Munich-based industrial automation and deep tech start-up sewts closed a €7m series A financing round with an impressive set of top tier investors on board. The funding round was led by Emerald Technology Ventures, CNB Capital, EquityPitcher Ventures and Nabtesco Technology Venture as new investors. sewts also received further contributions from existing shareholders Bayern Kapital, APEX Ventures and HTGF. With the new funding sewts will accelerate the roll-out of the sewts.VELUM systems across … [Read more...] about sewts Raises €7M to Shape the Future of Robotics and Automation in the Textile Industry
June - Trade Fair Month (Part 2) After visiting the ITMA at the beginning of June, the month ended with a completely different type of trade fair: showcased that it’s still the predominating event connecting robotics, assembly technology, machine vision and digital solution experts. This year, automatica counted 30,000 visitors from > 88 countries and 570 international exhibitors. Every year robotic companies from all over the world use automatica as their chance to present … [Read more...] about sewts at automatica – Small Booth, Incredible Impact!
June - Trade Fair Month (Part 1) ITM – What? The “International Textile Machinery Association exhibition”, short ITMA, is the worlds largest trade fair around textile and garment industry. Due to sewts’ longterm vision to “sew suitable suits”, our visit was a must-do. So we were very honored when the VDMA proposed us as exhibitor in the startup area. The ITMA takes place every four years and not only the frequency makes it comparable to the Olympic Games: Various players along … [Read more...] about Transforming the World of Textiles – sewts Goes ITMA
In this article, we are giving you insights into one of our core technologies here at sewts – our Computer Vision. It is an integral part of making our automation solutions possible. We want to lift the curtain of secrecy a bit and give you an overview of how it works, what it does, and what some of the biggest challenges in developing it were. Don’t worry, you don’t need to be a developer yourself to understand the article, we’re breaking it down to be comprehensible for everybody. What does … [Read more...] about How Our Computer Vision Recognizes Textiles
Several events of the last few years have made it obvious that global supply chains are not as reliable as once thought. From the pandemic to political brawls between economic powers and most recently the war in Ukraine, there have been plenty of reasons for companies to rethink their manufacturing processes. A potential solution is “Reshoring” (also “Backshoring” or “Nearshoring”). Let’s look at what it means and how it can benefit the entire world. What is ? „Reshoring“ is the … [Read more...] about Reshoring – What It is and How to Make It Possible
Get to know our newest senior hire, Prashant! He joins our Hardware team as Senior Mechatronics Engineer and brings in knowledge from multiple (robotics) start-ups. We sat down for an interview with him to get his insights on sewts, his first weeks and what's next for Mechatronics development at sewts. Hi Prashant, thank you for taking the time! To start things off, ? I’m Prashant Doshi, a Mechatronics Engineer who has been associated with many Start-ups in my career, from a pancake making … [Read more...] about What the Mechatronics Development in a Robotics Software Start-up looks like