Beginner's Guide to Industrial Automation and Robotics Resources
Helpful Resources for People Just Starting Out in Robotics
Below are resources from our website that are not only insightful for all individuals in the industry, but are also great assets for a person just stepping into the world of robotics. Check back often for updates.
Ask the Experts
Have a question about the robotics industry? One of our robotics experts will answer your question. You can also search Q&A threads on the page which may already answer some of your questions.
Visit our Ask the Experts section here.View Articles
Each month, RIA publishes an article focused on a certain subject in the robotics industry, providing readers with the latest in-depth news and introducing new technologies.
Click here for an archive of the latest articles.View Articles
RIA offers several resources for beginners including the Robot Safety Standard, In-House Safety Training, tradeshows, conferences and workshops.View Articles
Videos and Blogs
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3), RIA’s parent organization, recently launched a website with a video series and blog focused on automation strategies, success stories and lessons learned.
View the videos and read the blog here.View Articles
As robot installations become more common on the production floor, more plant workers worry about their job security.
During this time when in-person meetings are being canceled, your digital presence is so important, which is why we’ve invested so heavily in our web tools, resulting in more than one million visits per year to our sites.
Check out the Association for Advancing Automation's resource page on artificial intelligence & automation.
Robot integrators are a critical part of the robot and automation industry. Integrators are positioned to help manufacturers navigate the complex world of automation, sensors, robotics, and PLCs with the skill set to create, build, and deliver robotic automation systems.
From assembly and pick-and-place to material handling and packaging, the use of robots is on the rise in factory automation.