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
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
Climate change is undoubtly the biggest challenge of our current time. Since the start of the Industrial Revolution, the global temperature has been rising rapidly (Earth Observatory offers some interesting graphs here). All in all, there has been a temperature increase of 1°C so far. The Paris Agreement from 2015 sets the goal of limiting further temperature increases to 0,5° at best and 1° as a maximum amount. However, when the progess was reviewed at the 2021 UN Climate Change … [Read more...] about Automation and Sustainability
We find ourselves explaining our first use case a lot. And that’s all good, since we do love seeing the moment when people realize that Industrial Laundry is actually a part of everyone’s life. So this is our explanation written down, hopefully giving you a deeper understanding of what we do as well as a glimpse into our product strategy. If you’ve read our page about our product strategy, you’ll know that our technology can work for many different use cases. We chose an approach of … [Read more...] about Why We Chose Laundry Automation as the First Application for Our Robotics Software