The Measurement, Control & Automation Association is the national trade association representing leading manufacturers and distributors of instrumentation, systems and software used in industrial process control and factory automation around the world. Our member companies include the leading multi-national companies together with a range of more niche-oriented providers.
MCAA helps the management teams of process and factory automation product and solution providers run and grow successful businesses by offering timely, unique and highly specialized resources acquired from shared management benchmarks and strategies where proprietary company information is secure.
MCAA serves members by delivering the reliable management data they need to succeed, by providing unique peer and customer networking/education opportunities and by offering a network of industry resources to help them solve their most critical business problems.
MCAA was incorporated as a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) corporation in the Commonwealth of Virginia in September 1994. The Association was founded in the 1940s as Recorder-Controller, Inc. and subsequently became associated with the Scientific Apparatus Makers Association (also known as the SAMA Group of Associations). As part of SAMA, the organization was known as the Recorder-Controller Section, the Process Measurement & Control Section and the Measurement, Control & Automation Section.