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13 jan 20235 min read

United Robotics Group GmbH strengthens ecosystem of European robotics leaders with the acquisition of Robotnik Automation S.L.L.

The German-based ecosystem of service robotics companies continues to partner with
experts contributing to launching the successful third generation of service robots,
CobiotX.

  • The German-based ecosystem of service robotics companies continues to partner with experts contributing to launching the successful third generation of service robots, CobiotX
  • CobiotX represents new generation of service robots, designed to support humans
    across multiple industries and respond to unique challenges faced in the workforce
  • Robotnik Automation is the leading provider of technologies in mobile service robotics,
    headquartered in Valencia, Spain with a track record in developing and manufacturing
    mobile platforms and manipulators.

Bochum/Valencia 13 January 2023 – United Robotics Group (URG) announces the agreement to acquire a majority stake in Robotnik Automation S.L.L. (Robotnik), a leading-edge provider of technologies in mobile service robotics, headquartered in Valencia, Spain.

With this acquisition, United Robotics Group advances its strategy of asserting the leading position in the European robotics market through organic growth and acquisitions.

Robotnik Automation has a 20-year track record in design, manufacturing and marketing mobile robots and mobile manipulators. The technology and quality in products and services have established the company’s presence in international markets such as Korea, Japan, China, Singapore, USA, France, Germany and Italy. Additionally, the company has a strong reputation for the development of engineering and R&D projects.

“We have been working with Robotnik as our strategic partner and I am delighted to see the company join our group. We will benefit from 70 highly experienced robotics experts, especially in the areas of R&D and Software. This investment will support us in the development of further applications for CobiotX, the third generation of robots for humans”, states Thomas Linkenheil, Co-CEO of United Robotics Group. ”We look forward to working with the local management team around Roberto Guzmán and Rafael López who are leading the company since the very beginning. We are very confident to leverage synergies”.

Dr. Nadja Schmiedl, CTO of United Robotics Group, comments: “With their leading mobile manipulator technology and expertise with arm integration and its modular software, Robotnik is a perfect partner for United Robotics Group. We will benefit from Robotnik’s access to the international research networks as well as their products to strengthen our vertical Inspection & Maintenance and explore mobility applications in new CobiotX projects.”

Roberto Guzmán, CEO of Robotnik, said: “We are very pleased to integrate in the United Robotics Group and be part of its expansion in the global market. We will focus on our strength in developing leading edge technology and contributing to URG’s success with our network and experience in R&D projects.”

 

PRESS CONTACT 

United Robotics Group GmbH
Johannes Kober I Corporate Communication
j.kober@unitedrobotics.group 

Robotnik Automation S.L.L
María Benítez | Chief Marketing Officer
mbenitez@robotnik.es 

Omnicom PR Group
Karina Galvez-Ratinet | +33 6 31 94 70 72 
Dylan Jullian | +33 6 18 89 56 73 
oprg-urg@omnicomprgroup.com 

About CobiotX https://cobiotx.unitedrobotics.group/en

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