Related Associations

The following associations are resources to manufacturers and clients in industrial automation. If you would like to be listed, please contact Tony Veroeven at tveroeven@controlsys.org.

 

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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.

 

 

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AEM is a trade association that provides services on a global basis for companies that manufacture equipment, products and services used worldwide in the following industries: Agriculture, Construction, Forestry, Mining and Utility. AEM's membership is made up of more than 850 companies and represents 200+ product lines.

 

 

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For 30 years the Association for High Technology Distribution (AHTD) has worked to increase the productivity, profitability and market share of our Automation Solution Providers and Manufacturers.  

Today, through a wide spectrum of association programs and services, designed by and for members, AHTD is a valuable resource for member companies to achieve their goals.

 

 

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AMT specializes in providing targeted business assistance, extensive global support, and business intelligence systems and analysis. AMT is the voice that communicates the importance of policies and programs that encourage research and innovation, and the development of educational initiatives to create tomorrow’s Smartforce. AMT owns and manages IMTS — The International Manufacturing Technology Show, which is the premier manufacturing technology event in North America.

 

 

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ANSI facilitates the development of American National Standards (ANS) by accrediting the procedures of standards developing organizations (SDOs). These groups work cooperatively to develop voluntary national consensus standards. Accreditation by ANSI signifies that the procedures used by the standards body in connection with the development of American National Standards meet the Institute’s essential requirements for openness, balance, consensus and due process.

 

 

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ASAM coordinates the development of technical standards, which are developed by working groups composed of experts from our member companies. ASAM pursues the vision that the tools of a development process chain can be freely interconnected and allow a seamless exchange of data. Our standards define protocols, data models, file formats and application programming interfaces (APIs) for the use in the development and testing of automotive electronic control units. 

 

 

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BMC is dedicated to providing members current information relating to the brake industry, and communicating with federal, state and local government and regulatory agencies on members' behalf.

The Brake Manufacturers Council is comprised of brake friction manufacturers dedicated to: providing and maintaining, for the mutual benefit of all its members, communications as appropriate with federal, state and local governmental authorities, bodies and agencies, in short, authorities - such as NHTSA - with legislative or regulatory function whose actions may affect automotive brake parts or systems, obtaining and disseminating to members information on topics of interest to the brake parts industry, and conducting any further activities as may be appropriate and for the common benefit of manufacturers of automotive brake parts or systems. 

 

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The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is a not-for-profit industry association. Our membership dedicates itself to the connected home and smart home technologies, integrated buildings systems, intelligent buildings, high performance and connected buildings, and smart buildings technologies.

 

 

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Founded in 1994, the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) is a not-for-profit, global trade association that seeks to advance the industry of control system integration. Control system integrators use their engineering, technical and business skills to help manufacturers and others automate their industrial equipment and systems. CSIA helps members improve their business skills, provides a forum to share industry expertise, and promotes the benefits of hiring a certified control system integrator. CSIA has over 500 member companies in 27 countries.

 

 

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The Electrical Apparatus Service Association, Inc. (EASA) is an international trade organization of over 2,000 electromechanical sales and service firms in 58 countries. Through its many engineering and educational programs, EASA provides members with a means of keeping up to date on materials, equipment, and state-of-the-art technology. The mission of EASA is to help members enhance their performance and achieve greater levels of success through education, information and networking opportunities. 

 

 

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FieldComm Group is a global standards-based non-profit member organization consisting of leading process end users, manufacturers, universities and research organizations that work together to direct the development, incorporation and implementation of communication technologies for the process industries. 

 

 

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FPDA is a distribution-centric collaborative organization dedicated to delivering networking, education, best practices and business intelligence designed to enhance business performance.

The Fluid Power Distributors Association was founded in 1974 by hydraulic and pneumatic distributors who wanted to further their common interests and protect their position in the fluid power supply chain by sharing resources, ideas, and time. Since then, our organization has changed with the times, always bringing our members the best in networking opportunities, knowledge, information, and training. 

             

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Georgia Manufacturing Alliance (GMA) is an organization dedicated to the education and the development of Georgia businesses. GMA helps local businesses connect with service providers and resources in our community through direct business to business networking meetings. Their goal is for each member to increase their business through direct contact and referrals. GMA membership includes experienced professionals and business owners interested in expanding their businesses and their core philosophy is based on relationship marketing.

 

 

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The GFA is a trade association of companies like yours, which provide custom-fabricated components and services like gaskets, tapes, adhesives, polymers, die-cutting, laminating, converting, and more. Our strong and ever-growing membership is comprised of companies of all sizes and offers regular, productive opportunities for you to network, share ideas, and support each another in an easy, comfortable setting.

 

 

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The international Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction exists to: to encourage, facilitate and promote the coordination of scientific and technical development in Automation and Robotics in Construction (ARC), to facilitate the collection, compilation, publication, exchange and dissemination of scientific ARC data and information, to encourage the execution of fundamental ARC studies, to advance research, laboratory investigations and field tests and to accelerate the use of ARC, and to assist the end-user application of Automation and Robotics in the construction industry.

 

 

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The Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA) has been the voice of member companies that produce more than a quarter of the nation's lubricants and three-quarters of its metalworking fluids for customers who use their products to improve performance and increase efficiency.

