Güdel, a global manufacturer of linear motion modules, robot track motion units and gantry robots and components, is pleased to announce that Güdel-TSC (Monterrey, Mexico) has become the first member of A3 Mexico.
The Association for Advancing Automation, or A3, is a global nonprofit trade organization that supports and promotes the benefits of automation. Representing more than 1,000 automation company members, the A3 includes the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), Advancing Vision + Imaging (AIA) and Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA). A3 Mexico is dedicated to nurturing the quickly growing automation industry in Mexico.
“We are very excited about the recent launch of A3 Mexico and honored for Güdel to be the first member,” Mariano Garcia Treviño, managing director of Güdel-TSC, said. “These are very important times for the automation industry. A lot of transformation is happening together, and there has been an expansion of market opportunities. The growth of the Mexican automation market will be one of the key players for years to come. We believe A3 Mexico will play a very important role in its development.”
A3 Mexico will be a networking destination and will encourage interaction among inventors, entrepreneurs, students, industry analysts, scientists and journalists. Membership in the organization will allow Güdel-TSC to expand its reach and make strategic business connections through access to automation trade shows, conferences, other networking events, market research, consensus standards and certification programs.
Mexico has the world’s 11th-largest economy and is home to a vast variety of industries, including aerospace manufacturing and automotive. In 2015, industry-wide robot sales nearly tripled to 6,320 units and more than $243 million.