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Bodine Electric Company exhibited at the AUTOMATE 2024 trade show at McCormick Place in Chicago from Monday, May 6 through Thursday, May 9, 2024. A team of eight people from Bodine’s sales and marketing departments took turns greeting visitors to our booth number 2180 during the four days.

AUTOMATE is the largest robotics and automation trade show in North America. Robots were definitely the stars of the show, but other products included conveyors, gearmotors like Bodine’s, and other components like encoders and connectors. The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) – the host of the event – expected the 2024 show in Chicago to be 25% larger than the previous record-setting show in Detroit in 2023.

Bodine Electric displayed our newest products at the AUTOMATE show. Shown above are our new type “56R” stainless steel gearmotor, our type “34B” explosion-proof gearmotor (which is currently in a competition to be “The Coolest Thing Made in Iowa“), our type “33A” 12 volt DC parallel shaft gearmotor, our type “22B” brushless DC planetary gearmotor (with encoder mounted), our new type “42B” brushless DC hypoid right angle gearmotor with hollow output shaft, and our type “42R” offset parallel shaft gearmotor with hollow output shaft (with matching shaft kit). One “product” we gave away to visitors was a rubber coffee mug coaster that said, “My design starts with Coffee and ends with Bodine.”

The AUTOMATE show was a great opportunity for Bodine Electric to interact face-to-face with customers, prospects, suppliers, and media partners. One of those media partners, WTWH Media, invited us to their happy hour at The Chicago Firehouse Restaurant after the first day of the show.

Thank you to everyone who visited Bodine Electric at AUTOMATE 2024!

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