ILMA’s members make specialized lubricants for everything from backhoes to bone screws. Their products keep planes in the air; cars on the road; and the machines in businesses, households and hospitals running efficiently. Without lubricants and metalworking fluids, American businesses and manufacturing would grind to a halt.

 

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The International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) is a nonprofit professional association that sets the standard for those who apply engineering and technology to improve the management, safety, and cybersecurity of modern automation and control systems used across industry and critical infrastructure. Founded in 1945, ISA develops widely used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs for its 40,000 members and 400,000 customers around the world.

 

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The Industrial Research Institute (IRI) is the association of innovative companies. IRI exists to enhance technological innovation in industry by providing insight and actionable learning into R&D’s best practices and creating networking opportunities among technical leaders.

 

 

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The Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA) is a global not-for-profit trade group dedicated to promoting the global innovation and growth of motion control and motor technologies through the entire supply chain by providing comprehensive education, communication, research and networking.

Our membership includes manufacturers of complete motion control systems, motion control and motor component manufacturers, material suppliers to those manufacturers, system integrators, distributors, end users, consulting firms, academic institutions and research organizations around the world. 

 

 

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Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association (MESA) International is a not-for-profit industry association that educates the world about the role and value of Information Technologies in manufacturing enterprises. Visit MESA.ORG for more information.

MESA's mission is to improve business results and production operations through optimized application and implementation of Information Technology and best management practices.

 

 

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NCMS is the nation’s largest cross industry technology development organization, dedicated to improving the competitiveness and strength of the U.S. industrial base. As a member-based consortium, NCMS leverages its network of members and partners to research, develop, demonstrate and transition innovative technologies more efficiently, with less risk, and at a lower cost than going it alone. NCMS connects industry, government and education to work together on technology development and engage in unique growth opportunities for their businesses.

 

 

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Founded in 1995, ODVA is a global association whose members comprise the world’s leading automation companies. ODVA’s mission is to advance open, interoperable information and communication technologies in industrial automation.

For future interoperability of production systems and the integration of the production systems with other systems, ODVA embraces the adoption of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and standard, unmodified Internet and Ethernet technologies as a guiding principle wherever possible. 

 

 

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The Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) was formed help manufacturers work together to find new and innovative ways to be successful their production operations. OMAC’s two working groups, Packaging and Machine Tool, lead the way in producing industry consensus guidelines that help manufacturers reduce their delivery times, be more efficient with available resources, and increase profitability, all while maintaining their competitive advantage.

 

 

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OPC is the interoperability standard for the secure and reliable exchange of data in the industrial automation space and in other industries. It is platform independent and ensures the seamless flow of information among devices from multiple vendors. The OPC Foundation is responsible for the development and maintenance of this standard.

The OPC standard is a series of specifications developed by industry vendors, end-users and software developers. These specifications define the interface between Clients and Servers, as well as Servers and Servers, including access to real-time data, monitoring of alarms and events, access to historical data and other applications.

 

 

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RadTech is the nonprofit association for the advancement of ultraviolet and electron beam (UV & EB) technology. RadTech serves as an industry forum, addressing the educational needs of the users and suppliers of UV and EB equipment and materials. 

 

 

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Robotic Industries Association (RIA) is North America’s trade group serving the robotics industry. RIA now represents more than 280 robot manufacturers, system integrators, component suppliers, end user, consulting firms, research groups, and educational institutions. The association also provides quarterly robotics statistics and has a content-rich Robotics Online website.

 

 

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SIGDA is committed to advancing the skills and knowledge of electronic design automation professionals and students throughout the world. SIGDA does so in a variety of ways: sponsoring and organizing international workshops, symposia and conferences; leading the way in capturing archival electronic design automation publications; providing travel grants to sponsored workshops, symposia and conferences; pioneering the maintenance and distribution of electronic design automation benchmarks; hosting university and government researchers for software demonstrations at the University Research Demonstration at DAC; publishing the SIGDA Newsletter; maintaining a World Wide Web access site on Internet; creating the webinar series SIGDA LIVE, and initiating the new ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems.

 

 

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SLAS is a global community of more than 30,000 scientists—from academia, government and industry—collectively focused on leveraging the power of technology to achieve scientific objectives. Slas considers a primary part of our mission to unite great minds in science and technology for the advancement of all research. SLAS connects more than 30,000 professionals from around the globe who leverage life sciences technology and discovery for scientific advancement.

 Every day, researchers, engineers, tech providers and related professionals from industry, academia and government utilize SLAS to exchange ideas, insight and answers to help tackle challenges old and new.

 

 

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The Stanford Product Realization Lab is a multi-site teaching facility where Stanford students discover the power to create the future. Established as the Student Shops when the university opened its doors, the PRL has been at the heart of Stanford’s pragmatic, results-driven curriculum for more than 125 years. Each year, under the mentorship of PRLfaculty and course assistants, more than 1000 Stanford undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students make things of lasting value--innovative medical, food production, transportation, communications, and consumer products--that transform lives at home and abroad.

 

The associations above are resources to manufacturers and clients in industrial automation. If you would like to be listed, please contact Tony Veroeven at tveroeven@controlsys.org.