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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.


Machine Vision Market in North America Posts Healthy Results in Second Quarter 2011

POSTED: 08/30/2011

Machine vision sales grew 16% in North America in the second quarter of 2011 compared to the same quarter one year earlier, according to the Quarterly Machine Vision Sales Tracking Report of the Automated Imaging Association (AIA).   The AIA report recorded robust sales across almost all major machine vision

Motion Control Market Recovery Continues in Second Quarter 2011

POSTED: 08/29/2011

Statistics of the Motion Control Association (MCA) for second quarter 2011 indicate a continuation of the recovery in the motion

Robotics Inventor George Devol Passes Away at 99

POSTED: 08/18/2011

The robotics industry suffered a great loss this week with the passing of George Devol, who, along with Joe Engelberger,

Find Jobs Now with RIA’s New Robotics Online Career Center

POSTED: 08/11/2011

Jobs that pay well in the robotics industry can be found on the new and improved Career Center from RIA

Siemens White Paper on Networked Machine Safety is Timely and Informative

POSTED: 08/11/2011

New white paper examines the role of safety PLCs and networks in light of new and various standards

Make it in America – Why You Should Read This Book Now!

POSTED: 08/09/2011

Contains great ideas on how to reinvent manufacturing in the United States

AIA Announces New Vision Standards Development Director

POSTED: 08/09/2011

Robert McCurrach has joined the Automated Imaging Association (AIA) as Director, Standards Development

Jobs Grow in Robotics Industry; New Robotics Online Career Center Helps Connect Employers and Job Seekers

POSTED: 08/05/2011

Newly improved Career Center helps connect employers and job seekers

North American Robot Orders Jump 41% in First Half of 2011

POSTED: 07/29/2011

Second quarter is strongest quarter in six years

Why I Want You to Follow Me on Twitter

POSTED: 07/28/2011

Growing exponentially, it's the best way to get information out in a hurry. Follow Jeff Burnstein on Twitter

Robotics Leader Passes Away

POSTED: 07/27/2011

Robert Green, formerly of Motoman, has passed away.

Give Your Robot a Soul and Help Children Become Better Students

POSTED: 07/25/2011

Robot souls are for sale in Ann Arbor, Michigan as Brian Huse learned during the town’s annual Art Fair this

Educating Congress about Robots in Manufacturing

POSTED: 07/20/2011

Last week (July 14) a group of key industry leaders joined RIA President Jeff Burstein in Washington DC for a

Re-shoring of American Jobs

POSTED: 06/29/2011

Examples of re-shoring are building in the popular press and many times we see robots play a role

National Robotics Initiative: Key Details on Submitting a Proposal

POSTED: 06/27/2011

Information about the National Robotics Initiative and how to submit a proposal

RIA Praises Obama Administration’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership that Includes a National Robotics Initiative

POSTED: 06/24/2011

Announcement today of a $500 million Advanced Manufacturing Partnership featuring $70 million for a National Robotics Initiative

President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Releases Report on Advanced Manufacturing

POSTED: 06/24/2011

President Launches Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, a Key Recommendation

Obama Announces New High-tech Manufacturing Effort

POSTED: 06/24/2011

Imagining advances from lighter cars to smarter robots, President Obama is announcing a $500 million project to spur high-technology manufacturing

RIA Membership Surges in 2011

POSTED: 06/06/2011

Compared to a year ago, membership is up 26 percent at Robotic Industries Association, the only North American trade association

Motion Control Market Recovery Continues in 1st Quarter 2011

POSTED: 06/01/2011

The Motion Control Association (MCA) has released statistics for first quarter 2011 showing year over year growth for the fifth

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