This article showcases our top picks for the best Washington based Industrial Automation companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Industrial Automation industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Washington Industrial Automation Companies
DroneSeed is making reforestation scalable–to make a dent in carbon emissions. It is paid per acre to plant tree seed vessels with DroneSwarms.
It is one of the most advanced drone companies in the US as it has obtained three precedent setting FAA approvals. It is the 1st and only company allowed to operate heavy-lift drone swarms each carrying a 57lb payload.
It is also the first to be able to operate heavy lift swarms BVLOS (Beyond visual line of sight). Its customers include timber companies, non-profits such as The Nature Conservancy, and government agencies.
It was founded by Grant Canary in 2015 and went through Techstars Seattle in 2016.. .
Picnic is an innovator of food production technology and Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS) solutions. Vivid Robotics, Inc.
(dba Picnic) (hellopicnic.com), has collected an experienced team of food and technology industry veterans to develop and provide specialized intelligent technology and exclusive solutions for the food service and hospitality industries.. .
Retrocausal builds intelligence augmentation systems that help frontline workers train better, be more efficient at their daily jobs, and improve the processes they drive. Their RetroActivity platform for human activity analysis automatically builds computational models of a complex physical task, given only a handful of recorded demonstrations of the task.
Once such a model is built, RetroActivity can finely track the job status from live video, to guide a worker through the task, provide independent training, and perform analytics.. .
Sirqul.com is a Seattle-based startup that has created a ubiquitous social platform enabling consumers and brands to create their own distributed, Social-Location-Mobile solutions as a means of driving awareness and engagement through viral adoption. It removes the complexity associated with scalable, enterprise-quality software and enables the rapid deployment of interoperable IoT ecosystems based upon plug-and-play APIs, tool kits, and starter projects.
The company’s platform and patented technologies empower the Internet of Things (IoT) device manufacturers, enterprises, and cloud-enabled application ecosystem owners (AEO’s) to rapidly create dynamic, connected, and engaging experiences and applications for their customers, users, and employees. Sirqul was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, United States..
Modifi provides versatile workforce sensing solutions from recycled smartphones.Modifi Platform fosters efficient workforce management. Today’s workforce ecosystem is changing, yet, management via paperwork, spreadsheet, anecdote, etc.
is still routine. Modifi fills a dire need for agile, fact-based learning systems that link the back office to the field staff for better collaboration, staff monitoring and management..
We build software to help senior living providers keep track of policies, protocols, and forms. Our vision is to build an operations platform for industries with lots of documents and high regulatory & compliance needs.
We launched during COVID and have happy customers across the US.. .
C-Labs provides industrial-grade solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT). Get access to your live data from local and remote sensors, services, and devices using your phone, tablet, or other smart device.
With our flagship product, the C-DEngine, you get a scalable, secure, and simple-to-use IoT platform for Rapid Application Development that can be tailored to your needs.. .
Powerit Solutions, LLC provides energy demand response and demand control solutions for industrial and commercial applications. It offers Energy Director, power management system that reduces energy costs by managing demand levels in commercial and industrial applications and Konnekt Wireless I/O for industrial grade wireless l/O for power management applications.
The company serves various industries, including agriculture and food products, commercial and recreational facilities, forest products, mechanical fabrication and manufacturing, petroleum and petrochemical and primary metals fabricators. Powerit Solutions, LLC was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
Powerit Solutions, LLC operates as a subsidiary of Powerit Holdings, Inc.. .
Ombitron is a developer of cloud-based software solutions to configure and maintain an end-to-end wireless transport system. It creates hardware and software solutions specifically for the Internet of Things (also called Machine to Machine (M2M)) market.
The company specializes in cellular gateways combined with cloud-based software to provide a fully managed, easy to configure and maintain end-to-end wireless transport system. Ombitron was established in 2013 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington..
jydo is the local ambassador to the connected world, taking the guess work out of AV technology in meetings spaces. jydo provides four main benefits: Control: Meeting spaces are becoming more sophisticated with many devices required to achieve your typical meeting.
As devices become more advanced, setup and operation becomes confusing and frustrating. With jydo all of your hardware is available through a single interface.
One click can prepare your space and ensure technology does not add to your pre-meeting stress. Metrics: jydo tracks state changes for all connected devices.
We know which devices and rooms are being used, which are being neglected, which hardware is malfunctioning, and more. All data collected is directly accessible to the user.
We provide a platform for administrators to view usage data, but also the ability to export the information into formats that better suit their needs. Automation: As jydo collects usage data it is able to dynamically build a statistical model that can be used to predict future actions.
By leveraging available data, we can prep meeting spaces before they’re needed, without direct input from the user. Google Now provides information before you search for it, jydo prepares your meeting space before you ask it to.
