Press release

SoftBank Robotics Europe and United Robotics Group announce Master Distribution agreement for Pepper & NAO robots in Europe

Paris - Bochum, Oct 20th, 2021.

SoftBank Robotics Europe, is teaming with the United Robotics Group, to develop and expand its Pepper & NAO robots business in Europe.

Starting October 1st, 2021, the United Robotics Group will manage and develop new sales, services support and maintenance in European countries for Pepper & NAO humanoid robots.

Press release

Restructuring actions plan at SoftBank Robotics Europe

Paris, June 24, 2021 - Since 2012 SoftBank Robotics Group, a subsidiary of SoftBank, has invested in Humanoid Robotics and intends to keep Pepper & NAO robots business moving forward.

In the light of the pandemic and economic slowdown, SoftBank Robotics Europe is considering a significant workforce optimization plan. Our EMEA HQ located in Paris is home to about 330 employees, as of March 2021.