For individuals, companies, industries, and government agencies who are beneficiaries of automation, the Automation Federation unifies the voices of stakeholders to advocate the adoption and enhancement of technology, the proliferation of STEM education, and the importance of workforce development to advance the profession for the betterment of humanity.
The Automation Federation—an association of non-profit member organizations—is dedicated to fostering economic growth and manufacturing innovation by helping industry harness the immense capabilities and potential of automation technologies and applications. Its initiatives and expertise are focused along three core areas:
As the global authority on the value and significance of automation, the Automation Federation is at the vanguard of efforts to protect industrial automation and control systems--the operational underpinnings of industrial facilities and critical infrastructure-- from potentially catastrophic cyberattack.
The future of advanced manufacturing requires a highly skilled workforce, well-trained in automation and engineering. The Automation Federation partners with leaders from government, education and industry to inspire young people to gain the STEM-centric competencies needed to excel in the global economy.
Central to the mission of the Automation Federation is representing the needs and interests of its 16 member organizations and 7 working groups--all committed to advancing the science and engineering of automation technologies and application, and moving the automation profession forward.
Phone: (919) 314-3920
Fax: (919) 314-3921
The Automation Federation advocates for the profession by encouraging innovative technology, highlighting the importance of STEM education, and promoting workforce development
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