Bot-Hive attracts leading robotic companies to its platform

Bot-Hive is a digital marketplace which connects SMEs with the right robotic technology for their business and shows them how they should introduce robots and collaborative robots into their production processes. It also is a reseller and distributor of lightweight industrial robots to the SME community.

Cardiff and Bristol, 6th January, 2021. Bot-Hive, the largest online marketplace for robotics and automation technology, has added a number of leading robot companies to its platform.


Bot-Hive is a digital marketplace which connects SMEs with the right robotic technology for their business and shows them how they should introduce robots and collaborative robots into their production processes. It also is a reseller and distributor of lightweight industrial robots to the SME community.

The new companies on the platform are Fanuc, Schunk, Absolute Robotics, ASTI, Franka Emika, Gimelli Engineering, Kinova Robotics, KRUDO Industrial, Pickit 3D and Jaka Robotics.

Each will have its products highlighted on the platform and join 200 other suppliers and 85 integrator partners who form part of the website. The newcomers are:

● Absolute Robotics - Bristol, UK, supplies, designs and implements fit-for-purpose robotic solutions for customers;
● ASTI - Madrid, Spain, leading mobile robotics manufacturer;
● FANUC - World leading industrial robot manufacturer, Japan and Coventry, UK;
● Franka Emika - Munich, Germany, manufacturer of the Panda robot;
● Gimelli Engineering - Berne, Switzerland, automation solutions for consumer, care and medical products;
● Kinova Robotics - Boisbriand, Canada, manufacturers of robotic arms;
● KRUDO Industrial - Amsterdam, The Netherlands, a KUKA robot reseller;
● Pickit 3D - Leuven, Belgium, vision system enabling automated machine loading;
● Schunk - Lauffen am Neckar, Germany, the leading manufacturer of gripping systems and clamping technology.
● Jaka Robotics - A new high tech Japanese cobot manufacturer

Chris Hayes, co-founder and commercial director at Bot-Hive, said: "As an early stage start up we're delighted to welcome a number of leading robotic companies to our marketplace. We're confident that their presence will add to the strength of our platform and that they will benefit from being part of an emerging marketplace for suppliers and users. And as we grow, we will continue to attract other leading robotic and automation companies from an industry which is adapting to a changing world."

Bot-Hive is headquartered in Cardiff, with offices in Bristol and Amsterdam.

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