Advanced Voice Research Labs
Advanced Voice Research Labs brings efficiency to the world of enterprise applications with AI-powered voice systems. Advanced Voice Research Labs is a platform that transforms complex decision paths into fully traceable, 100% accurate, high-speed decisions.
They use AI to enables data from the front-lines to reach line managers in real-time, helping companies make better decisions dynamically, as market changes. Their AI allows machines to understand what people are saying to them, without needing keywords or rigid sentence structures.
They have spent the past three years building the world’s most advanced voice interface.. .
Automic is automation enterprise focused, scalable and consistent, they have the entire solution for all your needs.They help companies deliver their big ideas and stay competitive by automating day to day business processes. Their goal is to automate billions of tasks across millions of apps and servers and complete them in record-breaking time, to free up the best and brightest.
They ensure businesses have the best opportunity to meet the demands of today’s consumer and fast-paced digital world.. .
Fresh is an integrated consulting team of designers, developers, and engineers that build fresh experiences people love. Powered by our multi-talented teams, our winning combination of innovative thinking, creative design, sophisticated development, and advanced engineering ensure we’re delivering end-to-end experiences to help you grow.
From creative brands and websites to intuitive apps and robots, we work with you from strategy to execution to create what’s next.. .
As a world leader in drive technology and a pioneer in drive-based automation, SEW-EURODRIVE has established a reputation for quickly solving the most difficult power transmission and motion control challenges. They introduced the gearmotor in 1931.
In the 80 years since then, they have been bringing the best in drive technology to their customers. That commitment has led to a history of innovations — the first variable speed gearmotor, early development of electronic drives, some of the first successful efforts to decentralize control, and the first motor with energy-efficient copper rotors.
Exceptional solutions have made SEW-EURODRIVE the standard for drive performance and reliability in the United States since they first began working here in the early 1970s. Enthusiastic customer response to their variable speed gearmotors led us to open their first assembly center in Troy, Ohio, in 1975.
Within a few short years, SEW was operating four additional regional assembly centers across the U.S. — in Bridgeport, NJ; Dallas, TX; Hayward, CA, and Lyman, SC.
Today, they provide expert application assistance and products from their five regional assembly centers, more than 60 technical sales offices, and a nationwide distributor network.. .
MODICA builds intelligent micro-factories and workspaces inside shipping containers that are deployed, arranged, and stacked to create macro-factories and clusters of activity wherever they need to be, anywhere on – or off – Earth. Our proprietary Micromanufacturing Array technologies normalize the physical form factors and data formats involved in digital manufacturing, linking machine tools like 3D printers and small-format CNC mills together with intelligent robotics and self-healing job queuing and coordination platforms.
We collapse the entire requisition and construction of manufacturing capacity down to a single line-item, allowing anyone to make anything, anywhere.. .
We are delivering new ways to connect people to machines. In the industrial space and the field of test & measurement, daq.io provides modern and powerful solutions to store and visualize machine data online.
The daq.io platform offers ways for teams such as R&D and manufacturing to collaborate easily and eliminate sources for misunderstandings, allowing a more efficient way of working together, better insight into ongoing processes and overall lower operational costs.. .
Raisbeck Engineering, Inc. designs, develops, and markets performance improvement systems for business and commercial jet-powered aircraft.
It provides quiet turbofan propellers, ram air recovery systems, enhanced performance leading edges, dual aft body strakes, high flotation gear doors, nacelle and crown wing lockers, and fuselage lockers.. .
Newton Research Labs
Newton Labs is a privately held developer and manufacturer of machine vision and robotic systems serving a wide range of industries including: aerospace, automotive, bottling, electronics, medical, packaging, and nuclear, among many others.Established in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1990 as an offshoot of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and moved to Seattle in 1995, the company has for more than 18 years developed and marketed high performance, computer-driven automation for industrial processes. Newton products are designed to allow the quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness of computer technology to replace the human element in virtually every industry.
Newton engineers and staff design and code all of their own machine vision and robotics software, as well as operate their fully-equipped machine shop and vision lab. They design, manufacture, or modify virtually all of their own hardware, including controllers, cameras, lighting, electronics, machine control and mechanicals.
Newton Labs has deployed more than 20,000 machine vision, robotic and automation systems worldwide. Many of Newton’s projects are the first-of-their-kind..
Octant Innovations is a technology company that delivers building automation software, hardware, and application-level solutions. All Octant technology is based on open protocol systems that ensure the widest possible range of installers to ensure qualified, competitive quotations for its clients.
It was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Tukwila, Washington.. .
Rendition Networks develops network device automation technologies and provides network configuration control software. The company’s product, TrueControl solution offers its users with information about changing activities in a network.
Rendition Networks is a U.S.-based company that was founded in 1998 and it was acquired by Opsware on December 2, 2004.. .
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