Networks and Associations

RAFA Solutions is a member of several engineering associations and alliance networks. Our company is a Silver Alliance Partner of National Instruments. The company also holds membership in the Control System Integrators Association, as well as is a member of Global System Integrators Database.
 
National Instruments Alliance Partner Network

NI provides powerful, flexible technology solutions that accelerate productivity and drive rapid innovation. From daily tasks to grand challenges, NI helps engineers and scientists overcome complexity to exceed even their own expectations. Customers in nearly every industry—from healthcare and automotive to consumer electronics and particle physics—use NI’s integrated hardware and software platform to improve our world.

The NI Alliance Partner Network is a program of more than 1,000 independent companies worldwide that provide complete solutions and high-quality products based on graphical system design. From products and systems to integration, consulting, and training services, NI Alliance Partners are uniquely equipped and skilled to help solve some of the toughest engineering challenges.

 

Control System Integrators Association

The Control System Integrators Association seeks to enable industries everywhere to have access to low-risk, safe and successful applications of automation technology by advancing the business practices of the system integration industry. CSIA helps its members improve their business skills, provides a forum to share industry expertise, and promotes best practices for business management.

CSIA is a global non-profit professional association that seeks to advance the industry of control system integration for the success of members Founded in 1994, CSIA is a global trade association for system integration companies. CSIA has more than 400 member firms in 27 countries.

 

Global System Integrator Database

CFE (Content For Engineers) Media’s Global System Integrator Database is an interactive community of global end-users and system integrators, hosted by Control Engineering and Plant Engineering. This platform educates end-users about existing technology, and connects them with the most suitable service providers for each unique application. End-users will find the right solution providers through the full corporate profiles integrators are creating to demonstrate their automation capabilities.

CFE Media provides engineers in manufacturing, commercial and industrial buildings and manufacturing control systems with the knowledge they need to improve their operational efficiency. CFE Media delivers the right information at the right time through a variety of platforms. CFE means “Content For Engineers”, and CFE Media means comprehensive, relevant content delivered to engineers around the world – on time, on their schedule. CFE Media publishes Control Engineering, Consulting-Specifying Engineer, Oil & Gas Engineering, and Plant Engineering magazines and digital products on a regular basis to over 434,000 qualified subscribers. The wide range of content distribution channels provide engineers with news, products, educational opportunities and industry trends.

 

Automation.com

Automation.com is the leading online publisher of automation-related content. Automation.com helps readers automate their factories and processes, solve problems and improve production efficiency by providing the most current industry news, information and resources.

Attracting more than 130,000 unique automation professionals from around the globe each month, Automation.com is the leading online content provider and the only pure electronic magazine in the automation industry. Since 2007, Automation.com has been publishing more content than any other publication, reinforcing its position as the leading online content provider. According to third-party traffic ranking websites such as Alexa.com, Automation.com is the most frequented automation-related news and information site on the web, out-ranking the websites of many of the well-known, more established industry trade publications.

Automation.com organizes information with over 40 topic-specific Automation Portals, providing an efficient and effective way for site visitors to find information. Each portal includes articles, white papers, application stories, product announcements, company news, project news, resources, training, seminars and events. In addition to the main website and portals, Automation.com publishes a weekly e-newsletter, Automation Weekly, and variety of automation portal topic e-newsletters, all of which are distributed to more than 140,000 automation professionals world-wide.

 

JEC Group

JEC is the largest composites industry organization in Europe and in the world with a network of 250,000 professionals.

JEC represents, promotes and expands composites markets by providing global or local networking and information services. Through knowledge and networking, the JEC experts offer a comprehensive service package: the JEC publications – including strategic studies, technical books and the JEC Composites Magazine – the weekly international E-letter “World Market News” and the French E-letter “JEC Info Composites”.

To date, the JEC network connects more than 250,000 professionals from a hundred countries. A strongly user-oriented strategy JEC informs composite professionals about major events, economic, technical and technological developments, new products and applications.

JEC’s mission is to organize exchanges and to facilitate connections among all involved players – raw material producers, processors, distributors, machine and software manufacturers, institutions, academics, researchers and users.