Fostering New Economies Through Education and Certification

IAAE is at the forefront of delivering digital factory automation education and certification programs in the face of unprecedented technological advancements and industry challenges playing out in diverse global manufacturing settings. A prepared workforce is your most important asset.

Building Digital Cultures

Building Digital Culture

Building digital cultures through key mindsets and skillsets regardless of changing trends in digital transformation.

Unlocking Opportunity, Hidden in Plain Sight

“I’m passionate about advancing the adoption of digital technologies and excited about the opportunity afforded to me by IAAE”. Mary Bunzel, IAAE’s new Executive Director and industry thought leader, shares her insights about digital automation and the benefits it holds for advancing the manufacturing world.

Seeking Agility Through Smart Manufacturing

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic revealed that existing U.S. manufacturing frameworks characterized by few facilities and lengthy and complex supply chains are fragile and strained from elevated business risks and shortages.

What is Advanced Medical Manufacturing?

What is Advanced Manufacturing

The FDA defined advanced manufacturing as “a collective term for new medical product manufacturing technologies that can improve drug quality, address shortages of medicines, and speed time-to-market.” The FDA also emphasizes the public health advantages of adopting continuous and additive manufacturing methods.

IAAE and MxD Study Explores the Benefits of Smart Manufacturing


Results from this FDA-funded research increase the understanding of factors that impact a manufacturer’s decision to invest in and adopt digital technologies. Analysis of interview data from manufacturer representatives revealed areas for improvement and opportunities for enhancing manufacturing resilience.