ARGO’s Space & Robotics Division Unveils Rebrand and Launches New Website

The division has adopted the ‘XTR’ acronym as part of their rebrand in an effort to highlight their flagship product – Xtreme Terrain Robotics.

November 17, 2016 - New Hamburg, Ontario based ARGO XTR formerly known as the ARGO Space & Robotics Division today unveiled a corporate rebranding and new website.

The division has adopted the ‘XTR' acronym as part of their rebrand in an effort to highlight their flagship product - Xtreme Terrain Robotics.

For nearly 50 years, ARGO XTR's parent company, Ontario Drive & Gear Ltd. (ODG) has manufactured and distributed extreme terrain vehicles, unmanned robots and lunar space rovers designed to tackle harsh environments that are literally out of this world. Now, ODG is proud to re-introduce their Space & Robotics Division as ARGO XTR.

ARGO XTR's new user-friendly website offers dynamic content, optimized product imagery and can be accessed through any device; computer, tablet or mobile. Visitors can expect to find technical information on the company's XTR robots and space rovers, explore content from specific industry applications and keep up to date on events and company news in a fun, easy-to-use format full of photos and videos.

"We are thrilled to present our new corporate identity to our customers," said Jason Scheib, ARGO XTR Sales Manager.

"Our company has evolved; we are not the same company we were just a few years ago. It was essential that we have an up-to-date website that represents who we are today and where our products thrive. This new site proudly displays our recently revamped product offering and provides reliable information to our customers, prospects and fans. Some of our core customers and partners come from extremely high tech industries and we now feel that we finally have a web presence that is conducive to them and their needs."

Since 2008, ARGO XTR has developed more than 20 robotic rover platforms designed for the harshest terrain conditions on earth, and in space. The company's latest generation of J-class robots offers a new level of mobility for applications in agricultural, industrial, security, and defense markets, where extreme mobility, personnel safety, security and durability are required in a proven, affordable platform. ARGO XTR robots are currently in service in Canada, Europe, Asia and South America for any application that is too ‘dull, dirty or dangerous' for humans.

More information and details about ARGO XTR's entire line-up of amphibious and autonomous XTR's can be found online at

About ARGO
ARGO Xtreme Terrain Vehicles and custom utility packages are manufactured since 1967. ARGO markets its products to more than 300 distributors and dealers worldwide and continues to grow at a steady pace. ARGO's unique durability, safety and versatility are driven by the renowned engineering capability of its parent company, Ontario Drive & Gear Ltd. (ODG). Since 1962, ODG has manufactured quality precision gears and transmissions.

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