Alabama Robotics Technology Park to launch new robotics program

By   – Banking and Legal Reporter, Birmingham Business Journal

The state of Alabama is launching a new robotics training program.

Alabama Robotics Technology Park (RTP) is launching RTP 2.0 in an effort to keep Alabama’s business and industry ahead of the curve. The program will launch on Jan. 7 at the Robotics Technology Park in Tanner, Alabama.

“In our constant mission to stay ahead of the demands of the ever-changing manufacturing world, we needed to upgrade the Robotics Technology Park with the latest advancements in robotics and automation,” said Ed Castiledeputy secretary of the Workforce Development Division and director of AIDT. “This upgrade once again makes the RTP a world-leader in robotics and automation training.”

Through the program, manufacturers can take advantage of innovative robotics training for their employees while not shutting down production, at no-cost to the company.

The smart factory manufacturing experience is focused on transformative technical areas, including automation & robotics, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality, data analytics and 3D printing.

“Launching RTP 2.0 is exciting for Alabama companies as they gain access to some of the most revolutionary processes in the manufacturing industry,” said Kristi Bain, assistant director of North Alabama for AIDT. “Staying ahead of industry advancements is crucial to developing a highly skilled and competitive workforce, which aligns with the mission of AIDT.”

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