Engineers nationwide converge at ATI’s new Triangle robotics hub

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APEX, NC — ATI Industrial Automation, the world’s leading developer of robotic end effectors, is drawing engineers from around the country for a celebration of automation technology. Customers, industry partners and special guests will descend upon ATI’s recently-expanded headquarters for a day of education, networking, new product introductions and innovative automation expertise.

The May 9, 2019 inaugural Automation Expo will be headlined by state-of-the-industry presentations from recognized robotics experts on a variety of automation and manufacturing topics. Live robotics displays featuring the company’s latest products will demonstrate how ATI’s leading-edge technology is leveraged for improved productivity in a vast range of applications.

The Automation Expo highlights the official opening of ATI headquarters’ newest addition, which increases the facility’s footprint to 185,000 square feet, and nearly doubles employment at the facility to 575 people. The new expansion serves to support the company’s impressive annual growth rate, which has averaged 20% per year over the past three years. “We manufacture from here, we design from here, and we sell from here,” explained Co-founder and CEO Robert Little, “In order to advance our robotic products and maintain our leadership position in the industry, we need a state-of-the-art facility. What we created here is an East Coast robotics hub that’s equipped to serve the world.” For more information and to register for the ATI Automation Expo, visit

Gripping and clamping manufacturer SCHUNK to host same-day technology event in partnership with ATI.

In conjunction with ATI’s event, SCHUNK is also hosting a technology event at its nearby Morrisville, NC offices on the same day. There will be complimentary transportation provided between both events. ATI and SCHUNK are proud to host this celebration of automation technology together. Visit to register for the SCHUNK event.

About ATI Industrial Automation

ATI Industrial Automation is the world’s leading engineering-based developer of robotic accessories and robot arm tooling including Robotic Tool Changers, Multi-Axis Force/Torque Sensing Systems, Utility Couplers, Manual Tool Changers, Robotic Deburring Tools, Robotic Collision Sensors and Compliance Devices. Their robotic end-effector products are found in thousands of applications around the world. Manufactured entirely in the USA, ATI products enable customers to achieve a high level of flexibility in robotic automation. Their flagship product is the Robotic Tool Changer, a robotic wrist coupling that locks and unlocks automatically, allowing a single robot to perform many different tasks. ATI products can be found at some of the world’s most renowned corporations and organizations including NASA, Ford, Honda and Johns Hopkins University. For more information, visit ATI at: