March 21, 2017

Aethon Recognized by Robotics Business Review As One of the Top Robotics Companies Again in 2017

PITTSBURGH–Aethon, Inc., the global leader in autonomous mobile robot solutions was recognized by Robotics Business Review in its sixth annual RBR50 list.  According to Robotics Business Review, this year’s list spotlights the global best among robotics innovators, suppliers, and influencers.

Aethon continues to lead the way with their autonomous mobile robot platform.   For a company to be selected to the 2017 list they had to demonstrate three key attributes – commercial success, innovation, and influence  and represent many different levels and facets of the robotics ecosystem.  The RBR50 list is dynamic, with robotics companies entering and leaving on an annual basis and thus creating a list that is indicative of where the global robotics industry as a whole is headed..  Aethon has been on the list every year since its inception and is one of only very few robotics companies to have achieved that milestone.

Robotics Business Review has been a consistent and credible voice in the field of robotics.  We are honored to be a part of this annual list once again and delighted RBR continues to recognize Aethon as a company to watch in the robotics space.  We also congratulate all of the robotic companies recognized and are excited to be part of such an innovative community of thought leaders,” comments Aldo Zini, CEO of Aethon.

Aethon has successfully commercialized its autonomous mobile robots and has over 500 units installed.  Aethon’s newest models of robots provide robust capabilities for manufacturers to automate internal logistics processes.  Their robots connect islands of automation and enable Industry 4.0 transformation by automatically transporting supplies and components to their point-of-use.  TUG robots are already installed and operational in leading manufacturers around the globe.  Hospitals have successfully used the TUG platform to deliver meals, medications, specimens, linens and remove waste.  Part of Aethon’s success can be attributed to the wide assortment of enabling technology complementing the TUG robot.  This includes technology and intellectual property related to cloud-based remote support, IT system integration, building system integration, and a wide assortment of delivery modes and transportation options.

About Aethon

Aethon is the leading autonomous mobile delivery robot and automates internal logistics in commercial environments by delivering goods and supplies using its TUG® smart autonomous mobile robot.  For more information, visit

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