A3, Association for Advancing Automation, has been leading the automation ecosystem for nearly five decades. A3 is North America's largest automation trade association, representing more than 110 organizations involved in robotics, artificial intelligence, machine vision & imaging, motion control & motors and related automation technologies.
MHEDA, the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association, is dedicated to serving all segments of the material handling business community. MHEDA offers extensive resources such as education, marketing opportunities, and information specific to the material handling industry. Members of MHEDA represent the nation's major material handling distributors, and leading manufacturers of storage and handling, lift trucks, conveyor equipment and technology.
MHI, started in 1945, was created to address common industrial challenges for manufacturing in the material handling industry. The industry continues to evolve as technology and solutions advance the industry, with attention on robotics and automation right now. MHI is a trade association focused on material handling, logistics, and supply chain, advancing the industry with equipment, technology, and systems.
SVR, Silicon Valley Robotics, supports the innovation and commercialization of robotic technologies and is the largest cluster of robotics and AI technology innovation and investment. Silicon Valley Robotics supports the emerging new robotics and AI industry, within vast markets including agricultural, medical, social, retail, logistics, transport and space robotics networks.
TRG, The Robotics Group, a group within MHI, is a collaboration of leading manufacturers, integrators, consultants, and component suppliers of robotic solutions, serving warehousing and distribution applications. Technology continues to evolve the sophistication of the robotic applications. TRG has the goal of fostering technology adoption by conducting education and outreach in the rapidly evolving industry sector.