Company: The Automation Federation
Headquarters: Research Triangle Park, NC
Size of Company: 50-99 employees
Industry: Non-profit association; non-manufacturing
Primary Product Line: N/A
Name of Project: Automation Competency Model
Project Objective: To provide a tool that defines the previously undefined profession of manufacturing and process automation and use it to implement programs at colleges and for industry leaders and government
Technologies Employed: N/A
Accomplishments/ROI: The ACM provides focus and revenue opportunities for association members in training courses, certifications, conferences, and standards development. There has been high interest in implementing the ACM from webinars in 2009, including from the Department of Homeland Security and state MEPs.