Delfoi sells its Robotics business

Delfoi, a forerunner in operation planning and development, sells its Robotics business to Visual Components

The long-term partner of Delfoi, Visual Components Group, acquires the Delfoi Robotics business. After the transaction Delfoi focuses on smart production planning solutions and operation development services and aims to further strengthen the growth and internationalization.

Visual Components is a fast-growing technology company in the global manufacturing space that offers a complete toolkit from manufacturing planning to industrial automation with powerful and easy-to-use 3D simulation software. Delfoi Robotics software covers almost all applications of industrial robotics. With this strategic acquisition Visual Components Group expands its product range to meet the demands of the growing automation industry with the world leading offline robot programming technology.

The acquisition is officially operational from 11th October 2022 and the staff of Delfoi Robotics business unit will become part of Visual Components Groups talented team of experts. Delfoi Robotics has operated as its own independent business unit and this transaction does not affect Delfoi’s other business operations or contracts. According to the agreement, the Delfoi Robotics business will continue under the Delfoi Robotics brand as part of Visual Components Group for the time being.

“We couldn’t have gotten a better new owner for the Delfoi Robotics business than Visual Components. As part of Visual Components Group, the Delfoi Robotics business has even stronger position to keep providing the leading-edge technology innovations and services to customers. Secondly, our employees have completely new development opportunities as part of an international company. Due to our long cooperation, both parties know the business and the market domain in depth. An important factor is also that our values ​​meet”, says Delfoi’s CEO Raimo Puro.

The need to make production processes more efficient means a big opportunity

For years, Delfoi has been a forerunner both as a supplier of cloud solutions for production planning and scheduling, and in healthcare operations development. After this transaction Delfoi can better focus on the development of the production planning and scheduling solutions as well as the operational efficiency and simulation services. This clear focus also enables investment in growth and internationalization.

In the future, Delfoi’s business areas consist of Delfoi Planner, an easy-to-use and visual solution for production planning and optimization, as well as Delfoi Consulting expert services for operations development and planning.

Delfoi Planner is an intelligent cloud solution used by more than a hundred organizations in the manufacturing industry and healthcare sector. Delfoi Planner is the market leader in Finland in its field and an international forerunner with leading international solution partners. Delfoi Planner industry customers include ABB, Valmet, Cargotec and Metso-Outotec and in healthcare, wellbeing services counties of Central Uusimaa and South Savo.

Delfoi Consulting services ensure the success of operations development and investment projects. Delfoi supports organizations in demanding change situations and helps to ensure the effectiveness of operations in advance. Delfoi Consulting customers include all Finnish University Hospitals, most of the new wellbeing services counties, several public and government organizations and hundreds of private sector companies.

More information: Delfoi Oy, CEO Raimo Puro, raimo.puro@delfoi.com, +358 50 060 2384

 

 

Delfoi Oy
Delfoi provides operations development, planning and execution solutions and services to the manufacturing industry and healthcare sector.  Delfoi enables organizations to dramatically improve their operations efficiency, quality, and transparency. Delfoi is a forerunner both as a supplier of cloud solutions for production planning and scheduling, and in healthcare operations development. Delfoi’s industry customers include ABB, Valmet, Cargotec and Metso-Outotec and major domestic healthcare sector customers.

Visual Components Oy
Visual Components is a rapidly growing international technology company that offers a complete toolkit from manufacturing design to industrial automation with powerful and easy-to-use 3D simulation software. More than 2,400 organizations worldwide rely on the expertise of Visual Components. Visual Components’ customers include e.g. KONE, Samsung, KUKA and Fastems.