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Persimmon Technologies Closes Series B Funding with $5.8M
Intel Capital added as an investor
By RBR Staff


Wakefield, MA– Persimmon Technologies Corporation, a provider of vacuum robotics and Hybrid-Field Motor Technology for the semiconductor, LED, FPD and solar equipment markets, announced that it has closed a $5.8 million Series B funding round. Intel Capital and The Bernard M. Gordon Charitable Remainder Trust join Nidec Sankyo as major equity holders in the company. The company also added two industry veterans as individual investors.

Since launching in March of 2011, Persimmon Technologies Corporation has focused on developing next generation vacuum robotics and disruptive Hybrid-Field Motor Technology. The new funding will help Persimmon expand its vacuum robotics product portfolio, invest…

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