January 24, 2019 - The Robotic Industries Association (RIA),
the industry's trade organization, today proclaimed a strategic partnership
with Pittsburgh Robotics Network (PRN), a grassroots organization based in
Pittsburgh designed to elevate the awareness of the burgeoning robotics
industry in the Pittsburgh area.
"Pittsburgh has a rich history in robotics and
automation. We're excited to partner with the Pittsburgh Robotics Network to
elevate its mission of growing and promoting the talent and products coming out
of Pittsburgh's robotics companies and research institutions," said Jeff
Burnstein, RIA president.
RIA, which is part of the Association for Advancing
Automation (A3), is dedicated to supporting and advancing the designs and
technologies from robotics businesses across the country. The partnership will
render PRN and its partners access to the A3 network of more than 1,200
automation-focused companies in the robotics, vision and motion control sectors
across North America as well as leading system integrators, distributors, and
users of these technologies.
"We are a grassroots organization looking to support
the wide range of companies and individuals in robotics -- ultimately to
attract and retain technological talent in the Pittsburgh area," said
Kevin Dowling, Chair of PRN and CEO of Kaarta. "RIA has been instrumental
in touting the economic advantages of robotics, and we're thrilled to join its
partner network to support all the exciting robotic innovations coming out of
This article is originally posted on robopgh.com