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In the heart of Detroit, Automation Alley propels Michigan into a future defined by digital innovation. Explore the transformative impact of Industry 4.0 through the lens of our groundbreaking initiatives.

In collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Automation Alley is a key player in a signature Industry 4.0 initiative that aims to prepare over 6,000 Michigan small- and medium-sized manufacturers for Industry 4.0 technology adoption by 2025.

Project DIAMOnD: Pioneering the Next Era of Manufacturing
In collaboration with Oakland County, Michigan, Automation Alley’s Project DIAMOnD has created the nation’s largest 3D printing network. This secure and scalable ecosystem is propelling small- and medium-sized manufacturers into the future, redefining supply chains and market dynamics.

Project DIAMOnD is the epitome of a digital-first mindset in manufacturing. It stands as a testament to our commitment to sustainability, transforming traditional supply chains and marketplace business models. By distributing state-of-the-art 3D printers to traditional manufacturers, Project DIAMOnD is fostering a culture of innovation.

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Empowering Businesses: Automation Alley’s Cybersecurity Commitment
In the ever-evolving digital landscape, Automation Alley takes a proactive stance to fortify the business community against cyber threats. Our commitment to the betterment of businesses is exemplified through the Department of Energy-funded Cybersecurity Center at Oakland University. This pivotal initiative, centered on R&D, insights, and education is dedicated to enhancing the security and resilience of the nation’s critical energy infrastructure.

We aim to empower businesses with the tools and knowledge needed to thrive securely in the digital realm. Automation Alley’s Cybersecurity Center at Oakland University stands as a testament to our dedication to the collective betterment of the business community, ensuring a future where innovation and resilience go hand in hand.

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Empowering Michigan Businesses for Global Success
Automation Alley’s mission is clear: to empower Michigan businesses in a rapidly evolving global marketplace. We bridge the gap between regional excellence and international opportunities, propelling our members to unprecedented heights of success.

Our strategic partnership with the World Economic Forum brings a global perspective to our members. Through the U.S. Center for Advanced Manufacturing, we drive national initiatives in advanced manufacturing, informing the global manufacturing agenda. As a community, we ignite potential by harnessing the power of people and technology. Join us in building an ecosystem that accelerates change, transforming manufacturing globally from a local perspective.

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Automation Alley Trade Missions & Soft-Landing Space:
Automation Alley’s Award-winning International Business Services team supports Michigan companies looking to expand into new high growth markets abroad while also supporting international companies looking to do business in Michigan.

Michigan companies: Embark on international trade missions with Automation Alley to get connected to global markets and facilitating business opportunities globally. International companies: Our Soft-Landing Space, located within our Troy, Michigan Headquarters, offers a strategic launching pad tailored to meet your unique international expansion needs.

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Automation Alley’s Insights Center: The Beacon of Digital Transformation
We connect industry experts and thought leaders throughout the year, providing invaluable insights that reshape business strategies and position our members as industry authorities. Through our Integr8 Industry 4.0 Roundtable Series, you can take a deep dive into the shifting dynamics of digital transformation. This ongoing series includes roundtable events for industry, academia and government leaders focused on various digital transformation topics.

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Become A Member: Join the Innovation Revolution with Automation Alley
Unlock a world of possibilities by becoming a member of Automation Alley. For over two decades, we have been at the forefront of driving innovation, fostering collaboration, and accelerating the growth of businesses in advanced manufacturing and technology. At Automation Alley, we drive innovation across Michigan and beyond. Our membership offers an extensive array of benefits, including exclusive events, industry research, business assessments, trade mission participation, and much more.

Keep your finger on the pulse of digital transformation in Michigan and beyond. By joining Automation Alley, you gain access to a vibrant network of over 2,000 technology-focused companies, research institutions, educational organizations, and governmental entities.

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This content is based upon work supported by the Department of Energy Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESER) under Award Number(s) DE-CR0000023.

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