Defining the Future of Manufacturing

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) was founded in the interests of advocacy, outreach and innovation for the industry. This association brought together members who represent the agriculture and construction sectors in North America to define the future of manufacturing.

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)

Share, Learn, and Grow

Years before becoming President and Chief Executive Officer at The Association for Manufacturing Excellence in April of 2016, George Saiz gained considerable experience as a materials manager, vice president of operations, and other key positions with companies such as Johnson & Johnson and MicroAire Surgical Instruments, where he served as president. With a keen interest in lean manufacturing and enterprise excellence going back decades, Saiz was a member of AME since 2005, a part of the Champions Club, a board member and Treasurer, “and a long-time believer in enterprise excellence and lean since about 1992.”

The Association for Manufacturing Excellence

Delivering Automation Success

Delivering Automation Success Control System Integrators AssociationBy Robert Hoshowsky View in E-MagazineView in Brochure The Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) is focused on promoting the control system integration industry and educating companies of the advantages of employing certified control system integrators (SI). It was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. ~ Twenty-four years ago, a small group of system integrators joined forces to help one another. The not-for-profit association was driven entirely by the volunteer efforts of its fourteen dedicated founding members. The board of the CSIA was, by necessity, very hands-on at first, and board-members − […]

Control System Integrators Association

The Automated Future

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) is a leading global advocate for advancing the entire ecosystem of automation technologies and services. A3 serves as an umbrella organization for the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the AIA – Advancing Vision + Imaging and the Motion Control and Motor Association (MCMA).

Association for Advancing Automation (A3)

Moving the Industry Forward

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International® (FMA) is a professional organization with more than 2,500 individual and company members working together to improve the metal processing, forming and fabricating industry.

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association

Changing Course

N95 masks. Hand sanitizer. PPE. Respirators. Plexiglass barriers. Social distance signage. Rapid Testing Kits. Contact tracing apps. Vaccine against a previously unknown Coronavirus. In January 2020, who would have thought there was a need for manufacturers to ramp up production of any of these items? Or to deal with the grim reality that more body bags were required? But by March, the need for all these items and more was real, and manufacturers struggled to meet demands amid the growing public health crisis of a global pandemic.

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