Automation Engineering Incorporated Nominated for the Smaller Business Association of New England's 2010 New England Innovation Awards
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Automation Engineering Incorporated
299 Ballardvale Street
Wilmington, MA, 01887
Press release date: April 27, 2010
Camera Module Align, Assembly and Test (CMAT) Flexible Automation Platform Featured as "Game-Changer" Technology
WILMINGTON, Mass. - Automation Engineering Incorporated (AEi), a global supplier of high precision automation systems, is a finalist for the Smaller Business Association of New England's (SBANE) nomination for a 2010 New England Innovation Awards for its CMAT (Camera Module Align, Assembly, and Test) flexible automation platform. CMAT supports customers' alignment, testing and assembly of digital camera modules and sensors in portable devices such as mobile phones and PDAs, automotive safety systems, and industrial products such as borescopes and endoscopes. Leading manufacturers use CMAT as a common platform for both new product development and full-scale production deployment.
According to AEi Chief Operating Officer Justin Roe, "We are pleased that our ongoing development of highly precise flexible automation systems has led to our nomination for the SBANE New England Innovation award. We believe that our CMAT flexible automation platform provides a strong value proposition by enabling leading OEMs to quickly respond to shifting market economics and take advantage of rapidly changing opportunities for products featuring digital camera modules," concluded Roe.
The SBANE New England Innovation Awards recognize those companies that have transformed their innovative ideas into a product or service that delivers proven value to customers. Former nominees come from varying fields such as technology, manufacturing, service (profit and non-profit), and retail/distribution. Previous winners of this award include notable companies such as Staples, PictureTel, Ben & Jerry's, Brooks Automation, Direct Tire, Genzyme, Nantucket Nectars, Imagitas!, Aurora Imaging Technology, and iRobot.
Winners of this prestigious award will be honored at the "Evening of Innovation" Gala Dinner on May 13, 2010 at the Westin Hotel, Waltham, MA. The keynote speaker for this Gala Dinner is Chip Bergh, President of Gillette.
AEi is a leading supplier of high-precision, flexible automation systems across the optoelectronics, medical devices, consumer products, mobile phones, aerospace & defense, and other worldwide markets. AEi provides comprehensive design for manufacturing, process development, and pre-production build services, in addition to complete turnkey automated manufacturing stations and lines. For more information on AEi's precision automation systems, visit http://www.aeiboston.com.
The Smaller Business Association of New England, Inc. (SBANE), founded in 1938, is a private not-for-profit association of approximately 700 member companies located throughout the six-state region. SBANE was established to provide a legislative voice for small business at the state and federal levels and to make practical information available to help business owners grow their companies. SBANE runs diverse, educational programs each year and has active chapters in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The membership is characterized by a high degree of participation, reflected in a large and dynamic committee structure, addressing a range of topics from international trade to human resources.
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