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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
  • 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.


A3 Announces New Director of Market Analysis

POSTED: 06/07/2012

Alex Shikany has joined the Association for Advancing Automation (A3) as Director of Market Analysis

RIA Announces First Certified Robot Integrators

POSTED: 05/14/2012

JR Automation, Motion Controls Robotics, Tennessee Rand, and Wolf Robotics are the first four robotic integrators to receive the new

AIA Announces New In-depth Study of Machine Vision Camera Market

POSTED: 05/01/2012

AIA has just released its first ever special study of the worldwide machine vision market for cameras

Robotics Industry Off to a Great Start in 2012

POSTED: 05/01/2012

Ann Arbor, Michigan – North American robotics companies enjoyed one of the industry’s strongest opening quarters ever, according to new statistics released from Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry’s trade group. A total of 5,096 robots valued at $343.8 million were ordered from North American robotics companies through March, increases

Phoenix Contact presents video updates from Hanover Fair

POSTED: 04/27/2012

American engineers unable to travel to Germany for the Hanover Fair (Hannover Messe) can stay up-to-date with the latest news

20th Robotics Industry Forum Set for February 20-22, 2013

POSTED: 04/27/2012

The 20th Annual Robotics Industry Forum will take place February 20-22, 2013 at the Orlando World Marriott Center in Orlando,

RIA to Announce First Certified Robot Integrators on May 14

POSTED: 04/20/2012

RIA will announce the first group of Certified Robot Integrators on May 14, 2012.  These integrators have gone through a rigorous audit to confirm that they meet the requirements of the new Certified Robot Integrator designation.  The program, which was launched  in January at the Robotics Industry Forum in Orlando, has

GoIndustry DoveBid Launches New Industry-Focused Website Pages

POSTED: 04/10/2012

Leading provider of surplus asset management serviceshighlights offerings to wide range of industries

Designing for Impact I - Workshop on Building the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

POSTED: 04/02/2012

April 25, 2012 Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y This inaugural workshop, first in a series to be held across the nation, provides an opportunity for representatives from industry, academia, and government to share perspectives, pose questions, and propose ideas

Jobs and Robots – Free RIA Webinars during National Robotics Week

POSTED: 03/28/2012

National Robotics Week is April 7-15, 2012; webinars on Career Opportunities and Fundamentals of Robotics.

Amazon Robotifies for $775 Million to Kiva

POSTED: 03/21/2012

Who would have predicted that one day Amazon would invest $775 million to have its own fleet of flitting robots?

The Vision Show and Conference to be held in Boston, May 8-10, 2012

POSTED: 03/21/2012

The Vision Show, North America’s largest vision and imaging trade show and conference, will be held in Boston, Massachusetts at

GM, NASA Jointly Developing Robotic Gloves for Human Use

POSTED: 03/20/2012

Robonaut technology coming to the factory floor or space station soon

MCA Announces Free Webinar on Advanced Motion and Vision Integration

POSTED: 03/19/2012

The Motion Control Association (MCA), in collaboration with its sister association, AIA, the global trade association for the vision and

Automation Industry Ambassador Kelley Vincent has Died

POSTED: 03/19/2012

The international robotics, vision and motion community lost a beloved ambassador today when Caroline "Kelley" Vincent passed away after a

Machine Vision Market Grew 5% in North America in 2011

POSTED: 03/15/2012

Sales of machine vision components and systems in North America climbed five percent in 2011 to nearly $1.9 billion

Motion Control Market Finished Strong in 2011

POSTED: 03/01/2012

Orders for motion control products jumped 17.7% in 2011, according to new statistics released by the Motion Control Association

RIA Launches Certified Robot Integrator Program

POSTED: 02/24/2012

RIA is now taking applications from integrators interested in becoming certified

IERA Award 2012 Deadline for applications is February 29, 2012

POSTED: 02/24/2012

Invention and Entrepreneurship in Robotics and Automation Award Presentation on May 23 2012

RIA Honors Educator Sponsors

POSTED: 02/15/2012

The Robotic Industries Association announced today that it is honoring fourteen member companies for their sponsorship of 23 institutions with

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