Registered member of the A3

Components Express, LLC. is an active member of the A3, Association for Advancing Automation. CEI is a manufacturer of Camera Link® and related cable assemblies serving the machine vision industry and has been a member since 2004 with the Automated Imaging Association (AIA) that joined with the A3. To view our company listing on the A3 website, please click here.

Association for Advancing Automation (A3)

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) is comprised of the leading industry related trade groups: Robotic Industries Association (RIA), AIA-Advancing Vision + Imaging (AIA), and the Motion Control and Motors Association (MCMA) and A3 Mexico, that support a broad spectrum of industrial markets.

Automated Imaging Association (AIA)

The Automated Imaging Association (AIA) a global machine vision industry's trade group, representing more than 350 member companies from 32 countries. Founded in 1984, membership includes manufacturers of complete systems, components, suppliers, system integrators, distributors, end users, consulting firms, academic institutions and research groups directly involved with machine vision and imaging. AIA was organized specifically to promote the use of image capture and analysis technology.

Key activities include administration of standards development for the industry (including GigE Vision™ and Camera Link®); publishing an annual in-depth Machine Vision Market Study; sponsoring The Vision Show and the International Robots & Vision Show; providing educational workshops, conferences and networking opportunities throughout the world; sponsoring the annual AIA Business Conference; publishing the annual printed Machine Vision Industry Directory; and hosting Machine Vision Online, the world's leading resource for machine vision information.