SVT Robotics Opens Office and Innovation Lab in Norfolk, VA

NORFOLK, VA (November 21, 2019) Yesterday, SVT Robotics, a company whose software platform expedites and simplifies the deployment of industrial robotics, hosted a grand opening event for its new office and robotics innovation test lab facility in downtown Norfolk, Virginia.

“I want to thank all of the elected officials and business colleagues for joining us in our celebration tonight,” said AK Schultz, CEO of SVT Robotics. “Our story shows that a community can have a huge impact on helping to launch and accelerate startups.”    

“In the past year, we’ve more than doubled in size and have several software platform deployments under our belts across the United States,” said Michael Howes, COO and CTO of SVT Robotics. “A year ago, we were getting ready to complete the accelerator program at 757 Accelerate.”

SVT Robotics invited local and regional representatives and officials, along with area technology and automation colleagues to celebrate the opening of its new 5,000 square foot office and lab, as well as the successes of 2019.

Howes added, “This new innovation and test lab enables our product and software development teams to test new features of our software platform against live robotic systems, allowing for faster robot deployments in the field.”

SVT Robotics designed their software platform to accelerate deployments of innovative and emerging robotics technologies into enterprise supply chain systems. In the past, traditional deployments would take a year or more, while SVT’s platform brings this down to a matter of weeks or a few months.

During the grand opening event, SVT Robotics demonstrated their software platform, and how it easily connects with enterprise software systems and various robotics technologies, including the L600 Automated Guided Vehicle system from Grenzebach.

Local and state representatives participated in the opening to include Delegate Jay Jones, delegate for the 89th District of the Virginia House, and representatives from the office of Congresswoman Elaine Luria and the office of Mayor Alexander, City of Norfolk, were in attendance.

“We’re very excited about the new space and the innovation lab,” said Jim Hodson, Head of Marketing for SVT Robotics. “Thanks to our elected leaders, officials, and business colleagues for sharing this with us—it’s always great to hear their insights and observations about the growth of technology in the area.”

About SVT Robotics

Founded in 2018, SVT Robotics is a software company that’s revolutionizing robot deployments in warehousing and manufacturing industries. SVT’s software platform enables companies to easily connect their enterprise systems to any robot or automation, in a fraction of the time, empowering them to compete in a quickly changing marketplace. Also, connect with SVT Robotics on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and svtrobotics.com.

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