Gold Sponsor


Cognex Corporation is the world’s leading provider of machine vision systems, vision software, vision sensors and surface inspection systems used in manufacturing automation. Cognex is also a leader in industrial ID readers.

Silver Sponsor

Kindred is a robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) company that develops robots to solve real-world problems. … Its team of scientists, engineers, and business operators have set a new standard for reinforcement learning for robots. The company is co-located in San Francisco and Toronto.


Exotec designs revolutionary robotic systems for the supply chain. Our robots are designed to connect mathematics, mechanics and humans, with the latter always at the focus of our attention. We create robotic systems to help e-merchants and retailers meet the great challenge of the seamless customer journey and allow women and men to engage in exciting career paths.


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Ferag AG, with headquarters in Hinwil in the canton of Zurich, is a family-owned Swiss company specialized in the development and manufacture of conveying and processing systems in the graphical and direct mailing, as well as total intralogistic solutions across all industries along with software for the control and visualization of processes of all kinds.


Hilmot’s mechanical, electrical and application engineers possess a strong analytical aptitude, but still care deeply about the minute details that make Hilmot stand apart from any other manufacturer.