About A3

Who We Are

A3 is the umbrella association for Robotic Industries Association (RIA), AIA – Advancing Vision + Imaging, and Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA). RIA, AIA, and MCMA combined represent over 900 automation manufacturers, component suppliers, system integrators, end users, research groups and consulting firms from throughout the world that are driving automation forward.

Our Mission

The Association for Advancing Automation is THE global advocate for the benefits of automating. We promote automation technologies and ideas that transform the way business is done.

What We Do

The Association for Advancing Automation serves the members of RIA, AIA and MCMA. A3 sponsors trade shows, conferences and other networking events, develops leading global websites on automation technologies, collects industry statistics and generates market research, develops consensus standards, provides multiple certification programs and engages in a wide variety of other educational activities. The association interacts on a regular basis with their 900+ member organizations around the world, and is always developing new ways to better serve the industry.