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VEX Robotics
Innovation First, Inc., parent company of VEX Robotics, designs and produces electronics for autonomous mobile ground robots. It provides educational and competitive robotics products, and consumer robotics toys.

The company offers VEX Robotics Design System, a classroom robotics platform designed to nurture creative advancement in robotics and knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and math education.

Innovation First, Inc. was incorporated in 1996 and is based in Greenville, Texas.


Contact Info
1519 Interstate 30 West
Greenville, TX, 75402
United States
Company Leadership

Ian Laugher, Managing Director
Tony Norman, CEO
Joe Astroth, VP & Chief Education Strategist
Dennis Feeney, VP
Joel Carter, VP Marketing

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A recognized global leader in the development of robotics platforms for STEM learning, VEX Robotics / Education is dedicated to providing engaging and fun student experiences that enable individuals to reach their full potential while they develop the knowledge and skills vital to success in the 21st Century.

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