Exhibitors & Sponsors

Automation World Conference & Expo offers companies a focused venue for connecting with automation professionals across all industries, including manufacturing, processing and packaging operations. Our program is designed to facilitate networking and includes a limited number of tabletop exhibits. For information about exhibiting and sponsorships, please contact your PMMI Media Group sales rep or Kurt Belisle at 815-549-1034.

At Inductive Automation, our mission is to create industrial software that empowers our customers to swiftly turn great ideas into reality by removing all technological and economic obstacles. By crosspollinating IT with SCADA technologies, we created Ignition software, the first universal industrial application platform with unlimited potential.

Lapp is one of the world’s leading providers of cables, leads, cable accessories and systems of the highest level of quality. Our products are used throughout the world in automotive plants, machine tools, instrumentation, medical electronics, telecommunications, robotics, industrial automation, transportation, general industrial control systems, and many more applications.

The Siemens Digital Factory Division supports the entire value chain of its industrial customers – from product design to production and services – with an unmatched combination of automation technology, industrial control technology and industrial software.

Festo is a leading global manufacturer of pneumatic and electromechanical systems, components, and controls for process control and factory automation solutions. Celebrating over 40 years of innovation in the United States and over 80 years globally, Festo continuously elevates the state of manufacturing with innovations and optimized motion control solutions.

Oden Technologies is an intelligent industrial automation provider that combines wireless industrial IoT and proprietary cloud-based analytics into one simple platform for manufacturers to monitor and optimize production in real time, from any device. Oden's Industry 4.0 platform combines data acquisition and analytics into one solution for factories to increase output, eliminate waste, and gain the competitive edge with actionable insights.

Opto 22 manufactures reliable, easy-to-use hardware and software products for industrial automation, energy management, remote monitoring, and data acquisition. The company's latest product, groov, makes it easy to build mobile operator interfaces to virtually any system, with no programming. Authorized users can securely monitor and control systems.

Bimba Manufacturing Company provides industry-leading pneumatic, hydraulic and electric solutions, including a variety of stainless steel body air cylinders that are easy-to-use, reliable and ready for your engineering challenges.

Moxa is a leading provider of industrial networking, computing, and automation solutions for enabling the Industrial Internet of Things. With over 25 years of industry experience, Moxa has connected more than 30 million devices worldwide and has a distribution and service network that reaches customers in more than 70 countries.


B&R, a member of the ABB Group, is an innovative automation company with headquarters in Austria and offices all around the world. As a global leader in industrial automation, B&R combines state-of-the-art technology with advanced engineering to provide customers in virtually every industry with complete solutions for machine and factory automation, motion control, HMI and integrated safety technology. With Industrial IoT communication standards like OPC UA, POWERLINK and openSAFETY as well as the powerful Automation Studio software development environment, B&R is constantly redefining the future of automation engineering. The innovative spirit that keeps B&R at the forefront of industrial automation is driven by a commitment to simplifying processes and exceeding customer expectations.

SMC Corporation of America is a part of a global organization that supports our customers in every industrialized country, and is the U.S. subsidiary of SMC Corporation based in Japan. Since its establishment, SMC has been a leader in pneumatic technology, providing industry with technology and products to support automation based on the guiding principle of “contributing to automation labor savings in industry.”

Seeq is a visual analytics solution for process manufacturing data. Seeq’s multiple applications enable users to rapidly investigate and share insights from data stored in enterprise data historians—such as OSIsoft PI, Honeywell PHD, and GE Proficy—as well as contextual data sources such as SQL Server, Oracle, and MySQL. Typical tasks benefitting from Seeq include data wrangling, production analytics, and reporting. Users include process engineers, data scientists, plant managers, and operations staff. Plant engineers and subject matter experts (SME) use Seeq to analyze and improve production outcomes. Seeq’s support for time series data and its challenges – connecting, displaying, interpolating, cleansing, and contextualization as examples – relieves engineers of hours and days of futility spent finding insights in process manufacturing data. Seeq enables engineers to get more value from data already collected, and enables organizations to access and execute on those insights.

Maplesoft has provided mathematics-based software solutions to educators, engineers, and researchers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) for over 25 years. Maplesoft’s flagship product, Maple, combines the world’s most powerful mathematics engine with an interface that makes it extremely easy to analyze, explore, visualize, and solve mathematical problems. Building on this technology, the product line includes solutions for online assessment, system-level modeling and simulation, and online STEM courseware. Maplesoft products and services are used by more than 8000 educational institutions, research labs, and companies, in over 90 countries.

As a global specialist in Motion Centric Automation, Lenze offers you products, drive solutions, complete automation systems, engineering services and tools from a single source. We are one of the few providers in the industry who are with you through the entire development process of your machine – from initial ideas to the after-sales, from the control system all the way to the drive shaft. With our motivated and committed approach, we'll work together with you to create the best possible solution that will set your ideas in motion - regardless of whether you are looking to optimize an existing machine or develop a new one. Our top priority and the focus of our action is you!

Newark element14 is a high-service distributor of technology products, services, and solutions for electronic system design, maintenance, and repair. We bring together the latest products, services, and development software, all connected with a market-leading online community where engineers can access peers and experts, a wide range of independent technical information, and project resources.

The CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) is an international open network organization founded in 2000 dedicated to the technical development and promotion of the CC-Link family of open automation networks. Its main activities include the development of CC-Link IE and CC-Link technical specifications, conducting of conformance tests, development support, and promotion of the CC-Link technologies. The CLPA's key technology is CC-Link IE, the world's first and only open gigabit Ethernet for automation and an ideal solution for IIoT & Industry 4.0 applications due to its unmatched bandwidth. CC-Link IE is an open industrial automation network that process control, information & diagnostics to provide efficient, integrated factory-wide industrial & process automation. Delivering 'IIoT Ready' high speed, deterministic communication seamlessly linking a wide variety of automation devices. The CC-Link IE Field Ethernet-based network operates at 1Gbit, providing extremely fast and inherently deterministic communication from the field/sensor/actuator level to the control level of a manufacturing operation.