BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavor Robotics (FKA iRobot Defense & Security), the leader in ground robotics for defense, first responders, and the nuclear industry, has completed relocation to a much larger facility at 19 Alpha Road, Suite 101, Chelmsford, MA. The newly configured, state-of-the-art 35,000 sq. ft. facility has been outfitted for advanced robot design, development, manufacture, and for sustained company growth.
"We are focused on the next chapter of Endeavor Robotics development," said Sean Bielat, CEO. "Our new headquarters, located 10 minutes from our previous office, has allowed us to retain 100% of our employees who collectively have hundreds of years' experience developing robots for tactical applications. In addition, the new lab space and advanced engineering capabilities will enable a seamless transition of equipment with zero downtime, while dramatically enhancing our capabilities. We have looked forward to our new facility since our April launch and we look forward to many years of innovation and success at our new location." Endeavor's entire business and engineering operations totaling more than one hundred employees operate at the new location. The office features newly constructed labs for all facets of design, test, and engineering development, including manufacturing and software testing, environmental testing, a fully-equipped machine shop for rapid prototyping, and spacious, custom-built indoor and outdoor demonstration and training facilities. The space also provides the flexibility to sustain expected growth while evaluating new business opportunities. "Our goal remains to deliver life-saving, advanced robot technology to our domestic and international defense, public safety and industrial customers. The new facility allows Endeavor to upgrade our internal resources in nearly every manner," said Tom Frost, President. Endeavor Robotics continues to advance the capabilities of ground robots in support of customer missions. Building on more than 25 years of history as iRobot's Defense & Security Division and now as Endeavor Robotics, the move to the new facility completes the transition begun in April. Endeavor's family of robots provide numerous autonomous functions, leading CBRNE mapping, EOD, and Combat Engineer capabilities. Endeavor's continued partnership with end-users and investment in robot technology integrations have positioned it well to win numerous major ground robotics programs.