Novarc’s Pipe Spool Welding Robot works with the human operator to dramatically boost productivity and shop capacity, delivering superior weld quality, and improving welder ergonomics. PHOTO courtesy Novarc Technologies.
Vancouver’s Novarc Technologies Inc., a provider of robotics solutions, has completed a Series A fundraising round with Caterpillar Venture Capital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. Caterpillar joins Graham Partners, Export Development Canada (EDC) and other syndicate investors, and provides strategic support to Novarc’s vision to accelerate the development of a ground-breaking AI-powered robotics platform.
“We are thrilled to welcome Caterpillar as an investor in Novarc. Their extensive industry expertise and global presence align perfectly with our goals. This investment will fuel the development of Novarc’s AI robotic welding solutions, enabling us to revolutionize the future of welding in manufacturing automation and beyond,” said Soroush Karimzadeh, CEO of Novarc Technologies.
Novarc plans to leverage this strategic relationship to further enhance disruptive technology and expand its global reach. The adoption of a welding solution enhanced by artificial intelligence is fast becoming a necessity among fabrication facilities that want to remain competitive. The additional funds will be instrumental in advancing the development of Novarc’s AI-powered robotic solutions which provide a major step forward in manufacturing, precision, efficiency, and flexibility.
“With Caterpillar’s support, we are well-positioned to unlock new opportunities and transform the way manufacturing processes are executed,” adds Karimzadeh. “Together, through this relationship, we look forward to delivering innovative solutions that provide productivity, quality, and safety for our customers across the globe.”