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Epson Robots Once Again Named One of Fifty Leading Robotics Companies of the Year by Robotics Business Review

EPSON Robots

List is Comprised of the Most Influential Public and Private Companies in the Global Robotics Industry

CARSON, CA. – Epson Robots, the #1 SCARA robot manufacturer in the world, today announced it was recognized by Robotics Business Review as one of the 50 leading robotics companies (RBR50) in 2019 for the sixth time. A designated panel of judges, including the RBR editorial team and industry experts, evaluated this year’s submissions. They were looking for the most innovative, successful, and influential companies in their respective areas.

Companies were evaluated on innovative technology, understanding of customer needs, and on ecosystems of developers and integrators. Other factors for success included investor support, components that are improving in capability and price, and a growing market that has room for competition.

"The RBR50 is the premier list showcasing the best of the best in the field of robotics and automation," said Keith Shaw, editor-in-chief of Robotics Business Review. “Epson has a proven track record in providing innovative robotics solutions and meeting customers' needs, so it’s no surprise they made the RBR50 list again this year.”

“Robotics Business Review delivers insightful and actionable business intelligence to a global robotics audience,” said Gregg Brunnick, director of product management for Epson Robots.

“We strive to offer the most innovative and highest quality robotics solutions along with excellent customer service, and are delighted to be part of the RBR50 leading robotics company list.”

Recent new innovative solutions from Epson Robots include the SynthisTM T6 All-in-One SCARA Robot, which comes with a built-in controller, a new technology feature that helps reduce space requirements and simplify setup; Epson Force Guide, a tightly integrated force control system that allows Epson Robots to sense and make precision moves using force feedback data; the IntelliFlex™ Feeding System, which powered by Epson Robots’ IntelliFlex Software and Vision Guide delivers a simplistic and affordable feeding solution; the ultra low cost VT6L All-in-One 6-Axis Robot, ideal for manufacturers looking for maximum value and performance.

About the RBR50
For eight years, the RBR50 list has been one of the most prestigious collections of industry leaders in robotics, artificial intelligence, and unmanned systems. We’ve researched multiple companies and their applications, reviewed numerous submissions, and identified this year’s top 50 companies worth following. For a list of the winning companies, please visit the Robotics Business Review website.

About Epson Robots
Epson Robots is a global leader in PC controlled precision factory automation, with an installed base of well over 85,000 robots worldwide and a product line of hundreds of models of easy to use SCARA, Cartesian and 6-Axis robots based on a common PC based platform. Building on a 35-year heritage, Epson Robots today delivers robots for precision assembly and material handling applications in the aerospace, appliance, automotive, biotechnology, consumer product, electronics, food processing, medical device, pharmaceutical, plastics, semiconductor, and telecommunication industries.

About Epson
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, watches and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 81,000 employees in 85 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.

Epson America, Inc., based in Long Beach, Calif., is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (twitter.com/EpsonAmerica), YouTube (youtube.com/EpsonAmerica), and Instagram (instagram.com/EpsonAmerica).

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