Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:30 to 02:00 PM Exhibition/Luncheon
Wednesday, May 23 2018. 03:45 to 04:15 PM Exhibition/Networking Break
Wednesday, May 23 2018 05:15 to 06:30 PM Exhibition/Reception
Thursday, May 24, 2018 11:00 to 11:30 AM Exhibition/Networking Break
Thursday, May 24, 2018 12:30 to 02:00 PM Exhibition/Luncheon
Leveraging our expertise in rugged power solutions for mission-critical applications, Acumentrics is introducing the The Pack Power™ System which is a small, lightweight, and flexible Uninterruptible Power Supply for Robotics and anyone needing an autonomous compact power solution. Visit us at Booth 315 to see the power first-hand! Acumentrics is powering autonomy.
Bodine Electric Company
From our first motor in 1905 to today’s solar powered motion control solutions for the energy industry, Bodine has helped thousands of customers solve application challenges, develop gearmotor and drive solutions, and deliver high-quality products.
We offer over 1,200 standard/stock products, and thousands of custom designed gearmotors, motors and motion controls (fixed and variable speed AC, brushless DC, and permanent magnet DC). Bodine gearmotors and motors are designed for demanding industrial and commercial applications, and for a wide range of low-voltage applications for solar, battery or off-grid operation.
Our corporate headquarters and design team are located in Northfield, Illinois (20 miles north of Chicago) with our main manufacturing and assembly operations located in Peosta, Iowa, U.S.A. Bodine’s quality management system is certified to ISO 9001. Web site:
We combine focused creativity and experienced insight to deliver breakthrough products and technologies within tight deadlines, focused budgets, and stringent regulatory environments. Our phase-gate process ensures that project activities remain aligned with product goals to meet deadlines and other client requirements. Additionally, our supplier development and manufacturing transferservices enable clients to increase production efficiency and control supply chain costs. Our new product development services can be integrated into your development life cycle at any phase or throughout your entire process to ensure continuity and optimal results.
BSC Industries, Inc. is an independent distributor of bearings, power transmission products, and electrical and automation products. Headquartered in Canton, MA, the company has six additional locations in New England and serves OEM and MRO companies in various markets both nationally and internationally by delivering world class products and engineered solutions.
Cirtronics, a contract manufacturer located in the greater Boston area, uses DFx to support optimizing product cost and quality from design reviews through production, testing, and aftermarket support tailored specifically to the needs of each customer. We offer manufacturing and assembly services for electronics, electro-mechanical devices and system-level builds for some of the top Robotics companies in the world. Cirtronics is an Employee Owned Company (ESOP) that qualifies for US government woman-owned and small business status. To learn more about Cirtronics, Precision Engagement(r) Manufacturing and how DFx can accelerate time to market, visit
Critical Link is an embedded systems engineering firm offering System-on-Modules (SOMs), custom imaging platforms, and engineering services for industrial, automation and robotics applications. We provide engineering expertise in image sensor technology, system on chip (SoC) and field-programmable gate array (FPGA) design, signal processing, and vision protocols.
Our flexibility allows us to deliver full lifecycle support and services at any step along the product development path, when and where needed, to effectively keep costs down. From systems engineering to hardware and software development, through prototyping and manufacture/assembly, Critical Link is committed to helping our customers reach their project goals quickly and cost-effectively.
Privately held, Critical Link is a Platinum member of the Intel FPGA Design Services Network and Intel IoT Solutions Alliance, a Platinum member of the Texas Instruments Design Network, and is ISO 9001:2015 registered by SRI Quality Systems Registrar.
ElectroCraft, Inc. is a global provider of dependable, application-engineered fractional-horsepower motor and motion products.
The ElectroCraft Powering Innovation custom manufacturing services cover the following products: |
AC motors, PMDC motors, brushless DC motors, stepper motors, servo motors, gearboxes, gearmotors, linear actuators, drives, servo drives, integrated motor drives.
Our products are found in thousands of different applications within industrial, commercial, and consumer product markets. While ElectroCraft provides a wide array of standard products with many configurable options, we have built our brand on custom OEM solutions that meet the precise performance, cost and quality our customers require.
