With 4,000 units sold, the Danish Universal Robots is the leader of the collaborative robots, these robots to work among men. A pioneer in a niche market of industrial robotics, a $ 100 million but niche that knows a comfortable growth of 50% per year.
Danish which counts Johnson & Johnson and the Volkswagen Group among its clients will pass under the control of American Teradyne, a specialist in systems of controls, including defense-related American. A transaction of $ 285 million more 65 million, if Universal Robots reaches its objectives.
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Source : “Teradyne and Universal Robots Announce Agreement for Teradyne to Acquire Universal Robots, Leader in Collaborative Robots”, Universal Robots press release, May 13, 2015