ASG Jergens, Edgewater Automation and RobotWorx Join the Growing List of RIA Certified Robot Integrators
“Achieving this certification shows ASGs continued commitment in developing high levels of proficiency, depth of knowledge, and expertise in the areas of safety compliance and robotic systems integration” says Douglas Wright, Technical Services Manager at ASG Jergens.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - July 31, 2018 - ASG Jergens, Edgewater Automation, and RobotWorx have all three achieved Robot Integrator Certification through the Robotic Industries Association (RIA). As part of the certification, several of the companys manufacturing technicians successfully completed the compliance program that recognizes high-level robotics capabilities and expertise.
"Achieving this certification shows ASGs continued commitment in developing high levels of proficiency, depth of knowledge, and expertise in the areas of safety compliance and robotic systems integration" says Douglas Wright, Technical Services Manager at ASG Jergens. "This certification gives us standing amongst our peers. When speaking with potential customers, the question always comes up; ‘How do I know that you will be able to deliver what you are proposing? Now we can say with confidence, ‘RIA is the benchmark for safety, quality, and engineering capability; and they have certified ASG to that same standard."
"My goal is to expand Edgewater Automations expertise and knowledge in robotic integration. I am very proud that we are now a part of a distinguished group of companies that are committed to this process," says Chad Henry, Director of Engineering at Edgewater Automation. "This certification not only strengthens our position in the market, but also demonstrates our desire to improve and provide better solutions to our customers."
"We are very excited to be the newest RIA Certified Integrator! The certification validates our ability to supply high quality industrial robot products with excellent customer service" says Carl Faulkner, Service and EHS Coordinator at RobotWorx. "We are proud to have over 26 years of experience integrating robots, which is also quite an accomplishment in this industry."
"We are delighted that ASG Jergens, Edgewater Automation and RobotWorx have joined our growing list of RIA Certified Robot Integrators," said Jeff Burnstein, President of RIA. "The Certified Robot Integrator program strengthens the overall integrator channel and allows integrators to benchmark their own processes against best industry practices. Based on industry feedback, we have found that achieving certification has proven to be valuable for integrators looking to showcase their capabilities to both users and suppliers."
RIA requires each certified integrator to be recertified every two years. Detailed information on the certification program and the certified robot integrators can be found on a special section of Robotics Online. Integrators interested in becoming certified can email Sofia Nordenstam or call Sofia at (734)929-3273.
About Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
Founded in 1974, RIA is a not-for-profit trade association driving innovation, growth, and safety in manufacturing and service industries through education, promotion, and advancement of robotics, related automation technologies, and companies delivering integrated solutions. RIA represents some 475 robot manufacturers, system integrators, component suppliers, end users, consulting firms, research groups, and educational institutions. The association hosts a number of educational events including the International Robot Safety Conference (October 9-11, 2018 in Detroit), the Collaborative Robots, Advanced Vision & AI Conference (October 24-25, 2018 in Santa Clara, CA), the A3 Business Forum (January 14-16, 2019 in Orlando) and the biennial Automate Show & Conference (April 8-11, 2019 in Chicago). RIA also provides quarterly robotics statistics and has a content-rich website, Robotics Online. For more details on RIA, visit the Robotics Online website or call 734-994-6088.