Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 27, 2016
Discovery Robotics Corporation announced today that it has reached agreement on terms to supply autonomous floor cleaning robots to the Diversey Care Division of Sealed Air Corporation.
Under the agreement, Diversey Care will have the exclusive license to sell and distribute floor cleaning robots by Discovery Robotics in the Americas and Europe. Diversey Care will have non-exclusive rights in all other global territories.
Kent McElhattan, President and CEO of Discovery Robotics, said, “This agreement with Diversey Care is a positive validation of our robotic solution and product vision. We believe our partnership with Diversey Care will accelerate more rapid market adoption of robotics which is critical to our success. It will allow us to leverage Diversey Care’s global sales and distribution network, their field support staff, and their many years of working with robotic floor cleaning equipment.”
Thomas Boscher, General Manager of Intellibot Robotics at Diversey Care, said, “Discovery Robotics has created a leading-edge solution based on 3-D Lidar, sonar, ultrawide band and other technologies to create a patent-pending indoor navigation and localization system. Diversey Care is committed to leading the JanSan industry with robotics that deliver improved performance at lower overall costs and with an improved sustainability profile. This agreement reinforces our strategy to own the space by designing, building and partnering, as needed, to stay ahead of the competition while bringing substantial new value to our customers and shareholders.”
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Discovery Robotics Corporation was founded in 2014 by people who believe robots will make the world a better, safer place for all of us. The Company’s mission is to increase human productivity, safety and quality of life by creating robotic solutions that deliver unique value to customers. Located in Pittsburgh, PA, leveraging the talent powerhouse of Carnegie Mellon University and its Robotics Institute, Discovery Robotics is one of 24 companies backed by Industrial Scientific Corporation since 2013. Discovery Robotics is a member of Industrial Scientific’s iNet Alliancetm which has over 200,000 devices on the Internet of Things (IoT) and is committed to eliminating death on the job in this century……http://www.discovery-robotics.com
Sealed Air Corporation creates a world that feels, tastes and works better. In 2015, the Company generated revenue of approximately $7.0 billion by helping our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Their portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions, Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, and Diversey® cleaning and hygiene solutions, enables a safer and less wasteful food supply chain, protects valuable goods shipped around the world, and improves health through clean environments. Sealed Air has approximately 23,000 employees who serve customers in 169 countries. To learn more, visit http://www.sealedair.com and http://www.intellibotrobotics.com.
Contact: Silvia Craig
Discovery Robotics Corporation