2013 conference in Chicago, January 21-24, 2013, according to the Association for

Registration for Automate 2013 is Open

POSTED: 07/11/2012

The Automate 2013 Show and Conference, set for January 21-24, 2013 at McCormick Place in Chicago, will focus on practical

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