Bluefin Robotics Acquires Hawkes Remotes
Bluefin expands into the ROV market with plans to offer the vehicles to the oil and gas industry.
(September 15, 2011)
Robotiq and Motoman Form Strategic Partnership
The companies will deliver dexterous robotic gripper tooling on robots that will increase application flexibility and reduce tooling costs.
(August 24, 2011)
Accuray to Acquire TomoTherapy for $277 Million
The robotic radiosurgery provider will team with TomoTherapy to offer advanced treatments for cancer and other diseases.
(March 11, 2011)
Cobham Acquires Bomb-Disposal Robot Maker for EUR 78 Million
Upon completion of the acquisition, Germany's Telerob GmbH will be integrated into the UK defense firm's Mission Equipment business unit.
(January 27, 2011)
ABB to Acquire Baldor Electric Company
The transaction would create a global leader in industrial motion.
(December 01, 2010)
Segway Performing a Balancing Act
Segway has staying power. It has survived overwhelming hype, a worldwide recession, and an acquisition buoyed by the robust technology.
(September 12, 2010)
FLIR Systems Announces Agreement to Acquire ICx Technologies
FLIR will commence a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of ICx common stock for $7.55 per share in cash and will acquire any ICx shares not purchased in the tender offer in a second-step merger at the same price per share paid in the tender offer.
(August 23, 2010)
Cimcorp Acquires RMT Robotics
European automated material handling company acquires RMT Robotics, which will offer integrated robotic gantry systems for tire, warehouse and distribution markets.
(August 02, 2010)
What’s Up with Hansen Medical?
A promising healthcare robotics firm stumbles on weak sales, lawsuits, and an earnings restatement.
(March 17, 2010)
Segway Merged and then Sold to Itself
Announcement noted that the merger/sale was accomplished on December 24, 2009, and that N.H.-based Segway also received funding that will be used to support the company going forward.
(January 22, 2010)
FMC Buys Schilling for Robot Probes of Underwater Equipment
FMC Technologies, which makes fluid-control and construction systems for the oil industry, has bought 45 percent of Schilling Robotics, largely for Schilling’s developments in remote manipulators and remote-operated inspection and repair vehicles.
(April 13, 2009)
Hansen Medical Completes Acquisition Of AorTx
Hansen Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq:HNSN) has completed its acquisition of AorTx, Inc., an early stage developer of "percutaneous" or catheter-based valve technology. The acquisition will support Hansen Medical leveraging its Sensei(TM) Robotic Catheter system.
(November 21, 2007)