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.

GE Digital is a subsidiary of the American multinational conglomerate corporation General Electric. Headquartered in San Ramon, California, United States, the company provides software and advisory services around operational technology and infrastructure.

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.

The North American headquarters in Florham Park, NJ, LAPP USA manufactures the highest quality cable, connectors, glands and industrial data communication solutions to enable factory automation and future ready industrial production systems and equipment. LAPP products are proven to withstand harsh industrial environment factors including corrosive oil and water, temperature extremes, vibration, and continuous flexing. Our custom cable assemblies for power, data, signal, and control applications empower you to maximize your production through optimized connectivity. LAPP's state of the art manufacturing plant includes an in-house UL Client Data Program and UL certified laboratory to ensure the highest quality, continuously tested industrial cables, connectors, and glands in the market.

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.

HighByte, Inc. is a privately held software company founded in Portland, Maine in 2018. HighByte builds intuitive, off-the-shelf software that solves data interoperability and security problems for industrial operations. The company is currently developing a software platform that collects, models, and securely distributes data from the edge to the increasing number of Industrial IoT and Advanced Analytics solutions that require this information. The platform will enable customers to accelerate and scale their IT initiatives, reduce load on the operations technology team, improve security, and increase factory agility.

With over 70 years of experience engineering, implementing and maintaining wireless remote control solutions, we've learned firsthand that our solutions are more than just technology. Our systems protect critical assets, especially operators, from the dangers associated with working in tough environments. 

Krones offers complete solutions for all our customers' technical needs, ranging from planning and installing fully integrated processing, packaging, and bottling line systems to replacing or upgrading individual single machines. In short, we supply the beverage and liquid food industries with everything they need for their value chain.

For over forty years, customers around the world have trusted Red Lion Controls. Our award-winning industrial automation and networking solutions provide critical information and controls to improve productivity, working with numerous devices and diverse protocols to access data.

Kepware®, a PTC business, develops software solutions that connect diverse industrial automation devices, machines, and software. Kepware customers include industry leaders in Oil & Gas, Building Automation, Power & Utilities, and other manufacturing fields. Kepware solutions help fuel Smart Manufacturing and IoT initiatives across the world, and helps thousands of businesses improve performance, operations, and decision-making. KEPServerEX®—Kepware’s flagship product—enables users to connect, manage, monitor, and control diverse automation devices and software through one user-friendly, integrated platform. 

Tosibox was born from the idea that secure remote access doesn’t have to be complicated, expensive or time-consuming. In the summer of 2010, Veikko Ylimartimo was one of many hard-working and ambitious IT professionals. With a long career in challenging IT positions for an internet operator and an equipment manufacturer, Veikko turned his experience towards consulting for companies that needed safe and reliable remote connections. He had a clear vision – he wanted to develop an easy way to work remotely and securely manage technical devices.

Having developed and patented the world’s first remote access device with Plug & Go™ technology, Tosibox sold its first device out of its Oulu Finland headquarters in 2012, quickly expanding abroad followed by the establishment of three subsidiaries in Germany, Scandinavia and the USA. TOSIBOX® products are now sold across Europe, North America, Asia, the Middle East and Australia.

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.

For over 40 years, Opto 22 has manufactured reliable, easy-to-use hardware and software products for industrial automation, energy management, remote monitoring, and data acquisition. Famous worldwide for its reliable industrial I/O, the company recently released groov EPIC (Edge Programmable Industrial Controller). The cutting edge technology that is part of the groov EPIC system is crucial for IIoT and automation projects in today’s world. 

Opto 22 is known for its continuing policy of providing free product support, free training and free pre-sales engineering assistance. All products are manufactured and supported in the U.S.A

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.

Maplesoft is the leading provider of high-performance software tools for engineering, science, and mathematics. Maplesoft Engineering Solutions provide advanced tools and services for system simulation, calculation management, and systems engineering, helping organizations maximize the power of their engineering knowledge so they can complete their projects quickly and successfully.

The Maplesoft product suite includes Maple™, for technical computing and calculation management, MapleSim™, the advanced system-level modeling and simulation tool, and MapleMBSE, which supports a model based systems engineering approach to requirements management. Maplesoft products and services are used in machine design, robotics, aerospace, automotive, industrial automation, and many other fields where engineers face complex challenges. Key applications include the creation of digital twins, dynamic analysis of mechanisms, battery systems modeling, heat transfer modeling, and bus fleet electrification. Customers include Boeing, FLSmidth, Ford, Google, Intel, NASA, and Samsung.

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!

OPC is the interoperability standard for the secure and reliable exchange of data in the industrial automation space and in other industries. It is platform independent and ensures the seamless flow of information among devices from multiple vendors. The OPC Foundation is responsible for the development and maintenance of this standard.

Allied Electronics is a distributor of electronic components and electromechanical products based in United States Allied is a subsidiary of Electrocomponents plc. It is an ISO 9001:2008+AS9120A certified company with about 43 sales offices serving the United States, Canada and Mexico. 

Newark 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.