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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 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

RIA Announces New Group of Certified Robot Integrators

POSTED: 06/20/2012

Ellison Technologies Automation, Intelligrated Systems Inc., and Progressive Machine & Design (PMD) are the newest group of robotic integrators

Machine Vision Sales in North America Declined 2% in First Quarter

POSTED: 06/19/2012

Machine vision sales in North America fell two percent compared to the first quarter of 2011, according to new statistics

The Vision Show Launched New Products & Programs in Boston

POSTED: 06/13/2012

The Vision Show, which was held in Boston, Massachusetts May 8-10, attracted some 2,100 people from 20 countries.

Tokyo Institute of Technology Researchers Develop ‘Swumanoid’: a Robot that Mimics Human Swimmers

POSTED: 06/12/2012

May find applications in enhancing the performance of competitive swimmers and streamlining swimsuits

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

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