- AUGUST 14, 2007 -
was founded by Keith Wanner as a one man consulting company and quickly grew to be one of America's largest robotic integrators
specializing in reconditioned robots. RobotWorx
emphasizes customer service, low-cost robotic solutions, and top quality workmanship.
has thrived in the volatile robotics
market. "When RobotWorx first began, the average lifespan of a robotics integrator
was somewhere around two years," president Wanner said. "There are only a handful that have lasted 15 years."
Wanner attributes the success of RobotWorx to his staff over the years. "If we didn't have the talented people we have, there's no way we would have made it this far," he said.
The current staff of 35 includes certified robot technicians, engineers, and web experts. RobotWorx' survival is also due to its ability to fill market gaps and maintain a strong online sales presence.
"Every time I get a chance to grow the company, I try to take it," Wanner said. "Of course I always want to expand our technical knowledge and facilities, but the other key element is utilizing the Internet to allow customers to find us quickly."
RobotWorx has also established liaisons with robot manufacturers
. Wanner said this is something he hopes to continue strengthening. "We want to maintain and cultivate the great working relationships we have with major robot manufacturers
Other plans for the future include doubling the web team, increasing the applications knowledge among technical staff, and creating branch offices. RobotWorx currently operates out of a 100,000 square foot facility in northwest Ohio
and a branch office in southern Florida. Its customer base includes national and international companies from a variety of industries.