Mar. 25, 2017 – Intelligrated, a North American-based automated material handling solutions provider, has announced the election of Matt Wicks, vice president, product development, manufacturing systems, to the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) board of directors. Wicks’ two-year term began following the board’s January meeting.
RIA said Wicks was elected for his background in systems integration and robotic applications in high-growth logistics markets, including experience with warehousing, distribution and e-commerce fulfillment operations.
“The RIA is an exceptionally well run, forward-thinking organization, and it’s an honour to be involved as a board member,” said Wicks, who offers more than two decades of engineering and robotics experience in the material handling industry.
“It’s an exciting time for the robotics industry and RIA membership is at a record number. We’re looking forward to continuing our mission of educating, promoting and advancing robotics in North America and beyond,” added Jeff Burnstein, president of RIA.