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AutomationDirect Works with FIRST Robotics to Teach Students

AutomationDirect Works with FIRST Robotics to Teach Students

Showcasing the excitement and wonder of science, technology, engineering, and math to students in Forsyth County is a key AutomationDirect.com community initiative. Perhaps the most successful way AutomationDirect has done this is through its multi-year participation in Forsyth County Schools’ FIRST Robotics programs. Founded in 1989, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a not-for-profit STEM ... Read More
 
Improvise, Adapt, Overcome

Improvise, Adapt, Overcome

If you know us well, then you know our training partner Doug Bell and his company Interconnecting Automation. Doug has been with us from the beginning and offers several services that our customers, and many others, gladly take advantage of. Whether it’s free online PLC training videos, on-site/hands-on PLC classes, or control system consulting and ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect 3D CAD Now Available in over 60 Native File Formats

AutomationDirect 3D CAD Now Available in over 60 Native File Formats

CINCINNATI, OHIO USA & CUMMING, GEORGIA (December 23, 2019) – AutomationDirect, distributor of Automation and Industrial Control Products, has chosen TraceParts to create and publish its 3D product catalog. AutomationDirect is a well-recognized name in the Industrial Automation Market. They offer thousands of industrial automation products for electrical control systems, including PLCs, operator interfaces, AC ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect Voted “Best of Forsyth” for Second Year in a Row

AutomationDirect Voted “Best of Forsyth” for Second Year in a Row

Every year, our local newspaper, Forsyth County News, conducts their Readers’ Choice “Best of Forsyth” Contest to decide the favorite businesses, groups, and professionals in Forsyth County amongst the community. The 2020 contest featured nominees in over 250 categories and we’re proud to announce that AutomationDirect was among them! AutomationDirect was voted the “Best of ... Read More
 
The FIRST Robotics Competition 2020 Digital Animation Award Winner

The FIRST Robotics Competition 2020 Digital Animation Award Winner

This award presented by AutomationDirect.com, celebrates the art of digital animation and its close relationship to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics). The 2020 Digital Animation Award is offered to help encourage students to cultivate skills in design and creation of animation including, but not limited to, storytelling, creativity, use of computer software, and an ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect Employees Enjoy Helping Students in Internship Program

AutomationDirect Employees Enjoy Helping Students in Internship Program

A key AutomationDirect value is to be a responsible, involved citizen of the communities where team members live and work. That’s one of the reasons the company has served for the past two years as an employer for Internship Forsyth which gives students the opportunity to learn real-world skills by working at local companies. The ... Read More
 
Nine Years Strong – First Team Honoree

Nine Years Strong – First Team Honoree

For the ninth year in a row, Automation World readers have voted for their “First Team” suppliers in PMMI Media Group’s 2020 Leadership in Automation program. This year, AutomationDirect made “First Team” in the following categories: HMI Hardware HMI Software PLCs/PACs First Team Honoree Automation World, a leading business magazine serving automation professionals, asks their ... Read More
 
Mele Kalikimaka from AutomationDirect!

Mele Kalikimaka from AutomationDirect!

Relax, Reflect, Rejuvenate! Many of us take time off during this holiday season, but do we spend it wisely? Hopefully, on balance, we spend more time relaxing and enjoying our families, friends and faith, than running around or surfing to the next big sale for things we might use a few times and then forget. ... Read More
 
2020 FIRST Robotics Digital Animation Award

2020 FIRST Robotics Digital Animation Award

The 2020 Digital Animation Award is offered to help encourage students to cultivate skills in design and creation of animation including, but not limited to, storytelling, creativity, use of computer software, and an understanding of different techniques and forms of animation. This award is open to all FIRST Robotics Competition teams.
 
AutomationDirect PLCs Voted as a Readers’ Top Choice

AutomationDirect PLCs Voted as a Readers’ Top Choice

Automation professionals have voted for the AutomationDirect family of programmable logic controller hardware and software, once again making them a top choice for their automation applications. AutomationDirect programmable logic controller (PLC) hardware and software were recently recognized in Control Design 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards. You can find the magazine issue online here. This awards program ... Read More