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Flexiv, a provider of general-purpose robotics solutions, has partnered with Sycodal, a Quebec-based automation integrator, to bring adaptive robotic technology to the Canadian market.
As part of Flexiv’s continued expansion into North America, this latest partnership will enable Canadian companies to take full advantage of an adaptive robot’s efficiency, flexibility, customizability, and ease of use.
“We are very excited to partner with an established and experienced system integrator in the Canadian market.” Said Daire Kullar, Flexiv’s Regional Sales & Business Development Manager. “Sycodal has opened a door for Flexiv in this market, and we are committed to supporting their growth. We are confident of the abilities Sycodal has to offer and are very impressed with the team’s capabilities.”
Flexiv granted Sycodal sole integrator rights for the entirety of Quebec as part of the distribution agreement.
“By choosing Sycodal as a distribution partner in Canada and an official integrator in Quebec, Flexiv has not only propelled us to high-potential markets in North America but also offers collaborative solutions at the cutting edge of technology.” Said Claude Beauliue, the President of Sycodal. “Flexiv leads the path to a strong future now, and our entire team is ready and motivated to bring this technology to the Canadian market.”
This latest partnership represents Flexiv’s commitment to bringing its adaptive robotic solutions to North America. By selecting its distributors and integrators, Flexiv can develop its market presence and provide a holistic support package to its customers, ensuring they are aided on every step of their automation journey.
In July, Flexiv closed a Series B+ funding round with an investment of nearly $100 million. According to the company, the latest investment makes the company a unicorn startup.
Flexiv spun out of Stanford University in 2016. It was founded by Shiquan Wang, now the CEO, Xiyang Yeh, now the CTO, and Shuyun Chung, now the chief robotics scientist. In 2020, Flexiv brought in over $100 million in a Series B round of funding, and it brought in $22 million in Series A funding in 2019.
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