The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) is the umbrella association for Robotic Industries Association (RIA), AIA – Advancing Vision + Imaging, Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA), and A3 México. RIA, AIA, MCMA, and A3 México combined represent over 1,250 automation manufacturers, component suppliers, system integrators, end users, research groups and consulting firms from throughout the world that are driving automation forward.
The Association for Advancing Automation serves the members of RIA, AIA, MCMA, and A3 México. 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 1,250+ member organizations around the world, and is always developing new ways to better serve the industry.