TROY — Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, announces that 16 new members joined the organization in December.

“I would like to personally thank our 16 new members for choosing to support the mission and vision of Automation Alley,” said Automation Alley Executive Director Ken Rogers. “It is through the support and involvement of our members that we are able to create programs and initiatives to grow the technology cluster of Southeast Michigan. Working together, we are a real force for positive growth in our region.”

The following 16 new members joined Automation Alley in December 2011:

Business Association
* CEED — Center for Empowerment and Economic Development (Ann Arbor)

Educational Services
* PALS International (Troy)
Professional Services
Management Consulting
* Mobile Comply (Clarkston) 
Transportation Services
* Palmer Commercial Services/Palmer Logistics (Warren)
Technology and Manufacturing
(i)Computer and IT Services
* Route 1 Group (Shelby Township)
(i)Computer Software Development
* Alcove9, LLC (Oxford)
* GlobalLink Network LLC (Grand Blanc)
* Traction Consulting Group (Wixom) (i)
Engineering, Design and Prototyping Services
* TRE Michigan (Lake Orion) (i)
Environmental Technologies * Bio-Circle Inc. USA (Sterling Heights) (i)
Homeland Security/Defense
* Visca LLC (Troy)
(i)Management Consulting
* Mobile Comply (Clarkston)
* Akko Fastener, Inc. (Shelby Township)
* Alpha USA (Livonia)
* Progressive Metal Manufacturing (Ferndale)
Manufacturers Rep
* Rubicon Consulting LLC (Plymouth) (i)Other Technology-based Services * RateElert, Inc. (Clinton Township)
Additionally, in the month of December, Automation Alley’s Web site,, welcomed 17,900 visitors and 29,203 page views. The most viewed page was the Event Calendar, which spotlights the activities of Automation Alley and its member companies. Outside the United States, the website was most often viewed by individuals and organizations in India, Canada and Taiwan, while regionally, the City of Troy led with 3,628 visits.

Automation Alley is a technology business association driving the growth and image of Southeast Michigan’s economy through a collaborative culture that focuses on workforce and business development initiatives.

Since its founding in 1999, Automation Alley has expanded to include nearly 1,000 businesses, educational institutions and government entities from the City of Detroit and the surrounding eight-county region. Automation Alley promotes regional prosperity through entrepreneurial and exporting assistance, workforce development and technology acceleration.


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