ADVANCED Motion Controls maintains active memberships in industry associations and standards groups that relate to servo drive and motion control technology. This helps to keep us informed of the latest industry trends, gives us a voice in the development of new and updated standards and helps to ensure mutual compatibility with other technology users.
CAN in Automation
In the year 1992, several companies founded the CiA nonprofit organization, in order to provide technical, product and marketing information. The aim of this step was to promote CAN‘s image and to provide a path for future developments of the CAN protocol. About 560 companies are currently members of this international users and manufacturers group. The CiA group is registered in Nuremberg (Germany) as a nonprofit organization.
EtherCAT Technology Group
The ETG is a global organization in which OEM, End Users and Technology Providers join forces to support and promote the further technology development.
Motion Control & Motor Association
The Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA) is a not-for-profit trade group dedicated to promoting the global innovation and growth of motion control and motor technologies through the entire supply chain. Members include suppliers of raw and finished materials, manufacturers of motors and motion control components and systems, system integrators, distributors, end users, consulting firms, academic institutions and research groups directly involved with motion control.
ODVA is a international association whose members comprise the world’s leading industrial automation companies. ODVA’s mission is to advance open, interoperable information and communication technologies in industrial automation. The Common Industrial Protocol or “CIP” is ODVA’s core technology – along with the network adaptations of CIP – EtherNet/IP, DeviceNet, CompoNet and ControlNet. ODVA embraces the adoption of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and standard, unmodified Internet and Ethernet technologies as a guiding principle wherever possible.
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International is the world’s largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems and robotics community. Serving more than 7,500 members from government organizations, industry and academia, AUVSI is committed to fostering, developing, and promoting unmanned systems and robotic technologies.
IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society
The IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society focuses on the theory, design, development and practical implementation of product safety engineering methodologies and techniques for equipment and devices. This includes the study and application of analysis, techniques, construction topologies, testing methodologies, conformity assessments and hazard evaluations. The Society provides a focus for cooperative activities, including the promotion of product safety engineering for the benefit of humanity.
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
The IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s objectives are scientific, literary and educational in character. The Society strives for the advancement of the theory and practice of robotics and automation engineering and science and of the allied arts and sciences, and for the maintenance of high professional standards among its members, all in consonance with the Constitution and Bylaws of the IEEE and with special attention to such aims within the Field of Interest of the Society.
RoboBusiness is the premier executive conference where developers, end users and investors connect and discuss where the robotics business is going in order to make the best decisions for buying, developing and investing in robots.
Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International
SEMI is the global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chain for the micro- and nano-electronics industries.