For OEM Customers who are unsatisfied with having to design around inflexible off-the-shelf products, our technical knowledge and customizable product families provide for a design experience which results in motor and motion systems that provide superior reliability and performance at the lowest possible cost.
Elmo Motion Control
Elmo’s ultimate multi-axis solutions pushes the boundaries of what is possible to accomplish in the world of motion automation. With precision, accuracy, speed, and power Elmo’s products have been consistently chosen to drive the worlds most advanced robotics from the biggest names in the industry. With smart, ultra-small network based servo drives, and the ability of the OEM to mount them directly on the robot joints reduces cabling and increases the overall reliability of the system. Elmo’s proven record in the field of high end motion-control robotics is instrumental in raising the development process to the highest levels of multi-axis performance and the capabilities of any project.
Energid Technologies develops advanced software and robotic systems for the aerospace, agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, defense, and medical industries. Energid’s Actin® software is a powerful control framework and operating system for commercial, industrial, and mission-critical robots that is sold as a cross-platform application and extensible software toolkit. Energid specializes in the control, simulation, and sensing of complex robotic systems.
Front End Analytics
Front End Analytics powers its customers’ digital transformation by offering Value Centric Services and Best in Class Software for Product Design, Engineering Simulation, Simulation Democratization, and Predictive Analytics. Our end-to-end solutions lead to dramatic increases in product development velocity, quality and innovative edge. Let us help your company be on the leading edge of the digital revolution.
Harmonic Drive’s mission is to provide motion control solutions that give our customers a competitive advantage. To accomplish this we continually invest in the growth of our employees and in our company’s capabilities. Harmonic Drive, LLC engineers and manufactures precision servo actuators, gearheads and gear component sets. We work closely with both Fortune 500 and companies of all sizes to understand their application requirements and provide a standard or, in most cases, a custom-engineered solution to enable the success of their design project. Since the beginning, our engineering and production teams have continued to develop enabling technologies and products for the evolving motion control market.
IDS Imaging Development Systems, Inc.
IDS Inc. was founded in 2007 as a subsidiary of IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH. We develop high-performance, easy-to-use USB, GigE and 3D cameras with a wide spectrum of sensors and variants. The almost unlimited range of applications of our industrial cameras covers multiple non-industrial and industrial sectors in the field of equipment, plant and mechanical engineering. In addition to the successful CMOS cameras, IDS expands its portfolio with vision app-based sensors and cameras. The novel image processing platform IDS NXT is freely programmable and extremely versatile. Our visionary thinking and modular concepts enable our customers to develop innovative and individual applications. Professional machine vision camera components are developed by us exclusively in Germany, produced in a sustainable way, and sold all over the world.
Kollmorgen servo, frameless and stepper motion solutions play a key role in a variety of robots, including collaborative robots, industrial articulated robots, medical robots and more. Kollmorgen has an established track record for enabling robotic innovation with 100 years of experience, tens of thousands of motor designs and mobilizing hundreds of thousands of robot joints and robotic arms. We know that when building brand failure is not an option. Our expertise makes us a unique motion partner who understands the business and technical needs of both the robotic design engineer and the global supply chain – with Kollmorgen frameless motors in your robot you can concentrate on what matters most. Kollmorgen motors are optimized for fit and performance with industry standard harmonic gearing and our industry leading torque density enables smaller, lighter and faster robots. Kollmorgen is the industry standard at helping robotic innovators get their product to market fast.
We design and manufacture the smoothest, most accurate, and most innovative stepper motors available anywhere. During the last 25 years, we’ve reinvented and perfected the stepper motor technology in order to solve problems that had no clear solutions. Today, with our large assortment of standard and custom step motors, linear actuators, BLDC motors, drivers, and controllers, we’re able to provide solutions to even the most unique pains in motion control.
