Kundinger, a Wisconsin and Michigan-based company delivering fluid power, automation, process control and product solutions to a wide range of industries, confirms its commitment to developing a robust and successful manufacturing sector by becoming a founding member of Automation Alley Industry 4.0 Accelerator.
The mission of the Industry 4.0 Accelerator is to attract businesses and startups from around the world that are developing the next generation of manufacturing technologies and connect them with Michigan’s expansive advanced manufacturing ecosystem. Manufacturing and technology startups that are accepted into the Accelerator receive a combination of capital, programming and contracted services from partner organizations.
"Michigan has become a hub for advanced manufacturing and the Industry 4.0 Accelerator brings together some of the biggest names in manufacturing to nurture startups and develop an innovation pipeline that benefits us all,” said Paul Kundinger, president of Kundinger Inc. “This type of forward-thinking innovation will lead to the continued advancement of our local economy and beyond.”
Automation Alley Industry 4.0 Accelerator’s founding corporate partners include Lear Corporation; Whirlpool Corporation; DENSO; Siemens; Magna; Faurecia; Comau; Design Systems, Inc.; Mirari; Electro-Matic Ventures; TAC; Nippon Piston Ring; ITR Solutions; Kundinger; Orbitform; Maintenance Technologies Consulting; Bosch Rexroth; the Jackson Area Manufacturers Association; and other manufacturing leaders across the region.