TROY — Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, welcomed 21 new members to the organization in May.

Automation Alley provides a wide variety of benefits for its members, including discounted event admission, free meeting space, a Press Release System, recruitment assistance and much more.

“Whether you are a small startup or a well-established business, a membership to Automation Alley provides opportunities for collaboration and business growth,” said Automation Alley Executive Director Ken Rogers. “I’d like to welcome our 21 new member companies and invite them all to get involved and to take full advantage of Automation Alley’s membership benefits.”

The following 21 new members joined Automation Alley in May 2013:


Technical/Trade School
–    Grand Circus* (Detroit)

University/College/Business School
–    Concordia University (Ann Arbor)

Professional Services

Architectural Services
–    NSA Architects, Engineers, Planners (Farmington Hills)

Insurance Providers
–    Cambridge Property and Casualty (Livonia)

–    Right Management, Great Lakes Region (Southfield)

Technology and Manufacturing

Computer Software Development
–    Imaginestics (Algonac)
–    Metric-X LLC (Rochester)
–    SpaceClaim Corporation (Commerce Township)

Computer-Generated Graphics, Imaging and Document management Services
–    ticglobal (Dearborn)

Engineering, design and Prototyping Services
–    Detroit Heavy Truck Engineering, LLC (Novi)
–    Synergy Prototype Stamping, LLC (Clinton Township)

Environmental Technologies
–    GLR (Roseville)

Homeland Security/Defense
–    Avigilon (Richmond)

–    ATCO Industries Inc. (Sterling Heights)
–    Fluid Ride LTD (South Lyon)
–    PGF Technology Group (Rochester Hills)
–    Ultimation Industries LLC (Roseville)

Precision Machining, Fabrication and Assembly Services
–    Panagon Systems (Macomb)
–    Precision Components Mfg (PCM-Fettes) (Sterling Heights)

Research and Development Services
–    Chesapeake Testing (Warren)

Technical Documentation Services
–    Blue Force Services LLC (Farmington Hills)

* Foundation Member

Additionally, in the month of May, welcomed 25,794 unique visitors and 44,771 page views. The top five most-viewed pages were Home, Member Directory, Event Calendar, Association Staff and Make a Donation. Outside the United States, the website was most often viewed by individuals and organizations in India, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and Australia, while regionally, the city of Troy led with 6,255 visits.

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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