19 Mar '13, 8pm

Startup Spotlight: Robotiq Makes Robot Tooling for Agile Manufacturing

This is the third post in our Startup Spotlight series featuring new robotics companies from around the world. We're inviting representatives from the companies to describe their technologies and how they see the marketplace. The views expressed here are solely those of the author and do not represent positions of IEEE Spectrum or the IEEE. STARTUP SPOTLIGHT Name: Robotiq Location: Quebec City, Canada Focus: Robot tooling for agile manufacturing Founded: 2008 Founders: Samuel Bouchard, Vincent Duchaine, Jean-Philippe Jobin Funding: Self funded Fun Fact: The company once scared visitors by hiding a robot hand in the candy bowl during Halloween Learn more: http://robotiq.com/ Did you know that many manufacturing companies in the United States are producing less than they could because they lack skilled workers ? You might think that these companies are rushing to embrace rob...

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