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Revolutionizing Industrial Manufacturing: Highlights From Automation Fair 2023

11/27/23 | Rexel

Rockwell Automation’s Automation Fair 2023 marked a significant milestone in the work of automation, drawing more than 6,000 attendees across automation industries. Held November 6th – 9th at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, the event showcased the latest advancements in robotics, software, artificial intelligence, and more, offering a platform for industrial manufacturers to explore cutting-edge technologies and share insights on industry trends.

Bigger Robotics Presence

One standout feature of the event was the unprecedented prominence of robotics. Attendees witnessed an abundance of robotic applications and innovations, highlighting a shift ware increased automation across their industries. The event provided a unique opportunity for industrial manufacturers to explore the latest robotic technologies and discuss their potential.

Advanced Training Takes Center Stage

Automation Fair 2023 also provided expanded advanced training opportunities. Since this year’s event was expanded to encompass multiple days, attendees were able to spend more time in training sessions, allowing them to deepen their understanding of the latest automation tools and techniques. The emphasis on continued learning underscored manufacturing’s commitment to staying ahead of the curve and leveraging the full potential of automation technologies, particularly at a time when the skills gap is widening.

Rising Interest in Software

Software also emerged as a focal point of discussions at Automation Fair 2023. Attendees expressed a growing appetite for software solutions that enhance efficiency and streamline processes. The fair also provided a platform for software developers and industrial manufacturers to engage in meaningful conversations, paving the way for collaborative efforts to drive innovation in automation software.

Unveiling the Power of AI

As artificial intelligence continues to be a growing area of opportunity for industrial manufacturers, it was also a major topic at Automation Fair 2023. Attendees from diverse manufacturing sectors engage in discussions about harnessing AI to refine processes and achieve greater efficiency. The event showcased real-world applications of AI in automation, inspiring attendees to explore new possibilities for integrating intelligent technologies into their workflows.

Spotlight on Cybersecurity

Along with software and AI came conversations around cybersecurity. Attendees discussed safeguarding their automated systems, protecting sensitive data, and fortifying their defenses against potential cyber threats. The heightened awareness reflected the industry’s commitment to ensuring the security and resilience of automated systems in industrial manufacturing.

Thank You to Our Technology Partners & Sponsors

The success of Automation Fair 2023 would not have been possible without the invaluable support of Rexel’s technology partners and sponsors. Our thanks go to:

Looking Ahead: Automation Fair 2024 in Anaheim, California

Even though Automation Fair 2023 just ended, anticipation continues building for Automation Fair 2024, set to take place in Anaheim, California. Industrial manufacturers can look forward to another informative and immersive experience, featuring the latest innovations in industrial automation.

Automation Fair 2023 not only showcased the current state of industrial automation, but also offered a glimpse into the future of the industry, shaped by robotics, AI, sophisticated software solutions, and cybersecurity. The event served as a testament to the resilience of industrial manufacturers and their commitment to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the world of industrial automation.

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