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RIA Who’s Who Media Campaign Honors Platinum Members

POSTED 09/30/2008

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (September 30, 2008) – Elite members of Robotic Industries Association are recognized in a “Who’s Who” media campaign throughout the year, and now is the time for industry leaders to position their companies for the next installment. Qualified members will be honored in full-page ad insertions in Assembly magazine and in the Robotics Industry Directory.

Platinum Suppliers and Platinum Integrators that belong to RIA are highlighted in these ads. To appear in the next full-page Who’s Who insertions, a company must be a member in good standing as of November 1, 2008.

Platinum Integrators will be honored in the December issue of Assembly magazine which features their highly regarded Capital Equipment Spending Report. Platinum Suppliers will have their own ad in 2009 issues of Assembly magazine. Who’s Who ads run in RIA’s 2009 Robotics Industry Directory for both types of members (one for suppliers, one for integrators).

“Platinum is the highest level of membership in Robotic Industries Association. Special recognition like this is a reward for such a major investment,” said Jeffrey A. Burnstein, RIA’s Executive Vice President. “It is with thanks and appreciation that RIA honors these companies in full-page ads in leading trade journals.”

To learn more, contact Brian Huse, RIA’s Director of Marketing & Public Relations at 734/994-6088. Platinum membership must be current as of November 1, 2008, to be included in the next round of Who’s Who ads.

How to Qualify for RIA Who’s Who
Platinum membership in RIA Supplier or Integrator categories is required to appear in Who’s Who media campaign. Members must be in good standing as of November 1, 2008, to qualify for: December issue of Assembly (features Platinum Integrators), and 2009 Robotics Industry Directory (features Platinum Suppliers in one ad and Platinum Integrators in another). 2008 Who’s Who campaign of 10 full-page ads comprised four insertions in Assembly (December pending), two in Automation World, two in Design World and two in the 2008 Robotics Industry Directory.

About RIA
Founded in 1974, RIA is the only trade group in North America organized specifically to serve the robotics industry. Member companies include leading robot manufacturers, users, system integrators, component suppliers, research groups, and consulting firms. RIA is renowned worldwide as the sponsor of the Joseph F. Engelberger Robotics Awards, co-produces the biennial International Robots, Vision & Motion Control Show and Conference plus many regional events, and is secretariat of the ANSI/RIA R15.06-1999 Robot Safety Standard. RIA is the sole source of North American robotics industry statistics which are included in the World Robot Statistics published by the International Federation of Robotics. RIA also is publisher of the industry’s leading Web portal, Robotics Online (www.robotics.org).