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Automation Alley, Oakland University and SensCy Offer Cybersecurity Health AssessmentAutomation Alley, Oakland University and SensCy Offer Cybersecurity Health Assessment

Michigan manufacturers can receive free cyberhealth score evaluation, results to help identify ways to prepare companies for Industry 4.0 transition.

US Center for Advanced Manufacturing Hosts Leadership Roundtable and Tour of Steelcase in Grand RapidsUS Center for Advanced Manufacturing Hosts Leadership Roundtable and Tour of Steelcase in Grand Rapids

On July 19, 2023, The US Center for Advanced Manufacturing hosted a leadership roundtable and tour of Steelcase Grand Rapids. During the tour, attendees witnessed the furniture maker’s manufacturing operations, showcasing an innovation lab and wood furniture production center.

Registration Now Open for Integr8 2023: The Industry 4.0 ConferenceRegistration Now Open for Integr8 2023: The Industry 4.0 Conference

TROY, Mich., Jan. 3, 2023 – Integr8, the annual Industry 4.0 conference hosted by Automation Alley, will once again bring together technology and manufacturing leaders from across the globe. The conference, now in its sixth year, will focus on smart manufacturing that promotes agility, resiliency and efficiency.

U.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing launches in Michigan through Automation Alley partnership with World Economic ForumU.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing launches in Michigan through Automation Alley partnership with World Economic Forum

U.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing launches in Michigan through Automation Alley partnership with World Economic Forum

Automation Alley hits $2B trade missions milestone for small businessesAutomation Alley hits $2B trade missions milestone for small businesses

Automation Alley has facilitated more than $2 billion in global sales for small Michigan manufacturers through two decades of trade missions responsible for creating and retaining 10,000 jobs, according to the organization. Automation Alley hit the milestone after 22 years and 50 trade trips to Mexico, China, Thailand, India, Vietnam and other countries, the Troy-based nonprofit industry association announced Tuesday.

Why Companies Need to Stop Postponing Their Industry 4.0 TransformationWhy Companies Need to Stop Postponing Their Industry 4.0 Transformation

The digital technologies of Industry 4.0 have given American manufacturing a golden opportunity to level the playing field and re-shore much of the production that went to areas of the world where low-cost labor was available. At Automation Alley, we believe manufacturers that embrace new software, additive manufacturing, distributed manufacturing and other Industry 4.0 concepts will have a better chance at rising above the competition.

Tom Kelly
Pavan Muzumdar
Cynthia Hutchison
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