Transforming technology through automation

A look inside AtlasIED's Automated Manufacturing & Distribution Center
Monday, Oct. 17 Location Code
8:25am-11:45am AtlasIED MT/02
12:25pm-3:45pm AtlasIED MT/03

Please note on Monday, lunch is on your own.


Tour AtlasIED's 280,000 square foot Automated Manufacturing & Distribution Center which supplies audio components and integrated systems for commercial, consumer, mass transit and OEM customers. Processes include stamping, sheet metal laser cut, form & weld operations, plastic injection & rotational molding, powder coating, and assembly operations.


This tour will focus on the company's journey to increase the output capacity of its IP product line by utilizing value streams and process mapping to identify takt times and balance the process from sheet metal operations through final assembly. The tour will also touch on how AtlasIED has begun making investments to integrate stand-alone robotics with existing assets to offset labor shortages and run “lights out."


AtlasIED is the combination of two widely recognized leaders in the commercial audio world, Atlas Sound and Innovative Electronic Designs (IED). Both companies have been collaborating for decades and have grown into two of the most successful commercial audio manufacturers. Atlas Sound has become the largest commercial audio provider spanning small businesses to the largest enterprises while Innovative Electronic Designs (IED) has been known as the leader in mass notification systems in airports, corporations and government institutions. For 80+ years, both companies have been installed in more than one million businesses.

Restrictions / Requirements

To participate in a tour, all attendees must adhere to and respect the tour hosts' restrictions and requirements.
Non-adherence may exclude you from a tour.

  • No cell phones
  • No competitors
  • No recording devices
  • Leather like closed-toe shoes (No high heels)
  • Long or short-sleeved shirt/blouse
  • Long pants (no shorts, skirts, dresses)
  • Safety glasses
  • Signed non-disclosure agreement