Propel is redefining a new type of customer-focused and modern Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software that encompasses Product Information Management (PIM) and Quality Management Software (QMS). Built on a world-class cloud platform, Propel helps you develop, launch, sell and improve your products with a single unified system. This approach has made Propel the PLM software of choice for today’s robotics, IoT development, and 3D printing innovators. With Propel, everyone can work at breakneck speed, but with powerful PLM capabilities you need to track and improve your constantly evolving products.
Realtime Robotics Inc.
Realtime’s new special-purpose processor enables robots and vehicles to instantly react to their environments and compute how and where to move as their situation is changing. Realtime’s processor can plan in less than a millisecond, overcoming the primary obstacle preventing robots and autonomous vehicles from achieving their potential. Realtime’s processor will enable robots with sophisticated arms to generate collision-free motion in unstructured and dynamic environments in real time, making them useful for tasks well beyond the precise, rigid, and repetitive industrial tasks where they are currently employed. Autonomous vehicles with Realtime’s processor will drive at normal speeds—like humans, but safer—instead of slowing to a crawl when there is uncertainty regarding other cars, bikes, and pedestrians.
Renishaw is a global company with core skills in measurement, motion control, healthcare, spectroscopy and manufacturing. We offer a comprehensive range of encoders used by OEMs globally for exact positioning, reliability, and superior performance-to-cost value. Three encoder technologies —optical, magnetic and laser interferometer—all are engineered to deliver non-contact, friction-free operation, exceptional ease of installation, space savings, and application flexibility.
Seegrid is the leader in infrastructure-free self-driving vehicles. Everyday, our self-driving vehicles reliably move material for big brands, such as Amazon, General Motors, Whirlpool, and Boeing.
With more than 1 million production miles driven and zero safety incidents, Seegrid self-driving vehicles fill labor shortages, increase throughput, improve safety, and reduce operating costs for manufacturers and distribution centers–making Seegrid customers more competitive.
Our camera-based technology, Seegrid Vision, is the only solution in the AGV market to combine flexibility and reliability. Operating with a 360 degree view of the world, Seegrid self-driving vehicles navigate reliably in dynamic environments. Our solution gives customers the flexibility to redeploy vehicles in minutes to different functions or shifts based on demand, ensuring efficient and consistent material movement.
Since its establishment, SMC has been a leader in pneumatic technology, providing industry with technology and products to support automation based on the guiding principle of “contributing to automation labor savings in industry.” Over the past 50+ years, SMC’s products have become established as a recognized international brand through sales, technical, supply and after sale services in world markets. Sales have grown to achieve a 30% global market share.
When we started making printed circuit boards in Mulino, Oregon back in 1972, we didn’t want to be just another manufacturer — we wanted to be an indispensable partner to our customers. So we set the goal of total customer satisfaction, and that goal has directed our focus ever since.
We believe we provide the most value to you, our customer, when we are proactive about meeting your needs, and can be counted on to deliver high-quality printed circuit boards, prototypes through production; standard FR-4 through high performance RF/Micro substrates and very fine pitch geometries.
Our PCB manufacturing team is one of the most experienced in the USA, and we’re proud to produce high-quality products while providing a safe and prosperous workplace for our employees.
Universal Robots, USA
Universal Robots has reinvented industrial robotics with flexible, collaborative robot arms. Innovative force-sensing technology makes the robot stops operating when encountering an employee, eliminating the need for safety guarding in most scenarios. Unlike traditional industrial robots that stay hardwired in a cage, the lightweight UR Robots can be moved around, automating high mix low volume production runs. Programming is intuitive; simply grab the robot arm to teach the desired movement, or use the touch screen. The Polyscope GUI runs on a Linux OS platform for easy customization of specific tasks and tools. Product portfolio includes the UR3, UR5 and UR10 robot arms named after their payloads in kilos, they all feature 0.1 mm repeatability and span in reach from 19.7” in to 51.2”.
Waypoint Robotics, Inc.
Our dedication to autonomous mobile robot development has helped us create the next generation in AMR architecture. Using innovative designs and thoughtful development, our top engineers have created a lineup of off the shelf robots that are equipped to meet the needs most often cited by roboticists around the world.