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Whether its hosting a member event at their facility or attending one of Automation Alley's many events at our Troy headquarters, Evans Distribution is a long-time Automation Alley member that has benefited from their active role within the Automation Alley ecosystem. The company has seen value in both the educational and networking opportunities offered by Automation Alley and has made several vendor relationships through membership.

Automation Alley added 6 new members in March. Click the link below to meet them.

Automation Alley added 10 new members in February. Click the link below to meet them.

Meet Automation Alley member Marco Technologies and discover how membership has helped this leading provider of office IT solutions meet the right people and stay on the pulse of technological changes within the industry.

Automation Alley added 7 new members in January. Click the link below to meet them.

Meet Automation Alley member Thunder Technologies and learn how Automation Alley membership helped put this Michigan company on the world's stage.

Automation Alley added 9 new members in December. Click the link below to meet them.

Automation Alley added 8 new members in November. Click the link below to meet them.

Automation Alley added 15 new members in October. Click the link below to meet them.

New Foundation Member Soothsayer Analytics builds solutions that are powered by AI and other smart algorithms, helping companies throughout the Midwest achieve data science success. See how they use their member benefits to grow their knowledge of Industry 4.0 and help other members keep up to date on industry trends.

Meet long-time member company IPS Technology Services and see how they help small to medium sized businesses make important technology decisions to improve their business results.

Automation Alley added 19 new members in September. Click the link below to meet them.

Meet new Automation Alley members ICONMA and discover how this IT staffing firm gets the most out of its Automation Alley membership.

Automation Alley added 36 new members in August. Click the link below to meet them.

July New Members

8/6/2018

Automation Alley added 15 new members in July. Click the link below to meet them.

Meet long-time Foundation Member HRPro/BenePro and hear how this talent-focused company uses Automation Alley membership to share their message across Southeast Michigan.

June New Members

7/10/2018

Automation Alley added 12 new members in June. Click the link below to meet them.

Ghafari Associates, LLC may be new to Automation Alley, but the company is already seeing the benefits of membership. Learn more about this global engineering and architecture firm and how they’re leveraging Automation Alley membership to share ideas, form stronger client relationships and ultimately bring in more business.

Mike Harris, founder and vice president at Worksighted, describes how his tech company has benefited from Automation Alley’s Tech Takeover event series and other Industry 4.0 involvement.

May New Members

6/5/2018

Automation Alley added 29 new members in May. Click the link below to meet them.

Automation Alley added 10 new members in April. Click the link below to meet them.

Learn more about business, marketing and media company Ardenci and how this creative team of Millennials is making the most of its Automation Alley membership.

Oh, Canada - Welcome to Automation Alley!

By Cynthia Hutchison | Automation Alley | 4/25/2018

Automation Alley has recently experienced a significant number of wonderful firsts, and I’m very pleased to announce another: Automation Alley's first Canadian foundation member. As we welcome Zero Defect Manufacturing, we thank them for the reminder that we live in a global region, with Michigan and Ontario sharing a rich history of manufacturing and technology prowess and leadership.

Meet Automation Alley members MIC Customs Solutions, a leading provider of global software solutions, and discover how they make the most of their Automation Alley membership.

Automation Alley added 6 new members in March. Click the link below to meet them.

Meet NovaStar Solutions, an Automation Alley member company helping drive innovation in the automotive, aerospace, energy and medical industries through 3D printing technology. Discover how membership to Automation Alley has helped this Livonia business meet and learn more about the needs of engineers and manufacturers across Southeast Michigan.

Automation Alley added 9 new members in February. Click the link below to meet them.

Meet the new Automation Alley

By Cynthia Hutchison | Automation Alley | 2/7/2018

For dynamic membership organizations like Automation Alley, the member experience drives the organization, determining policy, strategy, events and programming. The Automation Alley member experience is not only founded on the principles of trust and collaboration, it is expanding because of them. You can see it, feel it and even measure it—with data that reflects increased member attendance and engagement at events, in collaborative research projects and even new business deals and partnerships.

Automation Alley member company Brinks Gilson & Lione provides IP law counsel on innovations in a range of complex and valuable technologies, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, bioengineering, industrial manufacturing, electronics and software and medical devices. Watch Dr. Keith Weiss discuss how the firm leverages Automation Alley membership to help businesses protect and enforce their intellectual property rights.

Automation Alley added 15 new members in January. Click the link below to meet them.

Automation Alley added 6 new members in December. Click the link below to meet them.

Automation Alley: What's in Store for 2018?

By Tom Kelly | Automation Alley | 1/3/2018

As we close out another successful year at Automation Alley, I’d like to briefly reflect on some of the key milestones our organization achieved in 2017 and look ahead to what’s in store for the first quarter of 2018.

Automation Alley added 12 new members in October. Click the link below to meet them.

Member company Red Level discusses how Automation Alley has help their business grow, and how they deliver game-changing technologies to help companies work more efficiently, securely, competitively and profitably.

Global cutting tool supplier SECO Tools discusses how partnering with Automation Alley has helped them strengthen relationships with their customers.

Automation Alley added 11 new members September. Click the link below to meet them.

Automation Alley added 13 new members in August. Click the link below to meet them.

