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The fourth industrial revolution — also referred to as Industry 4.0 — is here, and Automation Alley Executive Director Tom Kelly wants to make sure that Southeast Michigan’s manufacturers are ready for it. In a recent interview with Metromode, Kelly explains why it’s critical for local manufacturers to invest in new technologies and the impact Industry 4.0 will have on job creation in the region — and why the '78 Pontiac Grand Prix holds a special place in his heart.

We're closing out 2016 with a look back on our top five most popular blog posts of the year.

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.

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.

Automation Alley added 24 new members in August. Click the link below to meet them.

Q-and-A with Automation Alley’s new COO: Pavan Muzumdar

By Pavan Muzumdar | Automation Alley | 9/28/2016

We sat down with Automation Alley’s new Chief Operating Officer Pavan Muzumdar to find out what he’s most looking forward to as Automation Alley begins to shift its focus towards Industry 4.0.

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.

July New Members


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

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

June New Members


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.

May New Members


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

Listen to Tom Kelly on WJR and the M2 Techcast

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

Tom Kelly, Automation Alley’s COO and director of entrepreneurship, was recently interviewed on two local technology news broadcasts, WJR’s Internet Advisor and the M2 Techcast. He discussed the latest news from Automation Alley, including investments in local startups through the 7Cs program, the conclusion of the Technical Talent Development Program, and the successful attraction of Chinese plastics company Kingfa to Southeast Michigan.

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