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Stäubli Group strengthens its robotics portfolio

04 August 2019

Stäubli Group has acquired a 70% stake in WFT GmbH & Co. KG, a specialist in the construction of special purpose machines and mobile platforms.

In line with Stäubli’s growth strategy, this acquisition brings together companies in new complementary fields such as autonomous guided vehicle (AGV) and automation add- ons.

All employees of the acquired business will join the Stäubli Robotics Division, while the factory in Sulzbach- Rosenberg will become part of the global production network of Stäubli. The new company will operate under the name Stäubli WFT GmbH. 

Rolf Strebel, CEO of Stäubli, said: “Stäubli and WFT share a common belief to provide high- tech automation solutions of top quality to our customers by fully focusing on them and their specific needs. Our clients will profit from this step as our products complement each other. We warmly welcome WFT and its employees in the Stäubli Group and look forward to further expanding our business together.”

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