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OTTO Motors and Kollmorgen Initiate Strategic Technical Collaboration in 2023

May 4, 2023

OTTO Motors and Kollmorgen Initiate Strategic Technical Collaboration

Kollmorgen and OTTO Motors have announced their strategic technical collaboration. The collaboration between the two global leaders is a major milestone for the autonomous material handling industry.

Kollmorgen and OTTO Motors share a common goal to deliver exceptional self-driving vehicle applications to OEMs and System Integrators that strive to streamline material handling to end-users in all industries globally. Together, the two leaders are exploring their joint capabilities to provide innovative solutions for their growing combined customer base.

With over fifteen years of robotics experience and 4+ million production hours, OTTO Motors’ autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) uniquely and reliably deliver safety, productivity and large-scale deployments to the world’s most recognized brands, including GE and Toyota.

“As the autonomous material handling market matures, customers will expect all vehicles in their fleet to be intelligent machines,” said Matt Rendall, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of OTTO Motors. “We’re excited to cooperate with Kollmorgen to bring our AMR technology to vehicles of all shapes and sizes.”

Matt Rendall, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of OTTO Motors

Kollmorgen has delivered exceptional vehicle automation solutions for automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and mobile robots with its NDC Platform for over fifty years, and has through the industry’s leading eco system of OEM and System Integrator partners deployed tens of thousands of advanced self-driving vehicles for a variety of applications globally, making Kollmorgen NDC the industry benchmark.

“We see a lot of things happening in the market, where interoperability amongst other things is a strong driving force, opening up for new perspectives and collaborations,” said Tobias Byfeldt, Vice President & General Manager Kollmorgen Automation. “We are impressed with OTTO Motors’ offering and are excited to see what a collaboration between our two companies could mean and the value it could bring to our customers.”

Tobias Byfeldt, Vice President & General Manager Kollmorgen Automation

As the growing mobile robot industry continues to evolve, Kollmorgen and OTTO Motors are well positioned to continue as leaders in delivering cutting-edge solutions that address the needs of customers worldwide for decades to come. 

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