Association for Advancing Automation (A3)
Two selected for annual robotics award
Roberta Nelson Shea of Universal Robots and Jeff Burnstein of A3 are selected for the 2023 Joseph F. Engelberger Robotics Awards.
North American robot sales reach record high in 2022
More than 44,000 robots were ordered in 2022, up 11% over 2021, as automotive companies are turning to robots to help boost electric vehicle (EV) production.
Automation show announced for 2023
Automate 2023 in Detroit will feature more than 600 exhibitors showcasing machine vision, robotics, AI technology and more.
Robot sales reach record high in North America for third straight quarter
The Association for Advancing Automation reports a record high for robot sales in the second quarter of 2022 thanks to a rebound in automotive sales.
Robot sales achieve record high in Q1 2022
North American companies started the year by purchasing the most robots ever in a single quarter, with 11,595 robots sold at a value of $646 million.
Six winners announced for annual robotics award
Six winners were named for the 2022 Engelberger Robotics Awards and will be honored at Automate 2022 and Automatica in June.
Entries open for startup challenge at automation show
The Cowen Startup Challenge: Automate to Outperform, taking place at Automate 2022 in Detroit in June, will exhibit innovative companies and entrepreneurs with a $10,000 prize.
Robot orders rise to pre-pandemic levels
Robot orders in the second quarter of 2021 were up 67% over the same period in 2020, indicating a return to levels before COVID-19.
AI being used in real-world robotics applications
Robots are getting smarter all the time and it's thanks to artificial intelligence- (AI) related systems.
Robot sales have strong start for 2021
Robot sales rose over 20% in the first quarter of 2021 compared to 2020 with non-automotive sales leading the way.
Four machine vision and imaging events announced
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) announced four events to promote the use of machine vision and imaging technologies – three virtual conferences and an in-person trade show in 2022.
Automation benefits on the factory floor
There are many ways automation benefits can be tangibly realized now and they will be needed as the COVID-19 pandemic is changing how we realize value on the factory floor.
Robotics, machine and motion control market outlook positive for 2021
While the market is down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the market outlook for 2021 is positive according to a report by the Association for Advancing Automation (A3) and ITR Economics.
Motion control, motor sales increase slightly in Q3 2019
TheMotion Control & Motor Association (MCMA) reported that global motion control and motor suppliers have received orders at $2.65 billion through the third quarter of 2019.
Machine vision sales drop in Q3 2019
The AIA reported a 4.6% decline in North American machine vision sales in the third quarter of 2019.