ABB acquires Codian Robotics

ABB enhances portfolio of high-speedindustrial robots with Codian acquisition; Strategic buy builds on industry-leading logistics portfolio.


ABB hasacquired Codian Robotics B.V., a leading provider of delta robots, located inthe Netherlands, which are used primarily for high-precision pick and placeapplications. With the transaction, ABB is accelerating its engagement in thegrowing field of delta robots.

“Our acquisitionunderscores our focus on breakthrough technology, helping our customers tofully realize the potential of automation and increase their flexibility in arapidly changing business landscape,” said Sami Atiya, President of ABBRobotics and Discrete Automation. “CodianRobotics’ technologies and industry expertise are the perfect addition to oursuite of food and beverage, pharmaceutical, service robotics and logisticssolutions, while also supporting ABB’s machine-centric robotics offering.

Going forward,ABB will be able to provide its customers with a broader range of delta robotsand integrated solutions from a single source, contributing to ABB’smachine-centric robotics strategy which integrates machine automation and robotcontrol into a single platform.

HansWimmer, President of ABB’s Machine Automation division and Managing Director ofB&R, said, “With Codian Robotics, we are acquiring one of the world’s mostsuccessful suppliers of delta robots with an extraordinary track record in themachine builders’ sector.”

CodianRobotics’ offering includes a hygienic design line, ideal for hygiene-sensitiveindustries including food and beverage and pharmaceuticals.


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