Robin Autopilot Continues Its Growth in Robotic Lawn Care with the Acquisition of Mowbot and expanded partnership with Husqvarna
DALLAS, April 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Robin Autopilot United States, a leading provider of robotic mowing technology, today announced the acquisition of Mowbot, a robotic lawn care franchise with 16 locations in the US Mowbot and current equity partner of Robin.
Following the transaction, Mowbot will be known as “Mowbot Powered by Robin” and will be headquartered by Durham, North Carolina in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, where Robin plans to expand his US headquarters. The business is led by Robin Holdings, led by the Chief Executive Officer Logan Fahey.
Mowbot operators get full access to all of Robin’s major offerings, including:
- A proprietary software package with fleet management, surveying and customer acquisition tools.
- Patented products such as Robin’s robotic door system for navigating fences and tight spaces.
- Robin Academy, training and e-learning services.
The acquisition continues Robin’s rapid expansion and strengthens its leadership position in Robotics as a Service (RaaS) for the US lawn care industry. in the December 2020, Robin made a similar arrangement with Weed Man United States Bringing the benefits of the robotic lawnmower to a growing portion of the North American lawn maintenance and landscaping market.
“Husqvarna is a pioneer in the robotic mower industry and we’re excited to be working with them even more directly to change how it works North America mows, “said Fahey.” The addition of Mowbot’s seasoned operators to the Robin platform will further fuel our goal of growing our presence as the leading provider of disruptive RaaS technology to the lawn care industry. Robin’s innovative platform coupled with Husqvarna’s global leadership in robotics will provide state-of-the-art RaaS solutions for landscapers and industry professionals across the industry. “
“We believe robotic technology will play a rapidly growing role in the future of lawn care,” said Robert McCutcheon, President of Husqvarna NA. “We see this as an excellent opportunity to work with Robin, the leader in the RaaS market for the US, to expand our presence in this expanding market.”
About Robin Autopilot
Robin was launched in 2017 and wanted to offer a smarter lawn care experience – for people and the environment. So they developed the first emission-free robotic mowing service of its kind. Since then, Robin has expanded in the US to offer this innovative service and the unique subscription-based model to more and more customers.
By enabling their member companies to deliver a 5-star customer experience and an innovative alternative to their traditional lawn care, they enable companies operated by Robin to become more profitable, competitive and sustainable in the long run.
Robin offers subscribers a bespoke subscription-based platform for running a Robot as a Service business. Depending on the subscription level, Robin offers graduated access to proprietary products (software, operating instructions, robot door for houses with fences and more) and non-proprietary products (marketing program, training and support, financing for robots and doors).
About robotic lawnmowers
Founded in 2017, Mowbot provides high quality, environmentally friendly robotic lawn care services to residential and commercial customers through 16 franchise locations in the United States Stockholm, Sweden, announced a venture investment in Mowbot to help expand its national robotic lawn care network and further accelerate its franchise sales. Mowbot’s slogan “Clean. Green. Quiet” reflects its commitment to contribute to a better environment through environmentally friendly lawn care.
About the Husqvarna Group
The Husqvarna Group is a leading global manufacturer of outdoor power products and innovative solutions for forest, park and garden maintenance. Products include chainsaws, trimmers, robotic lawnmowers, and ride-on lawnmowers. The group is also the European leader in garden irrigation products and a world leader in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. The group’s products and solutions are sold under brands such as Husqvarna, Gardena, McCulloch, Flymo, Zenoah and Diamant Boart through distributors and retailers to consumers and professionals in more than 100 countries.
For more information contact:
Jeremy Putney, Marketing communication
For Robin autopilot:
Ellen Bruno, VP, operation
SOURCE Robin Autopilot