Automation Alley member company Atlas Oil, a leader in the energy industry, discusses the benefits of Automation Alley membership and the opportunity they see in leveraging technology to fundamentally change the way they do business.

Make the Most of Your Automation Alley Membership

By Tom Kelly | Automation Alley | 8/8/2017

August is Member Appreciation Month here at Automation Alley. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank our members from across Southeast Michigan for their continued support of, and involvement in, our organization. Our global brand has never been stronger or more meaningful in driving revenue and recognition to our members than it is today.

Emily Parks of Automation Alley member company AMI Strategies, a technology expense management firm, discusses the connections she’s made through Automation Alley.

July New Members

8/1/2017

Automation Alley added 6 new members in July. Click the links below to meet them.

Dan McGregor, of Swiss electronic manufacturing company APAG Cosyst, discusses how Automation Alley’s International Business Center has helped his company get established in Michigan.

June New Members

7/1/2017

Automation Alley added 13 new members in June. Click the link below to meet them.

Mike Folster of Behco-MRM, a distributor and integrator of robotic technologies, discusses the value his company gets from its relationship with Automation Alley.

May New Members

6/6/2017

Automation Alley added 13 new members in April. Click the link below to meet them.

Automation Alley added 15 new members in April. Click the link below to meet them.

Learn how 3-D printing and scanning provider CAM Logic makes the most of its Automation Alley membership.

Automation Alley added 18 new members in February. Click the link below to meet them.

Automation Alley added 11 new members in January. Click the link below to meet them.

Randy Brodzik, president and CEO of RedViking, discusses how Automation Alley has helped his engineering firm expand its international footprint.

Meet Goodwill Industries, Automation Alley’s 2016 Member Company of the Year.

Automation Alley added 12 new members in December. Click the link below to meet them.

As we near the end of 2016, we invite you to take a look back at some of the moments we were most proud of as an organization this year.

Highway Media talks about Automation Alley and how their membership has allowed them to build new relationships and obtain new customers.

Automation Alley added 13 new members in November. Click the link below to meet them.

Find out how local tech company RIIS gets the most out of their Automation Alley membership. RIIS, a Troy-based software and mobile app developer, was an Automation Alley Awards Gala finalist for 2016.

Automation Alley added 15 new members in October. Click the link below to meet them.

Flexible Automation builds custom robotics and integrates automation for companies large and small in a variety of industries. Learn more about how this company gets the most out of its Automation Alley membership.

Find out why this Wixom-based clean technology startup joined Automation Alley.

Meet Automation Alley member Wenzel America, a leading supplier of 3D scanning machines.

Tax and accounting firm Clayton & McKervey shares their Automation Alley success story.

June New Members

7/5/2016

Automation Alley added 10 new members in June. Click the link below to meet them.

Secure-24: Harnessing the power of the cloud for customers worldwide.

#MembershipMinute - Hydra-Lock Corporation

By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 5/3/2016

Automation Alley helped member company Hydra-Lock win new business opportunities abroad.

#MembershipMinute - Tegrit

By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 4/5/2016

Learn how Livonia-based technology solutions and consulting firm Tegrit gets the most out of their Automation Alley membership. 

#MembershipMinute - Lawrence Technological Institute

By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 3/1/2016

Dr. Virinder Moudgil, president and CEO of Lawrence Technological University, explains the value of an Automation Alley membership. 

Automation Alley 2015 Year in Review

By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 2/10/2016

Today we are excited to release our Annual Report to share with you our 2015 accomplishments and growth as an organization in the areas of international business, entrepreneurship, talent development, defense and advanced manufacturing. 

#MembershipMinute - Axis Systems

By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 1/1/2016

Learn more about Axis Systems and how this small company is using collaborative robotics to support Michigan manufacturers.

Top 10 Member FAQs

By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 12/16/2015

At Automation Alley, we want to make sure your company is getting the most out of the resources and services we provide to our membership. Whether that means access to exclusive networking events, meeting space, public relations tools, or connecting you to the right talent and investment opportunities, our goal is to help your business grow. Have a question about your membership? We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 most frequently asked questions by our members. Have a question that’s not on this list? Our membership team is happy to help! Call 800-427-5100 or email info@automationalley.com

Watch: Meet a Member

By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 9/30/2015

Meet Automation Alley member company PGS, a female-owned manufacturing and assembly business. 

Meet an Automation Alley Member: Merit Network

By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 7/15/2015

The Automation Alley video team recently visited member company Merit Network, Inc., home of the Michigan Cyber Range. Merit is a nonprofit member-owned organization founded in 1966 to design and implement a computer network between public universities in Michigan. 

Creating an American Brand: The Story of Shinola

By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 7/1/2015

We’re all about a great business success story at Automation Alley, and Detroit bicycle and watchmaker Shinola has one for the books. It’s the kind of story that’s generated national attention because it’s the epitome of Detroit’s comeback. 

April is National Volunteer Month!

By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 4/22/2015

April is National Volunteer Month and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our Automation Alley committee members who regularly volunteer their time, talent and efforts in support of our organization. 

Spotlight on Membership

By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 4/7/2015

Automation Alley is home to nearly 1,000 member organizations from across Southeast Michigan — from major corporations to small tech startups, all supporting our organization and its mission. Each year brings new success stories and compelling examples of companies beating the odds while growing and thriving in our region. 

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