1/19/2017 Business Wire
ANN ARBOR, Mich.- Today the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the leading global advocate for the benefits of automating, announced that it is forming a not-for-profit trade association that is specifically dedicated to supporting and promoting the rapidly growing Mexican automation industry. With the world’s 11th largest economy, Mexico is home to a vast array of industries including substantial automotive and aerospace manufacturing sectors. In 2015, industry-wide sales of robots in Mexico almost tripled to 6,320 units, exceeding $243 million.
A3 is embracing Mexico’s broad-based growth and potential by forming a new association, A3 Mexico, focused on this expanding market. A3 is the umbrella group for Robotic Industries Association (RIA), AIA – Advancing Vision + Imaging, and Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA). In Mexico, RIA, AIA, and MCMA will operate as individual groups under A3 Mexico.