WINA joins the Automation Federation

By Plant Engineering Staff October 18, 2006

The Automation Federation announced recently that the Wireless Industrial Networking Alliance (WINA) will join the umbrella organization as a charter member.

WINA is a coalition of industrial end-user companies, technology suppliers, industry organizations, software developers, system integrators, and others interested in the advancement of wireless solutions for industry.

“WINA’s dedication to influencing and supporting standards, developing information materials, and forming industry partnerships is consistent with the goals of The Automation Federation,” said Ken Baker, The Automation Federation board chairman. “WINA is a strong organization with a strong identity in the marketplace, and we look forward to helping them increase their successes in the future.”

WINA’s ongoing operational activities focus on education and professional networking. This includes web seminars, participation in industry trade shows, presentations at industry conferences, and contributions to industry standards activities.