OSLO, NORWAY: Nordic Unmanned has received all relevant clearances from the German Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy to move forward with the acquisition of AirRobot, a news release said.
The acquisition can now be completed and the closing is expected to happen shortly. Consolidation into Nordic Unmanned will happen from the date of closing.
AirRobot has around 30 employees and is located in Arnsberg, Germany, where the company has facilities of about 2000 square meters.
The next steps between Nordic Unmanned and AirRobot include:
- Closing of the acquisition and organizational integration.
- Integration of AirRobot systems and technologies together with Nordic Unmanned systems, technologies and operations.
- Opening new markets to AirRobot’s product portfolio within the Security and Logistic market verticals.
- Further development of the delivery drone system.
“This is a great day for anyone associated with Nordic Unmanned and AirRobot. It also forms an important step in our growth strategy and our focus towards the very important German market. As we have mentioned before, the acquisition of AirRobot gives us access to a strong and proven portfolio of products and patents and really places Nordic Unmanned as a front runner in the global drone market.” said Knut Roar Wiig, CEO of Nordic Unmanned.
Nordic Unmanned delivers comprehensive data solutions through industry leading expertise, to assist both public and private customers in the transition to unmanned technology. The focus is to support demanding clients by collecting time-critical data with the use of unmanned technology.
Founded in 2014, the company has offices in Sandnes, Oslo, and Frankfurt, and has quickly become one of Europe’s leading providers of unmanned systems and services, with operations across the continent. The company is ISO 9001-2015 certified by DNV-GL for the operation, maintenance and sales of unmanned systems and sensor technology.
Reference is made to Nordic Unmanned’s announcement on the 12th of July, regarding the acquisition of all shares in AirRobot.