Robotics Industry News
Motoman Robotics' Tim DeRosett Appointed to Serve as Member of Robotic Industries Association Board
Yaskawa America, Inc. Posted 12/02/2011DAYTON, OH — Motoman Robotics, a leading provider of robots and robotic automation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim DeRosett, director of marketing, to the Board of Directors of the Robotic Industries Association (RIA).
DeRosett is director of marketing at Motoman Robotics, a division of Yaskawa America, Inc. Prior to joining Motoman Robotics, DeRosett was managing partner at KTS Marketing Solutions, a strategic marketing firm focusing on technology companies with an emphasis on automation. DeRosett has 20 years experience in automation including vice president of sales and marketing at Flexomation and various positions at Adept Technology, including director of marketing.
“We’re looking forward to having Tim on the RIA Board since he brings a wealth of experience in the robotics industry as well as active involvement in key RIA activities,” said Jeff Burnstein, president of RIA.
“It’s a real honor to be selected to join the RIA Board,” said Tim DeRosett. “The RIA is doing important work and driving initiatives that support automation and advanced manufacturing in North America and around the world.”
About Motoman Robotics Division
Founded in 1989, the Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. is a leading robotics company in the Americas. With over 230,000 Motoman® robots installed globally, Yaskawa provides automation products and solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application; including arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material handling, material cutting, material removal, packaging, palletizing and spot welding. For more information please visit our website at www.motoman.com or call 937.847.6200.
About Robotic Industries Association
Founded in 1974, the Robotic Industries Association is North America’s leading robotics trade group, representing some 270 robotics manufacturers, component suppliers, system integrators, end users, research groups, and consulting firms. For more information, contact RIA Headquarters at 734.994.6088, on the web at www.robotics.org, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.