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Two New Companies Attain AIA Certified System Integrator Distinction

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN USA – AIA announced today that Artemis Vision (Denver, CO) and VAIA Technologies LLC (Boston, MA) have completed the necessary requirements to become AIA Certified System Integrators. AIA, the global trade association for the vision and imaging industry, grants this certification to integrators that meet certain industry criteria. These two companies join […]

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A3 Hiring for New Positions, Expanding Office Space

A3 Seeking Candidates for Director of Educational Programs and Exhibit Sales & Business Development Manager ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN – The Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the leading global advocate for the benefits of automating, announced today that it is seeking applicants for two new positions with the organization. These new positions will help the association […]

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A3 Careers: Director of Educational Programs

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) is looking for a dynamic, outgoing, and experienced professional to lead our educational programs. The successful candidate for Director of Educational Programs will be responsible for the planning, development and execution of A3’s technology education strategies. A3’s associations (AIA, MCMA, and RIA) offer several different types of educational opportunities […]

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A3 Careers: Exhibit Sales & Business Development Manager

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) is looking for an experienced sales professional to help us grow our association and its events. We have an established pipeline of prospects within our four trade associations and you’ll sell them exhibit space, sponsorships, membership and advertising. As the Exhibit Sales & Business Development Manager, you’ll also work […]

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Imaging Systems are Leading the Way for Warehouse Profitability

When you walk into today’s modern warehouse you will see vision-guided vehicles moving shelves, self-docking to recharge, and navigating complex areas by themselves. You’ll notice as orders come in, machine vision and imaging systems help the products move quickly from the warehouse to the recipient’s address through identification, sorting, packaging, and shipping applications. Machine vision […]

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Your Guide to Implement Robotic Technology

Many companies large and small understand the benefits of automation, but selecting the tools, putting them into practice, and then managing them well isn’t easy. The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) helps companies get the most from robots, machine vision, and other forms of automation. Setting the Stage It’s always helpful to remember how processes have […]

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Weekly Wrap Up 05.19.2017

How Industrial Automation Promotes Job Growth A3 recently released a whitepaper titled Working in the Automation Age: Sustainable Careers Today and into the Future, which discredits the theory that automation hurts jobs and promotes how modern men and women can find more meaningful, safer and more enjoyable work. Read More Are gestures the future of […]

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Smart Home Technology Fosters Self-Reliance

Voice commands to turn on lights, set the thermostat, or handle another household task is more than a luxury for people who have limited mobility. A wounded veteran and his family have found that smart home technology fosters independence and self-reliance. The Situation Senior Airman Brian Kolfage lost three limbs in 2004 during combat in […]

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Weekly Wrap Up 05.12.2017

Announcing Two Open-Calls for RIA Robot Safety Training RIA’s popular Open Call Training seminar is available to the public. Receive an in-depth introduction to all of the essential information contained in the ANSI/RIA R15.06-2012 Robot Safety Standard by attending an open-call Safety Training Event in Fremont, California on May 16, 2017 or in Long Beach, […]

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How to Weld Non-Standard Parts Using Automation

Custom, non-standard parts once caused challenges for welding systems. But there are best practices for the robotic welding of non-traditional parts. Setting up a system to handle parts with variations and low runs was featured on a webinar through the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) titled Welding and Robotic Automation. Understanding what makes the part non-standard, […]

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